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#396177 - 12/04/11 09:14 PM Re: Taking the Salesperson Exam Next Week [Re: MarthaV]
STEW Offline
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Registered: 08/27/07
Posts: 545
Loc: FLORIDA

the Florida exam is difficult and the failure rate is high. many people take the exam multiple times before passing it. the questions are quite simple to the sample questions in many of the course manuals.
I would say read every question twice as they often use double negatives or provide information not really needed to determine the answer, just mean to confuse.
no harm if you dont pass the exam the first time, just keep at it till you pass.
good luck!

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#396183 - 12/05/11 04:42 AM Re: Taking the Salesperson Exam Next Week [Re: dewdrops7]
PA Roadkill Offline
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Registered: 11/15/06
Posts: 2179
Loc: The Middle of the Interstate
I took the Florida Salesperson exam in 1996 and the broker exam in 2002. The best advice I can give is to purchase one of those (1500 questions) books and study with someone. Have them ask you the questions out loud and review, review, review.

One other note, when you take the actual exam, some of the answers will pop out right away. Answer those first. Then on some others it will be clear that only 2 of the 4 choices will work. Do them next. Then work on the "puzzlers" last. And don't sweat the so called "math". It's only 10% of the test but is usually half of the stress.
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#396227 - 12/05/11 06:50 PM Re: Taking the Salesperson Exam Next Week [Re: STEW]
VABroker Offline
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Registered: 11/02/10
Posts: 1042
Loc: Virginia
Although I have not taken a Florida exam, I agree that on the exam I took, some questions are designed that when you first read them, the answer seems clear, but, one, tiny, itty-bitty little thing is different on the question but unless you're thinking about it, you don't really notice it. Designed to catch 'ya.

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#449633 - 01/02/16 03:40 AM Re: Taking the Salesperson Exam Next Week [Re: dewdrops7]
Dixon Offline
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Registered: 10/29/15
Posts: 20
Loc: OH
Took it this morning and killed it! Yay!

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#449634 - 01/02/16 04:24 AM Re: Taking the Salesperson Exam Next Week [Re: Dixon]
Vermont Offline
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Registered: 04/12/08
Posts: 7716
Loc: Vermont's North-East Kingdom
Originally Posted By: Dixon
Took it this morning and killed it!

I'm not surprised . . . . as you described your situation, this wasn't going to be a frivolous venture for you.

And that usually leads to serious, focused, and clear thinking. People with their backs up against the wall are usually able to perform far better than those who have some kind of comfortable exit strategy.

Congratulations are still in order; I feel good for you !
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#449641 - 01/02/16 10:21 AM Re: Taking the Salesperson Exam Next Week [Re: Vermont]
Dixon Offline
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Registered: 10/29/15
Posts: 20
Loc: OH
Thank you very much. The kind words definitely help when the future isn't certain.

I have my first Open House tomorrow with my manager. Ready to get this ball rolling!


Edited by Dixon (01/02/16 10:22 AM)

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#450282 - 02/03/16 09:41 AM Re: Taking the Salesperson Exam Next Week [Re: Steve Howe]
minneapolis Offline
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Registered: 02/03/16
Posts: 1
Loc: Minnesota
Hello Steve
may name is Bendu Nimley.I just joint the agentsonline as I was reading everyone post about the PSI exam I came across your post that you said you passed both test and you passed the National test with 80%. well I am a new agent but I did pass my State exam but I didn't pass my national exam yet I am finding it hard to pass this test I have study so heard for this test and still can't pass it. so I am reaching out to you and saying I need some help or maybe you can tell me which study guide you use.
also if anyone from Minnesota know about the National PSI exam please I need some help passing this test the next time I go to take it


Edited by minneapolis (02/03/16 09:46 AM)

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#455414 - 11/14/16 04:33 PM Re: Taking the Salesperson Exam Next Week [Re: dewdrops7]
CaliforniaT Offline
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Registered: 11/14/16
Posts: 2
Loc: Santa Monica, CA
Just passed the cal exam in Los Angeles. The test was done on computer. You cannot bring anything into the room with you ( including jewelry, phone, watch, etc). There are moderators that walk the room. The calculator and white board are provided. You get your results upon finishing :-)

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#455636 - 11/26/16 09:04 AM Re: Taking the Salesperson Exam Next Week [Re: dewdrops7]
JasonKaltz Offline
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Registered: 11/25/16
Posts: 8
Loc: California
Congratulations on passing.

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#458043 - 06/11/17 11:55 PM Re: Taking the Salesperson Exam Next Week [Re: CaliforniaT]
Brooke Harper Offline
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Registered: 03/04/17
Posts: 3
Loc: Austin, Texas, USA
@CaliforniaT. A huge congratulations on passing the exams! Moderators roaming around sound better than armed guards being stationed beside each table -- that's one of the comments I read on the first part of the thread.

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#458062 - 06/13/17 01:16 AM Re: Taking the Salesperson Exam Next Week [Re: dewdrops7]
FloridaExclusive Offline
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Registered: 06/12/17
Posts: 6
Loc: Florida
Well done.

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#458067 - 06/13/17 04:48 AM Re: Taking the Salesperson Exam Next Week [Re: minneapolis]
VABroker Offline
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Registered: 11/02/10
Posts: 1042
Loc: Virginia
If it's similar to Virginia's National and State exams, there will be differences in rules/regs or whatever and you just gotta know which belongs to which. Again, those 'gotcha' questions...one tiny itty-bitty little change in the question - you think it looks right, but, you have to focus on what does the National require versus the State. When I took and studied for my broker's exam (the next level up in Virginia), another agent who had her sales license much longer than I, we went to the classes and "THE" exams together. Turns out, her only form of studying was when she was in class. Me? I studied like crazy, many hours every day. We do the 1.5 hours drive to take the exams. She finishes before me! I'm going through all the questions I KNOW the answers to and then focused on the tricky ones last. I took my time (or nearly the full amount that was allotted - why rush it?). I went out to the waiting room and waited for the results. I passed both exams...the other agent, failed the State one! She was shocked as could be...well, she didn't study and was overly-confident. The person who thinks they have all the answers, who thinks they are extremely confident...those are the ones more bound to fail. Even if all you do I study the National, you'll still need to know the differences in your State's requirements.

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#458570 - 07/28/17 12:19 PM Re: Taking the Salesperson Exam Next Week [Re: dewdrops7]
TopAgentKen Offline
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Registered: 06/01/17
Posts: 2
Loc: Ca
For those in California taking the Salesperson Lic exam, i highly suggest buying "Barron's Real Estate Licensing Exams, 10th Edition" i found it real helpful to see study notes on each RE term. Its under $15 bucks. I was able to crack the book open and have a easy read and understood the RE term faster and better. It gives you 4 prep test about 80 questions in the back each and your able to see your weakness and focus mainly on those chapters in your general text books.

And most of all relax, remember its just a test if you believe you will achieve.

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