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Level II CFA® Exam Study Materials

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Kaplan Schweser has been a global leader in CFA® exam prep for 25 years. We offer a variety of CFA study materials to help you prepare, practice, and perform on the Level II CFA exam. Whether you are looking for audio notes, practice questions, flashcards, or final review materials, like our CFA mock exam, we have all the study tools you need for success on exam day.

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CFA® Study Packages

SchweserNotes Package $379.00  Add to Cart   Call Customer Support to Purchase  Call Customer Support to Purchase

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Essential Self Study Package $649.00  Add to Cart   Call Customer Support to Purchase  Call Customer Support to Purchase

Try the Live Online Weekly Class with no obligation with the First Class Free, now included in the Essential Self Study Package! Schweser's Live Online Weekly Class is led by expert instructors who know the CFA® curriculum and how to prepare for the exam.

The Live Online Weekly Class is included in the Premium Instruction and PremiumPlus™ Packages. At any point during your studies, if you choose to upgrade to a Premium Package, please call 877.311.9770 (U.S.) or +1 608.779.8327 (Int’l.).

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  • Online
  • #1: Tue, January 19, 2016, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM (ET time)

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Premium Instruction Package with Weekly Class Option - Starting at $1,099 See Package Options 

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PremiumPlus Package with Weekly Class Option & Review Workshop Option - Starting at $1,499 See Package Options 

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CFA® Audio Study Notes

SchweserNotes Audio MP3 (Download) $249.00  Add to Cart   Call Customer Support to Purchase  Call Customer Support to Purchase

The audio version of SchweserNotes helps reinforce your understanding of the CFA® curriculum while you are on a commute, at home, or in the gym. Through our professional readings of the SchweserNotes, you can acquire essential knowledge and maintain top-of-mind awareness while you prepare for all the major topics and concepts in the CFA curriculum.

Audio SchweserNotes features:

  • 20+ hours of audio that covers the entire curriculum
  • In-depth explanations of all learning outcome statements (LOS)
  • Online download

Purchase Options: Can be purchased as an individual product only.

CFA® Practice Questions

Flashcard Set $149.00  Add to Cart   Call Customer Support to Purchase  Call Customer Support to Purchase

Frequent practice with problem topics and learning outcome statements (LOS) is essential for making your CFA® exam experience a success! This efficient, effective study tool is portable for quick self-quiz anywhere. Increase confidence that you have thoroughly reviewed and retained all of the vital information within SchweserNotes. The Flashcard Set includes a handy carrying case.

Flashcard Set details:

  • Paper, kitted with pouch
  • Cards color-coded by topic
  • Indexed by study session, reading, and LOS (All LOS covered)
  • LOS printed on one side; complete answers on the other
  • Cards single-hole punched for a ring-clasp attachment (included)

Purchase Options: Can be purchased as an individual product only, or as an add-on when purchasing a Schweser study package.

Practice Exams Volume 1 (Printed with Online Performance Tracker) $149.00  Add to Cart   Call Customer Support to Purchase  Call Customer Support to Purchase

There's no such thing as being over-prepared! Each printed volume contains 3 full-length practice exams that let you realistically test yourself. Demonstrate your knowledge of the CFA® curriculum and gain the confidence you need to perform your best on the actual CFA exam.

Includes answer explanations, LOS references, online component with bubblesheet for entering answers, and Performance Tracker for analyzing results and comparing to other candidates.

Purchase Options: Can be purchased as an individual product or is included in the following packages: PremiumPlus Package, Premium Instruction Package, Essential Self Study Package, or SchweserNotes Package.

Practice Exams Volume 1 (Online) $149.00  Add to Cart   Call Customer Support to Purchase  Call Customer Support to Purchase

Our 3 full-length practice exams, taken completely online, let you realistically test yourself. Demonstrate your knowledge of the CFA® curriculum and gain the confidence you need to perform your best on the actual CFA exam.

