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Forum: Fantasy Football Sub-Forum 08-07-2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,373
Posted By Doc Holiday
Already have Spiller. Charles, McCoy, and Martin...

Already have Spiller. Charles, McCoy, and Martin are already being kept.
Rice or Foster?

Also, not PPR.
Forum: Fantasy Football Sub-Forum 08-07-2013, 03:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,373
Posted By Doc Holiday
Arian Foster or Ray Rice?

Arian Foster or Ray Rice?
Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 07-18-2013, 01:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,313
Posted By Doc Holiday
I'm sure All 10 has improved since the version I...

I'm sure All 10 has improved since the version I bought; however, it was riddled with all sorts of errors. The practice exams had significant errors, such as, given data for a problem was different...
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-11-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,472
Posted By Doc Holiday
I disagree. If a candidate had 2 exams and...

I disagree. If a candidate had 2 exams and they're not sitting for a 3rd while job hunting, that's a huge red flag to me.
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-09-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,472
Posted By Doc Holiday
Worst advice ever.

Worst advice ever.
Forum: Sports 05-25-2013, 02:40 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,370
Posted By Doc Holiday
I'd like to play!

I'd like to play!
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-15-2013, 01:12 AM
Replies: 1,189
Views: 103,533
Posted By Doc Holiday
There are plenty of big schools not up that high....

There are plenty of big schools not up that high. Stop hating!

Also, I can't help but point out that UT Austin is rated higher than UW Madison. :wink:
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-02-2013, 01:23 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 62,281
Posted By Doc Holiday
I have to reiterate the comment that not...

I have to reiterate the comment that not Actuarial programs are standard. My actuarial program requires basically a math degree PLUS more. I took discrete math, number theory, real analysis, etc. ...
Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 04-28-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 902
Posted By Doc Holiday
Oh yeah. I knew that 1 month ago .... F-ing...

Oh yeah. I knew that 1 month ago .... F-ing memory
Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 04-28-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 902
Posted By Doc Holiday
Where does the .7998 in part b come from?

Where does the .7998 in part b come from?
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-26-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,611
Posted By Doc Holiday
North Texas is dry heat.

North Texas is dry heat.
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-26-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,788
Posted By Doc Holiday
This "too many exams" things is ridiculous. Sure...

This "too many exams" things is ridiculous. Sure some places have that, many others don't. Would you want to work at a place that isn't interested in you finishing quicker?
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-23-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,133
Posted By Doc Holiday
I'm a homer (UT grad) and even I think this is a...

I'm a homer (UT grad) and even I think this is a completely pointless debate since they're so similar. I don't think one can go wrong with either. If we were talking about about UW or UT vs...
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-22-2013, 02:42 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,133
Posted By Doc Holiday
This is all assuming that all grads stay in Texas...

This is all assuming that all grads stay in Texas .....
Pretty sure most of those "pension" firms have actuaries in other disciplines.

Feels like this is turning into an argument over nothing. ...
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-22-2013, 02:07 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,133
Posted By Doc Holiday
I'm sure lots of research went into those...

I'm sure lots of research went into those estimates. :)
I had offers in all fields and focused on P&C with no problems.
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-22-2013, 01:25 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,133
Posted By Doc Holiday
..... Point being, jobs are available with...

..... Point being, jobs are available with either choice. I couldn't find actuarial job placement information readily available for UW Madison, although, I didn't look around that long.
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-22-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,133
Posted By Doc Holiday
Looks like lots of companies and consulting firms...

Looks like lots of companies and consulting firms from all industries recruit UT grads.

http://www.ma.utexas.edu/dev/asc/Resources/Student_Information.html

Not sure why this link is being iffy,...
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-21-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,133
Posted By Doc Holiday
UT grad here, had my pick of jobs all over the...

UT grad here, had my pick of jobs all over the country. Also had multiple internship offers. Clearly, I'm a homer so I'd say UT.

They're both tier 1 schools with actuarial programs, so your...
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-06-2012, 02:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,845
Posted By Doc Holiday
Put your best foot forward like any other...

Put your best foot forward like any other interview. They wouldn't waste their time if they weren't interested or if they did make a mistake, there's nothing you can do about it.
Forum: MFE 11-03-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 610
Posted By Doc Holiday
ASM PE 10 #13

The solution uses the sharpe ratio where phi = phi (w a bar over it -> the constant) * sqrt(r) ....
while the formula in the ASM manual divides by sigma.
does this make sense? May be hard to...
Forum: MFE 11-02-2012, 04:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 767
Posted By Doc Holiday
oh sorry, for posting a repeat question .... i...

oh sorry, for posting a repeat question .... i think i may be in exam dementia ....
thanks for the reply
Forum: MFE 11-02-2012, 12:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 767
Posted By Doc Holiday
alpha vs risk free rate

When do I use alpha (stock continously compounded) instead of the risk free rate? It seems like I've come across problems that give both, but only use one.
Forum: MFE 10-29-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,951
Posted By Doc Holiday
The ratings show up when viewing the results of...

The ratings show up when viewing the results of taking the online versions. I just got a reply back from the powers that be and they're all set to 4 as a default and not indicative of actual...
Forum: MFE 10-28-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,951
Posted By Doc Holiday
ASM PE Difficulty?

Hi,

Im doing the online version of the ASM practice exams. Are the difficulty ratings accurate? I just did PE 11 and they're all rated 4. Isn't PE 11 suppose to much harder then PE1?
...
Forum: MFE 10-18-2012, 12:32 AM
Replies: 823
Views: 95,659
Posted By Doc Holiday
Which is better? Straight ASM practice exams or...

Which is better? Straight ASM practice exams or ADAPT?
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