How to choose a real estate school

How to choose a real estate school

Hi I’m Al Batteiger Hondros College of
Business when considering a career in real estate and choosing an education provider here are some things to ask yourself is the school approved since real estate licensing happens at the state level it’s important to know an approve school has your back for Ohio you can check with the State Board of
career colleges and the Ohio Department of higher education before you make a decision is the school accredited accreditation means that the courses you
take will lead to degree credit should you ever want to become a broker or own
your own business it also tells future employers that the courses you took were legitimate the school you’re considering needs to be accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the US Department of Education it is imperative that you choose a legitimate and credit eligible school in order for your education to be
approved for example an accredited school should follow approved recruitment and admissions policies should advertise their courses factually
they should have an approved study program it should be a school that
operates on a sound financial basis lastly your choice should include a
school that employs qualified instructors how long has the school been
in business schools that have been in business longer tend to run more smoothly they’re also likely to be more familiar with state and federal regulations not to mention future employers might
recognize the name what are their prices after accreditations and approvals
narrow down the choices that fit your budget keep in mind approved pre-licensing education providers cannot discount tuition this is because of state regulatory requirements what do their reviews look like what have past students said about the school are there many successful students who have benefited from the school’s program what does the state regulatory or accrediting body say about the school or its program can I talk to an administrator gather all the questions you have and call the
number given on the school’s website make sure you speak to an actual human
not just a computerized pre-recording this is another indication of the
support you’d receive as a student be sure to lay out and analyze your
personal priorities what schools align with your personal needs well here are a few things to consider let’s talk about your schedule if you have a family and full-time job you’ll need a flexible course schedule should you take classes online in classroom or a mixture of both most schools only offer one type time take into consideration what your learning
style is how have you learned best in the past does the school offer its courses in all three learning methods visual lecture good written text look for student support services do they have a student service department to help your courses run smoothly make sure they’re staffed by more than one person
even if the real estate school is only online they should have multiple contact
options for example phone and email communications research the educational support how responsive are their instructors to student inquiry and questions how long have the instructors been with the real estate school are the instructors active agents or have they been in the past are they nationally recognized research the schools delivery method plain and simple this comes down to how you learn and consider how they teach that education for online courses can you interact with the instructors are they available via phone or email are the courses available from your phone or
tablet or only desktop and laptop computers are you able to work at your
own pace or do they have strict deadlines are there study groups that
you can join are there intermittent quizzes and knowledge check points during the courses to make sure you’re staying up to speed can you take practice exams research and explore the course content does the real estate school offer both general real estate courses and state specific content does the School publish their own course materials do they write their own curriculum make certain the school offers everything that your state-based licensure requires things to keep in mind when choosing a real estate school choose the one that best suits your needs as a student make sure it works with your schedule your learning style and is affordable and will be considered
legitimate when you graduate hopefully these tips and guidelines will help you
make a great choice for the education needed to start your new real estate career to learn more or to get started today visit or call us at 888 Hondros

2 thoughts on “How to choose a real estate school

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  2. Great Insight! If you’re looking for an honest review of RE Express, I’ve also done one!

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