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Hard but worth it.

Teacher (Current Employee) Newark, NJ (US)

ProsA very good job to find out what you are made of. TFA will test your limits emotionally, intellectually, and physically. This is a commitment that should not be taken lightly.

ConsLong hours, low pay, and being disconnected from your family. There is no way to predict how your TFA experience will be until you are actually employed by a school.

Advice to Senior ManagementStop trying to model instructional techniques when communicating information to adults.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Awesome

    Corps Member (Current Employee)

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


    Pros: Great development, awesome mission,dynamic colleagues. Cons: Managers do not have a great deal of experience Advice to Senior Management: Recruite a diverse staff Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Corp Member, DFW region

    Teacher (Current Employee) Dallas, TX (US)

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


    Pros: - You get to work with incredibly motivated and intelligent people with strong leadership qualities. -If you are a recent college graduate,… Cons: - Long hours, for me, due to learning how to teach during my first year teaching. -Possibility to… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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