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Updated October 26, 2017
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  1. "Great place with great benefits"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Washington and Lee full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, always looking for areas of improvement, affordable and friendly town

    Cons

    VERY high expectations (effecting work/life balance - this is expected in academia, though)


  2. "Washington and Lee Administrative Assistant Review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Washington and Lee full-time

    Pros

    helpful and friendly atmosphere with intelligent coworkers

    Cons

    lack of creativity and thinking outside the box is discouraged

    Advice to Management

    be more open to change and differences

  3. "Assistant Professor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Washington and Lee full-time

    Pros

    The salary and benefits are very competitive

    Cons

    I had too many concerns with the culture of the student body and institution


  4. "Fabulous Benefits"

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    Former Employee - Senior Associate Director of Admissions in Lexington, VA
    Former Employee - Senior Associate Director of Admissions in Lexington, VA
    Recommends

    I worked at Washington and Lee full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    There were great opportunities for advancement and the benefits were fabulous.

    Cons

    Work-life balance was a bit off-balance.


  5. "Work study Review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    -Flexible time schedule
    -A very understanding management
    -Very little stress involved

    Cons

    - Inefficient management when it came to work placement
    - Located in a very small city (Lexington)


  6. "Wonderful place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great school, great atmosphere, great community

    Cons

    Very hard, exclusive, heavily focussed on Greek life


  7. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Professor of Practice in Alexandria, VA
    Current Employee - Professor of Practice in Alexandria, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Washington and Lee part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Law school deans and leadership are supportive of faculty
    Great opportunities for scholarship and creativity

    Cons

    School has dropped in U.S. News rankings and there has been some turnover, but it will recover

    Advice to Management

    Don't worry about U.S. News, stay focused on turning out great lawyers

  8. "Five stars"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Washington and Lee full-time

    Pros

    Great academic environment and strong community

    Cons

    Location: hard for traveling and not enough dining/shopping options


  9. "Awesome!"

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    Current Employee - Computer Science Teaching Assistant in Lexington, VA
    Current Employee - Computer Science Teaching Assistant in Lexington, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Washington and Lee (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Professors are awesome. Will help you improve a lot

    Cons

    Greek life. Social life sucks if you do not drink or party.

    Advice to Management

    Organize more activities for non greek students


  10. "Great on-campus employment opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Washington and Lee part-time

    Pros

    This school offers various great on-campus positions that are well-paid but don't take too much time and efforts. A small community where everybody is willing to help!!

    Cons

    If you do not have financial aid when you enroll, you will not be given any jobs on campus!


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