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2021 CFA Level III Exam Question and CBT Format

The investment profession is moving to a primarily digital format. To align with the professional environment and have operational flexibility, the CFA Institute has transitioned from paper-based to computer-based exams. The COVID-19 global pandemic has just accelerated CFA Institute’s decision to adopt the move early. As the exam will be computer-based, the CFA Institute has made certain changes to its Program Exams to facilitate the testing process. What is Changing for the 2021 CFA Level III Exam? Starting 2021, Level III of the CFA®exam will be offered in a computer-based testing format. Exam duration will be approximately 4.5 hours, split… Read More

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Your Feb 2021 Level I Exam Results

Today CFA Institute is announcing the results for the February 2021 Level I exam. If you know your result, then you have either experienced the joy of passing or the disappointment of falling short. The result time is always slightly awkward for me – because I share the happiness of those who did well, while at the same time I feel for those who did not make it. For those who took the Level I or II exam, you will fall in one of the categories given below. Please click on the link which describes your situation. It is possible… Read More

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Advice for those who didn’t pass the Level I exam

If you failed the Level I exam it is natural to feel disappointed, but you must put this temporary setback behind you and move on. Failure was never meant to be a signal to turn back, but instead, an obstacle that the stronger and wiser use to boost themselves up and attain greater heights. Your recent failure might cause you to wonder whether or not to continue with the CFA Program, and if so when to retake the exam. Let us consider the first question: whether to continue with the CFA Program or not. For those who did not pass,… Read More

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Advice for those who passed the Level I exam

Congratulations! Passing the Level I exam is the first major milestone on your journey towards the CFA charter and is a major accomplishment. At this stage, you might be wondering whether to take the Level II exam in August or November 2021 and if so, when to start studying? Here is how your path to your charter can look like:   Whether or not to take the Level II exam in August 2021 should depend on the following: Did you enjoy the Level I material and are you still excited about pursuing a career in investment management? Given your personal… Read More

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