The 6 levels of CFA® Program Exam Hell

CFA Exam Stories

How does it feel to take the CFA Program exam? Pretty bad. Test takers cry. They throw up. They roll into the exam on rollerblades. Wait, that last one sounds pretty cool.

Regardless, these tweets pretty much nail the 6 levels of CFA Program hell in all their visceral glory. Read on, if you dare.

1. Pre-Exam Mood Swings:

Panic… 300+ hours study finally takes its toll, especially if you try to cram it into 15 days (that’s 20 hours of studying a day!). Why did you sign up? What were you thinking?

CFA Exam Stories

CFA Exam Stories

Excitement… Hey, nothing bad lasts forever. Cabbage Patch Kids, CFA Program exam study, One Direction… This is going to end soon!

CFA Exam Stories

2. Last Minute SNAFUs:  Passport? Check. Route to the testing center? Done. Pencils? …..Oh crap.

CFA Exam Stories

3. Exam Day Freakiness: You’ve spent months prepping for this. You’re in the zone. Nothing’s going to throw your game. And then you see all shades of weirdness ….

CFA Exam Stories

CFA Exam Stories

CFA Exam Stories

5. Crippling Self-Doubt:  You’re done!! It’s over! You rocked! No, you bombed it! No, you rocked it! Ugh, who knows…

CFA Exam Stories

Either way, it’s time to dig out the good stuff and party…

CFA Exam Stories

Or just wolf down a Guinness and a broken apple pie.

CFA Exam Stories

Then drink some more.

CFA Exam Stories

Until…

CFA Exam Stories

6. The Existential Crash:  The CFA Program exam is over. You have your life back… But what’s it all about? I mean, really, what’s it all for?

CFA Exam Stories

It’s like there’s this big CFA Program-shaped hole in your whole existence…

CFA Exam Stories

But it’s over and you bask in the relief. Until you remember one thing…Results day.

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