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Event Detail

Candidate Mix & Mingle! (Private Invitation Only) (Ended)

Date, Time, and Location:
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 (add this event to your Outlook Calendar)
5:00 - 7:00 pm
Hotel Allegro, 171 W. Randolph, Chicago, IL  60601   (Driving Directions)

Kaplan Schweser

Program Description
The June 2017 exams will be here soon! CFA Society Chicago and Kaplan Schweser welcome candidates to join us for an informal happy hour to take a break from studying before the upcoming exam. Doesn't matter if you are sitting for Level I, Level II, or Level III, here's your chance to get any last minute questions answered by Kaplan representatives and new charterholders. Enjoy a few drinks and appetizers while getting to know your fellow candidates. This event is private invitation only and is free for all candidates!

Kaplan representatives will be available to answer any questions you may have about the upcoming exams. They will also be raffling off prizes including a *FREE Live 3-day Review for the Chicago location for April 28-30 (must be present to win)!

  • Get advice on study strategies to implement for final hour exam preparations
  • Learn about available study resources
  • Learn from new charterholders on their test taking experience
  • Network with your fellow candidates

Kaplan Representative:
Dr. Bijesh (B.J.) Tolia, CFA, CA - Vice President of CFA Education and Level II Manager
As Vice President of CFA Education, B.J. is Kaplan Schweser's CFA Level II Professor and is in charge of Schweser's Chicago weekly program. He has taught CFA review courses for more than 10 years in Chicago and around the world. B.J. has also served as the Associate Dean and Department Chair in the College of Business at Chicago State University. He is a CFA charterholder who earned his MBA and doctorate in finance from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Apart from academia, B.J. has experience in commercial banking and public accounting, and has published papers in the areas of IPOs, executive compensation, and international finance.

Fee: Complimentary by Email Invitation Only

Attire: Business Casual

Menu: Drinks and appetizers

5:00 - 7:00pm: Registration & Networking

Note: This event is Private Invitation Only. Invitees will receive an email with a private link that must be used to register online for this event. Cancellations accepted until 5:00 pm, March 24.

Hosted by: CFA Society Chicago and Kaplan Schweser

Kaplan Schweser Raffle Prize Details

* The Live 3-Day Review Workshop
Marriott Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile
540 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
April 28-30, 2017

With a balanced mix of CFA® curriculum review and problem solving, Schweser's 3-Day Review Workshop is just the thing to get you exam-ready. After reviewing each topic of the CFA curriculum, instructors use problems and exam-like questions to help reinforce your knowledge, practice your exam techniques, and improve your exam-taking skill and speed. It's exactly what you need during the final weeks of preparation in order to build your confidence and perform effectively on the CFA exam. The workshop includes:

  • 3 full days of exam preparation
  • Thorough review of key topics
  • Extensive work with practice questions and answer techniques
  • Instructor exam tips and strategies
  • Schweser's Secret Sauce®
  • Review Workshop Workbook Set
  • Schweser Review Workshop Mind Maps (Review slides)
  • Schweser Review Workshop Questions (Practice questions)

*Special Notes Regarding Fees:
Credit card is required to guarantee ALL reservations. Day-of-event registrations accepted on-site only if applicable and space available. Cancellations accepted until 5:00 pm, March 24. If guests fail to cancel before the deadline and/or fail to attend the event they will be charged a $20 fee.

Passport Program
Members of any CFA society may attend at the CFA Society Chicago member rate. If you are only a member of CFA Institute, you do not qualify for the society member rate.

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