Includes 3 full-length online exams, answer explanations, LOS references, and Performance Tracker for analyzing results and comparing to other candidates.

Purchase Options: Can be purchased as an individual product or is included in the following packages: PremiumPlus Package, Premium Instruction Package, Essential Self Study Package, or SchweserNotes Package.

Practice Exams Volume 2 (Printed with Online Performance Tracker) $149.00  Add to Cart   Call Customer Support to Purchase  Call Customer Support to Purchase

Each printed volume contains 3 full-length practice exams that let you realistically test yourself. Demonstrate your knowledge of the CFA® curriculum and gain the confidence you need to perform your best on the actual CFA exam.

Includes answer explanations, LOS references, online component with bubblesheet for entering answers, and Performance Tracker for analyzing results and comparing to other candidates.

Purchase Options: Can be purchased as an individual product or is included in the following packages: PremiumPlus Package, Premium Instruction Package, or Essential Self Study Package.

Practice Exams Volume 2 (Online) $149.00  Add to Cart   Call Customer Support to Purchase  Call Customer Support to Purchase

Our 3 full-length practice exams, taken completely online, let you realistically test yourself. Demonstrate your knowledge of the CFA® curriculum and gain the confidence you need to perform your best on the actual CFA exam.

Includes 3 full-length online exams, answer explanations, LOS references, and Performance Tracker for analyzing results and comparing to other candidates.

Purchase Options: Can be purchased as an individual product or is included in the following packages: PremiumPlus Package, Premium Instruction Package, or Essential Self Study Package.

SchweserPro QBank (Online) $299.00  Add to Cart   Call Customer Support to Purchase  Call Customer Support to Purchase

After reading the SchweserNotes™, practice what you've learned with the SchweserPro™ QBank. Focus your attention where you need it the most and review critical concepts. The QBank allows you to:

  • Quiz yourself with thousands of multiple-choice questions
  • Build custom exams using the topics and the number of questions you select
  • View answer explanations and LOS summaries
  • Access your QBank online, with available offline access

​The online version of this program also can also be downloaded (Internet connection required).

Please Note: Chrome and Firefox are the recommended browsers for use of SchweserPro™ QBank. (Firefox most compatible with Mac.)

Purchase Options: Can be purchased as an individual product or as part of the following packages: PremiumPlus Package, Premium Instruction Package, or Essential Self Study Package.

CFA® Final Review Products

Online Schweser Mock Exam (May 21, 2016) $100.00  Add to Cart   Call Customer Support to Purchase  Call Customer Support to Purchase

The Online Schweser Mock Exam is designed to test your knowledge by simulating the exam day experience online. To fully prepare you for exam day, the Mock Exam is as close to the actual CFA® exam in format, content, difficulty, and length as we can make. It will help develop your test taking skills and identify your weak areas.

The Online Schweser Mock Exam includes:

  • Timed 6-hour exam (two 3-hour sessions)
  • CFA Institute topic weightings
  • Printable answer key and online answer explanations
  • Online scoring and performance tracking by topic area with a comparison to other Mock Exam candidates
  • Answer explanations that include LOS and CFA curriculum page references for every question
  • Mock Exam Tutorial (Online)
    • 10+ hours of instruction on the concepts and techniques necessary to answer each question
    • Voice-over animated slides and instructor annotations that review the underlying concepts and techniques for each Mock Exam question and relates them to selecting the correct answer choice

The Online Schweser Mock Exam and Mock Exam Tutorial is available starting on 5/21/16 through exam day.

Purchase Options: Can be purchased as an individual product, or as an add-on when purchasing a Premium Package or Review Workshop.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Online
  • #1: Sat, May 21, 2016, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (ET time)
  • #2: Sat, May 21, 2016, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (ET time)

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Secret Sauce (Printed) $129.00  Add to Cart   Call Customer Support to Purchase  Call Customer Support to Purchase

Take this compact book anywhere you go for a concise review of the CFA curriculum. Secret Sauce® provides insights and exam tips on how to effectively prepare and apply your knowledge on exam day.

