Spring 2019 Level I Review Program

Saturdays, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: University of Southern California
Marshall School of Business
Fertitta Hall JFF-241
Time: Class: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm (18 Study Sessions + Bonus Classes)
Dress: Casual
Add to Calendar 01/26/2019 9:00 AM 01/26/2019 4:00 pM America/Los_Angeles CFALA Spring Level I Review Program CFA Society of Los Angeles, in partnership with the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business, offers CFA® Review Programs for each level of the CFA® Study and Examination Program. The Review Program provides candidates with a structured, classroom based approach to preparing for the exam. It is designed to assist candidates in mastering the Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK) and all of the disciplines on the CFA examination are covered. University of Southern California Marshall School - TBD CFALA info@cfala.org false MM/DD/YYYY

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Level I Saturdays, January 12, 2019 9:00am - 4:00pm  Approximately 13 Saturdays prior to the June 2019 CFA Exam



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Spring 2019 CFA® Review Program

Full-length Practice Exam
As a tool to assist candidates in assessing their strength and weaknesses, one Saturday session of the course is dedicated a practice exam. Each candidate will receive an exam to take during the full-day session structured as a mock exam setting. At the close of the session all candidates receive the answer key for self-grading and assessment.  This practice exam is from CFA Society Boston.

Mentor Match
Each Level I candidate enrolled in the Review Program may elect to be paired with a local CFA Charterholder. The Charterholder will provide guidance and support through the exam preparation period.

Supplemental Study Materials Included
Schweser Notes and SchweserPro Question Bank (e-books) are provided to all enrolled candidates at no additional charge. A physical copy of the Schweser Notes is available to purchase once you have received access to the electronic version. Please contact Schweser directly to get your hard copy for FREE just pay shipping and handling.

Schweser 3-Day Review ***NEW***
As an additional bonus session, each candidate enrolled will automatically be registered for Schweser's 3-Day Review. This is three full days of CFA curriculum review and problem solving with exam-like questions. This also includes instructor exam tips and strategies and workbook set of review slides and practice questions.

Candidate Connection
Candidate Connection introduces candidates to the benefits of Society membership. Those enrolled in the Review Program will be given access to the CFA Society of Los Angeles job listings and will be able to attend Society events at member rates (excluding the Annual Meeting) for the period in which they are enrolled in the course. (August - December for Fall candidates/January - June for Spring candidates).

Streaming Media
Access to recordings of all classes via the CFALA website.
IOS and Android compatible

Program Pledge 
The USC/CFALA CFA Review Program is committed to helping candidates master the Candidate Body of Knowledge and become CFA Charterholders. If you take our Review Program, and fail the CFA Exam, you may retake our review program for $700 (within a 12-month period). We will rebate 100% of your 2nd registration fee after you have retaken the CFA Exam.

Schweser Notes and Pro will not be included with the repeat level however the 3 Day Review will be Included. 
To use the program pledge you must complete the following steps:

  1. Submit a completed program pledge form to the CFALA office
  2. Submit failed exam results to the CFALA office (verifying you sat for the exam)
  3. Contact the CFALA office for a special registration link to receive the $700 price
  4. Sit for the exam
  5. Submit your 2nd exam results within 30 days of their release

Level I Bonus Classes
Accounting Essentials
Accounting Review
Quantitative Methods Review
Study Tips and Test Taking Tips

Approximately three LAB sessions each review program. This is where candidates have the opportunity to ask questions, advice, and work on solving problems in preparation for the exam.

CFA Institute does not endorse, promote, or warrant the accuracy or quality of the products or services offered by the USC/CFALA CFA® Review Program. CFA Institute, CFA® and Charter Financial Analysts® are trademarks owned by CFA Institute.

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Early Registration Fees (Expires December 14th, 2018)
$1249 (CFALA Member) | $1399 (Non-Member)

Registration Fees*
$1549 (CFALA Member) | $1699 (Non-Member)


*If you took the December 2018 Level I Exam, you will be eligible to receive a $300 discount for the USC/CFALA CFA® Review Program during the three-day period following the release of the exam results. Please contact 
CFAReview@cfala.org and provide your December 2018 Level I Exam test results to receive your $300 discount coupon code.

Parking Information
Gate 3, University Parking Structure X ($12) - USC MAP

Limited Street Parking is available.

Payment Information
We accept the following:

If you prefer to pay by check please email cfareview@cfala.org and request to pay by check. Your registration will be completed manually and you will receive an email confirmation.


Mail check to: 
CFA Society of Los Angeles, 520 S. Grand Ave, Suite 655, Los Angeles CA 90071.

*Credit card payments will only be accepted through the secure online registration, and not by phone or email.

Cancellations must be received in writing, please email cfareview@cfala.org . There is a $749 non-refundable deposit, and you will be charged $100 per Saturday class or $50 per study session that has been taught up to the day your written cancellation is received. There will be no refunds after February 15, 2019. All class times and locations are subject to change.


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