Should you take the Florida Real Estate Licensing Course Online at your pace and schedule or should you take the course with Live Classroom Instruction? Does the value of having a State Licensed Real Estate Instructor outweigh the effort involved in adjusting to a classroom schedule?
took the course online. The Pass Rate for classroom attendees was 35% vs the online candidates’ pass rate of 51.9%.
- Not all students are suited to the online format, so those who did choose this option were comfortable with the self taught format of an online class. This may not make them representative of the overall student body polled.
- Without the advantage of an instructor to lecture and explain concepts, the online candidates may have a greater tendency to read the entire text very carefully, rather than rely on the instructor for information.
- There is no evidence to determine whether any additional resources were utilized, such as an Exam Preparation and Review Course for either segment.
At Nature Coast Real Estate School, I caution the students to read each chapter in advance of the class to maximize the classroom experience, to read the entire text before attempting to sit for the State Licensing Exam, and to download and read the Candidates Information Booklet for Sales Associates prepared by the Department of Business and Professional Regulation. The Florida Real Estate Exam Manual is a great resource for Candidates for both the Sales Associate and Broker Licenses, and is the manual used for Nature Coast Real Estates Weekend Exam Prep Course.