you are told in the interview that you will be advising students 1 on 1; but it is mostly making outbound calls ; 80 t0 100 per day; you feel like a glorified telemarketer; required to be responsible for every part of admitting a student including financial aid which should be their responsibility; everyting falls back on admissions counselor- good or bad; must know every aspect of all the programs; kind of learn as you go after basic training; rules change and programs change constantly;praised if you make the goals; treated like a failure if not. coworkers are nice, but you work in a stuffy, dusty cubicle with no natural light or outside view. building is old and musty - will work everyday before and after a holiday and saturdays including christmas eve, day after christmas, nye, day after new years; MLK, labor day etc; you might get to go home early but wont find out until that day so you can not plan ahead. not allowed overtime, can not take time off until you earn PTO; must work 2 nights a week until 8 which makes 10 or 11 hour day. if you work sat you have to flex time ; can not exchange for day off during week; can not leave early on req late night or friday.