Study Groups

CFA Society Chicago Study Groups for June 2017 CFA Exam

CFA Society Chicago is pleased to offer you an opportunity to participate in CFA study groups as a complimentary service to all candidates.

Note: The deadline for signing up to participate in a study group is Monday, December 12, 2016 at 5:00pm.

CFA Chicago Study Groups

Who is Eligible?
All candidates (must be a candidate enrolled for the next CFA exam). Nonmembers are eligible to participate.

What is the Sign-Up Process?
Fill out Study Group Sign-Up form online at
  • You may choose only ONE Preferred and ONE Alternate Date/Time/Location
  • If your 1st and 2nd choices for ONE of the criteria (i.e., location, time or day) is the same in both instances, you must still choose that one on the drop-down menu both times (i.e., Preferred Choice: Chicago Downtown, Saturday Morning; Alternate Choice: Chicago Downtown, Monday Evening).
  • Do not choose the same 3 criteria for both choices. All form fields are required, except the comments field box.
  • Upon submitting the form, you will receive an email receipt, which will serve as your confirmation; no further action is required at this point.

How Do I Submit Changes?
If you need to change your preferences after submitting your form, simply send an email directly to indicating your requested changes. Please do not submit multiple sign-up forms.

What is the Notification Process?
You will be notified by email on December 16, 2016 regarding your specific study group assignment.

CFA Chicago Study Group Kick-Off Party
You are invited to join leaders from CFA Society Chicago to find out how to best prepare for the CFA exam. Stayed tuned for registration details.

Scholarships for the 2017 CFA Exams
CFA Society Chicago is pleased to present three scholarship opportunities for candidates planning to sit for the CFA Exams. For more detailed information, or to download an application, please visit the Candidate Scholarship page. Be sure to read the award descriptions carefully as there are different criteria for each scholarship.

Study Group Guide

This guide provides some useful tips on how to manage your individual study groups, set goals, create a schedule, and make the most of your study time, as well as answer some frequently asked questions, regarding the CFA Study Groups. To learn more, click here.