Series 79 Top-Off Exam

The most efficient flashcards for the Series 79 exam, based on thousands of past exam questions.

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Covering the essential components of investment banking assessed by the Series 79 regulatory exam—including underwriting, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), bankruptcy, financial statement analysis, and valuation—this comprehensive collection of expert-curated flashcards will help you master the facts and ace your studies!

Focus of the Series 79 top-off exam

When the Series 79 exam initially launched, it was heavily focused on math concepts and calculations, which comprised about 30% of the exam. Now, however, it has evolved tremendously and become much more of a regulation and process-driven exam, which means more memorization.

In fact, only about 10% to 15% of the questions are calculation-based, with the remaining allocated to the rules, processes, and their applications. This is why learning the content, understanding it, and remembering it are so essential to doing well on the Series 79. And the best possible tool for the job is Brainscape’s collection of flashcards.

The Best Series 79 Top-Off Flashcards

Together with Knopman Marks, a leader in exam preparation with the highest pass rates in the industry, Brainscape has curated these flashcards as a study tool to aid in the memorization and retention of key facts and formulas that you must know to pass your Series 79 exam.

The Knopman Marks content combined with Brainscape’s Confidence-Based Repetition study algorithm are designed in line with key cognitive learning principles to help you to memorize, as well as comprehend and retain the testable information.

How to study for the Series 79 top-off

The flashcards on this app provided by Knopman Marks are broken into four decks, each covering an essential component of the Series 79 content:

  • Deck 1: Capital Market Activities: Securities Registration, Underwriting, and Exemptions
  • Deck 2: Financial Statements and Valuation
  • Deck 3: Mergers and Acquisitions, Tender Offers, and Bankruptcy

These flashcards will help you to drill down on the most important information. Please do note that they are intended to be used as a supplementary study aid to your Series 79 textbook materials, course work, and practice questions.

Brainscape helps you learn faster and remember for longer

The brain is hardwired to learn and remember information a certain way. The Brainscape™ flashcard app was born out of the question: what if we leveraged this hardwiring to help students learn more efficiently? Fueled by curiosity, our team of cognitive scientists from Columbia and Yale spent years developing a scientifically optimized learning platform to boost your learning.

Our "secret sauce" is a learning algorithm that delivers information to your brain in a way that optimizes its ability to retain that information. And it’s the spaced repetition of Series 79 content at precisely the right interval for YOUR brain that makes Brainscape so effective for remembering the facts.

With Brainscape’s Series 79 Top-Off prep course, you get:

  • Expert content provided by Knopman Marks covering all essential components of the Series 79 exam.
  • Over 400 flashcards divided into three topical decks.
  • Ongoing feedback, statistics, and visualization tools to help you track your progress.
  • A carefully tailored curriculum that builds on previous concepts and guides you from definition to legal analysis.
  • In-sync studying across Brainscape’s website and all your iOS and Android devices.

Now go crush the Series 79 exam!

Decks in this class (3)

1 - Capital Market Activities: Securities Registration, Underwriting, and Exemptions
This deck focuses on capital market activities, including the SEC registration process, exemptions from registration, underwriting, and SEC filing requirements.
232  cards
2 - Financial Statements & Valuation
This deck focuses on financial statement analysis and the various valuation methodologies, including trading comps, transaction comps, and discounted cash flow (DCF) analysis.
150  cards
3 - Mergers & Acquisitions, Tender Offers, and Bankruptcy
This deck focuses on the m&a process, as well as tender offers, and bankruptcy.
66  cards

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