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Series 3 Exam Prep Study Materials

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Kaplan’s securities licensing exam prep packages provide all the necessary tools to help you prepare, practice, and perform on the NFA® Series 3 Exam, National Commodities Futures Examination. Our up-to-date study options are designed to help you learn and remember the material quickly and easily.

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BasicPlus Self-Study Package

The BasicPlus Self-Study Package allows you to study through guided instruction on a schedule that works best for you. Start your exam preparation by building a customizable Study Calendar based on your study time frame and exam date. Review the License Exam Manual and practice with custom quizzes in the SecuritiesPro QBank. During recommended times throughout your study program, view OnDemand videos and follow along with our Class Notes. Finally, test your performance with our Practice Exam before you take the actual qualification exam.

 
 

The BasicPlus Self-Study Package Includes:

Choose your BasicPlus Self-Study Package:

Please note: The online access period for your securities licensing course is 5 months. Additional 5 month extension may be purchased to extend your study time for $49. The extension can be ordered from the Extension icon on your Student Dashboard.

*Checkpoint Exams, Midterm Exam, and Mastery Exam are only included in select Series Exam Preparation Packages.

Basic Self-Study Package

The Basic Self-Study Package provides a strong foundation for the self-directed individual who has a proven record of success when studying without the guidance of an instructor. Plan your exam preparation by building a customizable Study Calendar based on your study time frame and exam date. Begin preparing for your exam with the License Exam Manual for a comprehensive overview of the exam. Practice in areas of weakness by taking custom quizzes after each unit with the SecuritiesPro QBank. Finally, test your performance with our Practice Exam for a final review before your actual qualification exam.

 

The Basic Self-Study Package Includes:

Choose your Basic Self-Study Package:

Please note: The online access period for your securities licensing course is 5 months. Additional 5 month extension may be purchased to extend your study time for $49. The extension can be ordered from the Extension icon on your Student Dashboard.

Series 3 Exam Details

Prerequisites: None

Exam Format: 120 multiple-choice questions

Read more exam details about the Series 3 exam, including exam restructuring, general information, and best practices.

Series 3 Study Tools

License Exam Manual, QBank, & More

Starting at $10

Looking for an individual study tool to complement your study package? Browse options to help you pass your Series 3 exam.