CFA Fast Track plan to pass CFA exams in the fastest way

CFA Fast Track: How to Pass the CFA Exams Quickly

It takes an average of 1,000 study hours to obtain a CFA charter, so it is worthwhile investigating the most efficient way to pass before signing up. While there are no shortcuts, there are things you can do to tip the odds in your favour.  Having completed my CFA exams in 18 months years ago …

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How To Guess CFA Exam Questions Better [& What Won't Work] 1

How To Guess CFA Exam Questions Better [& What Won’t Work]

It is CFA exam questions practice season now. Besides being the most effective way to prepare for the CFA exams, it’s also always a good idea to really get to know the exam format well – hence our recommendation on completing 4-6 practice exams! Regardless the preparation level, there will be times during the exam where you …

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best CFA Level 3 study order

What is the Best CFA Level 3 Study Order?

Level 1 Topic Order • Level 2 Topic Order • Level 3 Topic Order There have been significant updates in CFA Level 3 curriculum content and topic weights since 2018. In the latest Level 3 curriculum, there are 16 study sessions (38 readings) organized over 6 books. A common question we get asked in 300Hours Forum is whether candidates should study the …

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CFA Level 3 Tips: Top 10 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. Level 3 tends to be underestimated and also the most misunderstood …

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best CFA Level 2 study order

What Is The Best CFA Level 2 Study Order?

Level 1 Topic Order • Level 2 Topic Order • Level 3 Topic Order There are 48 readings in CFA Level 2 curriculum. But should you study the topics in order? 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 free CFA advice). For …

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18 Actionable Ways To Improve Memory For Studying [CFA Exam Edition]

This is a SUPER detailed guide to enhancing your memory for studying. In this guide, I’ll show you 18 actionable ways to improve memory (for 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 Forgetting Curve? Before we …

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Best CFA Level 1 study order

What Is The Best CFA Level 1 Study Order?

Level 1 Topic Order • Level 2 Topic Order • Level 3 Topic Order There are 57 readings in CFA Level 1 curriculum. But should you study the topics in order? Or is there an optimal CFA Level 1 study order? We’ve received questions like these time and again in the 300Hours forum (which, by the way, you can join …

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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? The fastest route is to pass all 3 exams in less than 2 years, assuming consecutive passes. The path is slightly faster at 12-18 months with new testing schedule of the computer-based exams for all levels from 2021. I somehow managed to do this years ago …

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8 CFA Exam Failure Signs that You Should Watch Out For 2

8 CFA Exam Failure Signs that You Should Watch Out For

If you’re studying for the CFA exam, how do you know if you’re doing OK?  How do you know you’re not on the path to possibly failing? Brrrgh. Sure, some will say as long as you’re regularly putting in study time, you should be fine. But sometimes it’s helpful to have a quick check to …

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Revise Faster: How to Finish All Mock Exams by CFA Exam Day 3

Revise Faster: How to Finish All Mock Exams by CFA Exam Day

So you bought a whole bunch of mock exams. Are you on track to finish all of them by CFA exam day? Our research, based on 900+ candidate experiences and results, shows why finishing up matters, and how you can get there. Why is it important to complete all your CFA mock exams? Candidates who …

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