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Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-13-2018, 06:40 PM
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Posted By PerpetualMotion
That's crazy. I guessed on 1 maybe 2 MC and came...

That's crazy. I guessed on 1 maybe 2 MC and came up with the rounded answers for like the first 4 questions. I cant believe I still failed
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-24-2018, 09:37 PM
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Views: 114,418
Posted By PerpetualMotion
I wonder how many ppl even had time to do this.

I wonder how many ppl even had time to do this.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-24-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 560
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Posted By PerpetualMotion
Honestly it really depends on what test you get....

Honestly it really depends on what test you get. I was really good at like 3 topics and passed first "try", not attempt. I know people who studied really hard and failed and others that barely did...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-24-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 114,418
Posted By PerpetualMotion
Ah, thanks. That really makes me feel better

Ah, thanks. That really makes me feel better
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-24-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 114,418
Posted By PerpetualMotion
Is it possible to pass if you skipped 2 WA. I...

Is it possible to pass if you skipped 2 WA. I think for one I had 2-3 parts and for the last I only had part A?
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-24-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 114,418
Posted By PerpetualMotion
I guessed on 2 MC, left 2 WA blank besides part A...

I guessed on 2 MC, left 2 WA blank besides part A but feel really good about the other WA since I got to the answer on all I them but 1. Not sure how to feel honestly
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-24-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 114,418
Posted By PerpetualMotion
Was it hard?

Was it hard?
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-23-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 114,418
Posted By PerpetualMotion
No idea but as long as you know the sum of a...

No idea but as long as you know the sum of a geometric series formula you'll be fine
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-23-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 114,418
Posted By PerpetualMotion
Yea but i think it's also to maximize profits...

Yea but i think it's also to maximize profits other than holding no reserves.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-23-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 114,418
Posted By PerpetualMotion
I'm trying to think of things they haven't tested...

I'm trying to think of things they haven't tested heavily. Like zeroized reserves and why you'd use them and maybe why you wouldnt, stuff like that
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-23-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 114,418
Posted By PerpetualMotion
I believe this is always the case unless stated...

I believe this is always the case unless stated otherwise. I could honestly see there being a question about defining a hurdle rate and how it compares to IRR or something.

From investopedia:
...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-23-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 114,418
Posted By PerpetualMotion
I failed last sitting and just got an 80% on a...

I failed last sitting and just got an 80% on a level 7exam yesterday. I don't think the WA is comparable to adapt which is what matters
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-21-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 114,418
Posted By PerpetualMotion
I hate the questions on exams that you don't...

I hate the questions on exams that you don't solve but write out formulas and find the variance and covariance of. Those questions kill me.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-20-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 114,418
Posted By PerpetualMotion
Accidentally get water on my fingers and mark the...

Accidentally get water on my fingers and mark the pages. Nah, I mean the questions are usually quite different so it'll be easy to tell which to start on
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-20-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 114,418
Posted By PerpetualMotion
I'm not outraged it's just dumb... like why? It's...

I'm not outraged it's just dumb... like why? It's the last sitting and they just sneak it in there.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-19-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 114,418
Posted By PerpetualMotion
I honestly feel like the 'no folding pages' is...

I honestly feel like the 'no folding pages' is bullshit. How is that cheating whatsoever. I swear I really wish I would've just gone into finance or engineering. If someone asked me if they should...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-18-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 114,418
Posted By PerpetualMotion
I wouldn't take fall 2017 the day before for a...

I wouldn't take fall 2017 the day before for a confidence boost lol. I'd probably take a prior to 2017 one.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-18-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 114,418
Posted By PerpetualMotion
If you haven't done the 2017 exams I highly...

If you haven't done the 2017 exams I highly suggest you do those first.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-17-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 114,418
Posted By PerpetualMotion
Probably drinking. I'll look over some stuff like...

Probably drinking. I'll look over some stuff like eulers backward and forward method but at this point you either know it or don't. This exam isn't one where a 3 day cram is going to help, for me at...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-16-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,356
Posted By PerpetualMotion
Because you're calculating the accrued benefit...

Because you're calculating the accrued benefit she has accrued 30 years of service
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-16-2018, 06:02 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 114,418
Posted By PerpetualMotion
My biggest mistake last sitting was when I didn't...

My biggest mistake last sitting was when I didn't think I knew what to do I tried using memorized formulas. Where if I just set up the integrals or whatever from first principles the questions really...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-15-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 114,418
Posted By PerpetualMotion
Truth.

Truth.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-15-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 114,418
Posted By PerpetualMotion
Agree. I feel like this one will either be a...

Agree. I feel like this one will either be a gimme or an absolute beast.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-12-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 114,418
Posted By PerpetualMotion
I mean I feel prepared, I wonder how many health...

I mean I feel prepared, I wonder how many health insurance actuaries are sitting this round. This is a pretty small thread for it being the last sitting.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-12-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 114,418
Posted By PerpetualMotion
Exam is so close and in the middle of bid season,...

Exam is so close and in the middle of bid season, hoping I can find some time to study coming up. What I would give to take this pre WA.
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