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Forum: Exam 3/MLC - Actuarial Models 07-19-2018, 10:12 AM
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Posted By Art_Vandelay
do y'all have any suggestions for those of us...

do y'all have any suggestions for those of us taking LTAM in october? obviously i know there is no secret to passing exams - only hard work and focused studying. but are there any specific tips that...
Forum: Exam 3/MLC - Actuarial Models 07-11-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 128
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Posted By Art_Vandelay
inception. thank you!

inception.

thank you!
Forum: Exam 3/MLC - Actuarial Models 07-11-2018, 10:38 AM
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Posted By Art_Vandelay
can you please post a link to the sample...

can you please post a link to the sample questions, because i can't find them on the soa website?
Forum: Exam 3/MLC - Actuarial Models 06-27-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 128
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Posted By Art_Vandelay
you could also start modules if you feel like...

you could also start modules if you feel like you'd be rushing it, and sit for LTAM in April. i'm not sure what your work schedule is like, though. i have QE these next couple of weeks and again in...
Forum: Exam 3/MLC - Actuarial Models 06-26-2018, 03:37 PM
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Posted By Art_Vandelay
you think you can get LTAM in ~3 months? not...

you think you can get LTAM in ~3 months? not knocking your aptitude, i'm simply asking because I don't think I'm capable of doing that lol
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 06-26-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 479
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Posted By Art_Vandelay
yes, but I'm not going to start studying today....

yes, but I'm not going to start studying today. and I will not be able to start studying until after QE, which will be around July 16th
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 06-26-2018, 01:12 PM
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Posted By Art_Vandelay
yeah, i don't want to ride this high into falsely...

yeah, i don't want to ride this high into falsely believing i can pass LTAM in 3 months...considering I've never passed an exam on the first attempt. lol

i think knocking out the IA before end of...
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 06-26-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 86,731
Posted By Art_Vandelay
not sure what to do next - LTAM in October or...

not sure what to do next - LTAM in October or begin modules. I'm concerned 3 months isn't going to be enough for LTAM. what do y'all think?
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 06-25-2018, 05:27 PM
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Posted By Art_Vandelay
passed today after failing in february. i felt...

passed today after failing in february. i felt the exam was fair. i added the short mahler exams to my study materials this time and I do think they helped, but i also just understood the material...
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 06-22-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 86,731
Posted By Art_Vandelay
doing all of that - VERY impressive. don't count...

doing all of that - VERY impressive. don't count yourself out.
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 06-22-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 86,731
Posted By Art_Vandelay
what don't you understand? you can do this.

what don't you understand? you can do this.
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 06-21-2018, 09:48 AM
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Posted By Art_Vandelay
would you still suggest working through a couple...

would you still suggest working through a couple of mahler exams between now and my sitting on monday? i've done 7 of the short ones. i'm planning to work on the last three and review SOA problems.
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 06-20-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 86,731
Posted By Art_Vandelay
congrats y'all. i can't wait for this cycle to be...

congrats y'all. i can't wait for this cycle to be over, regardless of passing or not.
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 06-14-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 86,731
Posted By Art_Vandelay
why would SOA increase difficulty to maintain the...

why would SOA increase difficulty to maintain the pass rate? i mean, what makes you think the pass rate will rise this sitting?
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 06-06-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 86,731
Posted By Art_Vandelay
no. they will look pretty much exactly like this....

no. they will look pretty much exactly like this.

http://www.beanactuary.org/exams/preliminary/4C/split.html
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 06-05-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 86,731
Posted By Art_Vandelay
I'm currently taking Mahler exams and reviewing...

I'm currently taking Mahler exams and reviewing credibility via TIA/SOA307. took Mahler #1 yesterday - got 11/15 when excluding credibility problems. so I'm feeling a little better now but I...
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 05-23-2018, 11:08 AM
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Posted By Art_Vandelay
similar to the suggestion above. as you go...

similar to the suggestion above. as you go through practice problems for each section I would be making a formula sheet for that section, writing down important formulas/concepts you see. especially...
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 05-17-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 86,731
Posted By Art_Vandelay
lol i know that feeling. and there are a LOT of...

lol i know that feeling. and there are a LOT of those sort of topics on C. word of advice from experience - don't skip the semi-parametric credibility formulas. yes they're disgusting but you'll...
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 05-17-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 86,731
Posted By Art_Vandelay
man. it's crunch time. not as far along as I want...

man. it's crunch time. not as far along as I want to be, but regretting it isn't going to make a difference now.
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 04-19-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 86,731
Posted By Art_Vandelay
mannn.... I couldn't imagine that. but guess...

mannn.... I couldn't imagine that. but guess what?? you're getting a 10 in June.
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 04-18-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 86,731
Posted By Art_Vandelay
this is pretty much how the tables will be on the...

this is pretty much how the tables will be on the exam if you didn't know. it won't be one long sheet like the website has it.

http://www.beanactuary.org/exams/preliminary/4C/split.html
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 04-12-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 521
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Posted By Art_Vandelay
so after seeing scores, are mahler exams and...

so after seeing scores, are mahler exams and soa307 still the consensus for recommended materials?
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 03-26-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 86,731
Posted By Art_Vandelay
if you are behind, just try to do an extra lesson...

if you are behind, just try to do an extra lesson or two a day. yes, doing a bunch of catching up on a saturday or sunday is great. but doing 1.5 days' worth of planned work in every day you study is...
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 03-14-2018, 11:03 AM
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Posted By Art_Vandelay
just off the top of my head - isn't n the number...

just off the top of my head - isn't n the number of periods? so it would be 1 in this case. n is the same n used to find X-bar is it not? or are things different for semi-parametric?
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 02-28-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 86,731
Posted By Art_Vandelay
I would recommend Coaching Actuaries. very easy. ...

I would recommend Coaching Actuaries. very easy.

and I think you would have to apply for it with SOA before the transition, not just complete the requirements. not 100% sure on that, though....
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