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9 Key Tips Every Level I CFA Candidate Should Know at the Start

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    • Zee Tan
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      9 Key Tips Every Level I CFA Candidate Should Know at the Start

      By Mike Congrats to those who completed their CFA exams last week! For today, we’ll focus on Level I, which is the first major step for all CFA candidates. As each CFA veteran will know, there are…

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      I totally agree with 1. Study your foe.

      Regarding the calculators, I would not advise anyone to even consider the HP. I believe it is rather esoteric. Just stick with the Texas BA. And quite frankly, for level 1, I think the study plan should be more skewed towards practise questions. The Schweser Qbank should be your buddy!

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      Related to mock exams.. I’d say just realizing how taxing 6 hours of exam writing could be. Never really faced that same requirement during school (occasionally 2 finals on the same day but could be <6 hours combined or a bigger break in between), and for those working full-time, it may have been awhile since you've written an exam of similar length or mental stress

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      That’s why we emphasize on doing a timed practice paper @tng2928‌ – and yes it’s pretty long hours to focus on the exams!

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