Online Insurance Schools

Insider tips for choosing and succeeding in the right school and career

School Surprises

"More Social Than I Thought...
The flexibility and also the drastic differences in grading from one professor to another" (insurance agent; 2014)

Career: 12 years of experience, currently based in Arizona, male
School: Studied Psychology at Univ Of Phx in Arizona; completed Master degree in 2010

"Very Involved Professors...
I was surprised at how involved the Professor's were at American Military University. They were all very involved in discussions and always available for questions. They seemed to put forth a lot of effort to ensure that students were learning as much as they would in a brick and mortar school." (Premium Audit Reviewer; 2014)

Career: 11 years of experience, currently based in North Carolina, female
School: Studied Business Administration at American Military University; completed Bachelor degree in 2012

"Easy, Helpful Business Program...
The online program offered the flexibility to complete courses when and where I would." (Insurance Agent; 2013)

Career: 6 years of experience, currently based in Indiana, female
School: Studied Business at Indiana Tech in Indiana; completed Bachelor degree in 2012

"Easy Scheduling...
Kaplan made it easy to study. I was able to go at my own pace and was able to get feedback whenever I had a question." (Insurance agent; 2014)

Career: 4 years of experience, currently based in Tennessee, female
School: Studied Property And Casualty Insurance at Kaplan University; completed Certificate degree in 2009

"Challenging Business Program...
I was surprised to find that the business curriculum was challenging and deep. I learned valuable skills that have served me well in my career." (insurance underwriter; 2014)

Career: 3 years of experience, currently based in South Carolina, female
School: Studied Business at Columbia College in Missouri; completed Bachelor degree in 2011

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Best School Tips

Stay motivated and push yourself. You'll be glad you stayed with it.," (Insurance agent; 2014)

"Success Online...
This will sound clich‚, but it has helped me tremendously. Keeping it one day at a time, the 6 week course, translates to a lot of work in a short period. To be successful, you have to be organized, patient, and focused." (insurance agent; 2014)

"Set Aside Time For Studying...
Set aside time each week to study and complete assignments. It is easy to get sidetracked and leave work until the weekend when you don't have a scheduled class to go to." (insurance underwriter; 2014)

"Learn To Navigate...
Familiarize yourself with the online classroom. Explore every link and read all of the guides that will help you to navigate. This will cut down on wasted time trying to figure out where everything is and also eliminate possible mistakes when submitting work." (Premium Audit Reviewer; 2014)

"Be Smart...
Be sure to evaluate the cost, the program requirements, and your ability to be self motivated." (Insurance Agent; 2013)