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9 Potential CFA Exam Failure Signs To Be Aware Of

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? 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 see …

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How To Pass CFA Level 1 Without Studying (Much)

Hi, I’m Alexander Law, a CFA Charterholder.  Back in 2017, I managed to pass the CFA Level 1 exam with just five days of study. My scores were over 70% in all subjects except Alternative Investments and Financial Statement Analysis (those were in the 51-70% range). Luck definitely had some role to play in this, but …

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7 Ambient Sound Apps to Increase Your Study Focus

In general, the right type of study music does help improve study focus. While there are many genres of study music out there, there’s another often overlooked, but scientifically proven tool that can help boost your study focus and creativity – ambient sounds. In this article, we will take a look at the latest research …

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The Best Headphones and Earbuds to Use When Studying for the CFA Exams

The Best Headphones for Studying (and Earbuds too)

The right set of headphones or earphones can really make a difference to an effective study or work session. Listening to music, video lectures or having video calls all depend on having a device with excellent audio quality. And with active noise cancellation features, you can instantly create a quiet, focused environment wherever you are. …

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How I Passed CFA Level 3 On My First Attempt

If you ask a CFA charterholder which CFA exam level they found the toughest, they are likely to answer either Level 2 or Level 3. CFA Level 3 is especially challenging because the exam format also deviates from the multiple-choice format. The constructed response format, or ‘essay’ section, can be very difficult to master for the CFA candidate used …

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