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Series 7 and 63 Exams

Discussion in 'Business, Careers & Education' started by lilmann40, May 7, 2011.

  1. lilmann40

    lilmann40 Well-Known Member

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    Assuming some of you have taken the exams, do you have any recommendations as far as study materials?

    I really do not want to go through one of those classes like Kaplan, etc.

    Amazon book links would be best I suppose.
     
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    Doesn't your company provide?
     
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    I used at the time Fire online training and some securities training Corp. materials.
     
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    I think I used Securities Training Corp. I had the most success taking practice tests and going over the solutions.
     
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    I think I used Securities Training Corp. I had the most success taking practice tests and going over the solutions.

    they were good.
     
  7. Bradford

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    I took them many years ago. Whatever books Dean Witter gave me were fine. I was overprepared and aced them while extremely hungover.
     
  8. kruze

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    Doesn't your company provide?

    This^^. I just read the book over a 2 wk span and passed [the 6/63].

    Haven't needed the 7 yet for what I am doing.
     
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    Securities Training Corp has been mentioned... and should be your go-to. STC online practice tests.... take them repeatedly until you're scoring high-80s/low-90s percentages. If you feel the need, read the book first.

    Series 7 will probably take a week or two to prep for, especially if you feel the need to read much of the material before trying practice tests.

    Series 63 is probably one-to-two days. Not a lot of content there.
     
  10. gibson55

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    passthe7.com --- I got a 90 on the 7 and an 86 on the 66. Good luck!
     
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    Assuming some of you have taken the exams, do you have any recommendations as far as study materials?

    I really do not want to go through one of those classes like Kaplan, etc.

    Amazon book links would be best I suppose.

    Back in the day you could pay a Russian guy to take it for you, ID/security measures too tough now [​IMG]
    Like most have said already, STC books are good. Your company should provide you with them.
    No need for Kaplan class unless you're a poor test taker.
    I had no experience at all (never took a biz class) passed with ease on the first shot.
     
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    Back in the day you could pay a Russian guy to take it for you, ID/security measures too tough now [​IMG]

    LOL![​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    FIRE Solutions is really good. They have webinars you can watch and they offer a lot of helpful tricks to learn the content

    http://firesolutions.com/
     
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    Back in the day you could pay a Russian guy to take it for you.

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    I have the Kaplan materials for the Series 63 exam. If you want I'd be down to sell it to you, I was able to just study from that book and take some quizzes on the website and passed first try. The 63 is pretty easy.
     
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    OMG...that's exactly what it was like.
    Also, if anyone has seen the movie "Boiler Room"...it was really like that back in the mid-late 1990's.
    I think the writer based it on Stratton Oakmont..but there were so many firms on Long island that fit that profile.
     
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    I was licensed back in 1996 with Dean Witter. During our three week training in NYC (at the World Trade Center) I went out one night drinking and ended up at a place called Billy's Topless. I not only met Fred from the Howard Stern show that night, but there were a bunch of brokers from a place just like Boiler Room out celebrating some big sale or something. I remember them showing me their list of comeback lines that they would use on the phone to overcome objections. When the movie came out a few years later, the characters were just like those guys that I had met.
     
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