Solomon Exam Prep Launches “Series 53 MSRB Municipal Securities Principal Qualification Exam” Study

Solomon Exam Prep has published study materials for professionals seeking their Series 53 license.

Online PR News – 15-May-2014 – Portland, OR – Solomon Exam Prep is excited to announce the launch of the Solomon Exam Prep study program for the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board's Series 53 Municipal Securities Principal Qualification Exam ( Solomon released its Online Exam Simulator back in March and is now pleased to announce the publication of the Online Study Guide, “The Solomon Exam Prep Guide: Series 53 MSRB Municipal Securities Principal Qualification Examination,” to supplement it.

“The Series 53 is the Mt. Everest of municipal securities licensing exams. Don’t attempt it without a skillful and experienced guide. We bring years of experience and thousands of passes to bear in our effort to help you scale this MSRB mountain the first time,” said Jeremy Solomon, president and founder of Solomon Exam Prep.

The Municipal Securities Representative Qualification Exam is written by the MSRB but administered by FINRA. The cost to take the exam is $165. The exam contains 100 questions, each worth 1 point. The individual is given 3 hours to complete the exam, and a minimum score of 70% is needed to pass.

The exam is broken down into 6 distinct topic areas which are weighted differently:

Federal Regulations 4%
General Supervision 21%
Sales Supervision 29%
Origination and Syndication 22%
Trading 8%
Operations 16%

For more information and a complete break-down of the topics in the exam, visit


Solomon Exam Prep has helped thousands of financial professionals pass their FINRA and NASAA securities regulatory exams including the Series 6, 7, 24, 26, 51, 52, 53, 55, 62, 63, 65, 66, 79, 82, 99 and Life & Health. The Solomon Exam Prep training system includes online exam simulators, live online classes, printed training manuals, audio books, practice question workbooks and mobile apps to address the learning needs of all kinds of test takers. Solomon Exam Prep is led by founders Karen and Jeremy Solomon, both of whom maintain a lifelong commitment to advancing learning and education. Solomon Exam Prep draws from a pool of seasoned educators, practitioners and communicators who are experienced in both investment education and the process of adult learning.

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