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Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 08-04-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 140,994
Posted By Empx
Any thoughts on Actuarial Brew? I'm currently...

Any thoughts on Actuarial Brew? I'm currently using ASM but I heard AB has a good question mix.
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 02-17-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 211,681
Posted By Empx
Perhaps, I heard one should tally up the...

Perhaps, I heard one should tally up the distribution of your answers so far and choose the letter with the lowest tally so far. But so far the empirical data has been ambiguous at best

congrats...
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 02-17-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 211,681
Posted By Empx
it would have been relevant if the rest of the...

it would have been relevant if the rest of the exam was easy and straight-forward, which it wasn't
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 02-17-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 211,681
Posted By Empx
also, agree with other exam takers that the...

also, agree with other exam takers that the wordings of the questions were highly irregular
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 02-17-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 211,681
Posted By Empx
Late post - failed on the 13th (Friday). 2nd...

Late post - failed on the 13th (Friday). 2nd attempt :( spent the weekend partying to forget the pain

I was at an ADAPT level 5.4 and was consistently scoring 26+ on those, but found the exam much...
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 02-03-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 143,859
Posted By Empx
Good luck all! Writing mine tomorrow too. My mind...

Good luck all! Writing mine tomorrow too. My mind is already weary from so much studying that it's craving for additional procrastination.
Forum: Modules 1-5 01-16-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,906
Posted By Empx
more sensitivity tests won't hurt! And I'm...

more sensitivity tests won't hurt!

And I'm not sure if we're supposed to discuss actual content here but if the moderator says nothing I guess it's all good :)
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 01-15-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 143,859
Posted By Empx
:iatp:

:iatp:
Forum: Modules 1-5 01-15-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 159,061
Posted By Empx
Belgian ale ftw! Hope to celebrate once I'm done...

Belgian ale ftw! Hope to celebrate once I'm done FAPping :toast:
Forum: Modules 1-5 01-15-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 159,061
Posted By Empx
They're definitely not useless since SOA expects...

They're definitely not useless since SOA expects you to refer to things that you 'learned', but it's highly time consuming to do so.

I suggest skipping to the final EOM and get a gist of what the...
Forum: Modules 1-5 01-11-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 159,061
Posted By Empx
Submitted module 4 yesterday, thanks for all the...

Submitted module 4 yesterday, thanks for all the inspiration the past 2.5 months :)
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 12-22-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 143,859
Posted By Empx
Thanks, I'm debating because I'm hearing some...

Thanks, I'm debating because I'm hearing some mixed opinions from the previous thread.
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 12-22-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 143,859
Posted By Empx
I got about 2-3 of those, not too difficult if...

I got about 2-3 of those, not too difficult if you know your stuff. But in the long shot it's better to kill the calculation components
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 12-21-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 143,859
Posted By Empx
Finally have time to study next week, and it's...

Finally have time to study next week, and it's Xmas holidays :( work has been crazy busy these past three months, barely got 40 hours of study time (lucky it's my second run through C)

Checked my...
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 12-21-2013, 11:18 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 143,859
Posted By Empx
Ooops didn't see this, but yeah the end of...

Ooops didn't see this, but yeah the end of December is a good bet.
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 12-21-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 143,859
Posted By Empx
until December 31 I believe

until December 31 I believe
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 10-15-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2,305
Views: 236,194
Posted By Empx
Are we there yet? (in a bored kid's tone...

Are we there yet? (in a bored kid's tone regarding whether this post has obtained nuff views to be http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r9mFZq-JMfs)
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 10-15-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 143,859
Posted By Empx
I would not include the 6 values "at 1000" in the...

I would not include the 6 values "at 1000" in the "risk set" when calculating the probability
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 10-14-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 143,859
Posted By Empx
Going over all concepts again in ASM first, then...

Going over all concepts again in ASM first, then working problems from both ASM and ADAPT this time instead of focusing on just ADAPT last time. More focus on conceptual understanding would...
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 10-11-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2,305
Views: 236,194
Posted By Empx
a motivation to eat shorts :tup:

a motivation to eat shorts :tup:
Forum: University of Waterloo 10-11-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 53,532
Posted By Empx
Just graduated this year, wooooooooooot!

Just graduated this year, wooooooooooot!
Forum: University of Waterloo 10-11-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,934
Posted By Empx
It's not 'normal', more like progressive peer...

It's not 'normal', more like progressive peer pressure (in a good way I suppose if one decides Actsci is their thing)
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 10-11-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 2,305
Views: 236,194
Posted By Empx
it's the new simulation concept questions, like...

it's the new simulation concept questions, like the (a,b,0) specific ones
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 10-11-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 177,952
Posted By Empx
I wonder if I could just come in and sit in one...

I wonder if I could just come in and sit in one of your lectures at UT :3
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 10-11-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,241
Posted By Empx
I definitely got this question as well, I think...

I definitely got this question as well, I think writing it out makes it clear how to calculate it. It's not too much of a far stretch from other kernels
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