NMLS-Approved Pre-License – Course Final Exam FAQs

Students may have some questions about taking their course final exam with our school. See examples of questions below:

Q: Can I use my book when taking my exam?

A: Yes, a student can reference back to their materials. Even though it is permitted, it is highly encouraged to study extensively in advance. Students should not attempt a final exam until they feel ready.

Q: Can I save my answers and take a break in between?

A: For the Live Class/Webinar course final exam, the student can quit the exam, and the system will save their answers. After logging back in, the previous session will be saved but displayed in a different order.

Q: Can I review my exam after and see what I got wrong?

A: No. There is no option to review the exam.

Q: Can I see my score?

A: Yes, after submitting the exam, a score is provided.

Q: Can I go back and review my answers before submitting them?

A: Yes, the student can go back to any answered questions and review all their answers before submitting their exam.

Q: Is the exam timed?

A: For the 6-day Online Instructor-led course final exam, there is a 90-minute timing restriction.

There is no timing restriction for the Live Class/Webinar course final exam.

Q: Can I retake the exam if I fail?

A: Yes, students are permitted one retake, which will be a different exam.

Q: How long do I have to complete the exam?

A: The instructor will notify students of when the course final must be completed. Typically, it is the last day of the 6-day Online Instructor-Led course or within five days of your last day of your last class or webinar.

Q: How many questions are on the exam?

A: For the 6-day Online Instructor-Led course final exam, there are 50 multiple-choice questions.

For the Live Class/Webinar course final exam, there are 30 multiple-choice questions.

Q: What is the passing score for the final exam?

A: Passing score is 70% or higher.

Q: I completed my exam, but it still says In Progress?

A: It can take 1-2 business days to process the course completion. Once the course completion is processed, the course status will update from In Progress to Passed, and the certificate of completion will be e-mailed.

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