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Forum: Software & Technology 06-24-2020, 11:23 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By windows7forever
Not so sure about Mac, since I am a Windows user....

Not so sure about Mac, since I am a Windows user. However, I did buy one old MacBook air and three old MacBook pros at low price in the past. I cleaned and sold them all at higher price. MacBook air...
Forum: Professional Surveys 06-24-2020, 01:01 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 15,263
Posted By windows7forever
My previous job only gave me a few K as a...

My previous job only gave me a few K as a promotion raise to next level included cost of living adjustment (COLA) a few years ago. I got close to that total raise when I passed one difficult ASA...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-24-2020, 12:45 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 73,897
Posted By windows7forever
For a couple variables, they did ask specifically...

For a couple variables, they did ask specifically to look at the relationship between the predictor and the target variable, but they did not ask to do so for all variables. They definitely did not...
Forum: Decision Making and Communications 06-24-2020, 12:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 18,189
Posted By windows7forever
I have not got that far to take the DMAC module...

I have not got that far to take the DMAC module yet, but I wonder if following topics or anything from first three FSA modules I have passed can be used as a topic for DMAC. I do not plan to wait...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-24-2020, 12:02 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 73,897
Posted By windows7forever
I was emptied stomach before I was able to take...

I was emptied stomach before I was able to take my test. I also provided some general technical advice to fix their equipment, since they had issues with their work stations, printers (both hardware...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-23-2020, 11:37 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 73,897
Posted By windows7forever
The values of that predictor were split between...

The values of that predictor were split between two low and high ranges like the patterns below, so how did you do log transform on that? I did change binwidth a bit, but most values were split...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-19-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By windows7forever
You were right about "finish your test" button,...

You were right about "finish your test" button, but check the second statement I had about the email. I saw someone else commented that they had issues even uploading the files in last year's exams....
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 06-19-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 815
Posted By windows7forever
I think I did better in PA exam earlier this week...

I think I did better in PA exam earlier this week than what I did in last December. If I did not make a stupid mistake last December that caused my final model outcome generating nonsense results, I...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-19-2020, 01:21 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 73,897
Posted By windows7forever
You should have stayed there until they contacted...

You should have stayed there until they contacted global help desk to fix your issue. I waited in my testing center for longer than you did before I could start my test. I told their staffs I would...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-19-2020, 01:16 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 73,897
Posted By windows7forever
There's no way to delete a file in the workspace...

There's no way to delete a file in the workspace folder. Did you mean your files get saved elsewhere than workspace folder? If you were talking about the files lost after your computer restarted,...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-19-2020, 01:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By windows7forever
There should be a "finish your test" button that...

There should be a "finish your test" button that the candidate should click twice to confirm to submit the files prior to turn to the survey page. However, he can always email SOA to confirm with...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-17-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,373
Posted By windows7forever
Different staffs in testing centers have...

Different staffs in testing centers have different standards, but the new staff called me today said she would not work tomorrow. Hopefully, a more experience staff will proctor PA exam tomorrow....
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-17-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,373
Posted By windows7forever
Yes, I have prepared to wear a mask to do 2019...

Yes, I have prepared to wear a mask to do 2019 exams again for practice plus some practice exams from other sources under time pressure. However, I could not keep the mask on my face for a duration...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-17-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,373
Posted By windows7forever
I actually told the example I wrote earlier to...

I actually told the example I wrote earlier to the new staff at rescheduled testing center, but she said clearly people could get pulled out for uncovering their nose or mouth at any moment of exam....
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-17-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 73,897
Posted By windows7forever
Have you taken the exam this week? The current...

Have you taken the exam this week? The current requirement in my state at least required candidates to wear masks throughout the exam. That means if you want to pull out your mask even just to...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-17-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,373
Posted By windows7forever
Were you allowed to adjust your mask position...

Were you allowed to adjust your mask position during the exam to have better air flow in the U.S.?

There's no need to pull out the mask or make it to uncover your nose or mouse in order to have...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-17-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 73,897
Posted By windows7forever
Another thing, is this a requirement that you...

Another thing, is this a requirement that you have to wear your mask throughout the exam? The staff in Prometric told me not to pull out the mask at any moment during the exam unless step away and...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-17-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 73,897
Posted By windows7forever
Well, yes, but not every staff at your Prometric...

Well, yes, but not every staff at your Prometric center can find such instructions to print out the statement. Even if you give the instruction printout to them to show permission, you need an...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-17-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 73,897
Posted By windows7forever
My previous testing center knew how to printout...

My previous testing center knew how to printout the project statement and gave to candidates when they entered the testing room, but the rescheduled testing center had new staffs working there did...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-17-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 73,897
Posted By windows7forever
Who told you this? I was told specifically not to...

Who told you this? I was told specifically not to write anything on the project statement paper last year. Maybe that rule varies by locations of testing centers.
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-17-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 33,057
Posted By windows7forever
Yes, I noticed that when I was doing the practice...

Yes, I noticed that when I was doing the practice exam before. I found all the necessary changes before I looked at the solution except I removed Vehicle Type and kept PC. Normally, I would keep...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-17-2020, 01:17 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 33,057
Posted By windows7forever
I went over your solutions of Practice Exam 1...

I went over your solutions of Practice Exam 1 again and have some follow up questions below. Thank you again in advance.

In data cleaning Task 2, I found that there's no median of Clm_Count in...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-16-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 33,057
Posted By windows7forever
I got the same error even when I ran the solution...

I got the same error even when I ran the solution codes, but the goal in that task was to identify important variables in variable importance plot for goal #1 easy interpretation and calculate the...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-16-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 33,057
Posted By windows7forever
Thank you very much for your explanation earlier...

Thank you very much for your explanation earlier that's cleared my confusion. Do you use ctrl+F to find and replace dataset names when you worked on your practice exams?

I manually made...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-15-2020, 10:13 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 33,057
Posted By windows7forever
I also only have a couple questions on Practice...

I also only have a couple questions on Practice Exam 1 that I did earlier. I got most conceptual part of the questions done and my GLM model got valid output, so I did not ask earlier. I have no...
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