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Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-18-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 25,374
Posted By Seasplash
I sat for the Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 exam. ...

I sat for the Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 exam.

For the Fall 2018 exam, I self-graded at a 38, and I got a 2.
Because a 2 is 60-70% of the pass mark, the pass mark (assuming the 38 is accurate)...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-11-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 25,374
Posted By Seasplash
55 is pretty good with 2 weeks left to go. I took...

55 is pretty good with 2 weeks left to go. I took Spring 2019 LTAM and got a 7 (self-graded 66-71).
I wouldn't have even gotten 50 with where I was 2 weeks prior to the exam.

Just keep grinding...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-08-2019, 12:55 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 25,374
Posted By Seasplash
The minimum needed in the MC in order for your WA...

The minimum needed in the MC in order for your WA to be graded is usually 10-12 correct out of 20, but not more than 12. Realistically you should be aiming to get at least 15 out of 20 on the actual...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 09-30-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 25,374
Posted By Seasplash
The MC portion will never be as hard as pre-2014...

The MC portion will never be as hard as pre-2014 exams, ESPECIALLY the 2012 exam. That thing looked ridiculous.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 09-26-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 25,374
Posted By Seasplash
Study like Fall 2019 is gonna be like Fall 2018....

Study like Fall 2019 is gonna be like Fall 2018. Hope Fall 2019 is gonna be as easy as Spring 2019.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 09-20-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 25,374
Posted By Seasplash
Based on the 2.5 min/pt rule, you would think 100...

Based on the 2.5 min/pt rule, you would think 100 for MC and 140 for WA. However, there will probably be at least one conceptual MC question that would probably take 2 minutes max. Some examples:...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 09-10-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 25,374
Posted By Seasplash
Fall 2018 MC#9 and Spring 2019 MC#9 were both DII...

Fall 2018 MC#9 and Spring 2019 MC#9 were both DII questions. Spring 2019 WA #2 was a 10 point question on DII.

Fall 2018 MC#1 was a relatively easy CCRC question.

On the Spring 2019 WA #2...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 08-14-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 25,374
Posted By Seasplash
Exam sittings should never fill up. If there are...

Exam sittings should never fill up. If there are an unusually large number of people taking LTAM, they may use a larger conference room.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-27-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,638
Posted By Seasplash
Starting with Spring 2019 LTAM sitting, they...

Starting with Spring 2019 LTAM sitting, they changed the tables to 100% size. I think they screwed up for Fall 2018.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-27-2019, 02:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 812
Posted By Seasplash
Hey Isaiah, Sebastian here. I have not came...

Hey Isaiah, Sebastian here. I have not came across any linear interpolation interim reserves questions. Most interim reserve questions I’ve seen have used the exact method (e.g (Reserve at time 10 +...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-19-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 749
Views: 135,867
Posted By Seasplash
Passing Candidates names and percentages are up....

Passing Candidates names and percentages are up. Holy crap the pass rate was 49.4%...

If I had to guess, this was a relatively easier exam/more people were prepared, but the SOA did not increase...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-15-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 135,867
Posted By Seasplash
With 5 minutes remaining it's no surprise you got...

With 5 minutes remaining it's no surprise you got a 10. Btw nice school, my younger brother studies Computer Science at USC.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-15-2019, 01:18 AM
Replies: 749
Views: 135,867
Posted By Seasplash
Got a 7. I graded myself in the low 70s so I'm...

Got a 7. I graded myself in the low 70s so I'm guessing the pass mark must have been higher than last sitting's.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-14-2019, 11:32 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 135,867
Posted By Seasplash
Anyone else staying up at night for the scores? I...

Anyone else staying up at night for the scores? I live in the east coast but I just want to see that >=6 number on my transcript.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-13-2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 135,867
Posted By Seasplash
They wouldn't.

They wouldn't.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-13-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,013
Posted By Seasplash
I would certainly do STAM. PA is still a...

I would certainly do STAM. PA is still a relatively new exam and I heard the first sitting was a disaster. Even though STAM is new as well, I'm sure the SOA recycles questions from Exam C on the test.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-12-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 135,867
Posted By Seasplash
Once we get our scores then we can try to guess...

Once we get our scores then we can try to guess the pass mark. I self-graded my Fall 2018 LTAM exam with a maximum possible 38/96. That was a 2 (60-70% of pass mark).
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-12-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 946
Posted By Seasplash
Coaching Actuaries Manual is great.

Coaching Actuaries Manual is great.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-12-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 135,867
Posted By Seasplash
Feeding my DC squirrels almonds and probably...

Feeding my DC squirrels almonds and probably going out to the bars tonight with my roommate.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-12-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 749
Views: 135,867
Posted By Seasplash
Monday 1 AM EST.

Monday 1 AM EST.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-12-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 749
Views: 135,867
Posted By Seasplash
If you passed you just get your score. If you did...

If you passed you just get your score. If you did not meet the minimum threshold on the MC to have your WA graded, you will see the number of points you got on the MC. If you met the minimum...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-12-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 749
Views: 135,867
Posted By Seasplash
Yup it was legit. Passed woohoo.

Yup it was legit. Passed woohoo.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-12-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 749
Views: 135,867
Posted By Seasplash
We're both on that list as well!

We're both on that list as well!
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-12-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 749
Views: 135,867
Posted By Seasplash
Have you seen the test for one of the 2012...

Have you seen the test for one of the 2012 sittings? That thing had only a 50% pass mark!!
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-12-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 749
Views: 135,867
Posted By Seasplash
It can't be the full list of candidate numbers. I...

It can't be the full list of candidate numbers. I counted 1070 candidate numbers, which sounds about right.
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