8 Strategies to Ace the Alberta Real Estate Exam

Raman Gakhal shares the exclusive 8 Strategies to Ace the Alberta Real Estate Exam.

Today, we will look at some simple but effective strategies to pass your Alberta real estate exam in the first attempt.

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8 Simple but Effective Strategies to Ace your Alberta Real Estate Exam

We will look at specific tips that you can apply on the exam day so that you can go in there feeling very confident and you are able to ace that exam in no time. We will take a look at eight strategies to ace your Alberta Real Estate Exam. These are the strategies for the actual exam day.

Make sure you get some sleep the night before

It is very important that you come into the exam refreshed so that you can put that focus and attention on the exam.

Know where you are going

These exams are not held at the Real Estate Board or at a RECA location. Usually, they are held at approved examination centres. So, you want to make sure that you know exactly where you’re going, you have the address, and the directions for where you’re going and also the room number that the examination centre is in.

Usually, these exams are held at university or at the colleges, and you want to make sure what room to go in, what building to go into. Otherwise, you could be wasting a lot of your time trying to find the right place. So, make sure you have the room number, as well as the address of the examination centre prior to leaving your house.

Arrive early

Many times you may have to go to a different location to pay your examination fee or a different room to pay your examination fee than where the exam is being held, so you want to make sure that you ask that question either when you book your exam, or you allow yourself an extra half an hour or so in order to do the paperwork and get that stuff taken care of. So, make sure you allow that extra time to make the payment and do the paperwork before going into the exam. Give yourself an extra 30 minutes.

Read the Questions carefully

And when you are in the examination centre, make sure you read your questions carefully. Sometimes they will try to trick you with the questions. They can change a few words that can make a world of difference in terms of answering the question.

For example, they may say, what are the responsibilities owed to the clients from a real estate agent, or they can say, what are the responsibilities of the clients owed to the real estate agent?

Now there are just a couple of different words that have changed in this, but the question becomes a very different question, and the answer will be different as well. So, make sure you read the question carefully and pay attention to exactly what they are asking before you go to your answers.

Apply the Process of Elimination

Now if you do not know the answer to a question, apply the process of elimination. Generally, there will be a couple of options that will be completely wrong, so you can just mark them out and then you will be left with a couple of options that would make sense.

And then, just go with what makes sense most. So just think through it logically and see what makes the most sense to you and go with that option. And markdown these questions that you’re not sure of.

Markdown any Questions you are Unsure of.

Get a scrap of paper, or if they do not offer that to you, ask for scrap paper and a pencil and markdown these questions as you are going through so that once you are done with your exam, you can come back and review.

But it is very important that you keep going and you are not spending too much time on these questions that you are not too sure about because you will have time left at the end of the exam, and you can come back and review them.

And sometimes you will find that the questions that come later in the exam can give you some help in answering these questions. So, it is important to just mark them down, pick an answer through the process of elimination, and just keep going.

Time Management

Time management is very important. So, you will have 100 questions that you will have to answer and three hours to answer these questions. That allows you just over two minutes to answer a question. So, keep that in mind as you are going through your exam.

Make sure you don’t take too much of your time answering any particular question, and you just keep on going so that you’re able to finish your exam and then you will have time leftover to come back and review your answers.

Review your answers

Make sure you do review your answers because the ones that you may have picked before can change based on what you see later in the exam because it may trigger something, or the answer may be given in one of the following questions.

So, make sure you go through your exam one more time and review all the answers that you have provided, and if anything needs to be adjusted, you can adjust that. But if you are not sure, just go with your gut and pick the one that you feel is the right answer. But do not spend too much time or stress over it too much.

Now, generally, as I said before, you will have three hours to complete the exam, and you have 100 questions. Most people generally get it done in about an hour and a half. So, you have plenty of time left to review your questions.

But it’s best to come back to those and mark down the questions that you’re not sure about rather than spending too much time in the middle of the exam on any particular question. But do make sure that you do review your answers before you hit that submit button.

We hope you found this article helpful and get a deeper understanding of the tactics to follow to pass the Alberta Real Estate Exams in the first attempt.

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