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Virginia College Reviews

Updated Jul 1, 2019

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Found 301 reviews

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Stu Reed
84 Ratings
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  1. "Career Services"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Virginia College full-time

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits Excellent resource to students Great program strategies

    Cons

    No team effort from other departments Not enough teaching in the classes

    Advice to Management

    Acknowledge more of what is right with your current employees than what is wrong.

    Virginia College2018-11-01
  2. "Hate that the school is closed"

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      Former Employee - Clinical Nurse Educator in Montgomery, AL

      I worked at Virginia College full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      competetive Salaries, Great programs, and felxible class schedules

      Cons

      accreditation issues, lack of communication from upper management

      Advice to Management

      do Better

      Virginia College2019-07-01
    • "Sadly, they closed all their schools"

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      Former Employee - Instructor, College Or University in Richmond, VA
      Negative Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I worked at Virginia College full-time for more than 10 years

      Pros

      Wonderful people , great place to work.

      Cons

      They closed their doors for good which broke alot of hearts. All employees were laid off

      Virginia College2019-06-05
    • "Motivated Students"

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      Former Employee - Networking Instructor in Columbus, GA
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook

      I worked at Virginia College full-time for less than a year

      Pros

      Students are eager to learn skills.

      Cons

      Department heads are interested in keeping students in seats, not in teaching skills.

      Virginia College2019-05-22
    • "Instructor"

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        Former Employee - Instructor 

        I worked at Virginia College full-time

        Pros

        Great atmosphere, loved the students

        Cons

        had to close school so sorry

        Virginia College2019-05-02
      • "Good College but Bad Decision Makers at Corporate Level"

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        Former Employee - Program Director 
        Doesn't Recommend
        Negative Outlook
        Disapproves of CEO

        I worked at Virginia College full-time for more than 8 years

        Pros

        Culture Campus level commitment to students Pay

        Cons

        Corporate Level Executives Greedy Executives Stu Reed

        Advice to Management

        No need they are closed due to the Executives

        Virginia College2019-05-01
      • "No longer open."

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          Former Employee - Student Finance Supervisor in Lubbock, TX

          I worked at Virginia College full-time for more than 5 years

          Pros

          Great work environment. Friendly, supportive coworkers.

          Cons

          Pay was inadequate, company is now closed.

          Virginia College2019-04-26
        • "Good Idea, Weak Management"

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          Former Employee - Director, Program Management in Pensacola, FL
          Doesn't Recommend
          Negative Outlook
          No opinion of CEO

          I worked at Virginia College full-time for more than a year

          Pros

          Curriculum effectively addresses industry skills gaps. Great Instructors.

          Cons

          Marketing sells money-makers, not local industry needs. Weak Corporate and Campus Management. Poor accreditation compliance. Top down, authoritarian style.

          Advice to Management

          Listen.

          Virginia College2019-04-17
        • "Company is now closed"

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          Current Employee - Office Manager in Spartanburg, SC
          Doesn't Recommend
          Negative Outlook
          Disapproves of CEO

          I have been working at Virginia College full-time for more than 5 years

          Pros

          Campus level employee's were great to work with. The students were a joy to work with and help on the path to a new career.

          Cons

          The big wigs in corporate ran the company into the ground.

          Virginia College2019-04-16
        • "Okay Job"

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          Former Employee - Student Finance Specialist 
          Neutral Outlook
          No opinion of CEO

          I worked at Virginia College full-time for more than a year

          Pros

          Meeting new people and helping

          Cons

          learn for yourself, so you want be out of the loop

          Advice to Management

          Know your job so that you can train your employees

          Virginia College2019-03-04
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