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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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 (or 17 study sessions) 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, …

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best CFA Level 3 study order

What’s the Best CFA Level 3 Study Order? [2023]

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 prepare and pass CFA Level 1

CFA Level 1: How to Prepare & Pass CFA in 18 Months

How does one obtain the CFA charter as quickly as possible? Assuming consecutive passes (big assumption), the average time to pass all 3 exams in 12-18 months. While the fastest route to pass all 3 CFA exams in 12 months is possible, it’s a high risk, high burnout strategy that is not for the faint hearted… …

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cfa last minute preparation

CFA Last Minute Preparation: How to Cram Efficiently

Feeling like you’re running out of time? OK, calm down and take a few deep breaths. For whatever reason, perhaps you’ve now find yourself way behind schedule with a few more weeks to the CFA exams, and you can’t finish your revision in time.  What should you do? What areas to focus on if I don’t have …

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How to Prepare and Pass CFA Level 3

CFA Level 3: How to Prepare & Pass CFA in 18 Months

I made a rookie mistake in my Level 3 exam years ago, with 3 whole constructed-response questions left to do in 15 minutes. However, what I did next thankfully contributed to an overall pass. Here’s a thorough account of my CFA Level 3 study guide with some useful insights, which I hope would be helpful for …

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how to prepare and pass CFA Level 2

CFA Level 2: How To Prepare & Pass CFA In 18 Months

CFA Level 2 is often cited as the most difficult CFA level to handle, although the debate rages on. I somehow managed to pass Level 2 exam years go whilst working full time. So here’s my CFA Level 2 study guide with some useful tips and insights for your CFA Level 2 preparation. It answers …

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cfa level 3 tips

CFA Level 3 Tips: Top Advice From Previous Candidates

I know the feeling – you’ve just beat the beast that was Level 2 – that was the hardest one, isn’t it? Well… yes and no. While on paper Level 2 is harder due to the sheer amount of material, Level 3 is a challenge for other reasons. CFA Level 3 tends to be underestimated and also the most …

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cfa level 2 tips

CFA Level 2 Tips: Top Advice From Previous Candidates

Congrats on passing Level 1, and welcome to CFA Level 2! Unfortunately, the CFA Level 2 exam is a different beast, with a reputation to be the most challenging exam with the most material to cover. Many candidates failed at this hurdle given the step up in difficulty that is unknown upfront. That’s why we are here: …

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how many cfa mock exam

CFA Mock Exams: How Many Should You Be Doing?

One of the most effective ways to learn is through practice, lots of it. However, how many CFA mock exams should we aim to complete for practice? According to our research (8 years worth of data!), there is an optimal number of CFA mock exams you should be doing for the best chance of passing. …

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