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Forum: Probability 11-16-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,170
This is the main issue here. I won't sit here and...

This is the main issue here. I won't sit here and tell you to find a new line of work - I failed my first exam and have been doing just fine since.

Not only is 2 months short, but 2 months "off...
Forum: Life Risk Management Exam 10-31-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,638
This all applies to me as well. Went with Term,...

This all applies to me as well. Went with Term, and it flowed very nicely into the next part of the question.
Forum: Life Risk Management Exam 10-31-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,638
Agree with all this. 15% of the entire exam just...

Agree with all this. 15% of the entire exam just on 4a/b was a little ridiculous. Also felt a little more like LFV type questions to me.
Forum: Life Risk Management Exam 10-31-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,638
Agree with 1 - part a) tripped me up. Went back...

Agree with 1 - part a) tripped me up. Went back and found the flashcard pertaining to that part and definitely got no partial credit. Other than that, I think I was able to get through the rest...
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 07-19-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 742
Starting to study now would be 9+ months of...

Starting to study now would be 9+ months of studying. I definitely think that's an overkill. I'm not sure what the timing of the syllabus is, but if you started in November that would give you 6...
Forum: Life Risk Management Exam 07-17-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,638
On board with TIA for Fall LRM after passing LFV...

On board with TIA for Fall LRM after passing LFV this Spring. Excited to see some light at the end of the tunnel.
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 07-16-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 50,729
Ended up with an 8 somehow :shrug:

Ended up with an 8 somehow :shrug:
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 07-13-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 50,729
I wish I'd get the text message to confirm the 30...

I wish I'd get the text message to confirm the 30 times I re-checked to make sure my number was there.
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 07-13-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 50,729
ONE MORE :guitarwo:

ONE MORE :guitarwo:
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 07-10-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 50,729
HOW IS IT ONLY TUESDAY

HOW IS IT ONLY TUESDAY
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 07-03-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 50,729
10 days :exams:

10 days :exams:
Forum: Resume & Cover Letter Advice Forum 05-23-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 826
I'm no hiring manager or anything, so take this...

I'm no hiring manager or anything, so take this for what it's worth. But I would like to show that I was doing some type of work when I passed my first few exams. Balancing work and studying is...
Forum: ERM module 05-14-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 864
From what I remember, the assignment was pretty...

From what I remember, the assignment was pretty lengthy. Not necessarily difficult, but took a good amount of time for me to complete. I believe my word count for the ERM assignment was the longest...
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 05-11-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,816
There is a syllabus change every year for FSA...

There is a syllabus change every year for FSA exams. They may not necessarily be large changes, but it changes every other sitting.
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 05-10-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 50,729
So is there any real difference in the procedures...

So is there any real difference in the procedures for parts a and b of number 2 (US exam)? I remember creating the income statements in part a, then feeling confused that part b essentially felt like...
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 05-02-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,816
I'd start getting comfortable studying less than...

I'd start getting comfortable studying less than 6 months for an exam.. When you get to the FSA level you usually only have 3 or so months between getting results from one exam and taking the next.
Forum: Buy & Sell Actuarial Study Materials 04-10-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 421
LP Textbooks for Sale

Willing to part with my LP books. I have the stochastic modeling one, life insurance products and finance, life insurance and modified endowments under IRC 7702/7702A, and art and science of life...
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 01-12-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 16,290
Also a fail. I kind of expected it, so I've been...

Also a fail. I kind of expected it, so I've been refreshing flashcards for the last couple weeks.
Forum: Life Pricing Exam 08-22-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,550
The flashcards were the most critical part of my...

The flashcards were the most critical part of my studying. If you think you could have spent more time memorizing, I think that's where you should concentrate.
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 08-02-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 16,290
I'm also almost through the Stat reserves...

I'm also almost through the Stat reserves section. I will probably finish today or tomorrow.

I figured this exam would be more technical, but it's definitely starting out more technical than I...
Forum: Life Pricing Exam 07-21-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 25,997
55% pass rate this sitting

55% pass rate this sitting
Forum: Buy & Sell Actuarial Study Materials 07-18-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 361
Selling ILA-LP Study Notes

Selling off my study notes from the Spring 17 LP sitting. I think there have been some syllabus changes, but nothing major. I'll sell these for relatively cheap since I have no use for them. PM if...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-18-2017, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 256,465
Correct. For MLC, getting a 0 either means you...

Correct. For MLC, getting a 0 either means you got less than 50% of the pass mark or didn't have enough MC to get your exam completely graded.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-17-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 256,465
Congrats. Yeah, I think the only thing we know...

Congrats. Yeah, I think the only thing we know for sure is we have no idea what the pass marks are or how liberal they are with partial credit. My advice is to continue self grading conservatively...
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 07-14-2017, 04:03 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 16,290
Fall 2017 LFV Progress Thread

Might as well start this up...

I'll start studying within the next couple days when I'm done celebrating my LP pass. TIA got me through LP, so I'm gonna go with it again for LFV.
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