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Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 06-14-2018, 04:23 PM
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Posted By BlakeAustin25
Unlike Lebron, Brett Favre could win with a...

Unlike Lebron, Brett Favre could win with a broken bone in his dominate hand (2003 season).
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 06-14-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3,627
Views: 201,185
Posted By BlakeAustin25
The MNF game after his dad died,...

The MNF game after his dad died, though....greatest single QB performance EVER.
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 06-14-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 3,627
Views: 201,185
Posted By BlakeAustin25
Been lurking and love the countdown theme. Being...

Been lurking and love the countdown theme. Being a longstanding member of Who Dat nation, I was hoping to see this one...

[[spoiler removed]]
Forum: Course 1 - Risk Management & Insurance Operation 06-11-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,927
Posted By BlakeAustin25
One thing of note: many in other threads have...

One thing of note: many in other threads have mentioned to understand WHY things are done the way they are. The instructions state to provide the response that BEST answers the question. I have...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-08-2017, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 67,705
Posted By BlakeAustin25
Granted... To prevent damage to crops and reduce...

Granted... To prevent damage to crops and reduce driving accidents, a new chemical is released into the air worldwide that causes all snow to melt before it reaches the ground.

I wish the CAS...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-08-2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 67,705
Posted By BlakeAustin25
Granted... You have uncontrollable and nauseating...

Granted... You have uncontrollable and nauseating flatulence the entire date. She tags you on social media as SBD - Silent But Deadly.

I wish Starbucks would keep the PSL year-round.
Forum: Exam 1/P - Probability 12-06-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,633
Posted By BlakeAustin25
For exam P, then again for exam 5 (CAS), I found...

For exam P, then again for exam 5 (CAS), I found that my problem wasn't the material, but how I was approaching the studying/learning process. Once you can figure out a successful study strategy,...
Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 11-28-2017, 03:21 PM
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Views: 64,663
Posted By BlakeAustin25
A question was asked regarding how time is an...

A question was asked regarding how time is an obstacle (major factor, perhaps?) in passing CAS exams. The gist was if the CAS expected a higher pass rate by adding 1 hour to the exam time. In...
Forum: Economics 11-13-2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 206,272
Posted By BlakeAustin25
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Forum: CAS Exam S 11-09-2017, 01:03 PM
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Posted By BlakeAustin25
The CAS states there is an presumption that...

The CAS states there is an presumption that takers of MAS-II have mastered the material for MAS-I. However, to VA's point, they also say MAS-I is not a prerequisite for MAS-II.

Citation:...
Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 11-08-2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 1,261
Views: 140,630
Posted By BlakeAustin25
Take test in underwear, you can. Pass on this...

Take test in underwear, you can. Pass on this day, you will.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 07-13-2017, 11:59 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 63,783
Posted By BlakeAustin25
To add to VA's statement: It might not be...

To add to VA's statement: It might not be mandated by state law or community statute/financial institution requirement, but more an more landlords are requiring it before finalizing a lease. With...
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-07-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 13,143
Posted By BlakeAustin25
I wouldn't call "easy mac" dinner if over the age...

I wouldn't call "easy mac" dinner if over the age of 10, but there are some mac and cheese dishes that fit the bill. It's just pasta with a roux flavored to taste enhanced through 3-4 cheeses and...
Forum: Course 1 - Risk Management & Insurance Operation 06-30-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 56,142
Posted By BlakeAustin25
IIRC, the online course and quizzes are all...

IIRC, the online course and quizzes are all combined together. All you technically need is the online course (since 1 exam sitting is included).
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-30-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,303
Posted By BlakeAustin25
Leverage your insurance knowledge and work...

Leverage your insurance knowledge and work experience as much as you can. Generally the further removed from college you are, the less likely your college performance will matter. Passing an exam...
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 06-23-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 61,224
Posted By BlakeAustin25
I have a honey-do list a mile long and need to...

I have a honey-do list a mile long and need to start reading for exam 6. Great start!
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 06-22-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 61,224
Posted By BlakeAustin25
It's open as of this morning.

It's open as of this morning.
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 06-19-2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 61,224
Posted By BlakeAustin25
According to this link, it's October 24. ...

According to this link, it's October 24.

https://www.casact.org/admissions/syllabus/schedule.pdf
Forum: Course 2 - Insurance Accounting/Law/Regulation 06-16-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,630
Posted By BlakeAustin25
Not at all...and, IIRC, it's not in order like...

Not at all...and, IIRC, it's not in order like the quiz questions are with regards to the assignments.
Forum: Introduction to General Insurance Exam 06-05-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,937
Posted By BlakeAustin25
What's interesting is the SOA does consider it on...

What's interesting is the SOA does consider it on par with OC1 and OC2 combined. They offer an exam waiver for people who have passing marks for both:
...
Forum: Course 2 - Insurance Accounting/Law/Regulation 05-15-2017, 11:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,240
Posted By BlakeAustin25
What's your timeframe? I would just split that...

What's your timeframe? I would just split that in half, then do each exam/course independently if possible. There is a vast amount of minutiae that shows up in questions.
Forum: CAS Exam S 02-03-2017, 04:58 PM
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Posted By BlakeAustin25
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-pS_UXKQGwdU/TgNord_L9uI/...

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-pS_UXKQGwdU/TgNord_L9uI/AAAAAAAAAQA/LkRpYK1hEsA/s320/smokin%2527seventeen.jpg
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-02-2017, 03:24 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 19,193
Posted By BlakeAustin25
If I had the DeLorean, I'd pretend I was only 21...

If I had the DeLorean, I'd pretend I was only 21 and still in college. Why let my younger self have all the fun?

:toast:
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-31-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,999
Posted By BlakeAustin25
If you are willing to move anywhere in the US (or...

If you are willing to move anywhere in the US (or outside?) and have the chops to pass another exam after such a break, you can find something. It might mean, as others have said, you'll need to...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-31-2017, 02:51 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 19,193
Posted By BlakeAustin25
:iatp: Everyone has a different way to study...

:iatp:

Everyone has a different way to study which is most efficient. The key is finding this method. Very strong and valid point, IB.

On a broader audience note:

I turned 30 and decided...
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