Baltimore, MD - Student Testimonials

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“The program is a wonderful tool to understanding the markets and how you can participate in trading. The access to the resources available is one of the key benefits. The instructors are pros in the field. And the program creates a community of pros and beginners that come together for a common goal of trading, teaching and learning.”

“Will never be able to express how thankful I am to have come to the Academy without any reference. I believe this is God's way of directing my path to a company with good mentors and friends to help me in the path. I came to the class not knowing my left from my right, I am leaving the class with a wealth of education. This is just the beginning of a life long journey for me, and it is exciting already. ”

“OTA is a professional place to learn trading without guessing. Learn to follow rules and succeed.”

“EXTREMELY FRIENDLY AND HELPFUL!!!! I appreciate how willing they are to work with you to get you into the asset class that you want to be in. They are just great all around. The office was always clean, and the small class sizes really help with the one on one experience. The Online Trading Academy is more than likely the BEST education you can get on how to trade the stock market without actually working on Wall Street. I'm more than grateful for attending class here.”

“The program exceeded my expectations for informational content and professional instruction. All students in the class are treated as if they were the only student when any questions were posed. The instruction was supplemented by comprehensive handouts and visual instructional aides. Look forward to my ongoing learning experiences at OTA. Thanks OTA from Yasmin Elkhair.”

“Online Trading Academy provides a good foundation for online trading. When I came to the school the first time I wasn't sure of what to expect, but after hearing what the school has to offer I decided to give it a try. Ever since I crave for more, especially the live classes delivered by the most experienced in the industry. A day does not pass by without me listening to an XLT video. Center is clean and quiet. There's ample parking both in the front and back of the building. Everyone that works there knows each student by name and that makes a difference.”

“I've been with online Trading Academy for almost 2 years now and I've been continually impressed with the resources and facilities and staff. An awesome experience for the novice trader.”

“Everyone at the center is helpful and friendly. The center feels like home! No complaints from me!”

“After a second class with OTA, I appreciate the program to an even greater degree. The instructors are passionate about what they teach and can address both basic and complex issues effectively. Students of the market should all investigate OTA's comprehensive program. The staff at OTA Elkridge are embracing, enthusiastic and friendly. They all work towards helping you launch your career in trading and check on your progress in a supportive but not too intrusive way.”

“I definitely enjoyed the program 100%. Tom has a huge wealth of knowledge in the Trading Industry. At times I got distracted with the worries of my regular 9 to 5 job, but Tom always said something, unintentionally, that brought me back to the Trading World. By far, I have never experience this type of personal attention from any other business that I've encountered. The staff here at the Baltimore Academy has been great and everyone kept things professional, catered to each individual's needs, and always put the students first. Great job Team!”

“The center and the staff and instructors are all nice. What I liked the most is that they make you feel like family. Actually, they are a family; their community is well engaging and makes you feel confident of what you doing.”

“OTA hosts the most engaging, supportive, and comprehensive classes to help jump start your trading adventure. When I took the class, I was 20. There was a giant age range spanning from 13 through 60's . This is truly for all ages. Everyone worked amazingly as a team. Our instructor was very knowledgeable and is a former student himself. Being that he was a former student, he could easily bring his explanations down to our level. OTA has an amazing, fool-proof strategy. With this strategy, you don't have to be right 100% of the time to be profitable. With the class, you get access to everything you could ever need. Pro picks are posted every day and there are many other online classes to watch and attend at your leisure. Once a part of OTA, they never leave your side.”

“Complete support throughout this week, and more importantly, throughout all of my dealings with Baltimore OTA. Assistance with any question or issue is addressed immediately. The positive energy in the center makes being around the support team exceptional.”

“I absolutely enjoy this program. I wish to have more of this kind of training.”

“OTA & Steve Misic delivered another extremely informative and useful course packed with actionable subject matter presented in a professional manner. Well worth the price of admission. Thanks! ”

“Fantastic and comprehensive introduction to a very complex and productive topic. Can't wait to get started with the follow-on extended learning.”


“I believe that one of the main reasons I decided to take courses at Online Trading Academy is because when I first came to the free 3 hour class, they did not promise me that I would take the course with them and be rich. I did not hear empty promises, rather, they were truthful about what they do, who they are and what I should expect from the classes.”

“OTA is a down to earth learning experience that teaches skills in real time to be used in real time. Regardless of trading experience, the instructors and support staff encourage and help every student to discover their own inner trader.”

“I knew absolutely NOTHING about the financial markets prior to coming to OTA. Now, I can confidently sit down at a computer and read charts and make financial decisions to make money in the financial trading markets.”

