How to Handle Stress on CFA Exam Day

After months of studying and brainstorming, the last thing you would wish for yourself is to lose steam on exam day because of stress and pressure. In order to avoid this, you would desire to know some vital secrets that would…

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How to Study and Pass the CFA Exam on your First Attempt

CFA Exams are written twice annually in June and in December. It is, however, disheartening to know that the failure rate recorded in this exam is very high. According to results released, the failure rate at the June 2015 Level…

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Quantitative Methods – CFA Level 1 Essential Review Summary

Reading 6 – The Time Value of Money The Time Value of Money is an important concept for the level 1 exam. You will need to be comfortable discounting the Present Value and Future Value of cash flows for individual…

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Economics – CFA Level 1 Essential Review Summary

Reading 14 – Topics in Demand and Supply Analysis You will need to be able to calculate and explain the importance of Price Elasticity on the exam. Elasticity measures the sensitivity of one variable to another. If something is highly elastic, it…

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FRM Part 1 Exam – 3-Month Study Plan

I sat and passed FRM Part 1 in May 2018, in Frankfurt. Easy as that sounds, make no mistake – it was a tough ride! Even with an MSc. In Business Administration and specialty in corporate finance, I still knew I…

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CFA Level 1 – 2 Month Study Plan

It is very clear that the CFA program is probably going to be one the most demanding thing you have ever done. Too many people take these exams too lightly, but here we are talking about a six-hour exam with…

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1 Month Study Plan – CFA Level 1

There is only one month to go before the CFA Level 1 exam, and you should already be performing quizzes and mock questions. If it’s not the case, then it’s definitely time to take a deep breath and buckle down…

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CFA Level 1 6-Month Study Plan

The CFA Level 1 curriculum seems like a daunting amount of material when those books arrive at your door. More than 3,000 pages spread across six textbooks is a lot to get through, and you need a plan if you…

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The FRM Program: Expectations, Benefits, and Tips

Introduction A Financial Risk Manager (FRM) that desires to be recognized by the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) is required to pass an exam that grants hopefuls the right of passage into fulfilling careers within the world of finance….

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CFA Level 1 Mock Exams – How Should I Use Them?

At AnalystPrep, our CFA mock exams mimic the actual exam regarding curriculum, difficulty level and time. We strive to give candidates an opportunity to test themselves under exam conditions and establish any weak spots or gaps in knowledge that they…

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