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Can Online Ever Beat In-Room Proctoring? It Just Did.

Most institutions that use ProctorU Live will assert that the quality of our online proctoring service exceeds the in-person proctoring that occurs in brick and mortar locations. The ratio of proctors to test-takers is lower and the level of security is more advanced with video recordings of every session. In this video, you’ll hear ProctorU…

Increase Access, Lower Your Risks.

As online learning continues to expand, the need to securely and accurately assess individuals also increases. The ability to access knowledge from anywhere in the world is powerful, and ProctorU is proud to serve as a connection between education and advancement. Our proctoring services ensure the integrity of your online programs and our identity management…

Protect and Serve

Did you know that ⅓ of your test-takers may be trying to cheat? At ProctorU, we uphold the integrity of online examinations for both higher education and professional institutions. Academic dishonesty cheapens the importance of a degree or certification, making it less meaningful for those who earned it honestly. We understand the gravity of the…

It’s 1 a.m. Do You Know Where Your Proctor Is?

It’s 1 am. Do you know where your proctor is? ProctorU knows. They’re waiting to proctor your exam! With multiple online proctoring centers open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, ProctorU is ready any time you are. And with the experience of proctoring over four million exams in 173 countries on all seven…

Before We Watch, We Listen

Before we ever proctor an institution’s exam, we listen to their people. We listen to what is needed to maintain full academic integrity. We ensure their exact specifications are understood and trained to our proctors clearly. We make sure their exams and information will be 100 percent secure. Before the exam begins, we review the…

We Wrote the Book on Proctoring – Then We Re-Wrote It

Education is the great equalizer. People, no matter their circumstances, can better themselves and their lives when equipped with the right knowledge and skills to do so. One of higher education’s most noble pursuits is making knowledge accessible to all. However, recent economic trends have led to skyrocketing tuition costs* and increased criticisms of academic…

Exposing Financial Aid Fraud with Online Proctoring

Imagine all the things your institution is doing to fight the high cost of higher education. Are you facing increased pressure to find efficiencies, reduce lab, book, and other classroom costs? Are you being challenged to rethink things that effect the way you teach? As you and your administration work so hard to save a few…

Why Scale Matters in Exam Proctoring

Why does scale matter for administering exams? You don’t need to look any further than the way traditional exams have been delivered within a physical testing center. Booking a physical testing center can cause complications tied to limited options. Test-takers are limited to the days of the week a center is open and proctored exams…

Essay Mills: 4 Cautionary Tales

The pressure of academic deadlines is something that every student faces during their college career. The stress can be so intense that some turn to using essay mills. Essay mills are, unfortunately, legal companies who write essays for students in exchange for a fee, usually based on essay length and due date. Doing a quick…