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  2. Hi all- just started as an analyst, need to pass 7, 63 and 79 within 90 days. Any advice on the order in which I should take the tests and how much time I should allow myself to study? I'm working 60-80 hours/week. Also, testing material company sugg ...

    78 comments12 Apr 2019 -

  3. Licensing For Dummies

    Sales and Trading

    Seeing as there have been a few recent posts about the NASD/FINRA Licensing exams, I thought it would be prudent to discuss them with you guys, since most of you monkeys looking for full-time employment on the street will need to take them in some way, sh ...

    +7 59 comments29 Jan 2018 -

  4. I'm nearing the end of my first year as an analyst at a bank and we're required to pass the Series 79 by June 30. What has everybody's experience been who has taken it? I'm studying the STC materials / doing the practice tests. Hopeful ...

    +2 162 comments13 Dec 2016 -

  5. Valued at several hundred dollars, I am selling my Series 63 book for $50 and my Series 79 Binder plus class notes for $120. I have passed both exams and no longer need the materials. I live and work in Manhattan- PM me if interested. stc Series 79 Series ...

    51 comments18 Aug 2016 -

  6. Series 79 free study guide

    Investment Banking

    I have a very detailed outline that I'm going to make available to the forum. Either through a editable gdoc or through a personal wiki. Frankly, we all spend way too much time studying / preparing for the exact same things. I'm hoping that a fe ...

    +20 62 comments10 Oct 2016 -

  7. Series 79 (new form)

    Investment Banking

    Hi, Does anyone have any input in regards to the new Series 79 format? I have my SIE, Series 7 and 63. Investment Banking analyst Series 79 FINRA No Yes 160624 420356 457668 453700 101677 ...

    +2 11 comments30 May 2019 -

  8. I'm a first year analyst at a BB I-bank, and I missed training due to issues with my work Visa. I finally got everything squared away, but I was told that I will need to pass the Series 79 test. I was sent a study book by Securities Training Corporat ...

    25 comments29 Jan 2018 -

  9. I was just notified by my boss that I am going to have to take the Series 79. I have been working in the real estate capital markets/finance area for 5 years and do not see a major use for the license; but someone in the office needs to hold the certifica ...

    +1 12 comments21 Aug 2017 -

  10. Series 79 ax?

    Investment Banking

    Do any of you guys know anyone who was let go from their firm because they didn't pass the 79 after a certain amount of tries? Just wondering Series 79 No Yes 383324 285979 401316 383008 98069 ...

    23 comments22 Sep 2011 -

  11. Hi Guys, Took S79 yesterday using Knopman, I was scored high 80s in the last 3 Knopman tests and fell short by about 18 questions on the real test. I am thinking of using STC practice questions now and bare in mind I barely had any Knopman questions on th ...

    12 comments23 Jan 2017 -

  12. Selling Knopman and STC study materials for both the Series 79 and Series 63. Only the books, no online access, but books are plenty enough to get you prepared for the exams. Can ship to you or meet you in NYC if local. PM me for price. To reiterate: 1. S ...

    17 comments15 Jun 2013 -

  13. Subject line says it all. Working full time in IB and need to schedule the exams. want to get them out of the way asap, but don't want to cut myself short on study time and fail. How long do I need for each? If it helps, I took econ/finance courses i ...

    +2 19 comments14 Aug 2011 -

  14. I am selling the textbook that came with my series 79 package that I purchased recently. A co-worker had already given me hers so I never touched my copy, it was definitely key in my exam prep (I passed the first time by a lot if that helps you decide if ...

    +2 8 comments14 May 2018 -

  15. Fellow WSOers, I am a junior undergrad at a non-target college trying to get into IB. I have the ability to be sponsored by a small FA shop for any exam I want to take. Would having a Series 79 under my belt help me get into IB quicker than peers, or woul ...

    10 comments5 Aug 2015 -

  16. Anyone want to buy Series 79 prep materials? I have a brand new set of Knopman Financial Training materials for sale including:- Series 79 Limited Representative- Investment Banking License Exam Manual (over 450 pages)- A book of 6 Practice Final Exams (o ...

    10 comments3 Jul 2010 -

  17. I am starting at a BB in a few weeks as a new associate out of bschool and was wondering if anyone would recommend studying for the Series 79 and/or 63 before I start. I know I'll have time and resources to study in training but have any of you regre ...

