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Forum: Exam 8 - Advanced Ratemaking 09-19-2019, 11:58 AM
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Posted By yerromnitsuj
Soooooo muuuuuch wooooork. I'm so far behind on...

Soooooo muuuuuch wooooork. I'm so far behind on this. Good thing I've taken it before, I guess?
Forum: Exam 8 - Advanced Ratemaking 09-04-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 45,387
Posted By yerromnitsuj
The syllabus also changes more regularly so past...

The syllabus also changes more regularly so past exams aren't as relevant.
Forum: Exam 8 - Advanced Ratemaking 07-31-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 45,387
Posted By yerromnitsuj
Agree on this. The GLM monograph and Fisher are...

Agree on this. The GLM monograph and Fisher are better than both TIA and CF IMO.
Forum: Exam 8 - Advanced Ratemaking 07-15-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 45,387
Posted By yerromnitsuj
Fisher is good too.

Fisher is good too.
Forum: Exam 8 - Advanced Ratemaking 07-10-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 45,387
Posted By yerromnitsuj
Where did so many people get the crazy idea that...

Where did so many people get the crazy idea that this is easy and straightforward exam?

Please refer to the pages immediately following last year's exam:...
Forum: Exam 8 - Advanced Ratemaking 07-01-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 45,387
Posted By yerromnitsuj
Thanks! Pretty excited.

Thanks! Pretty excited.
Forum: Exam 8 - Advanced Ratemaking 07-01-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 45,387
Posted By yerromnitsuj
Just registered, so here we go! This better be...

Just registered, so here we go! This better be the last one because yesterday we found out my wife is pregnant with our second!
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 06-21-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,438
Posted By yerromnitsuj
I'm guessing the actual pass ratio will be...

I'm guessing the actual pass ratio will be 40-50%, probably closer to 40 - more or less in line with long term history. FWIW, I know 4 people who took the exam and all of us passed, and everyone had...
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 06-21-2019, 10:53 AM
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Views: 201,277
Posted By yerromnitsuj
Prayer. That's about as good as you can do since...

Prayer. That's about as good as you can do since there is a history of like 3 practice questions.
Forum: Exam 8 - Advanced Ratemaking 06-19-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 45,387
Posted By yerromnitsuj
I'd agree with making sure there is complete...

I'd agree with making sure there is complete understanding with your wife on what's going to happen. The exams stress my wife out twice as much as me. As I went through a period of considering taking...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-19-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,939
Posted By yerromnitsuj
We have a few positions open due to quick growth...

We have a few positions open due to quick growth out on the west coast. It would be a unique opportunity, and I imagine would be quite desirable for a lot of people, and has fairly non-traditional...
Forum: Exam 8 - Advanced Ratemaking 06-19-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 45,387
Posted By yerromnitsuj
Nope, but it is covered in the examiners report...

Nope, but it is covered in the examiners report if you want to look that up. If I recall correctly there may have been some kind of letter from the CAS that was released at the same time dedicating...
Forum: Exam 8 - Advanced Ratemaking 06-19-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 45,387
Posted By yerromnitsuj
The problem with this exam is that the...

The problem with this exam is that the variability in difficulty between sittings is crazy. 2018 was impossibly long. The informal poll on this board showed that a huge % of candidates left a lot...
Forum: Exam 8 - Advanced Ratemaking 06-18-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 45,387
Posted By yerromnitsuj
Totally depends on the sitting. I studied much...

Totally depends on the sitting. I studied much more for exam 8 than any other exam I've ever taken. Then last Fall's sitting hit...
Forum: Exam 8 - Advanced Ratemaking 06-18-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 45,387
Posted By yerromnitsuj
I passed exam 6 3 weeks after my son was born. I...

I passed exam 6 3 weeks after my son was born. I was tired but was able to get a bunch of studying done as he slept. They sleep a ton as newborns.

But then he got older and I failed exam 7 twice...
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 06-17-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2,983
Views: 201,277
Posted By yerromnitsuj
It's about freaking time. Goodbye, exam 7! See...

It's about freaking time. Goodbye, exam 7! See you in a few months, 9!
Forum: Exam 8 - Advanced Ratemaking 06-06-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 45,387
Posted By yerromnitsuj
For last year's exam someone could have studied...

For last year's exam someone could have studied 600 hours and a pass could have been determined based on what the person ate that morning. It was not the type of exam that represented how much...
Forum: Exam 8 - Advanced Ratemaking 06-04-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 45,387
Posted By yerromnitsuj
Not my first rodeo on this exam. Will probably...

Not my first rodeo on this exam. Will probably do 200-250. Maybe higher if things aren't clicking in a month or two.
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 05-30-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2,983
Views: 201,277
Posted By yerromnitsuj
If TBE worked well technically I see that as...

If TBE worked well technically I see that as favoring the candidates and making the exam more fair and objective since it's closer to real life work and arbitrary calculation errors are much less...
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 05-20-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2,983
Views: 201,277
Posted By yerromnitsuj
That's what I thought after the exam too. That's...

That's what I thought after the exam too. That's good to know, and is a big relief after several of the last exams I've taken.
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 05-20-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 2,983
Views: 201,277
Posted By yerromnitsuj
Iíve been away since the exam happened. Not a bad...

Iíve been away since the exam happened. Not a bad exam. Iím not going to read all the discussion since the exam. Has there been any consensus on if there were defective/ambiguous questions or any...
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-18-2019, 02:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,130
Posted By yerromnitsuj
Why was she willing to join in the first place? ...

Why was she willing to join in the first place? Was it communicated to her that raises/promotions may not be available in the short/medium term?
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-17-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,130
Posted By yerromnitsuj
Nope. I don't have anything specific in mind. ...

Nope. I don't have anything specific in mind. No need to get too precise here. Let's go with the experience listed on their resume exceeded most/all of the qualifications listed as requirements in...
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-17-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,130
Posted By yerromnitsuj
Overly qualified candidates

If you have hired overqualified candidates in the past, what have the results generally been? e.g. they performed great, they became dissatisfied and didnít stay long, they performed to the level of...
Forum: Exam 8 - Advanced Ratemaking 05-16-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 45,387
Posted By yerromnitsuj
Does anyone here have an idea of how different...

Does anyone here have an idea of how different the more recent rate plans in the new study kit are compared to the old ones? Are there structural/conceptual differences or is it just updated numbers...
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