Proven Ways to Prevent and Control Your CFA® Exam Anxiety 1

Proven Ways to Prevent and Control Your CFA® Exam Anxiety

By Bo and Mike There is an abundance of fantastic resources available to you as a CFA candidate to help you pass with flying colors. There are test prep guides, practice exams, learning testing strategies, live class tutoring, and great websites (ahem).  But even with all of this information available and tons of preparation, some …

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How to Use Coffee Productively for Your CFA Exam Studies 2

How to Use Coffee Productively for Your CFA Exam Studies

Do you love coffee? I imagine I see many heads nodding now. Yet, funny how that statement can stem from so many reasons. I say that from my own experience, as it ranged from “oh my God I need it to stay awake” kinda love at the beginning, to “my preferred blend is 70% Arabica …

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How I Passed the CFA Exams with a Newborn Child 3

How I Passed the CFA Exams with a Newborn Child

By Adam Hayes, CFA The baby started crying at just before four o’clock in the morning. My wife had accepted baby duties that night and went to him to feed him a bottle; I also awoke. I lie in bed with my eyes open, blinking in the darkness.  The CFA exam – my CFA exam …

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3 Sure-fire Ways to Reduce Stress Now 6

3 Sure-fire Ways to Reduce Stress Now

By Sophie Stress sucks, regardless where they come from.  Whether it’s work deadlines, office politics, upcoming job interviews, experiencing failure, aiming for work/life balance, or cramming last minute for the CFA exams – you’re not alone in this.  The good news? It’s how we choose to respond to them that matters.  Knowing that we can do …

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How to Prevent the CFA Exam from Slowly Killing You 7

How to Prevent the CFA Exam from Slowly Killing You

By Greg Campion My back was killing me. I never had migraine headaches before in my life, and here I was battling them on a regular basis. I even started having chest pains. Chest pains! No, I wasn’t suffering from a terminal disease or undergoing chemotherapy, I was studying for a test—or more precisely, Level …

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One Simple Tip to Studying More in Less Time 9

One Simple Tip to Studying More in Less Time

By Sophie We all have a limited amount of time in a day to prepare for our CFA exams. But how do you become more productive within the same amount of time you have? Imagine this: Two CFA candidates of equal skill, Alice and Beth, planned to have 10 hours allocated for studying in a particular …

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How to Successfully Study for the CFA Exam as a Parent 10

How to Successfully Study for the CFA Exam as a Parent

By Sophie  Balancing CFA studies with a full time job is hard enough, but what if you have children added to the equation?  Is it possible to pass the CFA exams while juggling a full time job and a family? Or should you just give up and watch Peppa Pig with them instead? After all, Marc has described …

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