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Series 7 Exam For Dummies, Premier Edition with CD, 2nd Edition by Steven M. Rice

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Chapter 1

So You Want to Sell Securities: Introducing the Series 7 Exam

In This Chapter

arrow Introducing the Series 7

arrow Taking a look at companion tests

arrow Getting a sponsor and registering to take the exam

arrow Uncovering topics tested on the Series 7

arrow Mastering the computerized exam format

Congratulations on your interest in becoming a stockbroker! But before you can lose yourself in the energy of the office, the eager voices of your clients, and the warm glow of success, you have to face the Series 7. In this chapter, I give you an overview of the Series 7 exam, including its purpose, structure, format, scoring, and some helpful tips to guide you through the registration procedure.

What Is the Series 7 Exam, Anyway?

The Series 7 exam qualifies you to hold the title General Securities Registered Representative (stockbroker), to sell many different types of securities, and to hopefully make stacks of money for your clients (and a bit for yourself). Individuals who earn their license by passing the ...

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