Level I

Failed twice

Good morning/evening

Could you please give me your ideas! I failed twice, first time Dec 2013 I got band 4 and second time June 2014 band 9. For the first time;

  • I only read 1 Schewser book and Ethics from CFA book
  • Saw all videos from Fitchlearning
  • Did some Qbanks questions
  • Did 3 mocks just to see how well I did but I didn’t see the answers or explanations

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Trailing Vs Leading. Clarify some old material

Hi guys, 

I am here to clarify some old stuff, pretty basic. Please correct me if I am wrong

Trailing is a current number on the numerator / a historical number in the denominator (Pt=1/Et=0)

Leading is a current number of the numertor and a current number in the denominator (Pt=1/Et=1) Continue reading

Question regarding updating Passport No.

Dear all,

My passport will be expiring by end of this year;and I will be making a new passport soon. What should I do if I want to register for the June exam? Can I do so during the registration process- as in is there an option to update your new passport no.?

Thank you.

Cheers,

Ernest Continue reading

Reset Schweres Qbank

Does anyone know how to reset the Qbank in Scweser so that it shows 0 used/viewed?

I see options to  included previously answered & incorrect questions, but I was looking to start fresh

Thanks Continue reading

Announcing my career shift: from PWM to Corporate Finance

As Numi and CFAvsMBA know, I have decided to transition out of private wealth management. A large corporation called me today and offered me what I’ve been pining for over the last few months: a financial/business analyst position in their corporate finance department. In a lot of ways, I owe this decision to you folks on the CFA forum. It was my initial CFA studies (that started at Christmas) and my time on this forum that made me realize a few things:

1. The typical retail client is retarded Continue reading

Failed... twice... need your contribution!

Hey guys, 

I would like to share my concerns with you. I wrote the L1 twice and now not sure if I should write it for the third time..

My first attepmt: Got band 10 because I scored very low on FRA and Ethics. 

My Second attempt: Got band 7 but I scored 50-70 on FRA. I felt that the exam was much harder than the one on December 2013, especially in the easy topics like econ, PM, stats, etc. that are easy fo me and in which I did pretty well on the first time.  Continue reading

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