If you are on a budget, you will have fewer opportunities to interact with instructors, fewer study materials and practice exams. Video lectures from explain each Learning Outcome Statement of each reading in clear and digestible manner. Unfortunately the streaming quality this year has been quite bad. Use vacation time if you have to. Schweser's q-bank are questions like level I, they are not in the exam item-set format. I didn't bother to read the study guides as for me I found it inefficient and couldn't retain a lot of the information. They start their classes at 5 am in the morning and give you the materials a day before.
I have not taken Level 2 yet but am using the videos to study and find them very useful. Video lectures mean that a single class can reach so much more than the average classroom capacity, allowing economics of scale to operate. Everyone has different ways of learning. The Qbank was reasonable with Wiley. Problem with that is last year they emailed you the fixed income stuff 45 days before the actual exam date so you literally had to cram everything. Whether it's squeezing efficiency out of your daily commute, or a few minutes of revision before bed, video lectures mean that you can access it whenever, wherever. The instructor himself is working multiple jobs and has tons of mistakes in his lectures.
Still think they are helping a lot though. L2 is a lot more focused. Access to good video lectures in general will therefore be much cheaper than attending face-to-face classes. Peter Olinto and Basit Shanjani. For me last year I only started studying in February so the weekly course with Prof Holmes was good, but to be honest if you really want to pass you need to start earlier, and that course basically sets you on a path to finish learning the material one month before the exam and that is not enough time. I know if I start right now I'll forget most of what I learn, but I feel locking everything down conceptually now will help me a lot later. I never understand why would you make a video if you are just going to skip the examples on how to do them.
On-Demand Learning In addition to any live course options, enjoy access to on-demand content, including classes and videos. I was really hoping they would send a hard copy option so I could take it on the go with my laptop. Our Videos are the most thorough and in-depth in the market. They helped for pacing and were appropriate for the level of detail tested. Six Full Practice Tests In addition to a question bank with more than 4,000 practice questions, you can take up to six full practice exams. This practice is part of active learning whereby you make notes, follow and understand examples.
Does anyone know how many hours of video have available for level 2? Since 2011, they have had over 4 Million views online. Instructors use digital whiteboards and animations to effectively communicate the material to you. These are the video lectures which have made famous. Live, in-class review sessions are the most expensive; however, an online exam review is also available. Other readers here at 300 Hours swear by video lectures, so candidates' preferences vary. They keep you on your toes with their challenge questions, and prepare you for the trickiest of questions.
You can change it as you please back and forth whenever you want. Along the way you will get tips and examples to crystalise your grasp of the topic at hand. The man was born to teach. Vague, overall thoughts are acceptable. Elan Videos are only good with the two original professors.
They start their classes at 5 am in the morning and give you the materials a day before. I have not used any other videos, so I cannot compare but I was very much satisfied with the videos. If I place more importance on the videos saving time for problems in May , would I be doing myself a disservice? I might also use Anki flashcards for the formulas so I can commit them to long term memory. Guys, wanted to some advice on L2 prep. Completed Quants from your videos.
The instructor himself is working multiple jobs and has tons of mistakes in his lectures. Have also subscribed to Schweser's prep which includes live and review lectures. I wanted to ask whether it would be enough to prepare through watching the lectures and then focusing on problems since there isn't enough time to do the curriculum readings. To help you decide, here are pros, cons, and every possible aspect of video lectures you should know before you take the plunge yourself. If you are a traditional learner, you will appreciate the clear and concise 5-volume SchweserNotes and the detailed examples that highlight what you must know. I did lean very heavily on the videos for L1 in 2012 and was happy with them.