New WSET 2 format

I just recently saw there there will be WSET 2 award course in my area.  While I was on the WSET website I noticed that they have come up with a new format for WSET 2, basically excluding spirits.  My focus is on wine so I feel that the new format would be best.  Does anyone have any insight on the comparison between the old and new courses?  I would really like to take the course this fall, but if the new format covers a substantial amount more material I could hold off. 

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  • Hey Zac,

    I just took my WSET 3 exam a few weeks ago (I believe they’re reformatting the textbook for that level as well).  I see that you’ve completed your CMS intro course, which is where I was when I started my WSET 3 course (and I’m pretty sure I barely passed my CMS intro exam).  

    I know this wasn’t your question, but my suggestion would be to explore skipping Level 2 if you can afford Level 3 (take a look at some of the practice questions online if you can find them, I think you’ll find you’re at a more advanced level).  Some APPs require you take an entrance exam to skip level 2 but mine didn’t, told me I could do level 3 as long as I put the work in.

    From what I understand Level 2 is pretty basic, not to mention pretty expensive if you’re willing to put the work in for Level 3.

    Hope this was helpful! Feel free to text me if you want to talk more 9739036979

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  • Hey Zac,

    I just took my WSET 3 exam a few weeks ago (I believe they’re reformatting the textbook for that level as well).  I see that you’ve completed your CMS intro course, which is where I was when I started my WSET 3 course (and I’m pretty sure I barely passed my CMS intro exam).  

    I know this wasn’t your question, but my suggestion would be to explore skipping Level 2 if you can afford Level 3 (take a look at some of the practice questions online if you can find them, I think you’ll find you’re at a more advanced level).  Some APPs require you take an entrance exam to skip level 2 but mine didn’t, told me I could do level 3 as long as I put the work in.

    From what I understand Level 2 is pretty basic, not to mention pretty expensive if you’re willing to put the work in for Level 3.

    Hope this was helpful! Feel free to text me if you want to talk more 9739036979

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