2011 Schwesser Notes Now Or Wait For 2012 Version?

I'm planning on sitting for CFA® 
L1 in June 2012 after year 1 of B-School. I won't be able to register for the test until this July or get the new CBOK till then either. I want to start studying right now though. Does the test change that much (or at all) year over year? Should I just pick up the latest Schwesser notes right now and start hitting it for a few months before school starts? I was looking at the package that includes the notes, the cheat sheets w/ formulas and the practice questions. That should suffice right? No need for the ultra-premium $1300 package, correct? Thanks a lot guys!

Comments (6)

May 5, 2011 - 10:16pm
whatwhatwhat, what's your opinion? Comment below:

http://www.finquiz.com/cfa_level_1_curriculum_changes_2010_2011

Not indicative of next year's changes but yeah.

If you have a year of studying ahead of you, you will destroy it as long as you are able to retain all the garbage you learn. One thing that really helped me was question bank software. Stall has PassMaster and Schweser has QBank. Getting used to question format is like half the exam.

May 9, 2011 - 4:45pm
jqbuyside, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Wait. You will have plenty of time to study as long as you are diligent about staying on track and not saving it all for the last minute. Enjoy the time off from studying for a few months.

Also, no need for the ultra-premium package.

Here are my key tips for studying:

http://www.lifeonthebuyside.com/cfa-studying-tips-for-spring/

May 10, 2011 - 9:51am
SDBall22, what's your opinion? Comment below:
jqbuyside:
Wait. You will have plenty of time to study as long as you are diligent about staying on track and not saving it all for the last minute. Enjoy the time off from studying for a few months.

Also, no need for the ultra-premium package.

Here are my key tips for studying:

http://www.lifeonthebuyside.com/cfa-studying-tips-for-spring/

Thanks, jq.

May 10, 2011 - 9:47am
SDBall22, what's your opinion? Comment below:

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