- CFA Level 1
I am about to signup for the upcoming CFA Level 1 exam in June 2015. I am going to be a senior at DePaul University and am enrolled full time in school. Can any of you who were in a similar position as I am now provide me with what did and did not work ...
Blog entry - thedude22 - Aug 12 2014 - 6:49pm
- 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 - 11:08pm - 3 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 7 2014 - 12:26am - 51 comments
- CFA question bank?
Hey guys what is a good question bank for the CFA? Got a month left and only been using the official books. ...
Forum topic - couchy - May 5 2014 - 1:52pm - 3 comments
- The Complete Checklist of Items to Bring to CFA Exam Day
Mod Note: This post is from December 2012 but is still relevant for those taking the test on June 1st, good luck! The Dec Level I CFA candidates take the exam this weekend. Knowing & preparing what you're going to bring can make a lot of ...
Blog entry - 300 Hours - Jun 1 2013 - 9:13am - 11 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 - 2:47pm - 38 comments
- Sh*t People Say (to CFA Candidates)
mod note (Andy): good luck to everyone taking the CFA this weekend! Warning: this is a ranty post. This article has a go at well-meaning friends, family and colleagues, whom probably only want the best for me and are just concerned about me when I was ...
Blog entry - 300 Hours - Dec 1 2012 - 10:45am - 83 comments
- 7 Effective Ways to Make and Keep Your CFA New Year's Resolution
The ancient Babylonians made promises to their gods at the start of each year that they would return borrowed objects and pay their debts. The Romans began each year by making promises to the god Janus, for whom the month of January is named. In the ...
Blog entry - 300 Hours - Jan 2 2013 - 6:45am - 8 comments
- 15 Things We Love to Hate About The CFA
The entire CFA exam process is quite a unique experience. It is challenging, long, but ultimately rewarding. But sometimes it is frustrating. God, really frustrating. Sparked from a discussion on people using CFA as a noun ("I have a CFA "), the ...
Blog entry - 300 Hours - Nov 6 2012 - 7:45am - 18 comments
- 7 Things to Know to Get Your Work Experience CFA-Approved
In the whole CFA process, passing the 3 exams is without question the hardest part of the entire shebang. But if you're anything like me, once you got the pesky business of the damn exams out of the way, you might wonder where's the frigging ...
Blog entry - 300 Hours - Aug 28 2012 - 3:45pm - 20 comments