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Where To Get Those CFA Mock Exams

For those who have read my CFA studying strategy ebook, you know that I recommend doing a ton of qbank questions as well as 10-20 mock exams. Just to clarify, I mean the 3 hour ones (some would say these …

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Studying The CFA Exam With The Previous Year’s Material

It’s a question that I get over and over. The two main reasons why this happens is: -unfortunately, you failed the exam and are ready to retry it the next year -you got your hands on material owned by someone …

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Sacrificing Sleep To Study For The CFA

I’ve seen a few CFA candidates post their detailed studying plans on forums and blogs. I love the initiative. It makes them accountable, gives them structure, etc. That being said, there are a few things that I’ve seen and have …

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Do Not Study Every Single Day Until The Very End

The other day, I was looking around some CFA forums and stumbled upon a candidate that was exhausted after studying every day since June, trying to get ready for the December level 1 exam. That is insane.. I can’t blame …

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How To Feel Confident Before The Exam

I wrote about this a bit but I think it’s very important to arrive at the exam with a good and positive attitude. It’s not just about knowing your material and showing up. Why does it matter? Because it’s one …

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Do You Feel Ready For The CFA?

Over the past few months we ran a survey on our LinkedIn profile, which you can check out if you have not done so already. My main question was how candidates felt in regards to the fast approaching CFA exam. …

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How Many CFA Mock Exams Should You Do?

This is one of the most frequent questions for CFA candidates and I think it’s a good one to look into today. First just to be clear, I personally am talking about a 3 hour, 120 question exam. You might …

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Do You Have What It Takes To Pass The CFA Exam?

Get Our 43 page eBook With strategy for your studying, mock exams and qbank question with premium support and a money back guarantee (no questions asked)… all for $9.95 Do You Have What It Takes To Pass The CFA Exam? …

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Should Passing The CFA Be Part Of Your 2012 Resolutions?

I don’t know about you but I’m a strong believer in resolutions, in promising myself to hold myself to higher standards on a few points. Some believe in taking such actions, some others don’t. I guess te biggest reason why …

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7 Reasons Why The CFA Passing Rate Is So Low

One common misconception about the CFA stems from the insanely low passing rate that we witness every year. Having a 30% passing rate or so could lead some to believe that they have a 1 out of 3 shot at …

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