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I think MPS was 57%

I never saw a result chart. Could anybody please post one so we see those lines and dots and the weight of subjects?

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Well, it wouldn’t mater that much. Everyone’s expectations for the MPS are in the 59%-61% range, so aim for 65% and you’re gold.

If I post my result from this year’s Level 2 exam, can someone approximate my score?

Just below (RIGHT BELOW) the MPS Line…52 on the AM, I think 67 on PM but maybe closer to 65.  No Ethics bump, I scored 90th percentile in that section.  Even paid for a retab…ugh! 

Alright fine - but, after I post my score, there’s no “HOW DID I NOT PASS” posts allowed.

¯\_(ツ)_/¯ It be like that sometimes.

#ethics/gipsbump

¯\_(ツ)_/¯ It be like that sometimes.

I worked through the percentages through every section because I was in shock by not passing (along I am sure with quite a few others) and the best score I could arrive at was 58.5%.  Based upon that I would have to agree with some that say “59-61%”.  

CEO-10K-Day,

Thank you for posting the result graph and I appreciate that. I am surprised that the Level III result graph looks to simple compared to level II. There is no way to tell which topics helped the candidates. I guess very few people can afford to perform poor in any topics.

Congratulations.

I can’t imagine the passing score is less than 60%. I just can’t imagine a prestigious charter only needs less than 60% to pass its highest level exam. However, I haven’t taken Level III yet and all my thought is based on guessing and imagine. 

I had collected some marginal pass and not pass scores on level II a couple of years back. Because they were 6 question set and had those 50% and 70% things, it’s much easier to infer what MPS is. My conclusion for that year (2016 or 2017) MPS was 78 correct answers out of 120 questions, i.e. 65%.  

band2 wrote:

CEO-10K-Day,

Thank you for posting the result graph and I appreciate that. I am surprised that the Level III result graph looks to simple compared to level II. There is no way to tell which topics helped the candidates. I guess very few people can afford to perform poor in any topics.

Congratulations.

There is also a topic breakdown..

CEO10K-DAY wrote:

#ethics/gipsbump

Man you have my respect. I think you are really a benevolent all Samaritan soul ( No Pun Intended). All speculation should be put to rest after this. I am now convinced, the MPS is 59% and not as previously speculated 60-61 %. A result can’t get closer than this and give it a pass. Yeah, there surely is one more keg to plug. The infamous ethics bump. Not much to say about, personally as It used to be a solid topic area for me until I ended up in the 50-70% corridor.

To the  Level III newbies- If anything, take a piece of lesson from CEO-10K. You should not target anything less than 65%. Not everybody can make a safe bet on the Ethics adjustment. Perhaps CEO-10K scored in the >70% in Ethics and got lucky. But why you wanna spend 2 months of sleeplessness post June 2020 exam. The agony is too much.

back against the wall. no retreat no surrender.

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There is also a topic breakdown..

Ah, someone please post that. Thanks in advance.

The score of CEO is strange compared to mine. I have 55% on AM (while he is below 50%), exact the same on PM (with Ethics +70%) but my overall score is even lower than CEO’s….

I’m not going to post my topic score breakdown. That would give candidates the underlying information on how the subjects were weighted. Which I’m pretty sure is a violation.

fstevens wrote:

The score of CEO is strange compared to mine. I have 55% on AM (while he is below 50%), exact the same on PM (with Ethics +70%) but my overall score is even lower than CEO’s….

my ethics was >70% - which isn’t hard to see since I’m such a good person.

¯\_(ツ)_/¯ It be like that sometimes.

I scored the same overall as 10K, AM is a bit higher and PM a bit lower. But the overall should be the same, hence to my belief of 59 MPS. And there’s no ethics bump for me as I scored below 60 on Ethics. 

Look we both failed but Ethics saved us.

My AM score is slightly above 50% line (~ 52-54%) and PM is (~57-58%).. i failed because of ethics which was far below than 50% and less than 10th percentile as well  (very surprised with ethics result). I guess even with 50% in ethics i had chance to pass. I failed because of ethics.

I think i was in pass club after AM and in PM also until last 30-40 minutes before end of exam time.

Even though i am registered for 2020 and trying to move on but this keep hitting my again and again..  it hurts more when all goes well and just last piece destroys everything.  

The ethics thing was confirmed by the institute, so it is a real thing, and I have seen it around in actual scores, it has saved people before! It doesn’t really matter what you scored, and exams were never a testament of how well you will do in the real world. You just need to be a CFA Charterholder, and you got that! That’s enough! If I get your scores next June and pass, I will be happy lol.

And this pushes me to study ethics and GIPS a little harder. No, it is not that I am aiming for the MPS from now, but we all aim for the stars and life happens! We end up just wrapping topics and practicing little, so at least, I better be well prepared with ethics… If I do mess up some other topics, I shouldn’t mess up ethics, as a last resort! 

CEO10K-DAY wrote:

I’m not going to post my topic score breakdown. That would give candidates the underlying information on how the subjects were weighted. Which I’m pretty sure is a violation.

fstevens wrote:

The score of CEO is strange compared to mine. I have 55% on AM (while he is below 50%), exact the same on PM (with Ethics +70%) but my overall score is even lower than CEO’s….

my ethics was >70% - which isn’t hard to see since I’m such a good person.

Isn’t topic weights public information? 

LadyMacbethStrategy wrote:

Isn’t topic weights public information? 

the range is public… the actual weight in a given year is not

125mph wrote:

LadyMacbethStrategy wrote:

Isn’t topic weights public information? 

the range is public… the actual weight in a given year is not

…how do these people get to L3 and not understand ethics.??

¯\_(ツ)_/¯ It be like that sometimes.

CEO10K-DAY wrote:

…how do these people get to L3 and not understand ethics.??

Lucifer has his influences.

Well believe or or not, posting your exam results that show the weights is not a violation because the weights are considered public information. Funny when new charter-holders act all mighty experts, and above that provide wrong information lol

LadyMacbethStrategy wrote:

 the weights are considered public information. 

The ranges are public, the exact number of item sets per topic is not. I seriously doubt that the institute would be pleased if I went around telling you folk the exact number of derivative questions there were in their exam. Please, use some common sense. 

¯\_(ツ)_/¯ It be like that sometimes.

LadyMacbethStrategy wrote:

Well believe or or not, posting your exam results that show the weights is not a violation because the weights are considered public information. Funny when new charter-holders act all mighty experts, and above that provide wrong information lol

CEO goes for the score but gets rejected by the lady!!!

125mph wrote:

LadyMacbethStrategy wrote:

Well believe or or not, posting your exam results that show the weights is not a violation because the weights are considered public information. Funny when new charter-holders act all mighty experts, and above that provide wrong information lol

CEO goes for the score but gets rejected by the lady!!!

LOL!

LadyMacbethStrategy wrote:

LOL!

Good luck.

¯\_(ツ)_/¯ It be like that sometimes.

CEO10K-DAY wrote:

LadyMacbethStrategy wrote:

LOL!

Good luck.

Thanks, that would be me next year (Hopefully!).

Middle name Anthony huh.

I don’t give a f***, i would never ever want anyone know my real name on AF…i don’t care whether it’s AF, AFLVL3, or whatever, posting your real name on AF goes against the forum!

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