What Makes The Series 79 Exam So Hard ? 

  • September 24, 2023

The reason the series 79 is so hard is because candidates must master a large number of analytical concepts in order to pass the series 79 exam. Not only are candidates required to master these concepts, they must also memorize a substantial number of mathematical calculations and formulas to succeed on exam day. ( See our […]

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How To Prepare for the Series 79 Exam

  • April 11, 2023

To prepare for the Series 79 exam, individuals must commit 70 -80 hours to ensure comprehension and to develop a mastery of the material.  Creating  a study plan that includes reading the textbook, watching the corresponding video training and taking practice exams, is a must to prepare for the candidate for exam day. The series 79 […]

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The Top 5 FINRA Exam Myths

  • June 30, 2022

In the more than 25 years of helping financial services professionals pass more than 400,000 exams, we have had students tell us every possible scenario dreamed up by test takers who have “heard” stories about how FINRA exams are administered. The top 5 myths and misconceptions are as follows: Myth # 1: If you fail […]

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The Top Concepts and Formulas for the Series 79 exam

  • January 15, 2022

Let’s face it, the series 79 exam is extremely challenging. You will be required to apply deep analytical reasoning and challenging mathematical concepts. Often understanding what the questions are asking is not enough. It can be difficult to translate key concepts into mathematical equations. In this article we are going to help test takers master […]

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Should I take the series 7 or the Series 79 exam?

  • January 19, 2020

Should I take the series 7 or the Series 79 exam? How do you know if your investment industry job duties or the duties of one of your reps require a Series 7 license, a Series 79 license or both? This depends on the activities being performed. The General Securities Representative (Series 7) examination covers […]

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