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Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 06-19-2019, 07:57 AM
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Posted By magicjello
still having daily mini panic attacks when I...

still having daily mini panic attacks when I think about the results of this exam....23 days to go
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-24-2019, 07:59 AM
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Posted By magicjello
7 weeks

7 weeks
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-08-2019, 08:59 PM
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Posted By magicjello
Thanks for the thoughts on FAP...I think I'm...

Thanks for the thoughts on FAP...I think I'm going to wait for it to change over. Not sure I can pull it off quick enough. I want to wait to find out how I did on LTAM first.

PA in December I...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-08-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 87,931
Posted By magicjello
Anyone in here done FAP yet? I'm trying to...

Anyone in here done FAP yet?

I'm trying to get a realistic idea of how long it will take. I know people can fly through it; I won't be doing that. Trying to figure out how it fits in/around PA.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-05-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 87,931
Posted By magicjello
Not sure if this is helpful, but I self graded...

Not sure if this is helpful, but I self graded last spring at 62 on MLC and got a 5. At the time, I was thinking 62 would have been my max. Looking at my WA "grades" I'd say I was closer to a 58.
...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-02-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 87,931
Posted By magicjello
I'm doing NOTHING until the results come out!!!! ...

I'm doing NOTHING until the results come out!!!!

I might even get a hobby. :-)
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-02-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 87,931
Posted By magicjello
Too long if I pass, too short if I fail.

Too long if I pass, too short if I fail.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-01-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 87,931
Posted By magicjello
I know. I'm so nervous, and I just want to know.

I know. I'm so nervous, and I just want to know.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-01-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 87,931
Posted By magicjello
I used (2i + i^2)/(2*delta) * 2A = 2A_bar

I used (2i + i^2)/(2*delta) * 2A = 2A_bar
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-01-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 87,931
Posted By magicjello
you guys are giving me heart problems with this...

you guys are giving me heart problems with this sort of thing....
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-01-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 87,931
Posted By magicjello
For my sake, I hope there wasn't a mistake since...

For my sake, I hope there wasn't a mistake since I managed to get there eventually...haha. If you spent 30 min working on it, I bet you have a decent chunk of partial credit even if you couldn't get...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-01-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 87,931
Posted By magicjello
I think someone else posted this, too. If I...

I think someone else posted this, too. If I remember correctly, the way I solved this was:

(1-q0)*(1-(q1*(1-impf1)))*(1-(q2*((1-impf2)^2)))
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-29-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 87,931
Posted By magicjello
You have to bring your own pens/pencils. They...

You have to bring your own pens/pencils. They give you everything else; there's a whole read through of instructions/filling out bubbles for your name and stuff. Where I took it there were no...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-29-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 87,931
Posted By magicjello
Yeah, my biggest issue is running out of time....

Yeah, my biggest issue is running out of time. Which is what led me to consider doing WA first because then I could make use of the read through like you said. I think I'm going to focus on 1 or 2 WA...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-29-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 87,931
Posted By magicjello
This is maybe a weird question the day before the...

This is maybe a weird question the day before the exam, but what section are you all starting with? I've done practice exams different ways to test it out, and am not sure which is best. I think...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-26-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 87,931
Posted By magicjello
See, I didn't think those were too bad to...

See, I didn't think those were too bad to memorize, and if I can get 5 points for that, it'll be a good day.

I'm going to struggle with the pension problem where they're going to be all "8% of...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-23-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 87,931
Posted By magicjello
yeah, this is actually part of why I thought I'd...

yeah, this is actually part of why I thought I'd do this...I was thinking 12 would make it even easier. Also, at my last sitting, the clock the proctor had wouldn't start; he eventually got it...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-23-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 87,931
Posted By magicjello
I think I'm going to bring a watch. I need to...

I think I'm going to bring a watch. I need to check, but I think you can have a normal, analog watch. I'm planning to stop it and set it to noon so when the time starts I can just start the watch and...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-19-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 87,931
Posted By magicjello
I'm hoping to do an adapt exam per day, and then...

I'm hoping to do an adapt exam per day, and then 3 or 4 WAs. Also reviewing formulas daily.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-17-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 87,931
Posted By magicjello
-one that has something to do with variance (or...

-one that has something to do with variance (or this might be incorporated elsewhere) perhaps with a question regarding loss at issue
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-17-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 87,931
Posted By magicjello
That's where I'm having trouble; I understand the...

That's where I'm having trouble; I understand the questions and can do them, just takes a long time. Written answer ones, specifically.

I've run into a few from past exams that are just...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-16-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 87,931
Posted By magicjello
I have a tough time with pension questions...not...

I have a tough time with pension questions...not really with getting the right or wrong, they just take FOREVER. Anyone else have this issue and find a way to be faster? For the written answer is it...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-23-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 87,931
Posted By magicjello
okay, thanks for the response!

okay, thanks for the response!
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-23-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 87,931
Posted By magicjello
Thanks for the tip...I found a couple flashcard...

Thanks for the tip...I found a couple flashcard apps. I'm going to give one a try!
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-22-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 87,931
Posted By magicjello
In my experience, the TIA flashcards aren't...

In my experience, the TIA flashcards aren't necessarily just memorizing formulas to plug and chug into problems, they cover concepts as well as formulas. That said, by nature flash cards are heavy...
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