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Insurance Licensing Exam Study Tools

Live and online study tools that work

With flashcards, question banks, exam review tools, and so much more, Kaplan Financial Education helps you prepare, practice, and perform with more Insurance Licensing test prep study tools than any other provider. Find the study tools that work for you!

Traditional Live Classroom

This live class is great if you prefer person-to-person contact and a set schedule in a traditional classroom environment. Prepare for exam day with expert instructors with years of industry experience and first-hand knowledge of the state exam. Receive exam tips and vital information during these interactive sessions.

Online Courses

This web-based program provides you with a flexible study option to prepare for the state licensing exam. Written by Kaplan’s industry experts, the Online Course:

  • Is broken down into units and includes reference numbers, making it easy for you to refer to the License Exam Manual and back to the course
  • Consists of interactive questions, illustrations, graphs, and practice tests to make learning and remembering key concepts easier
  • Shows your progress made on each unit
  • Lets you review sections as often as needed

Live & OnDemand Online Exam Prep Class

This interactive webcast provides the structure and format of classroom instruction with the convenience of online study. Prepare with a scheduled live class online, and then have access to an archived version of the class to review anytime, anywhere. Live & OnDemand classes are available for select licenses and supplement a prelicensing course.

License Exam Manual (LEM)

This comprehensive textbook addresses key terms and significant licensing topics, broken down into easily digestible units. Units contain multiple graphics, exercises, quizzes, and discussion questions to help you learn faster and remember important information as you prepare for the state exam. The text also includes:

  • Practice exam
  • Glossary of common terms
  • Handy appendix with commonly used charts.

State Law Supplement

This state-specific reference contains all the relevant testable state laws and regulations needed to pass the licensing exam. A multiple-choice review is included at the end of the text. Use the State Law Supplement in conjunction with the License Exam Manual to prepare for all aspects of the state exam.

InsurancePro™ QBank

Are you ready to perform on the state exam? Test yourself with hundreds of insurance practice questions and solutions. Offering an online user guide for quick reference, the InsurancePro™ QBank also gives you the ability to:

  • Build personalized exams based on difficulty, length, or specific topics.
  • Complete the exams online or print them out.
  • Review your performance on previously taken exams.
  • Track time spent on a question and/or exam.
  • Search for specific questions based on keyword, ID, or notes.
  • Create personal notes and bookmarks on questions for future reference.

The QBank is available to help you prepare for the Life & Health or Property & Casualty exams in your state. Available in online and downloadable formats.

*This product includes four months of online access.

Study Calendar

Build a custom study calendar based on your exam date and when you plan to start studying. The interactive calendar lets you prepare for the state exam by planning for specific days off and coordinating assignments based on Kaplan’s Prepare ● Practice ● Perform® learning strategy.

Video Library

Prepare for the state exam with the Video Library, a series of short, exam-focused streaming videos designed to provide reinforcement of the core exam topics discussed in the License Exam Manual. The instructor-led reviews:

  • Are grouped into categories by major topics
  • Have supporting PDF note pages
  • Can be viewed anytime, anywhere, and as often as you like

Audio Review

The perfect study tool to prepare for the exam when you’re on the go! Audio Review covers key concepts and basic exam knowledge in clips that average less than 5 minutes long and are accessible anywhere, anytime. Clips are arranged in categories by major topic (e.g., Annuities or Life Insurance Basics). They can be streamed online via the Kaplan MP3 Jukebox or downloaded onto a computer or MP3 player.


Connect with a Kaplan instructor for personal assistance anytime as you prepare for the exam. With this online resource, you can communicate directly with insurance content experts and get your questions answered within two business days.

Flashcards (Available in English or Spanish)

Frequent coverage of insurance terms and concepts is essential for success on the state licensing exam. This efficient, effective study tool is line-of-authority specific and portable for quick self-quiz anywhere. Test your knowledge on fundamental insurance terms and prepare for the exam with more than 100 review cards for each line of authority. Flashcards are available for the following exams: Life & Health, Property & Casualty, Life Only, Health Only, Property Only, and Casualty Only.

Insurance QuickSheets

Maximize your time and refresh your memory. This laminated 8½” x 11” study tool helps you prepare with a quick review of the "must-know" key definitions and concepts on the insurance exam. QuickSheets are a handy way to study critical exam material without having to page through an entire textbook. Available for the following exams: Life & Health, Property & Casualty, Life Only, Health Only.

Mastery Exam A

Score at least 80% on Mastery Exam A to qualify for PassProtection­™. Designed to align with the state exam, the Mastery Exam is used as a general indicator of how you will perform on the actual state licensing exam. With the same weighting and format as the state exam, the Mastery Exams are timed, scored, and cover a broad range of general knowledge and laws applicable to the state licensing exam. Mastery Exam B is available for purchase if you need a second opportunity to test your readiness.