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Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 02-10-2020, 07:13 PM
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Did the same strategy for IFM and got a 9. I...

Did the same strategy for IFM and got a 9. I don't think the time differential is worth it. It takes you 3.5 hours to complete an exam then maybe 0.5 to 1 hr to go over the exam again to see what you...
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 02-10-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 120
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Passed! My EL was 0 going in. I ran out of time...

Passed! My EL was 0 going in. I ran out of time to do full practice exams. I did mainly EL 5 quizzes section by section until I mastered the concepts and understood why I was missing the problems. It...
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 08-19-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 72
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Just got a 4 too. How long did it take for you to...

Just got a 4 too. How long did it take for you to register for the exam? I paid my fee Friday morning when I checked whether or not I failed. Still haven't received the registration email for...
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 04-23-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 56,402
Am I crazy, or is the uniform distribution not on...

Am I crazy, or is the uniform distribution not on the formula sheets provided at all?
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 08-17-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 79,847
Exactly 3 weeks away until results. This is...

Exactly 3 weeks away until results. This is taking forever.
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 07-18-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 79,847
Friend got a response today from SOA about the...

Friend got a response today from SOA about the missing greek formulas. They said that those problems were originally made to be pilot questions and will not be scored on the exam. They said that they...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 07-16-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 79,847
I actually really enjoyed ADAPT for the theory...

I actually really enjoyed ADAPT for the theory questions. The problems went into great detail on those concepts, and I was able to decipher the exam questions very easily.
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 07-13-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 79,847
Agreed. They usually only pay out at the 9th or...

Agreed. They usually only pay out at the 9th or 10th end node in those problems. I always just check 8, 9, and 10.
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 07-12-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 79,847
I just assumed it was volatility and continued on...

I just assumed it was volatility and continued on with the problem. Lucky guess. Not fair for others who got caught up on that statement though.
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 07-12-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 79,847
The statement on the exam was worded similarly to...

The statement on the exam was worded similarly to what you just posted. I had no idea what Brownian Motion meant. Thank you!
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 07-12-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 79,847
Might not have been defective. I just didn't know...

Might not have been defective. I just didn't know what Brownian Motion was in general. It said something like "the Brownian Motion of the logarithm..." then listed a value. It was one of the...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 07-12-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 79,847
Since the exam window is officially over (last...

Since the exam window is officially over (last sitting was on Wednesday), did anyone else get a question with Brownian Motion? I know that Brownian Motion was supposed to be removed from MFE/IFM. It...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 07-12-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 79,847
The Actuarial-Specific Risk Management shows up...

The Actuarial-Specific Risk Management shows up as only 1% on the CoachingActuaries study schedule.

The fact that there were more conceptual questions probably added to the fact that I felt it...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 07-12-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 79,847
I thought that this exam was way easier than the...

I thought that this exam was way easier than the MFE March sitting where I made a 5. I spent most of my studying time on the new material and terms. Felt confident on around 26 problems and did not...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 07-11-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 79,847
Why would you be glad? That means that your score...

Why would you be glad? That means that your score on the exam will be compared against scores of people who had the formulas.
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 07-10-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 79,847
The SOA isn't CAS. The CAS Exam 5 mishap was way...

The SOA isn't CAS. The CAS Exam 5 mishap was way worse. They might allow retests for Thursday/Friday takers, but that's still unlikely. They probably have a way of measuring the impact of the missing...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 07-09-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 79,847
To add on to this, I don't think the SOA should...

To add on to this, I don't think the SOA should have updated the formulas on Saturday. It complicates the entire situation even more. The people who took it Saturday onward have an advantage. They...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 07-09-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 79,847
I think this will happen too. It's crazy how some...

I think this will happen too. It's crazy how some people on reddit think that they are gonna have people retake the exam. It's pretty much Thursday/Friday takers against all of the other exam takers....
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 07-03-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 79,847
First sitting is on Thursday. Is there seriously...

First sitting is on Thursday. Is there seriously no one posting on this thread?
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 06-28-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 79,847
Why so little activity on this thread? This exam...

Why so little activity on this thread? This exam is like a week away. Never seen an exam thread this dead.
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 05-31-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 79,847
PSA: You don't have to memorize the formulas for...

PSA: You don't have to memorize the formulas for all Option Greeks. It's in the formula sheet provided during the exam.
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 05-25-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 79,847
Failed the March MFE sitting with a 5. Gone...

Failed the March MFE sitting with a 5. Gone through a couple sections of old material. Going to spend this weekend powering through all of the material (old and new) then doing problems after then....
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 05-15-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 79,847
None of the new exams are going to have instant...

None of the new exams are going to have instant results. Harder workload and less time between exams (waiting 8 weeks for exam results before moving on to next exam) for hopeful ASAs now.
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 05-14-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 79,847
Got a 5 on MFE. Gonna start studying for this IFM...

Got a 5 on MFE. Gonna start studying for this IFM exam now. Gawwddd... so mad at myself.
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 05-14-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 81,854
The 5 hurts so much. Have to study for a brand...

The 5 hurts so much. Have to study for a brand new exam now even though I felt like I knew the MFE material pretty well. Trying to cram do the July IFM now.
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