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Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 03-07-2020, 09:12 PM
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Posted By windows7forever
What kind of discount can we get if we already...

What kind of discount can we get if we already have bought ACTEX manual last year?

Also, I have not used any online seminar due to its high expense on other preliminary exams in the past. I...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 03-07-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,938
Posted By windows7forever
Your manual is great. I often typed faster than...

Your manual is great. I often typed faster than what the keyboard displayed on my exam computer.

My issue was that I did not finish the whole exam, especially the business decision making problems...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 03-07-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 178,214
Posted By windows7forever
I know each question is weighted differently, but...

I know each question is weighted differently, but I thought the pass is determined on number of questions you have passed on the exam plus a good executive summary. You got a perfect 60/120 = 50% of...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 03-07-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 178,214
Posted By windows7forever
How did you get an 8 on Executive Summary without...

How did you get an 8 on Executive Summary without good results in Problems 10 and 11?

I got 5 overall too. I got at least a passing grade (6-10) on each question except Problems 10 and 11, so I...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 03-03-2020, 12:48 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,938
Posted By windows7forever
I saw the bookstore combined your manual with a...

I saw the bookstore combined your manual with a new video lesson called Predictive Partners. Is that necessary to have for passing guarantee, given that your manual already covers the whole syllabus...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 03-02-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,938
Posted By windows7forever
Do you agree that 12/13 exam is more difficult...

Do you agree that 12/13 exam is more difficult than 12/12 exam?
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 03-02-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 178,214
Posted By windows7forever
What is your score appeal outcome?

What is your score appeal outcome?
Forum: Health Foundations Module 02-24-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,170
Posted By windows7forever
Sold.

Sold.
Forum: Health Foundations Module 01-24-2020, 12:19 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 96,048
Posted By windows7forever
1-2 months of wait is usual unless there's a...

1-2 months of wait is usual unless there's a grading push.
Forum: Software & Technology 01-24-2020, 12:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,617
Posted By windows7forever
That's right. You can still use Windows 7 until...

That's right. You can still use Windows 7 until 2023 at enterprise level. I use Office 365 at work. But at home, I use Windows 10 with Windows 7 style and Office 2019 ($16 from work if you made the...
Forum: Software & Technology 01-12-2020, 11:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,617
Posted By windows7forever
Less than 50 hours until Windows 7 end all...

Less than 50 hours until Windows 7 end all support.
Forum: Software & Technology 12-28-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,617
Posted By windows7forever
Try to keep Windows 7 at work as long as I can...

Try to keep Windows 7 at work as long as I can until next year. I do not have Windows 7 at home anymore. It's sad to see Windows 7 is going away.
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 12-16-2019, 01:11 AM
Replies: 849
Views: 178,214
Posted By windows7forever
It sounds like you did pretty complete in this...

It sounds like you did pretty complete in this project except one task. I ran out of time after picked the best model so only had time to finish executive summary but not the cutoff and market demo....
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 12-16-2019, 01:04 AM
Replies: 849
Views: 178,214
Posted By windows7forever
Mine had one variable level got coefficient...

Mine had one variable level got coefficient shrink to 0, but that did not matter much. It sounded you took Friday exam too. I saw many people pick GLM as final model for easy interpretation on...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 12-14-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 178,214
Posted By windows7forever
It sounded you well in June sitting, but your...

It sounded you well in June sitting, but your file did not get submitted to SOA, right? Did you save the work files in multiple versions in June and this time?

After the test was done, the...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 12-14-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 178,214
Posted By windows7forever
Same issue with boosted tree, so I dropped the...

Same issue with boosted tree, so I dropped the factor vars.
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 12-14-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 178,214
Posted By windows7forever
Did you take the exam on Thursday?

Did you take the exam on Thursday?
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 12-14-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 178,214
Posted By windows7forever
On the other hand, are we only allowed to take...

On the other hand, are we only allowed to take care a balance between accuracy and interpretation? For interpretation, in general, GLM is often better than other predictive models since that gives...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 12-14-2019, 02:43 AM
Replies: 849
Views: 178,214
Posted By windows7forever
I had to ask for the problem statement, but the...

I had to ask for the problem statement, but the new proctor did not know what that is and gave me an old exam P table. I told him that's not the same as PA today. Later on, an experience proctor came...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 12-14-2019, 02:09 AM
Replies: 849
Views: 178,214
Posted By windows7forever
That can also happen when your network connection...

That can also happen when your network connection is slow while you are working from home using virtual connection to your work computer. If your connection to the work network is slow, then there...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 12-14-2019, 12:11 AM
Replies: 849
Views: 178,214
Posted By windows7forever
That character deletion happened to me sometimes,...

That character deletion happened to me sometimes, especially when coping and pasting variables to modify code in rmd file. However in word document, it's just slow sometimes. However, it would give...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 12-13-2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 178,214
Posted By windows7forever
For those of you encounter technical...

For those of you encounter technical difficulties, I think the following explanation might help some. I prefer to take the test in a big city since they will have reliable equipment such as newer...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 12-12-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 178,214
Posted By windows7forever
They should, but they do not have to. I called...

They should, but they do not have to. I called the testing center a few weeks ahead to confirm they will have the exam question paper for SOA exam. There are many people take other exams like GRE,...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 12-12-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 178,214
Posted By windows7forever
You should have asked them to provide you one...

You should have asked them to provide you one before exam start. They should have one unless they forget to.
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 12-12-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 962
Posted By windows7forever
I thought gaussian with identity link (default or...

I thought gaussian with identity link (default or canonical) allows for negative observations, but the whole point to put log link is to ensure positive predictions.
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