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Better Open Door Policy

Corps Member (Former Employee) Los Angeles, CA (US)

Pros"Who you know" Benefits
motivation to help the community

Cons"what you know" ignorance and dedcation to saviour-complex
be prepared to ignore their advice and just teach

Advice to Senior Managementlisten to your corps members reviews

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Unparalleled experiences in the most difficult of all circumstances.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Teach for America


    Pros: Life experiences that will challenge all your conventions about what it means to… Cons: It is extremely tasking on your emotions and your social life. Your students will inspire you and motivate you to give… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    I felt less like a corps member most days and more like a teacher at my school

    Corps Member - Charter School (Current Employee) Philadelphia, PA (US)

    I have been working at Teach for America full-time for more than a year


    Pros: They were pretty hands off which was great for me since I already had a ton of people in and out of my… Cons: They were hands off - could be problematic for those who have never experienced teaching The "all corps saturdays" were long and sometimes felt like… Advice to Senior Management: Recruit more people of color (especially black males) Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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