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Recorded Webinar – The CFP® Exam: Interpreting Your Exam Results and Advice to Re-Takers

Jan 16, 2014

A recording of CFP Board’s webinar, “Demystifying the CFP® Certification Exam: Interpreting Your Exam Results & Advice to Re-Takers,” is now available for on-demand viewing.

Held on January 9, 2014, the webinar was hosted by Steve Barkley, CAE, CFP Board's Director of Examinations, and includes:

  • How to interpret your CFP® exam results
  • How to understand your performance diagnostic reports, for both the Job Task Domain and Topic levels
  • How the reports can guide your study plan
  • Suggestions for those planning to re-take the exam

View the recorded webinar

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