For Muslims the Holy Ramandan month have already started. Like most muslims, I also fasting. It’s harder for me to think about the exam results than to fastin. For those of you who don’t know: fasting means simply not eating or drinking (not even a drop of water) from sunrise to sunset.
Unfortunately, I failed Level 3 last year, so waiting this year’s results is even harder for me. In my experience, I gained a lot from my candidacy in the CFA program: both knowledge and respect from others. At the same time, the preparations took a big toll in my life: my time, my health, my psychological situation (especially the failure) and I’m not even mentioning the money.
Was it worth it? - Hell, yeah. I loved the journey and I pray that it ends well.
Yea fasting was what he meant! I hope you pray enough to get a pass this time around. I guess the fast will help keep your mind on something greater than mundane achievement like the CFA. In the end, all, including the CFA is vanity.
I guess the result of the exam will have a huge impact on our holiday mood. Unfortunately, I couldn’t pass last year and hope I won’t go through the same feelings twice. I wish the best to all CFA Level 3 candidates.
Actually fastining is not as bad as it sounds. Maybe it’s easier for me to say because currently I live in Russia and the weather has been like autumn over here during the Ramadan, which made the fastining relatively easier.
Nana, in Russia, the fastning lasts about 18 hours, not even 12, but like I said, it’s not that hard in Russia compared to hot climate countries.
I am not planning to do anything haraam if I pass, just being happy is enough for me and my family.
I feel a bit ashamed that when doing umrah back in June i asked specifically that i can get CFA charter. my mom just burst out laughing. “of all things, in front of kaba, you ask for CFA? It must be very difficult then;” well… She doesnt know…
fasting here is 5 am to 6 pm. It is in dry (hot) months this year with temp 35-37 celcius so aircon malls are very very popular
mecca must be around 45 celcius now. Must be quite hard fasting from 4:30am-7pm in that temp.