“Very happy to take this course, I have so much to learn but am very excited to be on this journey. Thanks to such an engaging instructor who has encouraged us all that we CAN. It is a mental game as much as it is a skill to learn trading and this makes it a journey for your mind and mental strength as much as anything else. ”

“OTA is the real deal. If you want to learn how to trade, this is the place to.”

“The instructors at OTA made trading relatable to me. It's all starting to make sense and it's only my 2nd day!”

“This has been an exceptionally effective course to introduce me to the world of stock trading. Classroom facilities and equipment are very appropriate and effective for the class. Instructor, students and environment all supported a good learning environment.”

“My experience with OTA was exceptional. Course content was made very easy to understand and the instructor was considerate of everyone and their learning process.”


“I enjoyed learning about the "OTA" way of day trading. I learned how to trade and make money by following the "rules." It has been a week of a success strategy.”

“I really enjoyed this class. Helped me really understand how to be a professional trader. Very glad that I came across this academy before any others.”

“Five times this week the demand zones were hit. That shows me that this will work.”

“I really enjoyed the class. It has increased my knowledge of trading and increased my ability to read candle charts and use them to my advantage. Looking forward to my next class!”

“As an investor seeking to learn day trading, during the class I identified areas to improve my investing acumen and increase my investment portfolio. I also received the desired fundamental knowledge to become a day trader.”

“Wash/ Baltimore folks are absolutely great - every day.”

“I'm new to trading. The only thing I knew about the stock market is what my Financial Adviser told me. I always thought it was too complicated but Online Trading Academy is showing me the right way to invest. I still have a learning curve but with the Online Trading Academy system and my willingness to learn, I'm confident that I'll be a successful trader within 3 to 6 months.”

“I am happy with what I have learned. Thanks.”

“Excellent service.”

“I walked through these doors with no trading experience and I'm walking out with enough knowledge and guidance to become a successful trader!”

“If you are serious about wanting to trade, Online Trading Academy classes are the place to be. Although they may seem expensive, a few good trades can more than cover the costs.”

“My experience here was as always AWESOME!! I see only excellence here when I come and that is amazing. The instructors/the whole crew here are awesome and it is very pleasant to have a family atmosphere. You don't get that very often anywhere.”

“Typical Online Trading Academy experience (excellent). I came well prepared for this class by 4-5 weeks of viewing XLT trades and lessons - particularly lessons from this instructor. As a result, I had the skills for TradeStation and the major trade strategies (8-89, opening gap, etc). The value of the class was the reinforcement of the instruction and the refinement of techniques. This is the best way to prepare for these classes - particularly for this instructor.”

“While my learning curve is steep, the skill of the instructors and the relaxed atmosphere enables a huge amount of absorption. ”

“Online Trading Academy offers the best financial education and training that I have seen and puts students on a path to true financial freedom!”


“As someone with previous market experience as a Sales Trader with a bulge-bracket bank, I still didn't know how to trade. I am now confident I will manage, preserve, and grow my capital while improving my lifestyle, now that I am a part of the Online Trading Academy family. Thank you for providing a quality service.”

“This class was intended for the novice trader to get their hands off the ground and start with an advantage that other traders don't. The basic foundation offered by Online Trading Academy offers a higher probability of success, giving their students more confidence to make the correct decisions in trading. I highly recommend it to all who are interested in trading as a business.”

“The classroom environment was truly helpful and allowed us to meet fellow students to help gain confidence. The Course was great for beginners.”

“This is my 4th Pro Trader class and every time I take the class there is more understanding that comes forth. I would suggest to take the retakes, they are awesome and it's for life.”

“Trading is a great way to exercise your brain at the same time as you build your nest eggs! All staff are very helpful and friendly. I am impressed that you can approach any Education Counselor (does not have to be your assigned one) to ask question. This is a great mentoring environment for beginners.”

“It was a great experience it will help me become the trader I should be and not who I was in the past with trading I was focused on the basics and look to expand my knowledge with forex and options classes in the future.”

“I was blind, now I can see.”

“The instructors and support coaches are the Best, they really seem to care about the students. These courses have already changed my life and I haven't even started trading yet!”

“Before I came here I thought I was always one step from figuring out how to trade this market. I believed that what I was doing was at least half way right, after taking this class I feel I am a new person and trader. I see all the flaws that I had before and now feel more confident that I can make this dream of trading a reality. I am so excited about joining a community that I can call home and grow with. I can't wait to talk and share with others my success I know I will have years from now. Thank you, Online Trading Academy.”

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