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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-20-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,323
Posted By VA-Mod├●┤
Replace the one now. The other will likely need...

Replace the one now. The other will likely need to be replaced in the next 5 or so years (most likely); so replace it with a "matched" one then.

Alternatively, you could look to sell the one that...
Forum: Exam 5 - Ratemaking/Reserving 06-27-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 915
Posted By VA-Mod├●┤
Keep in mind that Exam strategy will play a big...

Keep in mind that Exam strategy will play a big role in passing these things.

I suppose the Uber-Nerd-Student could write out the formula, calculate their final answer, and intuit the sufficient...
Forum: Announcements 06-24-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,444
Posted By VA-Mod├●┤
In the Exams section, if I move (someone else's)...

In the Exams section, if I move (someone else's) thread to a new location, I might leave a redirect that'll expire in 1 or 2 weeks since not everyone there will login "everyday".

If the thread is...
Forum: Exam 5 - Ratemaking/Reserving 06-20-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,315
Posted By VA-Mod├●┤
It is considered unprofessional to intentionally...

It is considered unprofessional to intentionally misquote another poster with the intent to give an otherwise false or misleading message.

Just some food for thought.
Forum: Announcements 06-19-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,444
Posted By VA-Mod├●┤
That adjective was intended to be in red font;...

That adjective was intended to be in red font; but I ran out of red ink. :tfh:
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-14-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 131,608
Posted By VA-Mod├●┤
:iatp: :tfh:

:iatp: :tfh:
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-13-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 131,608
Posted By VA-Mod├●┤
Did a bit of clean up. The moderators of the AO...

Did a bit of clean up. The moderators of the AO appreciate the patience most of y'all are showing in waiting until after the 6/14 administration of this Exam before discussing details of what was on...
Forum: MAS-I 06-13-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 21,312
Posted By VA-Mod├●┤
You could say that he didn't finish his paper to...

You could say that he didn't finish his paper to a "t".
Forum: Financial Mathematics 06-13-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,547
Posted By VA-Mod├●┤
But when your work will be reviewed and evaluated...

But when your work will be reviewed and evaluated by someone else, it is very important to have some level of "common understanding" from which to start from.

Keep in mind that this isn't about...
Forum: MAS-I 05-20-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 760
Views: 139,370
Posted By VA-Mod├●┤
I won't disagree that MC exams are the best venue...

I won't disagree that MC exams are the best venue for testing at the Analysis, Synthesis, and Evaluation levels of Bloom's Taxonomy.

But I will disagree to saying that "meaningless" is an...
Forum: Exam 6 CANADA - Regulation and Financial Reporting 05-16-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,548
Posted By VA-Mod├●┤
If someone doesn't say "yes" to this question by...

If someone doesn't say "yes" to this question by 8/31/2019, I'll unsticky this thread.
Forum: Exam 6 US - Regulation and Financial Reporting 05-16-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 92,496
Posted By VA-Mod├●┤
There is also a stickied thread where Jason Russ...

There is also a stickied thread where Jason Russ (Exam Committee Chair) will also post any updates related to the release of Exam results.
Forum: Exam 5 - Ratemaking/Reserving 05-16-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 68,264
Posted By VA-Mod├●┤
:iatp: I would also suggest following the...

:iatp:

I would also suggest following the (stickied) thread that Jason Russ will post any updates that might affect this timing.
Forum: MAS-II 05-16-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 733
Posted By VA-Mod├●┤
Thanks, Jason.

Thanks, Jason.
Forum: MAS-I 05-16-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,221
Posted By VA-Mod├●┤
Thanks, Jason. The info is greatly appreciated.

Thanks, Jason. The info is greatly appreciated.
Forum: MAS-I 05-10-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 760
Views: 139,370
Posted By VA-Mod├●┤
Some things I recommend you all take into...

Some things I recommend you all take into consideration when "evaluating" question #32:


Note that the Exam Writers are mandated to develop questions that test a candidate's knowledge using...
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 05-03-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3,601
Views: 201,258
Posted By VA-Mod├●┤
SPOILERS, DUDE! :redcard:

SPOILERS, DUDE! :redcard:
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 05-03-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3,601
Views: 201,258
Posted By VA-Mod├●┤
:iatp: :lol:

:iatp: :lol:
Forum: Exam 8 - Advanced Ratemaking 05-03-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 42,879
Posted By VA-Mod├●┤
So . . . you're planning on failing?...

So . . . you're planning on failing? :squintyeyes:


Exam 5 is fundamentals. If you get to Exam 8 and find that some things are "missing" from Exam 5, it's only a week's worth of "research" to...
Forum: CAS Exams - General 05-03-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 104
Sticky: Exam Memes
Views: 118,359
Posted By VA-Mod├●┤
:lolup:

:lolup:
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 05-03-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 3,601
Views: 201,258
Posted By VA-Mod├●┤
Hope y'all have a peaceful sitting and able to...

Hope y'all have a peaceful sitting and able to finish your exam without undue interruptions.


Reminder to not discuss details until after 5pm EDT.


Thanks.
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 05-02-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2,983
Views: 200,903
Posted By VA-Mod├●┤
Answer to the first question should not be...

Answer to the first question should not be discussed until 5pm EDT.


Thanks.
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 05-01-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,578
Posted By VA-Mod├●┤
:bump: Another friendly reminder. :-)

:bump: Another friendly reminder. :-)
Forum: Exam 6 US - Regulation and Financial Reporting 04-30-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 92,496
Posted By VA-Mod├●┤
While skirting the boundaries pretty close, I'll...

While skirting the boundaries pretty close, I'll not act on this post. :-)


Well, apart from quoting it and making a comment about it. :danim:
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-30-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 130,732
Posted By VA-Mod├●┤
:tup:

:tup:
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