The first portion of this book offers concise, readable explanations of the major parts of the CFA curriculum by Schweser's team of expert authors. The second portion gives you essential exam strategies and guidance on how to pass the exam, including:

  • Tips and tricks on how to apply your knowledge
  • Basic strategies and time management hints
  • A plan for the last week prior to exam day
  • Topic-by-topic listing of high-probability exam topics
  • Analysis of level-specific question styles

Purchase Options: Can be purchased as an individual product. It is also included in the PremiumPlus Package.

Secret Sauce (eBook) $129.00  Add to Cart   Call Customer Support to Purchase  Call Customer Support to Purchase

The eBook version of Schweser's Secret Sauce® will help you prepare for the CFA exam wherever you go. This handy, compact book that offers a clear, concise review of the core elements of the CFA curriculum. In addition, Secret Sauce® provides insights and tips on how to apply your hard-earned knowledge successfully on exam day. Take it anywhere for an efficient, effective review in the final months before the CFA exam.

The first portion of this book offers concise, readable explanations of the major parts of the CFA curriculum by Schweser's team of expert authors. The second portion gives you essential exam strategies and guidance on how to pass the exam, including:

  • Tips and tricks on how to apply your knowledge
  • Basic strategies and time management hints
  • A plan for the last week prior to exam day
  • Topic-by-topic listing of high-probability exam topics
  • Analysis of level-specific question styles

The eBook version is delivered through VitalSource®.

Purchase Options: Can be purchased as an individual product. It is also included in the PremiumPlus Package.

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Other CFA® Study Materials

Schweser's QuickSheet (Printed) $29.00  Add to Cart   Call Customer Support to Purchase  Call Customer Support to Purchase

Prepare for the CFA exam on the go! This final review tool summarizes key formulas, definitions, and concepts.

Purchase Options: Can be purchased as an individual product or as part of the following packages: PremiumPlus Package, Premium Instruction Package, Essential Self Study Package, or SchweserNotes Package.

Schweser's QuickSheet (eBook) $29.00  Add to Cart   Call Customer Support to Purchase  Call Customer Support to Purchase

Prepare for the CFA exam on the go! This final review tool summarizes key formulas, definitions, and concepts.

  • Available as an eBook through VitalSource®

Purchase Options: Can be purchased as an individual product or as part of the online versions of the following packages: PremiumPlus Package, Premium Instruction Package, Essential Self Study Package, and SchweserNotes Package.

Understanding Your Financial Calculator $59.00  Add to Cart   Call Customer Support to Purchase  Call Customer Support to Purchase

Understanding Your Financial Calculator

In order to succeed on the CFA® exam, you must be intimately familiar with the basics and intricacies of the financial calculator, as well as the underlying concepts that are the basis for these calculations. Understanding Your Financial Calculator demonstrates the keystrokes and shortcut methods for the two calculators that are approved by the CFAI for use on the CFA exam:

  • Hewlett Packard: HP 12C
  • Texas Instruments: TI - BA II Plus

Kaplan Schweser provides tools in a variety of mediums that can meet all of our study habits, needs, and styles of learning.        

Melissa W., 2013 Level II

About our eBooks

Kaplan Schweser is proud to announce that we have teamed up with VitalSource® to offer eBook versions of our popular SchweserNotes™, Secret Sauce®, and QuickSheet. eBook versions are available as an option within the shopping cart, or you may call Customer Service at 877.311.9770 (U.S.) or +1 608.779.8327 (Int'l.) to order. For an additional fee, you can receive both print and eBook versions.  

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Note: Access to online products expires on June 30, 2016. To continue using the products, a purchase of that product must be made prior to promotion expiration. Promotion may change at any time without notice. Kaplan Schweser releases a new version of products every year as the CFA® curriculum changes. Shared use is strictly prohibited.

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