The CFA charter is a very prestigious designation in the finance and investment management professions. It requires a significant investment of time and money. CFA candidates are curious about the CFA charter experience and want to know as much as possible before investing. They want to know what to expect from exam registration to career prospects once they have attained the charter. That’s where the CFA Candidate Survey comes in.
Each year, the CFA Institute surveys CFA Program candidates before and after the June exam. The questionnaire gathers information to measure and improve the CFA candidate experience. The survey asks for feedback across several areas, including exam preparation, curriculum, exam value, and employment outlook.
Since the CFA Institute alone provides the curriculum and testing standards, these insights help candidates understand the candidate pool. You can compare this information to your goals and experience to see if this is the right career path for you. It is also helpful that the candidate pool is diverse, so you are more likely to find experiences you can relate to. This could be from school to employment status.
There are many factors worth considering if you want to pursue the CFA charter, so the CFA candidate survey is a must-see.
You may download the 2019 CFA Candidate Survey below:
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