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Forum: Group & Health Advanced Exam 05-21-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,454
Posted By fightinphilz
Given that all of us have so long to study for...

Given that all of us have so long to study for this July exam, my thinking is that exam takers are going to be very prepared to a much higher degree than a normal exam sitting (both because of the...
Forum: Group & Health Advanced Exam 04-26-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,454
Posted By fightinphilz
Actuarial Appaisal has 41 notecards, and...

Actuarial Appaisal has 41 notecards, and Reserving has 63 notecards, for a grand total of 104.
Forum: Group & Health Advanced Exam 04-02-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,454
Posted By fightinphilz
In the SOA email today, it says: "Candidates...

In the SOA email today, it says:

"Candidates should also be aware that the SOA is beginning to explore computer-based testing options for the Fall 2020 exams with written-answer components and...
Forum: Group & Health Advanced Exam 03-16-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,454
Posted By fightinphilz
The latest communication from the SOA reported...

The latest communication from the SOA reported the following statement:

"Registration for SOA spring 2020 examinations remains open. We are closely assessing the situation we face and will be...
Forum: Group & Health Advanced Exam 03-15-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By fightinphilz
Fall 2019 FV-A #1 (c)

I understand all the steps here in the SOA solution except for how they are calculating expected in-force contribution. Can someone explain how they are going from the formulas presented in the...
Forum: Group & Health Advanced Exam 01-12-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 843
Posted By fightinphilz
FV-A Spring 2020 - seeking advice

Hello - I sat for DP-A/FV-A in the fall, using the strategy of only studying for DP-A in order to maximize chances of passing, which i did, and now I'm sitting for FV-A only in the spring.

For...
Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 07-26-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,445
Posted By fightinphilz
True. the way i had framed it in my mind was that...

True. the way i had framed it in my mind was that I'm personally not great at memorizing large lists of information, so the more lists i have to memorize, the more difficult it is for me to recall...
Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 07-25-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,445
Posted By fightinphilz
So even though DP-A is the longer portion of the...

So even though DP-A is the longer portion of the exam (3 hr portion, and 140/244 MATE flashcards, vs. FV-A is 2hr and 104/244 flashcards), the consensus seems to be that since the material itself on...
Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 07-24-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,445
Posted By fightinphilz
Difficulty Rankings of Learnings Objectives on G&H exams

I am sitting for DP-A & FV-A in the fall, consisting of 4 learning objectives from ADV and SPEC exams, and wondering - for people who have studied for Advanced and Specialty already, how would you...
Forum: Group & Health Advanced Exam 07-15-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 50,342
Posted By fightinphilz
for those of us taking FV-A and DP-A, given that...

for those of us taking FV-A and DP-A, given that the learning objective Healthcare Interventions is now replaced by Actuarial Appraisal (which seems much shorter) does that mean Advanced just got...
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 07-14-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,215
Posted By fightinphilz
i think it helped to do a ton of past exam...

i think it helped to do a ton of past exam problems, and using that to understand how the material is tested, and what material to focus on within the vast sea of source material.

Also i would...
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 07-14-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,215
Posted By fightinphilz
FYI I just passed Core. Hurray!

FYI I just passed Core. Hurray!
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 06-07-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 14,834
Posted By fightinphilz
when do the solutions get released?

when do the solutions get released?
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 05-09-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 14,834
Posted By fightinphilz
Yes Philly.

Yes Philly.
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 05-06-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 14,834
Posted By fightinphilz
Just out of curiosity, i noticed that in my...

Just out of curiosity, i noticed that in my particular exam location, every time it's always like 80% of the room taking the group and health exam, and then the remaining few people are taking...
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 05-03-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 14,834
Posted By fightinphilz
the new exams syllabus for FV and DP are all now...

the new exams syllabus for FV and DP are all now posted on soa's website!
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 05-02-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 14,834
Posted By fightinphilz
FYI the DP and FV syllabi are going to be...

FYI the DP and FV syllabi are going to be available next week. i asked SOA today. It's the study notes that won't be available until June.
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 05-02-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 14,834
Posted By fightinphilz
when will the DP and FV new syllabi be released?...

when will the DP and FV new syllabi be released? I'm assuming next week right? Cause the SOA has to give TIA and MATE enough time to make the new manuals before study season starts up again.
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 05-02-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 14,834
Posted By fightinphilz
Can someone please tell me what are 6 solutions...

Can someone please tell me what are 6 solutions to LTC?! I did not know what this question was getting at. Is it asking what are 6 sources that fund LTC? What did people write for this one?
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 05-01-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 14,834
Posted By fightinphilz
i agree that the afternoon was terrible. much...

i agree that the afternoon was terrible. much harder than the morning.

Is the exam curved? Meaning, even if it was a harder exam than typical, isn't all that is important how we perform relative...
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 04-14-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,565
Posted By fightinphilz
I think what's also confusing in this problem is...

I think what's also confusing in this problem is that, in the setup for (b), it says for the "time of onset of disability", like for Grace for example, "First quarter of her 21st year"....i'm...
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 02-12-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,215
Posted By fightinphilz
Seeking advice for how to study for Core

I've now failed Core twice, and i'm taking it for a third time in the spring. My problem is, i just have such a hard time memorizing these 344 MATE flashcards. There's literally just so much material...
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 01-11-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 951
Posted By fightinphilz
What is TIA's policy on a 3rd attempt? is there a...

What is TIA's policy on a 3rd attempt? is there a discount to the price?
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 04-24-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 483
Posted By fightinphilz
Which past exams questions are still on the syllabus?

Hello,

I know that TIA has an excel worksheet for G&H core that tells you which questions from fall 2013 exam and onwards are still relevant to the spring 2018 syllabus, but does there exist...
Forum: Modules 6-8 01-29-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 18,537
Views: 7,610,076
Posted By fightinphilz
submitted 12/22 MMR 1/29 (38 days) no more...

submitted 12/22 MMR 1/29 (38 days)

no more FAP modules ever again!!!! Praises to the Lord above!!
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