- CFA: What's your take?
I'm a non-finance monkey, swallowing bananas (both sweet and sour) for about 2 months on CFA. Sounds crazy, right? Can't help it. I'm in love, Guys! Please help me. ...
Forum topic - nitau_gg - Dec 18 2014 - 1:42am - 24 comments
- One does not simply walk into the CFA exam room without a strategy! Looking for tips and advice…
The CFA Level I exam is less than 30 days away. Like most first timers I am going through a difficult time in internalizing the topics and scope of applications. Keeping in mind the approaching deadline what do you think is the best possible strategy to ...
Forum topic - p0510 - Nov 10 2014 - 11:05pm - 9 comments
- No finance degree but wanna write CFA I
I'm asian. And I just got accepted from MSc Finance in Scotland. I long to switch from engineering career and I know that I'm very new to this field. So how can I improve my chance to distinguish myself as an elite one? I think if I study hard to ...
Forum topic - S.Cazorla - Feb 12 2015 - 12:05pm - 2 comments
- How to Study for CFA Level 3?
So I am about to begin studying for CFA Level 3 and it just hit me that I'm not too familiar with the structure of the level 3 exam. It doesn't seem to be a similar structure to that of 1 and 2 where each section can be studied in isolation of ...
Forum topic - baystcheese - Dec 11 2014 - 11:29am - 5 comments
- CFA as an Undergrad?
I am a rising sophomore at a non-target and I am majoring in Finance. I am planning on starting to study for the CFA level 1 this summer (summer in between freshman and sophomore) but I am not sure when to actually take the exam. I would rather take it as ...
Forum topic - Henry Kissinger - Jun 6 2014 - 11:26pm - 51 comments
- Advice on pre-CFA exam prep
I am a first time writer on WSO and was hoping to get some feedback from individuals out there who have taken the CFA exam. I am a junior in college and was wondering the following questions regarding the CFA exam. 1) Generally, when does the average ...
Forum topic - RyleyThub - Oct 31 2014 - 4:17pm - 4 comments
- CFA Age
I am over thirty with no financial background is it dificult for me to get CFA? ...
Forum topic - TheExpat - Sep 21 2014 - 4:26am - 6 comments
- CFA Level 1 Prep – Time Management
One of the most common questions that CFA Level 1 candidates ask is, “How long should I study for the exam?” Time management and leaving yourself enough time to cover each section of the exam are crucial to a passing grade, so knowing the recommended study ...
Forum topic - Learn Signal - Jan 7 2015 - 9:00am - 1 comment
- Chem grad starting a MO analyst stint in a BB GS/JPM/CS- Should i do a CFA
Hi guys, Im from the UK, have very little finance knowledge (studied chemistry at a uk target), did a SA stint in BO, now I have a full time gig in a BB in MO role. My finance knowledge is basic at best, would doing the CFA or at least studying towards it ...
Forum topic - CHEMGRAD - Jul 29 2014 - 10:08pm - 3 comments
- CFA vs MBA: 8 Points to Help You Decide
As we've covered the MBA subject briefly in a recent post and many readers wrote in for more, a natural follow up would be the classic question: CFA or MBA? A very, very popular question among potential candidates compares the CFA charter to an ...
Blog entry - 300 Hours - Dec 19 2012 - 1:47pm - 38 comments