    9 comments28 Jun 2010 -

  18. Solomon Exam Prep- Series 79

    Investment Banking

    Has anyone tried Solomon Exam Prep's training material for the Series 79 exam (or any other license exam)? If so, what did you think and would you recommend it to others? Thanks guys Series 79 No Yes 160624 276405 285979 310275 420356 ...

    +1 8 comments11 Aug 2010 -

  19. 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 ...

    7 comments8 Mar 2016 -

  20. one week for the series 79?

    Investment Banking

    I probably foolishly spent too much time working on the firm's training materials for the actual finance part of the program and now I have only one week to study for the 79. Is it as daunting as the threads from 2010 claim? We're going to a fir ...

    7 comments29 Jul 2012 -

  21. Series 79- Fail

    Investment Banking

    any funny stories about people failing the Series 79? Fail Series 79 No Yes 331933 420356 160624 447198 383324 ...

    7 comments29 Jul 2011 -

  22. Hi, I understand there are tons of threads on the Series 79, all of which I had a chance to read through. I've been using both Knopman & STC materials and have taken practice tests from both. I am scoring approximately 73-79 on the Knopman and ~7 ...

    6 comments6 Feb 2014 -

  23. Series 79 & 63

    Investment Banking

    Hey all, I am looking for a way to get sponsored for the Series 79 & Series 63 exams because I'm trying to get an Analyst position in M&A. I have finance experience and want to get 79 & 63 licenses to improve my chances of landing an I-Ba ...

    6 comments27 Mar 2011 -

  24. I am looking to purchase a recent used study guide for the FINRA Series 79 exam. If you have one available I will buy it from you! Series 79 ...

    3 comments3 Dec 2012 -

  25. PWM-> Banking-> VC

    Investment Banking

    I have some questions about banking. I'm considering the industry because VC sounds like a potential career for me in the next ten years and I have heard that banking or consulting is the route prior to VC. Quick background: I work at a BB PWM firm i ...

    3 comments3 Nov 2010 -

  26. I have STC Series 79 and 63 books in mint condition as well as PDF/exam factsheet/online exams/practice questions available until June 2015. Also have Knopman Series 79 with online exams access. Let me know if you are interested in buying: p r c h o h a n ...

    2 comments26 Sep 2018 -

  27. I need print study guide to Series 79 ASAP. Must receive by Oct 17 and I will pay fedex charges. Will consider any of the primary study manuals. Series 79 No Yes 160624 99025 160395 322068 219744 ...

    2 comments9 Oct 2011 -

  28. Knopman Series 79 study materials are hands-down better than STC materials. They cover all of the Series 79 content in great detail. I just took the exam and passed with ease thanks to the way Knopman prepared me. The package costs $360 brand new, but I a ...

    2 comments16 Mar 2011 -

  29. I bought my materials last summer and passed the 63 last July and 79 this March. My online logins expired, but selling the textbooks Series 63- STC book for $25 (retail $125). The book is highlighted and underlined. Series 79- Knopman book $150 OBO (retai ...

    20 Dec 2017 -

  30. Looking to sell the above material, i have until the YE on Knopman and until September on STC. I have questions and all the other supplemental material it comes with for both and also have the book for STC, if you would like, I can mail it you. Thanks- Se ...

    22 May 2017 -

  31. The S79 Transfer Puzzle

    Investment Banking

    Two offers. I got laid off at my last job after I finished the 79 but before I could take the 63. Shit happens. The offer I'm taking is a market risk associate-level position; interestingly enough, the offer letter states that "Based on your exp ...

    5 May 2016 -

  32. Hi All: I'm selling my Knopman S63 & S79 materials. I've posted all of the details in a Craigslist ad (note, I'm located in Chicago). Link is here... http://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/bks/3168570936.html Contact me via Craigslist or WSO ...

    7 Aug 2012 -

  33. Duty of Trust

    Business School and GMAT

    Monkeys, Im racking my brain on this one. This is a practice question for the Series 79, I do not own this question. Q: An individual is LEAST likely to owe a duty of trust with regard to material information in which of the following situations? A. Corpo ...

    1 comment27 Oct 2011 -