Candidates for the December Level I exam: Here is some key advice to keep in mind as you are busy with your Level I exam studies!
The Level III Structured Response or ‘Essay’ Exam is very different from the exams you have seen at Level I and II. Only if you understand this exam format and are able to ACE it….will you stand any chance to Pass the Level III exam! Watch my videos below to understand how to approach this formidable paper and the next steps you need to take! The below video tells you how to take advantage of past essay exam papers
It is very disappointing to get a Fail result. However the Level III exam is very difficult and I have seen many very smart candidates fail. So don’t be too disheartened! Watch my video below, reflect and review your goals, ambitions, resources and move onward!
In his book Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell asserts,“10,000 hours is the magic number of greatness”. After reading the book I began to wonder whether there was a ‘magic number’ in the context of preparing for the CFA exams. Though most of you do not have 10,000 hours left to prepare, it is tempting to say that if you study more than x number of hours, you’ll pass. However, after many years of preparing candidates I’ve realized that there is no magic number of study hours. This is particularly true with Level I. The number of required study hours varies from candidate… Read More
Each year CFA Institute makes changes to the exam curriuculum. For details on what has been added, removed or changed for Level III please see the chart here: Level III 2019-2020 Program Changes by IFT If you have any comments or questions please visit the IFT Help Desk Why should you choose IFT to pass the exam? Watch this video! Best Regards, Arif Irfanullah, CFA