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Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 12-07-2018, 11:36 AM
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Posted By KD24
I used the released SOA questions and ADAPT! I...

I used the released SOA questions and ADAPT! I tried using TIA in the beginning to learn the material, but I didn't touch their practice problems and I didn't think their exams were helpful. I'd...
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 10-06-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 170
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Posted By KD24
Welp. Not feeling too confident going into this...

Welp. Not feeling too confident going into this :/ It seems to be at least a level 6 in difficulty level..
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 10-04-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 68,305
Posted By KD24
Anyone who took the exam feel like sharing their...

Anyone who took the exam feel like sharing their experience of it? Good luck to everyone.
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 09-29-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 68,305
Posted By KD24
I'm finding 86-180 to be the toughest of the...

I'm finding 86-180 to be the toughest of the SOA..like much much harder than all the first bunch and last bunch. Anyone else agree/disagree??
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 09-23-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 68,305
Posted By KD24
How is everyone's studying coming along? What...

How is everyone's studying coming along? What source are you using (CA, TIA, Mahler, SOA 326, etc)? What's everyone's EL in ADAPT so far? The nerves are kicking in for me.
Forum: MAS-II 06-19-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 102,648
Posted By KD24
Congrats!!! Did you feel like the last 100 of the...

Congrats!!! Did you feel like the last 100 of the SOA 307 were a more accurate representation of the actual exam than the rest of the SOA?
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 06-19-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 108,338
Posted By KD24
Congrats!!! Did you feel like the last 100 of the...

Congrats!!! Did you feel like the last 100 of the SOA 307 were a more accurate representation of the actual exam than the rest of the SOA?
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 06-14-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 108,338
Posted By KD24
Can anybody speak about the comparison between...

Can anybody speak about the comparison between the last 15 of SOA and the actual exam? I found the last 15 extremely difficult which scares me.
Forum: MAS-II 06-14-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 102,648
Posted By KD24
Can anybody speak about the comparison between...

Can anybody speak about the comparison between the last 15 of SOA and the actual exam? I found the last 15 extremely difficult which scares me.
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 01-18-2018, 10:58 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 90,841
Posted By KD24
If you log onto the soa website, you can find...

If you log onto the soa website, you can find your candidate # there as well! Go to My Account --> Orders and Dues --> View Receipt
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 11-25-2017, 07:00 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 90,841
Posted By KD24
There was one involving sharpe ratio that for...

There was one involving sharpe ratio that for some reason I didn't get any of the answer choices, but I just chose the closest answer choice which was like 0.07 off.

Also anyone know if the...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 11-25-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 90,841
Posted By KD24
Are we allowed to discuss questions? There were 2...

Are we allowed to discuss questions? There were 2 that I'm dying to know if I got right or not...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 11-22-2017, 10:11 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 90,841
Posted By KD24
I feel like my exam was a 6/7 level. This waiting...

I feel like my exam was a 6/7 level. This waiting period is just torture. I'm honestly not sure what to do because I don't want to just sit around and wait for my results. I'm taking a break until...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 11-21-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 90,841
Posted By KD24
I just took the exam. I guessed on like 6...

I just took the exam. I guessed on like 6 questions so I'm not really sure if I passed or not. I'm borderline :/
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 11-18-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 90,841
Posted By KD24
Thank you all for your responses!

Thank you all for your responses!
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 11-17-2017, 10:36 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 90,841
Posted By KD24
How did people feel about the exam thus far?

How did people feel about the exam thus far?
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 11-15-2017, 06:30 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 90,841
Posted By KD24
Good luck to everyone taking it tomorrow. I...

Good luck to everyone taking it tomorrow. I really hope we all pass.
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 11-08-2017, 08:01 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 90,841
Posted By KD24
I've never used Mahler, but I have TIA and the...

I've never used Mahler, but I have TIA and the 4th PE is really difficult for me.. Anyone done TIA exams who can comment on the difficulty level of them?
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 10-25-2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 90,841
Posted By KD24
If you feel very prepared and think you'll pass,...

If you feel very prepared and think you'll pass, I would advise you to travel and take it now rather than wait until Spring.
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 10-05-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 90,841
Posted By KD24
I've been using this site...

I've been using this site https://www.soa.org/Files/Edu/2017/mfe-sample-questions-solutions-adv-derivatives.pdf. I just finished them so now I'm moving onto a different set of released ones...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 10-04-2017, 07:39 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 90,841
Posted By KD24
How are you guys finding the SOA released...

How are you guys finding the SOA released questions? I'm finding them a bit difficult and still don't know how to do some even after looking at the solution..
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 10-02-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 90,841
Posted By KD24
If we are talking about the same question (the...

If we are talking about the same question (the one about the U.S and Japanese companies), at the very end of the question it states "Company A has decided to buy at-the-money dollar-denominated yen...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 10-02-2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 90,841
Posted By KD24
Can you give an example of what you're talking...

Can you give an example of what you're talking about? In any problem I've encountered they always tell you which currency is dominant and then the other one is assumed to be foreign.
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 09-28-2017, 09:52 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 90,841
Posted By KD24
Just keep cranking out practice problems! They...

Just keep cranking out practice problems! They were giving me a hard time at first too and I kept doing prac problems until I fully understood them.
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 09-27-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 90,841
Posted By KD24
Personally, I didn't feel like the ASM exams were...

Personally, I didn't feel like the ASM exams were a good indicator of how the actual exam was, but then again I failed so I'm probably the wrong person to be asking. I think you should just try to do...
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