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Referring to oneself as a CFA level 1 candidate on LinkedIN

Can I put on my LinkedIn profile, under my name in the introduction area: “CFA Level 1 candidate”?

If I do so, am I abiding by the Code & Standards?

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Yes, it’s fine. I personally put “CFA Level 1 Candidate and Love Master”, but the second part is only recommended, not required.

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You can find information here:

https://cfainstitute.org/community/social/Pages/profile.aspx

The section on program candidates states “Do not use your candidacy in the Heading of your profile”. Therefore I think it is not allowedindecision

ohai wrote:

Yes, it’s fine. I personally put “CFA Level 1 Candidate and Love Master”, but the second part is only recommended, not required.

Just make sure you can back it up with customer testimonials!

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I hear finance recruiters are looking for CFA Level I candidates all the time…

#RumorSaid

“I’m a Level 1 Candidate and have a driving license”. Good to go!

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