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Sean Kang – FRM Part I Nov 2017

I passed my FRM Part 1 exam. PrepSmarter was my main preparation material, and I am glad I chose it. Why did you choose to pursue FRM Part I? I am a CFA level III candidate and wanted to learn more about the quantitative aspect of risk management. How did you prepare? I had less than 3 months to prepare for the FRM...

Neha Sule – FRM Part II Nov 2017

I am Neha Sule, Chartered Accountant by profession. I have cleared FRM Part II examination held on Nov 2017. I would like to share my success story with you. Why did I choose to pursue FRM? FRM for me was a financial Wikipedia for risk management. It provides niche specialization in the field of finance with concentration on topics for credit...

Why is PrepSmarter the Best CFA level 1 Preparation Tool- Pass CFA level 1 Sooner

I'm frequently asked - How does PrepSmarter compare to Schweser Qbank or Wiley Efficient Learning and others? How is PrepSmarter better than others? Here's my humble attempt at outlining the differences between our offering and our competitors'. Most candidates fail not due to the quality of their prep material but due to lack of discipline and practice. When I was preparing for CFA and...

Ultimate CFA level 1 June 2018 Study Plan – Popular among CFA Study Groups

Congratulations! You're on the right track. To conquer an exam as tough as CFA, you definitely need a study plan. Here's a recommended study plan, which has worked well with my CFA Study Groups (95% pass rate). But don't choose it just because it has worked for others. If you can't commit to this plan, I strongly recommend you create one...

Chen Guo – FRM Part I Nov 2017

My name is Chen Guo. I am so excited that I passed the FRM Part I exam Nov 2017. I’d like to share my story. Why did you choose to pursue FRM? FRM is a widely recognized certification for financial risk management. I believe it can help me strengthen my knowledge and add value to my career in the financial industry. How...

Joao Sousa – FRM Part I Nov 2017

Why did I choose FRM? I chose to pursue FRM Part I for two main reasons: First, I work at a risk management department in a utility and the content necessary to study to this course is extremely useful in my day-to-day job.Secondly, I love to learn new things, it seemed like a good challenge and this course is very...

Brian Filips – FRM Part II Nov 2017

After a rough start with FRM part I, I knew that I needed to buckle up and study harder for Part II. The calculation based parts are easy for me, but with so much more qualitative material on Part II, I knew I needed help. I prepared by reading the study books, taking notes, making flashcards and doing practice problems in the book....

Everything you ever wanted to know about FRM Part 1 – Ultimate FRM Part 1 Exam Guide

The Financial Risk Manager (FRM) designation, offered by Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) is the most respected and widely recognized certification for financial risk management. FRM certification is awarded after a candidate has passed two rigorous multiple choice exams (FRM Exam Part I and Part II) and demonstrated two years of relevant work experience. Candidates must take the FRM Exam...

Ronak Jaju – FRM Part I Nov 2017

Why did I choose FRM? I chose FRM because it specializes in risk management which has immense importance in today's world and also it offers good job prospects in future especially in Banking which is an industry where everyone wants to be. Strategies Followed I am a full-time working professional so it was a bit difficult and a lot of hard work...

Austin Chen – FRM Part I Nov 2017

I work at financial industry related to Risk Management of the Financial Products which is why I decided to pursue the FRM Certification. How I Prepared for the Exam During my preparation, I was referring to the Schweser Notes and Bionic Turtle and Wiley. After my previous failed attempts in the FRM exam I realized that the main problem which I...

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