cfa pass rates

CFA Pass Rates: How Hard Are The CFA Exams?

[Updated for the Jul’21 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 …

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When will CFA exam results be released

When Will My CFA Results Be Released?

[updated for July 2021 CFA exams] Although the CFA Institute announces most of the relevant dates on the CFA exam calendar right at the start, a pretty significant date is usually missing until the last minute – the CFA results date. So just like previous years, we’ve predicted the exam results dates for you in …

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Frequently asked questions about CFA results

5 Frequently Asked Questions about CFA Results Day

The CFA results day for the Level 1 Jul21 exams will be on 14 September. ​​Remember that you can track all important events by syncing with our CFA Calendar, including our predicted exam results dates. Results day can be a bit chaotic – that’s why in anticipation of results day, we’ve put together a few FAQs …

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cfa professional conduct investigation

CFA Professional Conduct Investigation: A Clear Guide

As a CFA candidate, you may have heard occasional horror stories about some candidates being subjected to CFA Professional Conduct investigations due to a misconduct (perceived or actual). To help alleviate your concerns, this article aims to explain: what CFA Institute’s Professional Conduct Program (PCP) is about; how a disciplinary process works; what to do …

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cfa work experience requirements

CFA Work Experience Requirements: A Crystal Clear Guide

Did you know that there has been some changes to the CFA work experience guidelines that affect both CFA program enrollment criteria and CFA charter applications? And what does ‘relevant’ work experience really mean when you’re applying for your CFA charter? No worries, we will take you through this tangled web of mess logically so …

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CFA last week prep tips and to do lists

CFA Last Week Prep: Here’s 10 To-Dos Before Exam Day

The final week before exam is finally here. Back then, I still remember feeling what can best be described as equal parts of Zen and zombie. How are you feeling? Tired of all this studying, and just want this to be over? That’s a good place to be in at this stage, as it usually …

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passed cfa level 3

Passed CFA Level 3? Awesome – Now What?

Just received your CFA Level 3 results? We hope it’s good news. Commiserations to those who did not pass, you’ve worked so hard on this so far, do take some time to overcome your disappointment. You’re too close to the end to give up at this stage! Passed CFA Level 3? Congrats on your amazing …

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Failed CFA exam - here's what to do next

Failed CFA Exams? Follow Our 5 Clear Steps To Recover

CFA exams are famed for being difficult to pass. Failing CFA exams is unfortunately pretty common, but certainly not discussed enough. When I failed CFA Level 2 many years ago (just below the Minimum Passing Score), I remember the overwhelming devastation and anger after spending 350+ hours studying for it. If any of you have …

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