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It's gonna be a long month.

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I feel confident in a a lot of the ones I did answer, but I’m horrible at time management and I wanna say I left about the last 20% of both sessions of the exam unanswered. Nerve wrecking that it take… more

i had surgery and am home 2.5 months and tutor for a fee all levels. i’m in wyzant too. Proven track record.

Sitting for Level 2 on Saturday. I’ve been studying like crazy and my highest mock was 65; been averaging between 61-65. Exhausted and not sure how much more I have in me to review tomorrow. *sigh* wi… more

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Anyone use Mark Meldrum? I just started studying for L1 in November and he is giving excel solutions for some questions in quant.. ik we can’t use excel, so I’m wondering how this is at all useful

For those who passed the level 1 exam, I know they say it takes 4-6 weeks to get the results, but how long did it ACTUALLY take for you to get them? Is 4-6 weeks accurate?
Assuming I pass, I'm hop… more

I got a 64% on the first full CFAI mock for level 2. To people who took it and passed (esp in the last year), do you think this is high enough to pass? Sitting for it in 20 days

Can you use CFA book from prior years to study for current year? I have 2022 CFA level 1 and don’t want to spend on a full set of 2024.

If anyone needs a full set of 2023 CFA books, LMK I’m selling half what I paid! Brand new!

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Maybe if I wish hard enough the Hedge Funds section won’t appear on the exam

*wishes wishes wishes cries*

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Cfa Level 2: 50% on second MM mock. God I hope the real thing is easier

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How much study time will I need for Level 1? I have 8 YOE, most of it in consulting. I was an actuary working in risk at an asset mgmt firm (nyc) for 3 years before becoming a consultant. Actuarial ex… more

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I'm taking the CFA L1 in 59 days. I've been using the practice questions on the CFA institute's learning portal and have consistently been getting in the mid-60s. Has anyone else had the same ex… more

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Thinking about switching from engineering and MBB to IB. Can CFA help make the switch happens or do i have to get MBA?

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i tutor the cfa all levels text me if you need help. i’m on wyzant too.

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Hi there, I started a new job in tax for the GP in an asset management firm. 5 years into my career and all tax-focused. I have a CPA and an MS in taxation. Is it worth it to pursue a CFA for career a… more

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Any words of wisdom on what to concentrate on for the CFA level 1? Taking it in May.

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For those studying for cfa lv2 may 2024, did you complete the “my practice skills modules” before starting the curriculum, in the middle of your studies, or do you plan on taking it after the exam? I’… more

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Anyone took the CPA and CFA? Just curious which one is harder

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I’m a CFP and have an MBA and boy this CFA level material 1 is a lot more difficult than I thought it would be for me. I’m using Schweser. For those that have used schweser/kaplan and took the level … more

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I am a junior software engineer, working on some back office systems for an investment management company.

Right now what the Portfolio Analysts/Managers speak, sounds Greek to me.

Do you think CFA will help me to … more

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I tutor cfa for a charge if you need help.

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What are the compensation expectations for a CFA right now? I’m currently a Financial Advisor with a CFP pursuing my CFA after I just finished getting my MBA. I love being an FA, but I want more money… more

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Can we parepare for the cfa level 1 of 2024 with a Kaplan schwesser support from 2020

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Passed level 1 in May and now studying for level2. It seems like ethics section is the same. Is there any difference for ethics between exam 1 and 2?

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I tutor cfa on Wyzant. Reach out if you need help. Best wishes.

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I just signed up for a review course from Schweser for Level 1. Taking the level 1 exam in February. Any suggestions from anybody?

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I tutor cfa ping me. Wharton mba and cfa. Im@on wuzant too.

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Anyone want to split the purchase cost of Mark Meldrum level 1 materials?

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Hi, everyone! I am currently CFA Level 2 candidate and working at a Big 4. I am very interested in investment management. Any advice or guidance would be much appreciated!

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Hi there 😊,

I'm looking to get into the analyst side of wealth management.

Would you recommend the investment foundations certificate? Or is it not enough to get my foot in the door to be an investment analys… more

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How many hours are sufficient for level 1? I’m already a CFP and i just got my MBA. I know the CFA is difficult, but I probably am fairly familiar with a lot of the material already so not sure if 300… more

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For those of you that have passed all 3 levels and fulfilled all the requirements to be rewarded the designation, has it helped you in your careers? I’ve worked in wealth management for over a decade… more

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How was Level 2 compared to level 1? People make it sound it’s gonna be dramatically harder but was wondering how people think

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For diluted EPS, does or changes the calculation if the warrants are issued after 01/01/xx?

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I tutor all levels just reach out.

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For those who have already taken the test and passed - what's your best advice?

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Just sat and wow. That was way worse than I expected! 😂 complex questions that took way too long, had about 6 left in AM and 4 in PM. I knew it too but I has 0 time. Weird bc I never had an issue wit… more

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Who here has to re-take? Feeling like a failure

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