Contratulations on surviving the CFA exam! Please do not discuss specific questions or attempt to re-create the exam. Discussing specific questions will not change your exam score so please respect your pledge to CFAI and only discuss the exam in general. Continue reading
Since we’re still six weeks away from results, I figured I could start this without pouring too much salt into open wounds.
Assuming things DON’T go your way on August 6th, who’s going to re-take the exam? Who will just let that sleeping dog lie?
I, for one, will NOT retake the exam. Why? Continue reading
Hello - For Level 1 and Level 2, I used Stalla. This was the old version of Stalla with DVDs, books, etc… I though their instructors were great. However I know their lecturers have disbanded. I think Peter Olinto is with Elan. David Hetherington is with Kaplan Schweser. And Stalla has relaunched with a completely new product. Continue reading
Why would they report your absolute performance in the exams, given exam difficulty varies across years and MPS fluctuates too? Why can’t they do the GRE way by reporting percentile performance with respect to the year’s whole pool of candidates of the level? Continue reading
ALready seen some speculation on why the process takes so long, so I figured I’d post some info about it in case some haven’t seen it.
There was a guy who post about istanbul cancelation. It was poorly written ( not that I am any better in english ) and did not understand that there was actually a exam that was SUPPOSE to be held and they canceled it 1 week prior to the exam.
man this is a crazy story. I would have gone completely nuts if they would have canceled it in my city 1 week prior to the exam after putting 300h+ Continue reading
At Levels 1 and 2, the proctors checked our calculators when we entered the room. Then they went around right after the exam started and checked them all again.
This year, they didn’t check the calculator when we entered, and I don’t think they checked them after the test started either. (At least they didn’t check mine. Maybe they did for the Level 1/2 folk.)
Anybody have a similar experience? Or do the figure that by the time you’re at Level 3, you know (and will abide by) the calculator policy? Continue reading