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Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 05-20-2019, 06:02 PM
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I did the sample project this weekend and it took...

I did the sample project this weekend and it took about 6.5 hours (granted I was inefficient with my coding time, didn't use find and replace, and other things. Also my personal computer is even...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 03-08-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 74,327
Posted By golfing_actuary
It went up less than an hour ago. There should be...

It went up less than an hour ago. There should be "details" right next to your grade on your transcript.
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 03-08-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 74,327
Posted By golfing_actuary
I got a 1 on my executive summary. Here is how I...

I got a 1 on my executive summary. Here is how I approached my executive summary:

Overview of project and what was asked, leading into which models I chose


Bulletpoints of 3 main takeaways of...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 03-08-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 74,327
Posted By golfing_actuary
Looks like from the prompt it might be: 1....

Looks like from the prompt it might be:
1. Executive Summary
2. Data Exploration and Feature Selection
3. Model Selection and Validation
4. Findings and Recommendations
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 03-08-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 74,327
Posted By golfing_actuary
Transcripts are up with point breakdown for 4...

Transcripts are up with point breakdown for 4 questions, for those who failed, including myself. What are the 4 questions? There are only 3 criterion on the syllabus.
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 10-16-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 697
Views: 161,833
Posted By golfing_actuary
Exam

Has anyone found where we sign up for the exam? It is supposed to be available today.
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 09-07-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 73,418
Posted By golfing_actuary
Red face I passed also! PA in December

I passed also! PA in December
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 07-13-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 73,418
Posted By golfing_actuary
I also had the Brownian motion volatility, so...

I also had the Brownian motion volatility, so also just assumed that it was normal volatility. I marked it, and replied in survey at the end that I thought it was not on the syllabus.
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 07-11-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 73,418
Posted By golfing_actuary
July IFM

Just figured I would add my opinion,

I was at a level 5.3 on coaching and thought the actual exam went really well! My testing center had to close the day of my original exam, due to low staffing,...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 07-04-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 73,418
Posted By golfing_actuary
July IFM

So I am at level 4.7 only on adapt and I have taken 5 practice exams. It took me forever to get through all of the material again and get comfortable with the new stuff before taking practice exams....
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 06-13-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 73,418
Posted By golfing_actuary
I have watched the video lessons for the new...

I have watched the video lessons for the new material and it took a little longer than anticipated to feel comfortable with the new material because it is quite a bit different. I think the adapt...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 03-12-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 78,302
Posted By golfing_actuary
Took my exam today and EL was 6.2. Concept...

Took my exam today and EL was 6.2. Concept questions were overly complex, other than that I think it went well. I felt very confident in 23 problems, but only got 19 the first time though. Completely...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 03-09-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 78,302
Posted By golfing_actuary
Post March Sitting

I take the exam Monday and I'm currently at EL 6.2. Suggestions on what to do the final few days? Adapt exams, topic quizzes, or SOA problems?
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