cfa pass rates

CFA Pass Rates: How Hard Are The CFA Exams?

CFA pass rates are a factor in most candidates’ consideration on whether to sign up for the CFA exams. If pass rates are too high, it lacks prestigiousness. If it is too low, it is too difficult and may not be worth the effort. Tricky, eh? Often branded the ‘world’s hardest exams’, we often get …

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CFA Exam Dates Deadlines and Schedule For Your Calendar

2021-2022 CFA Exam Dates: Important Deadlines You Need To Know

Keeping track of the important CFA exam dates and deadlines is tough when all you want to do is make sure you’re remembering enough of the CFA exam curriculum to pass the exams. It didn’t help that CFA Institute’s dates keep changing with the pandemic situation, in addition to the new frequency and computer-based exam …

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CFA vs CPA_ Which Suits You Better

CFA vs CPA: Our Super Comparison Guide

There is understandably a lot of comparison and confusion between different financial qualifications. CFA vs CPA is no exception – they even sound similar! We have had chartered accountants share their CFA experiences before, but in this article we will specifically compare the CPA and CFA charter in all aspects: career paths, exam formats, exam …

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2022 cfa curriculum changes

2022 CFA Curriculum Changes: Our Super Summary

Note: This article is for the new 2022 curriculum. For previous year’s info, check out our article on 2020-2021 CFA curriculum changes. The new 2022 CFA curriculum is now out for all 3 levels, given that the L1 Feb22 exam is now open for registration. We have carefully gone through all the 2022 learning outcome …

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CFA Scholarships: How to Successfully Get Them 1

CFA Scholarships: How to Successfully Get Them

Scholarship deadlines: CFA scholarships for the 2021 exams are open for application on a rolling basis, except Access (unknown) and Women’s Scholarship (Sep 2021). Aside from the time commitment, there is a considerable cost to pursuing the CFA charter, especially for students. Level 1 enrollment and registration fees alone can be as high as $1,450, not including …

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May 2021 CFA Exams Cancelled in Multiple Locations [Latest List] 2

May 2021 CFA Exams Cancelled in Multiple Locations [Latest List]

20th May 2021: May 2021 CFA exams in Buenos Aires, Argentina changed to partial closure 17th May 2021: Full closure in Taipei, Taiwan 14th May 2021: Partial closings in 5 more locations 13th May 2021: Kathmandu full closure and partial closing in Vietnam and Colombo, Sri Lanka. 11th May 2021: Partial closings in 6 more …

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Plan CFA Registration Journey Planner

Plan Your 2021 CFA Registration With Our Free Journey Planner

2021 represents a big step change for all CFA candidates, with full transition to computer-based testing (CBT), shorter exams and increased testing frequency for all Levels. It also doesn’t help that CFA Institute has since then implemented a few additional changes to 2021’s exam dates and exam cycles. For those considering the CFA exams, how do …

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CFA computer based testing guide

A Super Guide To CFA Computer Based Testing (CBT) From 2021

Way back in March 2019, CFA Institute first announced that CFA Level 1 will be transitioning to computer-based testing (CBT). Then came 2020, a year of significant change for CFA exams. CFA Institute announced in August 2020 that all 3 levels of the CFA exams will be computer-based from 2021. Yes, there are changes in …

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cfa vs caia comparison

CFA vs CAIA: Which Is Superior? Or Do Both?

CFA and CAIA designations can appear very similar at first sight, as they both target investment and financial professionals. However, there are differences in global recognition, breadth and depth of topics studied, career focus and exam difficulty. They could even be a complementary set of finance certifications to go for, depending on career goals. For …

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cfa vs mba

CFA vs MBA: Which Is Better for Your Career?

As we’ve covered the MBA subject by looking at CFA Program business schools, a natural follow up question would be: CFA vs MBA, which should I go for? Like most comparisons, the answer is – it depends. Firstly, it’s not straightforward to compare a CFA charter and an MBA – they’re fundamentally different creatures addressing different disciplines. …

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