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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 (9 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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How To Improve Memory For Studying: 18 Effective Ways

This is a SUPER detailed guide to enhancing your memory retention for studying. In this guide, I’ll show you 18 actionable ways on how to improve memory for studying any exams, with CFA-exam-specific examples. So if you want to increase your chances of passing any exams, this list is for you. Let’s get started! What is the …

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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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CFA Level 3 Study Guide: Top Tips From 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: 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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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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CFA Ethics: Top 10 Tips To Nail This Section [All Levels]

The Ethical and Professional Standards section is challenging for most CFA candidates given the more subjective nature of the topic and questions (vs. the rest of the curriculum), and the sheer amount of readings to go through. Regardless whether you’re new to CFA exams or a seasoned CFA Level 3 candidate, CFA Ethics section plays …

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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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