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CFP study tips? Just started program this week.

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Who are you using? I'd highly recommend Kaplans review course. Don't get bogged down in the material. Just get through the modules and don't worry if you aren't retaining 100%. Then take the review seriously and make sure you're doing well on the review practice tests and exams and you'll be fine. I think most who fail simply didn't put in the work.

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Thanks for the advice. I'm using Kaplan's course.

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Kaplan has been great, highly recommend!

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Glad you asked this question, I am curious as well.

Zahn for the review course 3 weeks before the exam. It helped me pass

I did the Dalton Guarantee to Pass and went to the live review class. It made the difference, I felt really prepared during the exam.

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I'm considering pursuing the CFP designation. Which school did you choose and why?

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Is it unrealistic of me to sit for the CFP exam in March if I start studying next week? I have three years of experience as an FA and I plan to study 2 hrs/night Mon-Thurs and all day on Sat/Sun

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