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CFA Pass Rates: How Hard Are The CFA Exams?

30 Jun 2024

CFA, Exam Day & Results

[Updated for May 2024 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 'world's hardest exams', we often get questions from our readers on exactly how difficult the CFA exams could be. The short answer? It's hard, but not the hardest? In ...

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Why Getting Laid Off Was The Best Thing That Happened to My Career

30 Jun 2024

Career Advice

Besides studying, career advice and experiences are also a very important part of exam candidates' lives. Today, I wanted to share one of the most significant events in my career, and how this ...

Failed CFA exam - here's what to do next

Failed CFA Exams? 5 Clear Steps To Recover

29 Jun 2024

CFA, Exam Day & Results

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 ...

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CFA Exam Results: How to Interpret CFA Results Charts

28 Jun 2024

CFA, Exam Day & Results

What can your CFA exam results charts tell you? More than you may think. To help you get the most out of your CFA exam results, we’ve put together a clearcut guide with: CFA results ...

CFA Exam Dates Deadlines and Schedule For Your Calendar

CFA Exam Dates 2024-2025: Key Registration Deadlines

27 Jun 2024

CFA, CFA Level 1, CFA Level 2, CFA Level 3

Keeping track of all the important CFA exam information and deadlines is tough as is, especially when you're already busy studying to pass the exams. It didn’t help that CFA Institute's dates kept ...

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Studying With Coffee: How to Use It Productively for Your Studies

26 Jun 2024

Study Motivation

Do you love coffee? I imagine I see many heads nodding now. Suffice to say, my appreciation for coffee has increased throughout the years, especially since I discovered that good coffee, properly made, shouldn't have ...

CFA Fast Track plan to pass CFA exams in the fastest way

CFA Fast Track: How to Pass the CFA Exams Quickly

26 Jun 2024

CFA, How To Study

It takes an average of 1,000 study hours to obtain a CFA charter, so it is worthwhile investigating the most efficient way to pass before signing up. While there are no shortcuts nor ...