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Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 02-18-2020, 08:59 AM
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Posted By Climbing Bum
GHDP 136-20 Error?

GHDP 136-20 Error?

I'm fairly confident there's and error / inconsistency in GHDP 136-20 and figured it'd be appropriate to email the SOA but wanted to see what others think first.

Part C of...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-07-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,322
Posted By Climbing Bum
1-1) "An actuary shall perform Actuarial Services...

1-1) "An actuary shall perform Actuarial Services with skill or care." Exposing sensitive client data to public exposure and potential misuse probably falls under this as well as possibly precept 9...
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 02-05-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,057
Posted By Climbing Bum
Looking at 6c: "Partial credit was given to...

Looking at 6c:

"Partial credit was given to candidates who used the population variance instead of the r^2 variation."

That was directed at me. Damn do I feel like an idiot.
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 02-05-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,057
Posted By Climbing Bum
Looking at 3d of the prior exam. You'd...

Looking at 3d of the prior exam.

You'd literally have to be a mind reader to get this right.

Plus the SOA didn't include extra admin costs as one of "the four reasons" which the text is...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-31-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 991
Posted By Climbing Bum
The first job I received after college I got the...

The first job I received after college I got the offer almost a year after first contacting the employer including several phone interviews. We also later hired another candidate into a more...
Forum: Group & Health Advanced Exam 01-24-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,577
Posted By Climbing Bum
This may be the best exam advice I've ever seen.

This may be the best exam advice I've ever seen.
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-21-2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,713
Posted By Climbing Bum
At first I was also skeptical of the poor...

At first I was also skeptical of the poor grammar. But considering it says non-actuary under OP sig line maybe OP is claim adjuster or something and could actually do said task. This explains the...
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 01-17-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By Climbing Bum
Cross posting / reposting since you might not be...

Cross posting / reposting since you might not be following the advanced thread:

Breakdown
1) 9: No surprise
2) 10: No surprise
3) 01: Not surprised. I misread this problem expected it to screw...
Forum: Group & Health Advanced Exam 01-17-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 45,813
Posted By Climbing Bum
DPA [[spoiler removed]]

DPA
[[spoiler removed]]
Forum: Group & Health Advanced Exam 01-17-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 45,813
Posted By Climbing Bum
Also inquired the SOA about how they released...

Also inquired the SOA about how they released results since I was on the 8 on FVA and 4 on DPA. Everyone knew this, but for others who had similar breakdown as me this may help.

"I can confirm...
Forum: Group & Health Advanced Exam 01-17-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 45,813
Posted By Climbing Bum
It's up now and so is the detail. Breakdown ...

It's up now and so is the detail.

Breakdown
1) 9: No surprise
2) 10: No surprise
3) 01: Not surprised. I misread this problem expected it to screw me
4) 05: I don't really remember what I did...
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 01-15-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 14,146
Posted By Climbing Bum
Someone in the other forum said it'd be available...

Someone in the other forum said it'd be available Friday. I don't where they got that from, but sounds believable.
Forum: Group & Health Advanced Exam 01-13-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 680
Posted By Climbing Bum
Scores are out. I got an 8 on FVA and a 4 on DPA....

Scores are out. I got an 8 on FVA and a 4 on DPA. Not going to revise my prior comment, but clearly I know nothing.
Forum: Group & Health Advanced Exam 01-13-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 45,813
Posted By Climbing Bum
I'm guessing on the breakout these two questions...

I'm guessing on the breakout these two questions are going to be the ones I did poorly on. I think I misread 2, and I was confused by the year 1, year 2, year 3 info provided in the ACO question.
...
Forum: Group & Health Advanced Exam 01-13-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 45,813
Posted By Climbing Bum
Yes: If individually you got say an 8 on DPA and...

Yes: If individually you got say an 8 on DPA and a 5 on DPC you would pass. Most people here are assuming your transcript would show as 8 on DPA and 6 on DPA since you can't have a 5 on an exam you...
Forum: Group & Health Advanced Exam 01-13-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 45,813
Posted By Climbing Bum
This continues to get more confusing. In...

This continues to get more confusing.

In addition to the questions already asked I haven't seen a DPA passing with DPC failing score. (say DPA 4 and DPC 6)
Forum: Group & Health Advanced Exam 01-13-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 45,813
Posted By Climbing Bum
Got an 8 on FVA and a 4 on DPA. Pretty surprised...

Got an 8 on FVA and a 4 on DPA. Pretty surprised by the 4, I thought it would be a pass. Also surprised with that combo that the weighted average is not a pass.

Anyone on both lists have a 5 on...
Forum: Group & Health Advanced Exam 01-12-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 680
Posted By Climbing Bum
IMO FVA difficulty is similar to DPA. I sat for...

IMO FVA difficulty is similar to DPA. I sat for both and only passed the FVA section. Whatever you did for DPA is probably appropriate for FVA. Due to the presence of ASOPs it might actually be less...
Forum: Group & Health Advanced Exam 01-10-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 45,813
Posted By Climbing Bum
I'm still in denial :shake2:

I'm still in denial :shake2:
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 01-10-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,057
Posted By Climbing Bum
I guess I'm sitting for DPA :shake2: Glad to...

I guess I'm sitting for DPA :shake2:

Glad to see they removed that from the syllabus. Should've been gone long ago.
Forum: Group & Health Advanced Exam 01-10-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 45,813
Posted By Climbing Bum
Passed FVA Failed DPA :shake2:

Passed FVA Failed DPA :shake2:
Forum: Group & Health Advanced Exam 01-09-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 45,813
Posted By Climbing Bum
I sat downtown at Temple.

I sat downtown at Temple.
Forum: Group & Health Advanced Exam 01-09-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 45,813
Posted By Climbing Bum
:tfh: :roll: :exams:

:tfh:

:roll:

:exams:
Forum: Group & Health Advanced Exam 01-08-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 45,813
Posted By Climbing Bum
That was the old days. Now it's every question....

That was the old days. Now it's every question. No Mercy.
Forum: Group & Health Advanced Exam 01-06-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 45,813
Posted By Climbing Bum
@Data Dan I'm doubting this because what...

@Data Dan

I'm doubting this because what candidate ID would you look up for the 3rd list? In case you weren't aware those of us who sat for 2 sections had 2 candidate IDs.

In the example of...
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