Series 79 - Mistake during exam, will I have to retake??

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I just took the Series 79 and got a 90% on it. Normally that means I would be getting trashed right now, but I accidentally wrote a calculation on the Exhibit handout instead of on the
scratch paper. When I turned it in the proctor made a huge deal about it and said that she would have to report this. Also, the test was taken at Pearson's in a video monitored room, so they probably have a video of me writing the calculation down to prove that I wasn't cheating or anything.

To throw in a little more color, the old bitch was grinning when she told me, largely because I gave her a dirty look for bumping into me. Basically she got really offended. "Suh, you betta watch where you goin'"

Is this going to result in me having to retake?

Comments (7)

Aug 6, 2011

Are you at JPM?

If you can prove you didn't cheat, no biggie. If not, retake, you'll obviously do fine.

Aug 6, 2011

i accidentally did the same thing at pearson and it wasn't an issue. i thought we could write in the exhibit handout at the beginning of the test. surprised the lady made it a big issue. go get trashed and don't worry about this.

Aug 7, 2011

Why did you posy your score? Completely irrelevant to the question.

Our industry is full of tools

Aug 7, 2011

How long did you spend in total studying for this test? I'm assuming it takes all 6 hours (?)

I'm on a drug. It's called Charlie Sheen.

Aug 8, 2011

Which study material did you use? STC?

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Aug 8, 2011
nick_123:

Which study material did you use? STC?

Use Knopman

Aug 8, 2011
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