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Forum: MFE 05-03-2013, 12:11 PM
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Posted By KIAbrahams
Hooray...finally

Hooray...finally
Forum: MFE 05-03-2013, 10:16 AM
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Posted By KIAbrahams
Isn't the link supposed to go up on SOA website...

Isn't the link supposed to go up on SOA website also? My refresh button is becoming worn out.
Forum: MFE 05-03-2013, 09:18 AM
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Posted By KIAbrahams
My company actually bonused me out last pay...

My company actually bonused me out last pay period. Note I said bonus, not raise. I at first thought it was a raise, which multiplied by 24 pay periods would be pretty handsome, but alas, a...
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-29-2013, 09:50 PM
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Posted By KIAbrahams
Can anyone elaborate on why this would be such a...

Can anyone elaborate on why this would be such a bad idea? I ask because I am an EA working in pensions and have been since I graduated 3 and 1/2 years ago. I have always enjoyed the work and don't...
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 03-23-2013, 08:19 PM
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Posted By KIAbrahams
For people who have tried all the exams, do you...

For people who have tried all the exams, do you find that C is the hardest one to prepare for, as far as staying focused? For example, I just finished MFE, which was certainly difficult but the fact...
Forum: MFE 03-14-2013, 12:39 PM
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Posted By KIAbrahams
I used TIA in November (got a 5) and then used it...

I used TIA in November (got a 5) and then used it the free second time for this sitting. After going through everything on TIA, I felt like I just needed repetition and bought the 15-day ADAPT trial...
Forum: MFE 03-12-2013, 11:43 PM
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Posted By KIAbrahams
I take it tomorrow...so I understand that if its...

I take it tomorrow...so I understand that if its a pass, they say "you pass" or "preliminarily pass" or whatever. But if not, does it say "you fail" or "thanks, good try" or they just say nothing at...
Forum: MFE 01-28-2013, 11:03 AM
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Posted By KIAbrahams
I am pretty even with you. This weekend I...

I am pretty even with you. This weekend I watched the first TIA lesson on Lognormality, but then decided to spend the rest of the weekend going backwards and re-doing all the exotics and option...
Forum: EA Exams 01-23-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By KIAbrahams
As a follow up note, I did receive the good news...

As a follow up note, I did receive the good news a couple weeks back and received my letter of enrollment last Thursday.

As Dave said, I think it is in the way you craft your response and clearly...
Forum: MFE 01-02-2013, 09:49 PM
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Posted By KIAbrahams
Didn't feel very confident coming out of November...

Didn't feel very confident coming out of November sitting, but somehow got the score I least wanted, a 5. Failed, but now I'm close enough to taste it and feel like I have to keep going. Not...
Forum: EA Exams 12-27-2012, 10:01 PM
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Posted By KIAbrahams
Architect - Our old EA told me this same...

Architect -

Our old EA told me this same story recently when I was getting impatient. He discussed details of how the JBEA felt this one applicant did not have the proper training in setting...
Forum: MFE 11-06-2012, 06:51 PM
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Posted By KIAbrahams
Agreed. I know it's hard to say without being...

Agreed. I know it's hard to say without being able to cite some of the problems themselves (although I don't even know if I could cite specific ones - everything is just a blur once I leave the...
Forum: MFE 09-11-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By KIAbrahams
How long does it normally take between the time...

How long does it normally take between the time you sign up through SOA and the time you can use your assigned candidate # to sign up in Prometric?

I did the SOA sign-up yesterday and am awaiting...
Forum: EA Exams 08-15-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 28,030
Posted By KIAbrahams
What kind of information was missing? (i.e. what...

What kind of information was missing? (i.e. what kind of information will I probably forget to include when I submit mine in a couple weeks?)
Forum: EA Exams 07-24-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 243
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Posted By KIAbrahams
Did any of you get any kind of response that they...

Did any of you get any kind of response that they were missing anything from the application? I still have until the first week of September to finish my 36 months of (Sept. 2nd to be exact and not...
Forum: EA Exams 07-13-2012, 10:35 AM
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Posted By KIAbrahams
That's rough. Sorry to hear.

That's rough. Sorry to hear.
Forum: EA Exams 07-13-2012, 10:29 AM
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Posted By KIAbrahams
Something must be going on with how they treated...

Something must be going on with how they treated #25. I had a 67 and had B on #25, so that doesn't help. Maybe some of the 65's and 66's that passed had A for #25 and it ended up being accepted,...
Forum: EA Exams 07-12-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 37,785
Posted By KIAbrahams
I'm guessing all the convo from this afternoon...

I'm guessing all the convo from this afternoon was removed?? Now I'm scared I imagined it..
Forum: EA Exams 07-11-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 37,785
Posted By KIAbrahams
I wish they could just release the passmark ahead...

I wish they could just release the passmark ahead of time so Friday morning is not such a completely nerve-racking morning...so much fun being on the bubble
Forum: EA Exams 06-16-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,428
Posted By KIAbrahams
Bluedemon, you and I are on the same page my...

Bluedemon, you and I are on the same page my friend. Here's hoping Rick's on the money like he was last year!
Forum: EA Exams 06-14-2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,598
Posted By KIAbrahams
Right there with you. Got a 67 and changed #3...

Right there with you. Got a 67 and changed #3 from A to B with about 10 seconds left because something was telling me that the wording was trying to trick us - and of course I just tricked mysel out...
Forum: EA Exams 06-12-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,598
Posted By KIAbrahams
Got my response this morning saying it was mailed...

Got my response this morning saying it was mailed yesterday. I guess all the badgering paid off.
Forum: EA Exams 06-11-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,428
Posted By KIAbrahams
Well done.

Well done.
Forum: EA Exams 06-11-2012, 11:47 AM
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Views: 4,428
Posted By KIAbrahams
In prior year, have these polls usually predicted...

In prior year, have these polls usually predicted the pass mark accurately? Or is this all wishful thinking?
I know I chose 66 - but I also am looking at a score of 67, so maybe it's more that I...
Forum: EA Exams 06-07-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,598
Posted By KIAbrahams
I am! I think I already know what I got but...

I am! I think I already know what I got but requested the sheet just to make sure what I submitted to the PAK matched my actual answers. And now that I hear no response day after day it's making me...
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