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Does CFA teach us humility?

To those who have failed CFA at least does it teach us to be more humble.

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Indeed, although the post of some here let me believe the opposite is true…

I have couple of friends who became more humble indeed…

I wanna be a painter

fstevens wrote:

Indeed, although the post of some here let me believe the opposite is true…

I became much more arrogant.

We’re gonna win so much, you may even get tired of winning. And you’ll say, 'Please, please. It’s too much winning. We can’t take it anymore. Mr. President, it’s too much.' And I’ll say, 'No, it isn’t!' We have to keep winning!

No it doesn’t. Motherhood does.wink

Ha! That’s an astute question! People prepping for CFA exams are all cream of the crop – used to being at the top of every educational efforts of their lives. Then plop. The first failure. I think those who continue gain some humility – 80% quit and then don’t face the failure for 3+ years.

Cynthia Harrington, CFA

“Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing.”
-- Warren Buffett

Don’t even have to fail to learn humility. Had to reel back the ‘I know that’ attitude if I wanted to pass to make sure I combed through all the gaps and gave it as much as I could have. 

Mostly taught me finance.