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  2. Ways to Pass the Series 7 Exam

    I Passed my Series 7 yesterday and I thought it would be helpful to share my experience in efforts to shed light on this exam. I'll cut to the chase, its a BEAR no pun intended. However, Its not impossible. I have a masters degree, got excellent grad ...

    47 comments - 5 silver bananas - Jan 19 2018 - 5:45am -

  3. Need Series 7 Help/Advice

    I recently secured a position as a HNW broker, but have to pass the Series 7 to start. Firm provided STC materials. I am having trouble retaining information from the manual, and practice scores not really budging. For people who have studied for and take ...

    36 comments - 2 silver bananas - Oct 7 2016 - 1:03pm -

  4. Does your Series 7 score matter?

    Does your Series 7 score matter? (as long as you passed) Is it douchey to put on a resume? Do interviewers ever ask? FINRA Series 7 ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 21 2013 - 5:26pm -

  5. My 2018 Series 7 experience

    I took and passed the FINRA Series 7 exam this morning 6-1-2018 and used Kaplan exclusively to prepare. I studied for 4 weeks and sat in on their live class for the full 4 days, leaving myself a week to do practice tests until I was blue in the face. Havi ...

    6 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jun 1 2018 - 11:51pm -

  6. SERIES 7???

    I interviewed for a stock broker position today and it went well. The interviewer told me that I will need to pay a $1,000 deposit initially to pay for books and other expenses for the series 7 & 66. They said they would pay me back the money after I ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 10 2013 - 9:56am -

  7. Charles Schwab Broker Trainee Program

    Hello, I recently received an offer from Charles Schwab in their broker trainee program when I graduate undergrad in May. The main reason I'm considering this position is the fact that they sponsor the 7 and 63. Does anyone have experience in this pr ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 31 2016 - 6:18pm -

  8. Upcoming Series 7- Training Consultants

    Hey Everyone, New to the site. Probably a topic discussed many times over, however I would still appreciate any insight. I failed my Series 7 by one percentage point a little under 3 weeks weeks ago and my retake is in exactly two weeks. There were extenu ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 26 2017 - 10:06pm -

  9. Anyone else have to take the Series 7 for banking?

    Monkeys, Odd question but wanted to see if anyone has had a similar experience. I'm at a small (<30 person) boutique that solely does advisory- buyside/sellside M&A, restructurings, valuations, debt capital raising etc. All of the analysts/ass ...

    5 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 2 2017 - 2:50pm -

  10. How to move to US

    I am looking for advice on how to get a job in the US. I am a UK citizen working as a Pharmaceutical & Biotech analyst for a large but non-US/non-FINRA member firm. I have Levels 1 & 2 of the CFA (sitting L3 in June), have the CAIA charter, passed ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 19 2013 - 3:53pm -

  11. Stuck scoring in the 50's (Series 7) Advice?

    Hello all, I've been studying for the past 2-3 months (1-2 months going through the book & the 3rd month doing final exams) I've been using STC Interactive and am currently stuck scoring in the high 50's, I have just enrolled in Kaplan& ...

    2 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 28 2018 - 3:26pm -

  12. Series 7 Help...Thank you!! Very Nervous...Any advice would be very Appreciated!!

    Hi, I am taking the series 7 test on Tuesday. Has anyone taken the test recently? Within the last week or two? Just curious if there was anything you could suggest to study? Anything that surprised you? Any websites that I should look at? Honestly, anythi ...

    2 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 23 2018 - 2:58pm -

  13. Week to prep Series 7

    Hey all- I'm about to take the series 7 exam within 2 days. I had about less than a week to prepare (3 day live training with knopman and Qbanks). With the paper/practice exams, I am pulling around high 60s (67-69). The QBank is just wrecking me. Is ...

    2 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 11 2018 - 10:15pm -

  14. Series 7 prep- what's important?

    Hey all, This post went over well on the WealthManagement forums so I thought I'd share here as well. I'm Tyler, and my partner and I have built an intelligent teaching app for phone or PC that can track what you're learning and predict you ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 7 2016 - 1:58pm -

  15. Series65vs7

    I've been in the industry for 5 years as an RIA. I have my 65 and in college had my home/auto/health/life licenses. I now need to get my 7 for my new position. I'm not the greatest test taker but not sure how concerned I should be and having a h ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 3 2014 - 11:10am -

  16. TC SIE & 7 Top Off Review Materials for Sale

    Hi everyone! Just passed the 7 Top Off exam last week using Training Consultant materials (thanks tinaaa!). I found their materials super straight forward and they really boiled it down to the core concepts you have to know. I thought the presented and fr ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Feb 21 2019 - 12:25pm -

  17. Thoughts on the new "Securities Industry Essentials" exam? Helpful to pursuing IB career?

    I recently heard about a new exam from the FINRA called the Securities Industry Essentials (SIE) exam. It's similar to the series 7 exam, but it's a shorter, more basic version (hence "essentials"). It comes out Oct. 1, costs $60, and ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Jul 23 2018 - 12:34am -

  18. Advice on what to do next, failed S7

    I started working as a financial advisor abroad. Moved back to the U.S and wanted to continue in this route. Got into a financial advisor development program with one of the big firms. Failed the S7 3 times. the first time I had a 63, the second time a 69 ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Nov 9 2017 - 3:22pm -

  19. Can I reactive my series 7 and 63 during my internship?

    Hello, I will be doing an internship as a summer associate this summer in banking. Before my MBA, I used to have the series 63 and 7 but left my firm in January 2015. As a result the series wont be good for "reactivation" when I graduate in June ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Mar 7 2016 - 7:27pm -

  20. Good reads for Series 7, 9&10

    Regarding the Series 7 exam, after some searches on WSO, I wanted to confirm whether there is a FINRA approved / printed textbook on the exam similar to when you register for the CFA. I have done some searches on Google that resulted in primarily Kaplan m ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Mar 31 2013 - 3:36am -