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I am a data analyst thinking to take the CFA instead of the MBA or MS. Am I making the right choice?

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I just signed up to take Level 1 of the CFA - what study materials should I purchase to have the best chance at passing?

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Does anyone have an example CFA ESG certification exam to share?

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Anyone have any feedback or review on level 2 prep providers- I learn better by watching videos than by reading. Mark meldrum vs Princeton review vs Nathan ronen

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Happy to answer any questions about CFA exam Dos/Don’t , final stage preps and decoding exam scores - CFA institute volunteer/ CFA board member.

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Nothing like losing an entire day of studying because Kaplan was down all day yesterday. Make sure you download the QBank for offline use, seems like this keeps happening on Sunday for some reason.

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Any word about L1 May cancelations?

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any l2 takers in June who feel super behind? still going through material here... about 65-70% done 😬

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Can someone who gave the exam in this sessions already share their experiences? Nothing about the exam of course, but about giving it in a computer based setting for the first time.

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Can anyone explain the benefits of applying for the Candidate Membership for a CFA Society (i.e. pros, cons, dues, etc.)? I am a Level III candidate looking to make a pivot in my career in financial s… more

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Selling 2020 CFA Level 2 Kaplan Schweser study set including all topic books, practice exam books, Schweser weekly class workbooks, and master class materials. The 2020 curriculum is frozen for the 20… more

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Is it true the Feb exams are being postponed now?

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Anyone else doing the level 1 CFA final review with Kaplan? It’s like a workshop from the 22-24th?

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Has anyone else here had used Bloomberg CFA prep? Did you also have a negative experience? I want to get reimbursed and not use them for the 2&3 but they are holding strong right now they won’t re… more

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Hope my location will be cancelled as much more time is needed...

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Planning study schedule to take L1 in Feb, any recs on resources?

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Any experience with test prep providers? Any thoughts on Mark Meldrum or Schweser?

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Taking L1 on December 5 (if it’s not cancelled before then). I’m extremely nervous & do not feel ready at all. Any advice on how to make the most of this last month?

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Feb 2021 L1 candidates how are you keeping yourself motivated to study with holiday season upon us...thanks

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Anyone gone from Risk Assurance at Big Four to Equity Research? Currently studying for Level 1

Unreal they make an arbitrary 9/30 deadline to change test center location and exactly 1 week later cancel the test in 37 cities

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Anyone else using Schweser? Think it’s possible to pass just studying the quick sheet?

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Thoughts on that cfa institute email today. Are you changing test center location? Currently registered for DC but I think if a location is going to close that’s probably up there in likelihood.

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Rescheduled my Level 1 exam from December to February. I’m worried that changing the date will means I need to buy new study materials, but how much of the curriculum could actually change? It seems l… more

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Thoughts on computer based vs paper based? I’m taking L1. Time being shorter def sounds like a plus. Are we gonna be the collateral damage of a fresh experiment lol?

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Should I still take L2 in Dec or push it to next May? 4.5 hrs in front of a computer sounds way better than 6 hrs filling in bubbles

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Anyone done level II while working tough hours? How’d you manage the time?

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Just started studying for L2... Any strategy/advice for this level, other than doing the questions?

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Anyone here who is preparing for level one? What your recourses and strategy?

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Did anyone ever try to do level II and GMAT at the same time and passed / got a good score?

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Have people started studying again for the exams since the new dates have been released?

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Has everyone just stopped studying and pushed away their books after the exam delay announcement?

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How’s everyone feeling about the exam postponement? I’m bloody gutted

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Registering for the December Level 1. Any suggestions on the best place to get study material? Is there a problem with buying used materials from last year for less from a private party?

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My company reimburses CFA exam fees if I clear level the exam and if I stay in the firm for 2yrs from reimbursement date. I don’t wish to be here for 2yrs. . Can i still apply for CFA scholarship?

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What are your thoughts on upcoming level 1 2021 pass rate? I have scholarship (fee reduction) till 2020 and thinking whether I should re-apply for 2021 just because it’s going to be electronic, thx

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Hiii will CFA help me get a better job? Currently working in risk/analytics at PNC and I’m about 1.5 years out of school and deciding whether or not I should take the CFA

How early do you start studying for Level 3? And is it harder than level 2? I’m a little nervous since there’s a written part now.

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Anyone around Northern Virginia taking level 2 in June?

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