CFA exam day checklist - what to bring to CFA exam

CFA Exam Day Checklist: What To Bring To CFA Exams

This is the only CFA exam day checklist you need: what to bring, what to expect, what to wear, and everything else – updated for the latest pandemic-related procedures and computer-based exams. Here is our definitive list of things to bring to the exam, how the exam day will be like, and any other questions …

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CFA Passing Score for Level 1, 2 and 3

CFA Passing Score: Here’s the Latest MPS Estimates

[Updated for CFA Level 1 and Level 2 Nov 2022 exams – details below. To help our estimates, send your results PDF to results@300hours.com.] This article is about minimum passing scores. For CFA exam pass rates, see this article instead. IMPORTANT: Please do not use our MPS estimate as a basis to plead to CFA …

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CFA Exam Dates Deadlines and Schedule For Your Calendar

CFA Exam Dates 2023: Key Registration Deadlines

Keeping track of all the important CFA exam information and deadlines is tough as is, especially when you’re already busy studying to pass the exams. It didn’t help that CFA Institute’s dates kept changing for the CFA exam window frequencies for each level. So here’s a quick summary on all relevant CFA exam dates you need …

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best CFA Level 3 study order

What’s the Best CFA Level 3 Study Order?

Level 1 Topic Order • Level 2 Topic Order • Level 3 Topic Order CFA Level 3 curriculum content has undergone a huge revamp during 2019-2021. The good news is that there are no changes between 2022 and 2023’s CFA Level 3 curriculum this time around. Currently there are 35 readings (or 16 study sessions) in the CFA Level 3 …

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How to display CFA status on resume CV LinkedIn Business Cards

How To Properly Show CFA On Resume and LinkedIn

With 45% of candidates registering for CFA exams for career reasons, it is crucial to keep your “personal marketing materials” – such as CV/resume, LinkedIn, business cards and even email signature – up-to-date to reflect your latest accomplishments in the CFA Program.  However, did you know about CFA Institute’s strict guidelines on the CFA designation usage …

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best CFA Level 2 study order

What Is The Best CFA Level 2 Study Order? [2023]

Level 1 Topic Order • Level 2 Topic Order • Level 3 Topic Order There are 49 Learning Modules in CFA Level 2’s 2023 curriculum across 10 topics. But should you study the topics chronologically? Or is there an optimal CFA Level 2 study order? We often get these questions in the 300Hours forum (which, by the way, you can join for …

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6 Effective Ways To Manage Stress While Studying

Stress has an alarming ability to infiltrate all aspects of everyday life. It can strike unexpectedly, often causing people to subconsciously react in ways that are quite out of proportion to their situation. The overwhelming workload involved in studying is usually cited as a prime cause of stress, particularly for high level, professional qualifications. For …

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CFA Exam Results: How to Interpret CFA Results Charts

What can your CFA exam results charts tell you? More than you may think. To help you get the most out of your CFA exam results, we’ve put together a clearcut guide with: Understanding your results charts can really help you in facing your next exam – use the tips in this guide and take the …

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cfa level 3 essay

How to Be Great at Answering CFA Level 3 Essay Questions

The CFA Level 3 essay questions (constructed response) tends to be many candidates’ Achilles heel, even when they accurately self-grade the essay practice questions during practice. However, there is a quick way to substantially improve your constructed response section’s performance.  Knowing the best strategies on how to answer essay questions is almost as important as …

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Best CFA Level 1 study order

What Is The Best CFA Level 1 Study Order? [2023]

Level 1 Topic Order • Level 2 Topic Order • Level 3 Topic Order There are 73 Learning Modules (LMs, or mini readings) in CFA Level 1’s 2023 curriculum across 10 topics. But should you study the topics in sequence? Or is there an optimal CFA Level 1 study order? It’s one of the popular questions we get in …

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