What is best OR RE school/program for getting your license?

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Hi RE Community!

I know variations of this Q have been asked before, but some may be out dated and I had hoped to get a fresher batch of information/input.

I have been getting to know people in RE on the southwest side of Portland, Keller Williams, Core Realtors, Windermere, etc. and so far I've only heard of Proschools as a good option.

However, when looking online it seems some say they were acquired in the last year and the student experience hasn't been so great since the integration. I know reviews are biased as people generally take to the internet when only when they had a bad experience, and those who had positive experiences don't feel the need to say anything, etc. 

I'm wondering if anybody has heard of any issues with ProSchools program in the last year, or have any other suggestions for what program to consider when trying to attain a OR Broker License? 

And if ProSchools gets your vote, would you recommend any specific package platinum/Gold/silver, etc.?

The options given via the internet in this regard are overwhelming and any ideas/ideas from people having been through it would be very welcome and appreciated!

Thank you.

-Lei

I bought the silver package from preschools only because I can do it online at my own pace. I have a full time job, my wife is due next month and I'm in the process of renovating a duplex house hack and don't have the time, so I haven't got very far with it. I may have to buy it again in the future. I believe they give you access for a year if I remember correctly. Overall, I think it depends what kind of learner you are. If you need someone to stand in front of you and explain everything and also be available to readily answer any questions, you might be better off taking a class. If you're like me, and you can just read the material, study on your own, and take a test on it, then I think preschools is the way to go.

Thank you for the input! Is there an option of having and in class part of the training with ProSchools? I notice they mention the school is on Barnes, but I didn't know if those were just corporate offices or they offer classes too. I don't think 100% online would be a problem, maybe preferable considering I work full time, but I was wondering if there was another option that I just wasn't seeing. 

When you were on the site, did you notice whether it was user friendly/easy to navigate? that seemed to be one of the biggest complaints, and I was hoping to get another perspective. 

I'll be sure to look into the time restrictions on the content before making a decision!

Thanks again!

Lei

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