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CFA Mock Exams and Practice Exams

CFA® Mock Exams and Practice Exams

75% of CFA® Exam candidates use mock exams as their primary way to prepare for the CFA exam, and for good reason. A good CFA® mock exam will help you become familiar with the structure and content of the exam, allow you to figure out what you still…

CFA® Exam FAQs

The CFA® exam includes a series of three exams: Levels I, II, and III. Given that there are various different exams and registration dates, you must make sure to register for the correct exam on time. To help you keep track of all the important information…
How Long Does It Take to Pass All Three Levels of CFA Exam?

How Long Does It Take to Pass All Three Levels of CFA® Exam?

Before deciding whether or not to become a licensed CFA®, you must be willing to put in the hundreds of hours of work. Many of the benefits associated with becoming a CFA® charterholder are financial. But, remember: people in the field know that passing…
How to Pass Level 1 Exam

How to Pass CFA® Level 1 Exam

You've decided you are ready to take on the challenge of the CFA® exam and become a Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®). Make sure you have thought this through because it’s going to be a tough couple years. Even though only 20% of the people who…
Your CFA Exam Schedule

Your 2021 CFA® Exam Schedule (and Infographic)

There are a lot of dates to keep track of when you are preparing to take the CFA® Exam. I’ve made an infographic below that details the timeline for registering and paying for your exam. The CFA® Exam includes three levels spread out into three…
How to Pass CFA Level 2 Exam

How to Pass CFA® Level 3 Exam

You’re more than halfway there! And you’ve just beat the the beastly Level II. It should be easy from here…right? While Level II has the most amount of material, Level III still presents its own challenges. I’m here to help you get past these…
Best Songs On Spotify for Studying

Best Songs on Spotify for Studying

For some people, music is a hindrance to studying. For the rest of us, however, it’s the only thing that can make slogging through study guides bearable. The science on whether you should be listening to active noise while studying is far from settled,…
How to Recover From CFA Exam Failure

How to Recover From CFA® Exam Failure

“Get back on the horse” is an oft-used expression, usually expressed by those who don’t experience the failure themselves. While it’s nice that other people express their condolences and support when we fail, overcoming this failure and getting…
Most Commonly Asked CFA Exam Questions with Mike Carmody

Most Commonly Asked CFA® Exam Questions with Mike Carmody

We get a lot of great CFA® exam questions and want to provide you all with the best possible answers. To do so, we spoke to a true CFA® expert, one of the brilliant minds from AdaptPrep, a leader in the CFA® exam review space. Mike Carmody is a CFA®…
How to Pass CFA Level 2 Exam

How to Pass the CFA® Level 2 Exam

You've passed Level I of the CFA® exam. Congratulations! Now it's time to get ready for the notorious Level II. The reputation of Level II can be quite intimidating since many candidates consider this to be the most challenging level of the CFA® exam.…