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Retakers - was this as difficult as your previous attempts ??

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Oh yes. May be more than last year.

@drewm thanks. Others ?

Not easy to compare because Topic weights have changed From CFA Level 2 Exam Curriculum for 2018 and CFA Level 2 Exam Curriculum for 2019.

Last year I was underprepared. I watched every Meldrum video and did some EOCs but I didn’t put in enough work at the end. I spent probably 200+ hours on Meldrum videos alone but that wasn’t as useful as spending 50 hours doing questions and mocks.

Having said that, I thought this year was harder. I don’t remember last year having a couple tough areas like the afternoon seemed to have this year.

But also last year the weights were funky. 

20% alts/derivs

10% corp fin

10% econ

15% equity

10% fixed

15% FRA

5% PM

5% quant

40% of the test filled and you still haven’t hit the “big four” (equity, fixed, FRA, and quant). Fixed, PM, and quant made up for as much as econ and corp fin.

This year seemed more straightforwardly weighted towards the big four.

fudi_kaur wrote:

I passed level 3 last year. I took level 3 this year as well to show solidarity with my GF who failed last year and was taking this time too. This year AM was definitely easier but PM was almost the same. My gf says that this time was easier for her overall since she was better prepared.

I didn’t know if it is allowed to reappear in the exam even when someone has already passed the exam before.

Wow, that’s dedication. She should propose to you if she passes!

If u dont take down this comment I will report you to CFAInstitute.org since It is clearly a violation of 7A

Topic weights are public once the results are announced. It’s literally on everyone’s results.