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What’s the difference between live proctored exams and e-proctored exams?

Some courses require you to take proctored exams to count toward your course credits. A proctor is an approved person that administers an exam and upholds the integrity the exam-taking process. You can choose a live proctor or an e-proctor, depending on your state requirements. We recommend you confirm with your state’s governing agency which form of proctor is required.

Live proctored exam (paper exam)

Test results: The entire exam must be mailed via postal mail and will be graded upon receipt. This process could take up to 10 days.

Proctor: The proctor will need to fill out and sign the proctor sheet included with the test to verify their presence.

Timer: The proctor is responsible for keeping time.

Record keeping: Results are entered into the system once the test is received and corrected. Students will be notified of a pass or fail grade via a phone call.

Other information:

  • Students can review answers, skip questions, and go back through the test as necessary.
  • Florida Appraisal Qualifying Education does not allow paper examinations.

E-proctored exam

Test results: Your test results are given immediately upon completion of the test.

Proctor: You will sign into your McKissock account and click on E-Proctor. The proctor will then create a username and password to sign in.

Timer: The electronic platform will keep time for you.

Record keeping: Test results are automatically recorded, and you will be able to print out your certificate if you pass.

Other information:

  • Once you submit an answer, you can’t make any changes. You may not go back to previous questions and can’t skip questions.
  • Only appraisal qualifying education courses in all states except Georgia and Illinois are allowed e-proctored exams.
  • Illinois real estate continuing education courses can take e-proctored exams.

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