Individuals in the Tampa area who are interested in entering into the securities industry may want to reach out to Varsity Tutors to sign up for Tampa SIE prep. The SIE, or Securities Industry Essentials exam, is a test taken by those who wish to become securities industry professionals. While passing the exam alone isn't enough to become licensed to engage in the securities business, it is a vital step in the process. Performing well on this exam may require conducting a comprehensive review of the material that will likely show up on the exam. If you feel like you could use some extra assistance as you prepare for the exam, it may be beneficial for you to enroll in Tampa SIE prep. Whether you are studying at the University of Tampa or the University of South Florida or you're a working professional who is hoping to advance your career, you can feel confident that you will study with a quality instructor who can help you work towards your goals.
What concepts will be covered during Tampa SIE prep?
The SIE is a multiple choice exam that consists of 75 questions. Individuals have one hour and 45 minutes to complete the exam, and they must score at least 70 percent to receive a passing score. In order for an individual to become licensed to work in the securities business, they have to pass both the SIE exam and a qualification exam related to the type of business they want to work in. Examples of the qualification exams include Series 79, Series 52, and Series 7, among others. You have to be associated with a member securities firm in order to take the qualifications exams, but this is not the case with the SIE. The SIE covers an extensive amount of material, including municipal fund securities, equity securities, and international economic factors, to name a few. Tampa SIE prep can help you go over these topics and more as you begin your preparation for the exam.
While reviewing the concepts covered on the exam obviously plays an important role in your preparation, it can also be helpful to look at test-taking strategies, such as time management. Managing your time wisely can provide a boost to your score because it may improve your chances of being able to answer every question on the exam. An additional skill that can be useful is being able to eliminate clearly incorrect answers. No matter how much you prepare for the exam, there's a decent chance you may come across questions you're unfamiliar with. It can be helpful to go over strategies to help you eliminate some of the answers in these instances so you can make an educated guess.
What are the benefits of the different types of Tampa SIE prep?
When you sign up for Tampa SIE prep, you can choose between two different types, including a Tampa SIE prep course and private tutoring. While many students choose one type or the other based on their learning preferences, there are students who sign up for both to receive a more comprehensive overview.
Individuals who prefer collaborating with others may wish to sign up for a Tampa SIE prep class. A prep class is similar to a regular class in that you will work with an instructor alongside other students. You can review information with your instructor that will likely be on the exam and then go over that information with your classmates during group discussions and activities. You also have the chance to speak up when your classmates don't understand a particular topic. This could give you an opportunity to teach a topic to your fellow classmates, which can be an effective way to retain information. Additionally, if there are any topics you're unsure of, you can request to meet with your instructor after class to receive further clarification.
If you prefer a more personalized approach to studying, you may wish to study with a Tampa SIE tutor. One of the benefits of working with a private instructor is that you have more control over which topics you prioritize. For example, if you are having a tough time understanding hedge funds, you can spend most of your study time going over that topic while spending less time reviewing concepts you're already comfortable with. In addition, your private instructor can adapt the way they teach to fit with your learning style.
How can I get set up with Tampa SIE preparation?
Individuals who believe they could benefit from some additional help as they prepare for the SIE shouldn't hesitate to reach out to Varsity Tutors today.
John: Tampa SIE test prep instructor
My name is John Walker. I am a seasoned veteran in the financial and insurance industries. I look forward to putting my personal experience, education, and training to work for you. I hope to work with up-and-coming professionals to ensure you meet and exceed your goals!
Education & Certification
- Florida State College at Jacksonville - Bachelor of Science, Business Administration and Management
- Series 66
- Series 10
- +10 subjects
Kevin: Tampa SIE test prep instructor
...know that learning is a great investment. My passion for teaching comes from a life long passion for learning. Im a Masters Degree graduate of Washington University in St. Louis (Olin School of Business: Finance emphasis) and also received my Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Truman State University. Both students and parents say that I help students succeed and realize their own potential with improved confidence, grades and test scores. Because I have over...
Greg: Tampa SIE test prep instructor
Financial professional with a background in brokerage, trading and mutual funds. I have actually passed the Series 7 and 63 twice. So I can help with subject matter knowledge, exam preparation and understanding test questions.
Education & Certification
- University of Kentucky - Bachelor in Business Administration, Finance
- Professional Certifications
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Jim: Tampa SIE test prep instructor
...different areas. I will do my best to help the student by simplifying the material and using everyday tasks as examples. Exams I have taken (and passed on the first try): Series 7 (General Securities), Series 24 (General Securities Principal), Series 4 (Registered Options Principal), Series 27 (Financial and Operations Principal), Series 53 (Municipal Securities Principal), Series 66 (Investment Advisor Representative) and PA Life and Health Insurance agent exam. My goal is to have the...
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- Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus - Bachelor of Science, Finance
- Series 6
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