The Princeton Review Reviews

Updated 13 Jan 2021

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4.1
82%
Recommend to a Friend
87%
Approve of CEO
The Princeton Review CEO Joshua Hyoung-Jun Park (no image)
Joshua Hyoung-Jun Park
12 Ratings
Pros
  • "You'll have plenty of time for other part-time gigs, but the administration was great and would always do their best to make your job simple(in 39 reviews)

  • "Flexible hours, good hourly rates, great work environment(in 37 reviews)

Cons
  • "Most positions initially are part-time(in 24 reviews)

  • "Limited hours, low pay, feedback from my mentor is cursory(in 21 reviews)

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  1. "Decent Place to Work"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Training & Recruitment Manager in Raleigh, NC

    I worked at The Princeton Review part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    nice coworkers, nice office space, helping students...that can afford our classes

    Cons

    no real path forward in company, bought by Chinese company overseas who immediately cut several positions without telling people ahead of time so several things slipped through the cracks

  2. "Good place"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Teacher in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Princeton Review part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great company culture and people

    Cons

    Long hours durning certain times Of year


  3. "Easy Job, Chaotic Company & No Opportunities to Growth"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at The Princeton Review full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    They don't ask much of you, you can do the bare minimum and be a rockstar.

    Cons

    The company itself doesn't have any growth opportunities, for its employees or revenue.

  4. "Ok place to work"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - College Outreach Assistant 

    I worked at The Princeton Review part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible work hours and really interesting work!

    Cons

    Not much room for professional growth

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  5. "More cons than pros"

    2.0
    Former Employee - Operations Services Coordinator in Newton, MA
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at The Princeton Review full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Can't think of any pros to working full-time for TPR

    Cons

    Very high turnover, not a lot of room for growth, must be on call nights/weekends, management not so good

  6. "Great experience"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Freelance Writer in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Princeton Review full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Friendly staff, good coffee and sweets

    Cons

    I don't see any flaws

  7. "Solid place to work."

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Tutor 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at The Princeton Review part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible hours, easy subject exams

    Cons

    Mentors and supervisors tend to nitpick.

  8. "Decent"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Marketing 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Princeton Review full-time

    Pros

    Co workers are awesome! People on your level will be cool!

    Cons

    Terrible work life balance. Not good upper management.

  9. "Good for College Students to Get Tutoring Experience"

    4.0
    Former Employee - ACT/SAT Tutor in Berkeley, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at The Princeton Review part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Helpful staff, can find clients for you

    Cons

    Variable hours, pay does not increase based on performance

  10. "Great Company"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Graduate in Charlotte, NC

    I have been working at The Princeton Review part-time

    Pros

    1) Good Pay 2) Flexible Hours 3) Good Communication

    Cons

    1) Can only work a maximum of 10 hours per week

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