First of all, congrats to everyone who sat for the exam this weekend. Regardless of how it went, I’m sure you’re all pleased for it to be over.
My question is around the level of quant/math skills required in L2. I sat L1 in Dec 17, and passed. Based on my result sheet, it looks like I was pretty much right on the mean score of those who passed. Due to a few personal things, I decided not to attempt L2 this year, and will be sitting for it in June 19. For those who have gone through this process, would you say there is much of a step up in terms of math skills required? I have no education in math beyond high school level, and that was a long time ago now. I didn’t find L1 too tricky, and enjoyed quant way more than I thought, but there were definitely times where I think having a more fundamental knowledge of algebra would have been beneficial to me understanding things on a more intuitive basis. I feel like I passed through brute force, rather than any particular mastery of the content.
As I’m a year out, I was considering doing some kind of fundamental math course this summer, either online of possibly in person, before I start studying around Nov/Dec. Does this seem necessary, or are the math skills required for L1 comparable to L2?