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 CFA Preparation

Our society supports the efforts of local CFA candidates by partnering and negotiating discounts with various CFA exam preparation companies. Experienced and respected academicians and investment practitioners coach candidates on CFA curriculum topics, such as securities analysis and investment valuation, financial accounting, quantitative analysis, economics, asset allocation, and portfolio management. Participation in an organized program can complement the self-study design of the CFA Program.
​​CFA EXAM STUDY GROUPS

Are you looking for additional help preparing for your upcoming CFA exam?
Do you want to join a study group with other candidates in your area?
If this is something you are interested in, please email [email protected] with your name and city. We will connect you with the group organizer and information

Helping Candidates Prepare for Their Big Day
The CFA Program series highlighted core study habits in the Learning Ecosystem (LES) that will help candidates prepare for their big day. But where do these suggestions come from?
Using data collected through the CFA Institute Learning Ecosystem, we have been able to identify four key study habits correlated with likelihood to pass the exam.

Check out the "4 Success Factors for Exam Success" video


CFA Los Angeles CFA Review Program

Click on the link above to learn more about the CFA LA Review Program and calendar of events.


In collaboration with CFA Society Boston, we are pleased to offer the following Practice Exam packages:

1.     Practice Exam – US$75. A full-length, properly formatted practice exam based on CFA Institute's 2021 Body of Knowledge® which includes a detailed answer key with LOS and curriculum references, and calculations. Two version are now available, individually priced at US$75!

2.     Practice Exam Bundle – US$100. Two full-length, properly formatted practice exams based on CFA Institute's 2021 Body of Knowledge® -both include a detailed answer key with LOS and curriculum references, and calculations.

3.     Online Test Bank – Levels I & II – as a special offer, receive FREE (a US $49 value) access to extra exam questions online: 700 Level I questions and 360 for Level II. 

To purchase, visit www.cfaboston.org. Upon purchase, we ask that you take a moment to select CFA Society Seattle from the dropdown list in the registration. A portion of the proceeds will be allocated to our society to assist us in enhancing services to members and candidates like you in our local markets.  

 

You Didn't Sign Up to Fail the CFA Exam
Trust an established leader to guide you to success. How to Pass and Prep for the CFA® Exam

By now, you're probably aware about the difficulty of the CFA exams. The following articles provide practical guides to help you prepare for the Level I and III exams.

Read the Level I Article

Read the Level III Article

Give Yourself the Best Chance to Pass
 
With the recent low pass rates, it's more important than ever to be well prepared on CFA exam day. Don't take a chance trying to cobble together your own set of study materials. Kaplan Schweser has optimized its study packages with training and study tools designed to work together for maximum effectiveness.

Schweser's comprehensive Premium Study Package guides you through the entire preparation process while keeping you on track with your studies. Created by a global network of CFA charterholders who understand what it takes to pass, this package includes:

·        OnDemand classes with expert instruction
·        Core study tools, including SchweserNotes™ and Schweser's Secret Sauce®
·        Thousands of exam-like practice questions
·        A comprehensive OnDemand Final Review Workshop
·        Access to a team of experts who provide guidance and support throughout your exam preparation

  • An exclusive forum to get accurate answers to your questions, and engage with instructors and other CFA candidates

 
Get Your Premium Study Package

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1.     Select your region
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4.     In the "Chartered Financial Analyst®' box, choose your exam level and date (i.e., 'CFA Level I February' or 'CFA Level III February'), and click 'Continue'
5.     Select the 'Premium Package' 

Do you prefer to prepare with live online classes and a live online review workshop? Check out Schweser's PremiumPlus™ Package.

View the PremiunPlus Study Package

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Get Your Free Trial Study Package
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1.     Select your region
2.     Select your society
3.     Click the 'Browse Offerings' button in the top banner
4.     In the "Chartered Financial Analyst®' box, choose your exam level and date (i.e., 'CFA Level I February' or 'CFA Level III February'), and click 'Continue'
5.     Select the 'FREE Schweser 7-Day Trial'

Meet the Instructors
 Any educational program is only as good as the people who construct and deliver it. Schweser has assembled a well-respected and competent team of professional writers and instructors to create and deliver its exam prep materials.

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How to Pass Each Level of the CFA® Exam

Our instructors have laid out the curriculum for each level of the CFA exam and developed the best strategies for passing. Review the curriculum, discuss the differences between each level, and learn what you must do to pass in our How to Pass video series.

Level I »

Level II »

Level III »



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CFA Institute does not endorse, promote, review, or warrant the accuracy of the products or services offered by this Society or verify or endorse the pass rates claimed by this Society. The CFA Institute Logo, CFA® and Chartered Financial Analyst® are just a few of the trademarks owned by CFA Institute.