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Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 01-10-2020, 02:24 PM
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Posted By AlexLar2007
How many practice problems are there in the DP...

How many practice problems are there in the DP Online Course? Do they cover a good portion of prior years' released relevant exam problems?
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-10-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,008
Posted By AlexLar2007
Would a bump in salary due to this exam (let's...

Would a bump in salary due to this exam (let's say, 5000) change your mind?
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 09-20-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 14,927
Posted By AlexLar2007
Thank you for your prompt response.

Thank you for your prompt response.
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 09-19-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 14,927
Posted By AlexLar2007
Is there a resource that helps with identifying...

Is there a resource that helps with identifying specific questions/parts of questions from prior exams most relevant to this exam?
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 09-19-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 14,927
Posted By AlexLar2007
Would 50 practice problems from Mate manual be...

Would 50 practice problems from Mate manual be sufficient for this exam?
Forum: Pricing, Reserving & Forecasting 05-31-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By AlexLar2007
I purchased the module back in August 2018.

I purchased the module back in August 2018.
Forum: Pricing, Reserving & Forecasting 05-31-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By AlexLar2007
Section 3: Plan Designs HMO to PPO

I think the solution on the CS Pricing HMO to PPO spreadsheet, Tab6-PPO has the following errors:

1) Out-of-network Gross PMPM is equal to that of the in-network: $574.76. This implies that...
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 03-13-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 492
Posted By AlexLar2007
Thank you. I also wonder how the graders react to...

Thank you. I also wonder how the graders react to abbreviations, acronyms, and partial words used when describing a concept. Writing every word out is tiresome and time-consuming :)
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 03-06-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 492
Posted By AlexLar2007
MATE notecards - summary or detail

I'm going through the MATE notecards, writing down what I remember. How detailed or brief are the written notes expected to be? For example, the notecards not only list, let's say dental plan cost...
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 02-12-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,024
Posted By AlexLar2007
I find that to get the much needed context, it...

I find that to get the much needed context, it helps a lot to actually read the assigned books. It helps with the deeper understanding of the material as well as easier memorization of lists and...
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 10-19-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,273
Posted By AlexLar2007
Thanks. I was thinking along the lines of Mate ...

Thanks. I was thinking along the lines of Mate changing the treatment of certain topics - more in-depth explanation or with a different focus.
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 10-19-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,273
Posted By AlexLar2007
I want to start early for Spring 2019 and...

I want to start early for Spring 2019 and wondering if it makes sense to buy textbooks as well as MATE manual now from Actex even though it mentions Fall 2018 in the description.

Or should I just...
Forum: Financial Economics 09-12-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1,392
Views: 370,569
Posted By AlexLar2007
submitted 7/31 - nothing yet

submitted 7/31 - nothing yet
Forum: Health Foundations Module 05-08-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,180
Posted By AlexLar2007
Can anyone please provide a link to join the...

Can anyone please provide a link to join the group? I'v started the EOM today. Would like to discuss. Thank you.
Forum: Health Foundations Module 05-03-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,180
Posted By AlexLar2007
I am planning to start EOM for this module today....

I am planning to start EOM for this module today. I am looking to join a group.
Thank you.
Forum: Modules 6-8 02-24-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,368
Posted By AlexLar2007
Adding more information than needed, such as...

Adding more information than needed, such as Likelihood and severity of the risks.
Forum: Modules 6-8 02-23-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 18,537
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Posted By AlexLar2007
Submitted 2/15, MMR 2/23 (8 days)

Submitted 2/15, MMR 2/23 (8 days)
Forum: Modules 6-8 02-09-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 793
Posted By AlexLar2007
Great. Here's the link to it:...

Great. Here's the link to it: https://groups.google.com/d/forum/finalassessmentfeb12
Forum: Modules 6-8 02-09-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 793
Posted By AlexLar2007
FA 2/12-2/16 (Mon-Fri)

Is anyone planning to take FA during these dates? Please let me know if interested to form a discussion group.
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 05-28-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 932
Posted By AlexLar2007
Don't worry too much about how many pages per...

Don't worry too much about how many pages per hour you should read. Mahler's manual is ideal for your situation - little to no background - as he builds understanding gradually.
Start well in...
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 04-15-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 18,551
Posted By AlexLar2007
Mahler. It's good at building up your...

Mahler. It's good at building up your understanding of the material gradually and reinforces the concepts by re-visiting them often. A large number of pages looks bigger than it actually is.
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 03-09-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 188,326
Posted By AlexLar2007
Mahler is ideal for someone with little to no...

Mahler is ideal for someone with little to no background in the material. While time-consuming, the amount of material is not as bad as 5500 pages seem to indicate.
good luck.
Forum: Modules 1-5 02-11-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 946
Posted By AlexLar2007
Purchase extention or buy new

I purchased the modules back in Nov 2011, they expired in Nov 2013. The FAP changed their format after Jan 2012.
I didn't submit any assignments due to changing my focus on the prelims.
Now I am...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-12-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 822
Posted By AlexLar2007
Which to take next

I've passed P, FM, MFE and, most recently, MLC. Which makes more sense to study for next - exam C or the modules, assuming ASA route?

Or to start studying for modules, followed by exam C, and...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-04-2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,654
Posted By AlexLar2007
Thank you

Thank you
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