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CAIA Level 1 exam possible in 4 weeks?

Hey Guys i just passed my cfa L2 exam, i am thinking of taking a shot at the CAIA L1 exam this September. Registration closes tomorrow. Am just wondering if its possible to study full time from now and pass the exam in September ? 

The fee is quite high so i dont want to fail and have to repeat the exam. Is it doable in 4 weeks?

Please what do you guys think.

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My 2 cents; I think it is doable.  CFA is far harder.  CAIA recommends 200 hours of prep for each level, and there is some slight overlap with the CFA program.

Additionally, if you were to fail, I think it is only a $450 fee to retake - you are not required to repay the entire $1450 or whatever it is.

Good luck!

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If you don’t have a job and can devote 8 hours a day to studying…maybe, but who really wants to do that?  I would just wait until next year.  

I passed in 2 weeks and put in perhaps 90hours. Go for it. 

The harder the struggle, the more glorious the triumph.

It is easily doable and no, you do not need to devote 8 hours a day… I passed L1 of the CAIA exam last year (after passing CFA L2) with no more than 40-50 hours of total time.  There is a lot of overlap and if you have general knowledge in the space, that makes it even easier.  

Recently received my CFA charter and am taking CAIA level 2 next month and have yet to open my books. 

Level I is a joke, I’ve never met anyone who failed, just read the Uppermark material one time, do one practice test and you’ll be good to go. I’m taking Level 2 in September and haven’t even broken the seal on my books. You’ll be fine. CAIA

Just passed Level III CFA… not planning on starting studying until at least 3 weeks before.

Really? I’ve met several that have failed and they were by no means dumb people. You’re paying a lot of money to write these exams - the least you can do for your own personal development is to try and understand and learn from the material. That being said, 3-4 weeks is by no means adequate, unless you just want a designation besides your name.

Really? I’ve met several that have failed and they were by no means dumb people. You’re paying a lot of money to write these exams - the least you can do for your own personal development is to try and understand and learn from the material. That being said, 3-4 weeks is by no means adequate, unless you just want a designation besides your name and don’t care about retaining any of the material.