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Westwood College Reviews

Updated October 10, 2017
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  • That's means it's no room to make money substituting other classes (in 5 reviews)

  • Gee I wonder why, probably bc the school is not accredited through the region which hurts your chances at a few companies (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Chancing my arm here really am"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Again chancing my arm, need to unlock

    Cons

    cant reLLY THINK OF MUCH MORE TO OFFER


  2. "Westwood is Now Clossed"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Westwood College full-time

    Pros

    Under the original leadership I was able to expand my abilities.

    Cons

    Does not promote from within. Does not value employees knowledge of department policies/procedures.

  3. "Art Director"

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

    I worked at Westwood College full-time

    Pros

    cool school with great staff

    Cons

    they closed so i no longer have access to my credits


  4. "GRAPHIC DESIGN INSTRUCTOR"

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    Former Employee - Design Instructor in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Design Instructor in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Westwood College part-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Freedom to teach as you like.

    Cons

    Grade inflation. Ask to pass students after you have honestly fail a student.


  5. "Professor"

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    Former Employee - Professor in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Professor in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Westwood College full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great salary and schedules for work.

    Cons

    Logistics of the location.

    Advice to Management

    none


  6. "Office assistant"

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    Former Employee - Office Assistant in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Office Assistant in Denver, CO

    I worked at Westwood College (Less than a year)

    Pros

    It was a ok job to have

    Cons

    Not organized never prepared or confused


  7. "Professor"

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    Former Employee - Adjunct Professor in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Adjunct Professor in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Westwood College part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    non interference with the instructors and academic freedom

    Cons

    Improve and adhere to planning

    Advice to Management

    More detailed and prompt

  8. "Career Services Coordinator"

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

    I worked at Westwood College full-time

    Pros

    Helping other find their way through college

    Cons

    Low Pay
    Bad upper management
    Political
    No room for advancement

    Advice to Management

    Be professional and fair


  9. "My time at Westwood"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Westwood College full-time

    Pros

    Great group of colleagues to work with

    Cons

    No opportunity for advancement


  10. "Stay away!!"

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    Former Employee - Admissions Representative in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Admissions Representative in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Westwood College full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great co-workers but that's about it

    Cons

    The school and everything about it is a scam! Horrible management! They literally tell you NOT to tell students the real truth about how terrible the program and the school is. You work pretty much every weekend even though they tell you that you will only have to once a month. STAY AWAY!


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