Taking (Some of) the Mystery Out of the CFP Certification Examination

Ashby, J. David
November 2001
Journal of Financial Planning;Nov2001, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p108
Academic Journal
The scoring process used in the CFP Certification Examination and the subsequent results reported to candidates are often confusing and provide little information as to how the exam is graded. Even those teaching in the financial planning educational programs across the country don't have a good understanding of the "modified Angoff" procedure and are able to provide little help by way of explanation to their students. This article gives candidates and instructors some insight into the process.


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