7 Benefits of CFA Charter You Should Know 1

7 Benefits of CFA Charter You Should Know

Should you take the CFA exams? What are the benefits of CFA program? Each year, hundreds of thousands of professionals ponder about this. Here’s a straight-to-the-point, frank list of reasons why a CFA designation could be useful to you (even at Level 1), compiled by us here at 300Hours (we are charterholders, by the way). …

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How Is The CFA Exam Graded? We explain the CFA grading system

The Complete CFA Grading Process, Explained

Have you ever wondered how is the CFA exam graded? A while ago I actually researched and considered applying to be a CFA exam grader. Although I ultimately decided not to apply, I learned a lot about the CFA grading process and what the CFA Institute goes through to get your results to you.  That …

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How To Read Faster: 5 Useful Techniques You Must Try

In between juggling work, life and studying for finance exams, there’s hardly much time to sleep nor eating well. There’s never enough time, isn’t it?  We’ve discussed various ways to organize ourselves for more productive study sessions. However, the largest area of improvement in terms of time management would come from learning how to read faster, since a significant amount of our …

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FRM Exam Day Checklist: What To Bring To FRM Exams

So, you’re prepared for the FRM exam.  But are you prepared for the actual day? Knowing and preparing for the logistics of exam day can make a lot of difference in your exam – you may not even be allowed in, or get your exam invalidated if you haven’t prepared the right items to bring …

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CFA Passing Score for Level 1, 2 and 3

CFA Passing Score: Here’s the Latest MPS Estimates

[Updated for Feb 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 Institute to ask for a recheck. …

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cfa curriculum explained with two cows

The CFA Syllabus, Explained With Two Cows

Ever feel that the CFA syllabus is a little incomprehensible at times? Every topic makes sense when you’re going through it, but for me, it’s difficult to recall at short notice what each topic is about.  10 main topics, each fairly different yet connected. How does one sum each topic up in a succinct way? …

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List of free CFA practice questions

CFA Practice Questions: Our Ultimate Guide

It’s the time of the year again – few weeks before before CFA exams… it’s crunch time! We now know that practicing is one of the best ways to learn effectively for the CFA exams, with a good rule of thumb to aim to complete 5-7 sets of practice exams from a variety of providers before the big day, …

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cfa last month preparations

CFA Last Month Preparations: Your Essential 8 Point Checklist

What should you be doing for your CFA last month preparations? Especially if it’s your first time, and you’re not sure what a CFA Level 1 last month study plan looks like? Among all the chaos, prioritization and focus are key in the last month. To keep things simple for you, here are 8 concise …

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