When will CFA exam results be released

When Will My CFA Results Be Released?

Although the CFA Institute announces most of the relevant dates on the CFA Program 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 CFA exam results dates for you in advance, for 2022 and 2023 …

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CFA last week prep tips and to do lists

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

The week before CFA Level 1 must feel pretty daunting, as it feels the same for Level 2 and 3 candidates too. 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 …

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CFA Exam Day Checklist: What To Bring To CFA Exams

This is the only CFA exam day checklist you need: what to bring, what to expect, what to wear, and everything else – updated for the latest pandemic-related procedures and computer-based exams. Assuming your CFA exam is still going ahead in your location, here is our definitive list of things to bring to the exam, …

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CFA Passing Score for Level 1, 2 and 3

CFA Passing Score: Here’s the Latest MPS Estimates

[Updated for May 2022 exams – details below. To help our estimates, send your results PDF to results@300hours.com.] This article is about minimum passing scores. For CFA exam pass rates, see this article instead. IMPORTANT: Please do not use our MPS estimate as a basis to plead to CFA Institute to ask for a recheck. …

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cfa pass rates

CFA Pass Rates: How Hard Are The CFA Exams?

[Updated for May 2022 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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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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How to display CFA status on resume CV LinkedIn Business Cards

How To Properly Show CFA On Resume, LinkedIn & Business Cards

With 45% of candidates registering for CFA exams for career reasons, it is crucial to keep your “personal marketing materials” – such as CV/resume, LinkedIn, business cards and even email signature – up-to-date to reflect your latest accomplishments in the CFA Program.  However, did you know about CFA Institute’s strict guidelines on the CFA designation usage …

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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 explains: what CFA Institute’s Professional Conduct Program (PCP) is about; how a disciplinary process works; what to do if you’re …

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Why Is The CFA Pass Rate So Low & the MPS So High?

Since the computer-based exam format has gone live for the CFA exams, the pass rate has taken a plunge. Our CFA minimum passing score (MPS) estimates have also indicated an uptick in the MPS. Naturally, candidates are not sure what to make of the changes. Mainly, why is the CFA pass rate so low now? …

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How Is The CFA Exam Graded? We explain the CFA grading system

The Complete CFA Grading Process, Explained

Have you ever wondered how is the CFA exam graded? A while ago I actually researched and considered applying to be a CFA exam grader. Although I ultimately decided not to apply, I learned a lot about the CFA grading process and what the CFA Institute goes through to get your results to you.  That …

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