The curriculum is built from the CFA Institute Body of Knowledge, taking you deep into investment management by cutting across these 10 key areas. As a CFA Program candidate, your course of study is determined by the Candidate Body of Knowledge™ (CBOK). The CBOK is grounded in practice. 21 Jun Overall, the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation is a daunting challenge, The CBOK tests candidates on ethics, quantitative analysis, financial statement analysis, economics, portfolio analysis, corporate finance.

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Ratio and Financial Analysis V. Use Practice Tools Utilize tools such as online prep exams to assess your strengths and weaknesses. Types of Equity Securities and their Characteristics B.

Determine where you will park and the quickest way to get from there to the exam room. Types of Derivative Instruments and their Characteristics B. Sleep Tight Take it easy the night before.

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Here are some tips:. Go over some broad concepts.

Once you’ve cbo, the decision to sit for the upcoming CFA exam, you need to develop a course of action. Are you up for the challenge?

There are other tricks as well, such as catchy slogans. Our society encourages its members to earn the CFA charter and supports candidates by sponsoring CFA exam study groups and other programs. Portfolio Management and Wealth Planning A.

Before we get into the nitty-gritty, it’s important to understand what the whole program entails. Turn off more accessible mode. Analysis of Business Combinations L. Part of the challenge in passing the CFA exams is the ability to answer questions in a short period of time. Analysis of Long-Lived Assets F. Use Memory Techniques Mnemonic devices, such as taking the first letter of each word in a concept to spell one word, are helpful.

So even if this isnt it, you can find out a few days early by trying to register for LII early. Economic Growth and Development K. Wake up early and eat a good breakfast. I just took Level 3 and have the same thing.

This practice analysis involves thousands of charterholders across the world and helps determine the CBOK, which is the framework for the curriculum and exams. The CFA Institute defines LOS as “knowledge, skills, and abilities that you should be able to apply after completing a reading and all associated exercises and problems.

However, as one in five candidates have demonstrated, it is possible. I was bored and cbpk out this forum. I do see the exact same topics in mine too… thanks …but do you think this is the L2? Analysis of Interest Rate Risk F. International Trade and Capital Flows H.

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Stay Motivated Focus on why you are cffa your CFA charter and how you will reward yourself after you take the exam. But seriously, a scantron takes no time at all to grade… if you are above cboo certain score, maybe they pass you without having to look too closely. Come July xbok or so, you will see a link to register for the next exam.

Lightly review the material, brush up on weak spots and eat a nice dinner. Broadly preview each session to determine your familiarity with each topic. Correlation Analysis and Regression G. I got level II topics as well…. SweetieCFA Jun 18th, 4: The first exam is administered both in the late spring or late fall, usually in June and December and the Level II and III exams are offered only in the late spring usually in June.

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The CFA Program Before we get into the nitty-gritty, it’s important to understand what the whole program entails. Whoops — you guys are scaring me… I see all Level I topics: Do your work like you would on the day of the exam — with a calculator and pencil in hand. Don’t go into the exam cold.

The designation fca clients, employers, and colleagues that the charterholder has mastered a rigorous curriculum covering a broad range of investment topics and that he or she is committed to the highest ethical standards in the profession. Established inthe CFA Program sets the global standard for investment knowledge, standards, and ethics.

To earn the CFA charter, you must successfully pass through the CFA Program, a graduate-level self-study program that combines a broad curriculum with professional conduct requirements, culminating in a series of three sequential exams. Execution of Portfolio Decisions Trading Q. Management of Institutional Investor Portfolios D.

Use Flash Cards Homemade flashcards are an effective way to master the material. Approach these readings as if you were enjoying a good book. Analysis of Inter-Corporate Investments K. Please turn on JavaScript and try again.