26 May I personally think GARP Readings and PERSONAL TRADING AND INVESTMENT experience is the fastest and most accurate way to learn things. Also, apart. AnalystPrep provides you with a comprehensive FRM part 1 and part 2 question bank that is tailored to the FRM exam, designed to teach you all the essentials. Bionic Turtle’s FRM course materials offer study notes that summarize those GARP readings, and focus on the specific learning objectives that are provided by.

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I thought I was marginal but now I think I did better than many passed candidiates. I also got the Hull book, incl. Suzanne Evans Administrator Feb 14, I used Schweser as my primary prep material and skimmed through the past exam questions in the hand book.

Each set of questions is specifically geared toward the learning objectives in each of the current GARP readings. Stay connected We’ll keep you informed on new forum posts, relevant blog articles, and everything you’ll need to prepare for your exam. Alchemist Jan 6th, 5: Thus, if you watch the BT videos, read the notes, and then do the practice questions and are able to answer them you’re in a good position.

Our daily practice questions are posted in the Bionic Turtle forumwhich has over 30, members who discuss the FRM concepts in-depth and help to answer any questions that are posted. Schweser all the way: Bionic Turtle was my favorite. I think I spent at most 50 hours studying. Toughest to easiest ranking. Our daily practice questions are written by David himself, and are posted four days per week in the forum.

Hi, I’m planning to buy the BT notes and was wondering if they along with the practice questions would be sufficient material for exam prep. BT devoted far more time to videos than Schweser there are literally dozens of hours of videos that you an download that cover all areas of the curriculum. I found the studying and exam questions on the FRM to be pretty straightforward, with the exception of a scant few questions on the exam.


Which was the most helpful to me between Bionic Turtle and Schweser? I passed FRM Level 1 in the highest quartile for 3 of the 4 sections the other in the second quartile. I put most concentration on Credit Risk and OpRisk, while studying very little case studies. Core readings for quant helped me to get 1st quartile in quant Read Hull Chapters since 20 odd chapters are from Hull text thru out the FRM Curriculam Skimmed through Schweser Studied Handbook and diligently solved all the Handbook questions except credit risk and Investment management.

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Some of the readings are hundreds of pages long, and they contain a great deal of content that can be difficult to retain. Klarsolo Jan 6th, Hands down it was Bionic Turtle! If I were to do it over again….

Why Take the Exam? Resources Latest reviews Search resources. Maybe its because I have a more quant background math undergraduate degree and its one of my stronger areas on the CFA. If you do have more time would recommend a revision of schweser!! Get Tough on FRM.

I used schweser only and passed. In that situation getting the Kaplan notes would NOT help, since they will not give you the detail you probably need and are full of errors. The CFA Institute curriculum makes for very interesting reading. This means that our subscribers do not have to read through the entire GARP reading to obtain the information that will be tested on the exam.

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I occasionally used the Risk Manager Handbook as a reference. BethesdaCFA Jan 6th, It feels way more complete and comprehensive then the Schweser books. That got me over the hill.

Schweser videos are not worth the ggarp as they are very superficial, but the Final Review Guidebook served as a good starting point for retention exercises. Why Take the Exam? We will find this out soon! Core readings for quant helped me to get 1st quartile in quant Read Hull Chapters since 20 odd chapters are from Hull text thru out the FRM Curriculam Skimmed through Schweser Studied Handbook and diligently solved all the Handbook questions except credit risk and Investment management I think I was better off studying Hull which helped me get 1st quartile in market risk and 2nd quartile in Dtudy models schweser is horrible for ops risk and credit risk.


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Will start my CFA soon and will definitely use Schweser again. Took off from work for a week before exam and solved Handbook questions and schweser practice tests.

These practice questions have been very helpful to the subscribers of our FRM prep course, as they explain the FRM concepts in detail. Factor hedge Jan 9th, 7: Doing all of the GARP readings will take significantly longer than reading the BT notes and videos, which is something to keep in mind.

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I would use Bionic Turtle…. Check them out at www. It has been stated many times in our forum that without the materixl forum discussions, it would have been difficult to pass the FRM exam. I cant go on readingg. They are all conveniently organized, and fully discussed in the forum! In contrast, I found the Bionic Turtle videos to be far more substantial.

SchweserSchweser and Schweser for me as well.