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Forum: QFI Core Exam 05-29-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,571
Posted By n27
How are you all estimating your scores if...

How are you all estimating your scores if solutions were not posted?

LOL I only see the actual test.

I honestly do not think I remember shit. If I fail I am screwed.
Forum: QFI Core Exam 05-20-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 289
Posted By n27
Hopefully not me. I will let you know in July.

Hopefully not me. I will let you know in July.
Forum: General Actuarial 05-17-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,116
Posted By n27
Currently all of the models we use are in Excel....

Currently all of the models we use are in Excel. Some have SQL embedded in them to access the database directly some are offline.

Most of the models are pertinent to life pricing & modelling...
Forum: General Actuarial 05-16-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,116
Posted By n27
I didn't need PA when I got my ASA.

I didn't need PA when I got my ASA.
Forum: General Actuarial 05-16-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,116
Posted By n27
Yes sir. I am on the SOA side!

Yes sir. I am on the SOA side!
Forum: General Actuarial 05-16-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,116
Posted By n27
Modelling for dummies

In my role I have been responsible for designing models that mainly I use.

My work has been gaining more visibility. This has made me realize that I have little understanding about the background...
Forum: QFI Core Exam 05-06-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,571
Posted By n27
How did you feel about the Vanna Volga Strategy...

How did you feel about the Vanna Volga Strategy question?

I had no recollection of ever reading that...
Forum: QFI Core Exam 05-06-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,571
Posted By n27
Agreed. Those were really difficult.

Agreed. Those were really difficult.
Forum: QFI Core Exam 05-03-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,571
Posted By n27
LOL I thought it said to show how a caplet was...

LOL I thought it said to show how a caplet was the same as an option on a ZCB....
Forum: QFI Core Exam 05-03-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,571
Posted By n27
yeah the typos seemed clear to me. I was just...

yeah the typos seemed clear to me. I was just shocked about what they pulled out of nowhere.

I honestly have no idea how this is graded. If its total points out of 100 or a minimal threshold for...
Forum: QFI Core Exam 05-02-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,571
Posted By n27
I went in feeling really prepared. I was truly...

I went in feeling really prepared. I was truly shocked. I put in that recommended 500 hours.
Forum: QFI Core Exam 05-02-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,571
Posted By n27
Could not do the eigenvalue decomp and did not...

Could not do the eigenvalue decomp and did not know what the hell the volga vanna strategy was. I know what they are and I know that dc is influenced by them but I did not know WTF that strategy was....
Forum: QFI Core Exam 05-01-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,571
Posted By n27
When is the earliest we can talk about this? ...

When is the earliest we can talk about this?

I want to hear how everyone else did! I personally had a hard time with the morning session.
Forum: QFI Core Exam 04-25-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,571
Posted By n27
Yeah. I am not really sure what to expect. ...

Yeah. I am not really sure what to expect.

I just want to get this over with.
Forum: QFI Core Exam 04-23-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,571
Posted By n27
ugh I know nothing about case studies. I do...

ugh I know nothing about case studies.

I do not have the FIS book. I would say that is my biggest regret.
Forum: QFI Core Exam 04-22-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,571
Posted By n27
I am really nervous. I feel like I have a decent...

I am really nervous. I feel like I have a decent understanding on some of these topics but there are a lot of offshoot topics that pop up that I feel shaky on.

For example I saw a practice...
Forum: QFI Core Exam 03-26-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,571
Posted By n27
Zak, Should we expect to see additional...

Zak,

Should we expect to see additional practice exams covering the entirety of the new syllabus?

I know you are going to release more exam style problems for the new units as well. This...
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-25-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,185
Posted By n27
I live in central NJ, grew up in NY. It is not...

I live in central NJ, grew up in NY. It is not that bad here. If the money is right I'd consider taking it.

Depends on how much you value easy access to family and whatnot. Where do they live, are...
Forum: QFI Core Exam 03-12-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,571
Posted By n27
dude I am shooketh for this test. There are...

dude I am shooketh for this test.

There are not enough problems to work. Anyone here use PAK? I hear they have more of the newer problems to work.
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-11-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,117
Posted By n27
This sounds like a nice project to work on.

This sounds like a nice project to work on.
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-11-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,117
Posted By n27
Not at all.....

Not at all.....
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-11-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,117
Posted By n27
I need to get up to speed on my programming...

I need to get up to speed on my programming languages.

I do not use anything beyond VBA and SQL at work, and I do not use them too often. I want to learn Python and get more comfortable with SQL....
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-11-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,250
Posted By n27
I can see few outcomes where this is good for the...

I can see few outcomes where this is good for the employees. Seems like the unlimited PTO paradox. This will work at some firms but not most.
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-06-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,503
Posted By n27
Could've Would've Should've

Could've Would've Should've
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-06-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,503
Posted By n27
"Shady Jobrecruits" Alliteration...

"Shady Jobrecruits"

Alliteration much?
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