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Forum: Careers - Employment 06-07-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By obscurial
Thanks eastla_student. I found two clubs in my...

Thanks eastla_student. I found two clubs in my area, one general and another geared towards Chinese actuaries. My plan is to attend the event organized by the former, likely in the second half of...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-07-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,161
Posted By obscurial
Personally, this thread has been quite helpful to...

Personally, this thread has been quite helpful to get a perspective on attending networking events. I am also very interested in going to one of these events. As a prospective career-changer, I am,...
Forum: General 05-14-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 578
Posted By obscurial
Yeah, that was the general vibe I got when I was...

Yeah, that was the general vibe I got when I was reading about the manuals for SRM, a while ago. I think I am going to use the source materials for both the exams in the beginning. Near the exam, I...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 05-13-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 34,632
Posted By obscurial
Barely made it with a 6. I must say I got lucky,...

Barely made it with a 6. I must say I got lucky, but I feel like I deserved it after getting a 5 on MFE last year when I thought I had a half-decent shot at passing. This score has finally broken my...
Forum: General 05-10-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 578
Posted By obscurial
Thanks! During the exam, did you generally get...

Thanks! During the exam, did you generally get the feeling that the manuals properly covered all the test materials? I am concerned manuals might not cover some conceptual type of questions that were...
Forum: General 05-10-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 578
Posted By obscurial
If I had a choice, I prefer to go along CAS path....

If I had a choice, I prefer to go along CAS path. However, I am not sure I want to tie myself down one path before I have any actuarial experience. I am, hence, taking one more exam from both...
Forum: General 05-10-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 578
Posted By obscurial
Source material or manuals?

Just found out I passed IFM. I am planning to sit for STAM and MAS-I in october. So far, I have only used source materials for the exams. While browsing the exam threads, I see a lot of responses...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 05-10-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 34,632
Posted By obscurial
Passed! Finally, relieved of a very queasy...

Passed! Finally, relieved of a very queasy morning.
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 05-09-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 34,632
Posted By obscurial
I would say I am cautiously optimistic too, but...

I would say I am cautiously optimistic too, but cannot deny that I am a bag of nerves right now. I am even having nightmares about the results. Definitely got one question wrong and flagged several...
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