5 Resources to Help You Pass the National Appraisal Exam

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All real estate appraisers must pass the National Uniform Licensing and Certification Examination as the final step toward earning their appraisal license. The test is not easy to pass. On average, more than 1 in 3 people fail the exam on the first try, according to The Appraisal Foundation exam statistics for 2015-2020. The good news is that there are tools available to help you succeed. Here are five resources offered by McKissock Learning to help you pass the national appraisal exam with flying colors.

Blog post: Everything You Need to Know About the National Uniform Licensing and Certification Exam

As previously stated, anyone looking to become a licensed or certified real estate appraiser must take and pass the national exam. There are actually three different exams—one for each license level. In this blog post, you’ll find answers to common questions like:

  • What education requirements do I need to fulfill before taking the exam?
  • What’s on the exam?
  • What is the exam format?
  • Is the national certification exam difficult to pass?
  • How can I prepare for the exam?

Blog post: How to Pass Your Appraiser License Exam the First Time

It’s no secret that the national appraisal exam is difficult to pass. As previously stated, more than 1 in 3 people fail the exam on the first try, according to The Appraisal Foundation exam statistics for 2015-2020. Check out this blog post for five tips designed to help you optimize your chances of success and pass your exam the first time you take it.

Recorded webinar: Basics of the HP 12c and Its Usage in Appraisal (exclusive to members)

Learn the HP 12c keystrokes for solving common appraisal problems. In this recorded webinar—an exclusive resource for Unlimited Learning Members—instructor Dr. Sam Martin will cover the basic functions of the HP 12c financial calculator and its RPN operating system, plus show how to solve common appraisal problems found on the appraisal licensing and certification exams and in appraisal practice. We recommend that you have your HP 12c available for use during this webinar.

Recorded webinar: Proven Test Taking Tips for Your Real Estate Appraiser Exam (exclusive to members)

Are you about to take your Appraisal Licensing and Certification exam and have knots in your stomach? In this webinar recording—an exclusive resource for Unlimited Learning Members—Dr. Sam Martin (Sam the Tutor) helps relieve your test taking anxiety by sharing proven test-taking tips such as: time management, how best to answer multiple choice questions, what subjects should you study first, and much more.

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Exam prep program

McKissock offers high-quality Real Estate Appraiser Exam Prep packages for those trying to pass the national licensed residential exam or national certified residential exam. Our test prep program includes an array of helpful study materials to help you pass your exam on the first try—including progress exams, flashcards, final exams, and a student performance dashboard that keeps all your test prep in one convenient place so you can stay on top of your national exam preparation.

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