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2018 Actual L3 Exam

Any charterholder has found the way to see it? 

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ajacobsk7 wrote:

Any charterholder has found the way to see it? 

If there’s a Will there’s a Way. 

.....woof

I recall from my results that I got pretty much 0% on the AM equities.  Can’t recall the question (or sub-questions) but it definitely fooled me.

Topperharley wrote:

I recall from my results that I got pretty much 0% on the AM equities.  Can’t recall the question (or sub-questions) but it definitely fooled me.

This is ridiculous. I thought I did well on the Equity questions but when I got results back, I had totally bombed it so I would have wanted to see what I did wrong before rewriting, but they have changed the question..

Philc87 wrote:

I noticed that the past exam that they posted has multiple choice item sets instead of the written constructed responses for both AM and PM sessions. Is there a reason why they don’t show us the essay style questions from 2018???

Maybe because they used a completely new “style” (wording, questions,…) compared to the past? :)

A lot of difference in the actual June 2018 and this new posted “mock.” Frustrating as I’ve been stewing since June over how to answer one I couldn’t figure out on exam day and now that question/answer is totally different.

can someone please pm me the 2018 am exam? been wanting to look at it for months

Is it because Equity Readings changed in 2019 so Institute rewrite the Equity question to serve 2019 candidate?

Sent a couple of PMs to members here looking for 2018 AM Exam, but to no avail.  Any chance there is a someone here willing to share?

Booner wrote:

Sent a couple of PMs to members here looking for 2018 AM Exam, but to no avail.  Any chance there is a someone here willing to share?

Wish I could send it to ya, but I got like 10 PMs about sending these exams.. I dont know if anyone is a “plant” or a sting op LOL… trying to stay away from ethical issues.

Why aren’t we allowed to see our own exam?

alcor wrote:

Why aren’t we allowed to see our own exam?

Because it’s not your exam. You pay to take their exam!

Has anyone tried to contact the institute regarding what’s going on? Since what they uploaded says “Mock” along with claims of sections being different than what people recall? Perhaps there was a mistake of some sort by the institute?

125mph wrote:

alcor wrote:

Why aren’t we allowed to see our own exam?

Because it’s not your exam. You pay to take their exam!

Good point. But I still want to see the exam!

I believe Institute did a lot of post exam analysis, factoring some of the feedbacks from candidates or professors and might reconstitute the presentation of certain questions. I would say they are trying to release an essay “mock” that has most value to level 3 candidate. From exam preparation perspective, it’s  a good thing. 

Seems I wrote a post with no real valueblush

I’m a charterholder - just call CFA Institute, give them your membership #, and they’ll email you then 2018 AM exam.  

Alex, CFA charterholder and founder of www.acelevel3.com - learn to properly answer and self-grade Level III morning essay questions

DR_NYC wrote:

I’m a charterholder - just call CFA Institute, give them your membership #, and they’ll email you then 2018 AM exam.  

Has anyone tried this?  I will give them a call tomorrow if I can find some time.

Pay close attention to the people who don't clap when you win.

I did reach out to the CFAI and was told that the 2018 full exam is not available as it is considered property of the CFAI.  However, they provided me the 2018 Level 3 mock which is a mix of exam and mock exam content, indicating which questions were mock content.  I’m sure if candidates that passed Level 3 last year reach out their request will be equally accommodated.

I am a charterholder and I called CFA Institute.  They sent me the 2018 AM exam and guideline answers via e-mail yesterday. 

I screwed up the Equity question as well, so was anxious to see the guideline answers.

I e-mailed CFA Institute this morning and they e-mailed me the exam and guideline answers this afternoon.

I was particularly interested in the Fixed Income questions and was very happy with what I saw.

Simplify the complicated side; don't complify the simplicated side.

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S2000magician wrote:

I e-mailed CFA Institute this morning and they e-mailed me the exam and guideline answers this afternoon.

I was particularly interested in the Fixed Income questions and was very happy with what I saw.

Why do u get special treatment? How do I get special treatment?

S2000magician wrote:

I e-mailed CFA Institute this morning and they e-mailed me the exam and guideline answers this afternoon.

I was particularly interested in the Fixed Income questions and was very happy with what I saw.

why were you happy with what you saw?

foshizzle wrote:

why were you happy with what you saw?

Because he got it right. He waited a year to confirm if his response was within the guidelines!

foshizzle wrote:
S2000magician wrote:
I e-mailed CFA Institute this morning and they e-mailed me the exam and guideline answers this afternoon.

I was particularly interested in the Fixed Income questions and was very happy with what I saw.

why were you happy with what you saw?

Because I wrote four Level III practice exams and had no guidance about how the new Fixed Income readings from 2018 would be tested in the morning.  It turned out that the morning session questions I wrote were on par with those in the actual exam.

Simplify the complicated side; don't complify the simplicated side.

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After reading you’ve all received the exam after e-mailing CFAI, I sent them the same message and got this as a response:

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Thank you for contacting us. Access to prior AM session mock exams is only available for current candidates of the CFA Program Level III exam. Since this is a benefit that is included in the cost of registration for the CFA Program, we are not able to provide this candidate resource to someone who is not a candidate.

We appreciate your understanding.
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Que?

LouterMattheus wrote:
After reading you’ve all received the exam after e-mailing CFAI, I sent them the same message and got this as a response:

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Thank you for contacting us. Access to prior AM session mock exams is only available for current candidates of the CFA Program Level III exam. Since this is a benefit that is included in the cost of registration for the CFA Program, we are not able to provide this candidate resource to someone who is not a candidate.

We appreciate your understanding.
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Que?

Maybe the fact that I e-mail them so frequently led to special treatment.

I don’t rightly know.

Simplify the complicated side; don't complify the simplicated side.

Financial Exam Help 123: The place to get help for the CFA® exams
http://financialexamhelp123.com/

S2000magician wrote:

LouterMattheus wrote:
After reading you’ve all received the exam after e-mailing CFAI, I sent them the same message and got this as a response:

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Thank you for contacting us. Access to prior AM session mock exams is only available for current candidates of the CFA Program Level III exam. Since this is a benefit that is included in the cost of registration for the CFA Program, we are not able to provide this candidate resource to someone who is not a candidate.

We appreciate your understanding.
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Que?

Maybe the fact that I e-mail them so frequently led to special treatment.

I don’t rightly know.

Reckon this special treatment allows you to forward said message? ;-)

Fake News….

First rule of CFA Fight Club is not to talk about CFA Fight Club!  LOL!!!

i’m gonna hit them up and get a copy too :) 

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