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NIGHTMARE, boiler room tactics, managers that are 22 years old and have no idea what to do but abuse people, terrible!

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Former Employee - Admissions Counselor  in  San Diego, CA (US)
Former Employee - Admissions Counselor in San Diego, CA (US)

I worked at Bridgepoint Education full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

NONE, working here will stress you out so bad you will need up needing meds just to watch their commercials.

Cons

if you want to be abused daily and then fired without cause, work here

Advice to ManagementAdvice

you are scum

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Other Reviews for Bridgepoint Education

  1.  

    It's an okay company. Not for everyone.

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    Former Employee - Student Advisor  in  San Diego, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Student Advisor in San Diego, CA (US)

    I worked at Bridgepoint Education full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits. Good place for entry-level college gards. Will gain experience in cold-calling and sales.

    Cons

    High turnover rate of employees. Didn't like the two week classroom training porgram. Would have rather been trained one on one by a manager.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Figure out a way to keep more employees for the long term.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    After Growing Pains, this company is finally "getting it"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  San Diego, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA (US)

    I have been working at Bridgepoint Education full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Decent Pay, good benefits, opportunities for professional development and growth, community partnerships. This company does a great deal of community service projects as well as outreach to the San Diego community. Outside of the admissions department, there is a great sense of job satisfaction, and safety. OUside of Admissions you will find a very professional atmosphere, and an emphasis on developing talents and leadership. Very supportive of the military community.

    Cons

    a lot of turnover, constant change. The Admissions floors are a place that can be very tough. Management puts a lot of pressure on employees and lower management to perform. I have seen people with Masters degrees completely not satissfied, nor appreciated for their value. I can say that the culture is changing though. The company is moving away from overly-aggressive sales tactics. Now they're just aggressive. The company doesn't do an adequate job of addressing parking problems.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep striving to develop a culture in the Admissions dept. that can support every employee. Everyone should feel proud to have this company on their resume, or facebook page. Continue to be involved in the community, and making the reputation of the brand a strong one. Make exceptions for students if you have to, especially if it means they won't feel ripped off.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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