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Level 1 CFA FREE Study Materials

IFT has prepared helpful Free Study materials for the candidates appearing for Cfa Level 1 exam. With this fully video based perfect Study Plan, your exam preparation will become so much easy. Go ahead!

Changes for 2021 Level I CFA Program Exam

Watch this video clip by Arif Irfanullah to get a better understanding of what to expect in the upcoming exams. In this brief clip, we talk about the basic information about the Level I exam and also explain the major changes that will come into effect from February 2021 exam; which includes the shift to Computer-Based Testing(CBT), the change in exam cycle and more. Click below to watch the video:

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The Magic Number to Pass Level I

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

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Preparing for Level I 2020 Exam

As the world slowly reopens under Covid-19, it is time once again to start your preparation for Level I CFA Exam. If you have decided to take the exam in December 2020, make a schedule for the five months remaining until the exam. Your strategy should be to make use of both the curriculum and IFT products and services in a way that is both efficient and productive. The deferral has given all LI candidates time to recharge and prepare. As a result, competition has increased.  Then, how do we meet this new challenge and pass the December 2020 CFA… Read More

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Level I Advice – March 2020 – Corona Update

CFA Institute has taken an unprecedented move to postpone the June 2020 exams.  Given the circumstances, however, this is not unexpected. The reason provided is ‘For the safety of our global community’. You can read the press release here: https://www.cfainstitute.org/en/about/press-room/cfa-institute-coronavirus We are in direct contact with CFA Institute, but for the most up to date information, please refer to the CFA Institute website. Here are some key takeaways at this point: Candidates are advised not to withdraw from the June 2020 exam By early May you will be contacted with more specific information and options IFT will continue to support… Read More

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Final Advice for Level I Candidates

With the exam just around the corner, I want to share some advice with Level I candidates, especially those who are taking the Level I exam for the first time. Print your admission ticket and make sure the name matches exactly what you have on the passport. If there is a discrepancy, inform CFA Institute as soon as possible. I know people who were sent back on exam day because the name on the exam ticket and the name on the passport did not match. Get a good night’s sleep before the exam. A fresh mind is your biggest asset… Read More

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