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Westwood College Reviews

Updated October 10, 2017
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Pros
  • Great working atmosphere and great co-workers (in 8 reviews)

  • Worked with some great people that really cared about the students and worked hard (in 13 reviews)

Cons
  • That's means it's no room to make money substituting other classes (in 5 reviews)

  • They have no integrity or concern for students or faculty (in 8 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Class act"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Current Employee - Program Chair in Torrance, CA
    Current Employee - Program Chair in Torrance, CA
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Westwood College full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Wonderful people and culture at the South Bay(Torrance) campus.

    Cons

    The school is closing due to poor strategic decisions at the corporate office.

    Advice to Management

    We had great managers at the South Bay campus.


  2. "Good College"

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    Former Employee - Educator in Upland, CA
    Former Employee - Educator in Upland, CA
    Recommends

    I worked at Westwood College full-time

    Pros

    Great people to work with.

    Cons

    The company does not provide salary increase and eliminated 401K benefit for many years.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Worse Company To Work For & Robbing students"

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

    Pros

    work hours
    my director was great
    no micro managers in the department

    Cons

    robbing students tution was high and students left with no skills to get into their career field


  4. "Westwood"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO

    Pros

    Competitive pay, good benefits, friendly staff, flexible schedule.

    Cons

    Enjoyed this position - Position involves speaking on the phone all day.


  5. "Senior Admissions Representative"

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    Former Employee - Senior Admissions Representative in Upland, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Admissions Representative in Upland, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The best job I ever had. I love working with people and making a difference in their lives.

    Cons

    No job security. I worked everyday

    Advice to Management

    Management was great and I have nothing bad to say


  6. "Returning Student Coordinator"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Former Employee - Returning Student Coordinator in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Returning Student Coordinator in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    We were always treated as professionals. The compensation was more than fair. The students were truly a pleasure.

    Cons

    We had some challenges with cross-departmental communications.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in growing your leaders.


  7. "QA Analyst and Business Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Software Tester/Business Analyst in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Software Tester/Business Analyst in Denver, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Westwood College (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Very nice place to work with.

    Cons

    There is no cons . Had a nice experience with the manager and the co workers.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Company shuts down and no one gets a warning"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Former Employee - Student Loan Specialist in Whittier, CA
    Former Employee - Student Loan Specialist in Whittier, CA

    I worked at Westwood College (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    its a job, good coworkers, PTO

    Cons

    Bad management, un-organized, horrible business strategy, non caring for employers or students


  9. Helpful (1)

    "About Westwood College"

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    Current Employee - Adjunct Faculty in Arlington, VA
    Current Employee - Adjunct Faculty in Arlington, VA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Westwood College part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Westwood College started as a Graphic Design school. It has a very creative design department and design students rock.

    Cons

    Westwood College is closing down soon. Just when enrollment was going up in Arlington campus. A shame.

    Advice to Management

    Find a way to keep the school open in Arlington.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Employee"

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    Current Employee - Employee in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Employee in Denver, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Westwood College (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The current works for me and the people I work with do great work for the students

    Cons

    Locations is closing. We will all need to find a place to go soon.


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