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Kenneth Ng – CFA Level I Dec 2017

I am a civil servant, and my job does not involve much of the world outside. I am unhappy with my job and am building an escape plan. I figured that I want to go into finance – and if I can’t secure a job in the finance industry, at least I’ve learnt how to invest my money. While...

Anshul Dubey – CFA Level I Dec 2017

My Road to CFA I failed CA finals 4 times and was obviously depressed and dejected. One of my cousin introduced the term CFA amidst the crisis. At first, I saw the passing percentage which was definitely 13 times more than the passing percentage of CA finals from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. That obviously was a relief. I...

Jonny Ho – FRM Part II Nov 2017

I choose FRM to enhance my career in risk management industry. Moreover, considering there are still a few FRM in Indonesia, the certification will surely help my personal ambition and succeed in this field. My Strategies PrepSmarter helped me a lot because of its huge questions database and motivation to practice more and more every day. It also displayed the areas...

Alejandro Gómez – CFA Level I Dec 2017

I chose the CFA Exam as it prepares a candidate for both theory and practice for the financial services industry and it really improves your work as an financial analyst. My Strategies To be honest, I felt lost before I found out about PrepSmarter. I was studying from the Kaplan books but I was not practicing much, so it didn’t feel...

Parisha Joshi – FRM Part II Nov 2017

Having qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2015, I was working with a capital markets company as a Hedge Fund Accountant. Why did I pursue FRM? I decided to pursue FRM, mainly because I wanted to specialize in one particular field. Secondly, one can complete the entire course in one year if you manage to clear both the levels in the...

Javier Gortari Ferrándiz – CFA Level I June 2017

Why did you choose to pursue CFA? I study a double degree in Business and Law in a Madrid-based university. I chose to pursue CFA as part of my goal of finding an analyst position in a Corporate Finance firm. Since I come from a non-finance background and had little or no knowledge of any aspect treated in the Curriculum,...

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...

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...

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