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Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 12-08-2017, 02:53 PM
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Posted By dmw
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 12-04-2017, 01:29 PM
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Posted By dmw
I passed this exam in 2014 after 4 tries and I...

I passed this exam in 2014 after 4 tries and I thank Gd I don't have to study for it anymore. Studying for this exam was torture! It was very satisfying when I passed.
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 12-04-2017, 11:47 AM
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Posted By dmw
Papers that discuss long duration contracts

Hi. Which paper or papers discuss long duration contracts in this exam? Thanks.
Forum: Exam 9 (old Part 8) - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 07-17-2016, 11:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,696
Posted By dmw
It's a topic from another exam. Maybe exam 8,...

It's a topic from another exam. Maybe exam 8, the NCCI stuff - Workers Comp pricing maybe?
Forum: Exam 9 (old Part 8) - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 07-12-2016, 03:57 PM
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Posted By dmw
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Exam 9 (old Part 8) - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 07-12-2016, 02:44 PM
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Views: 1,132
Posted By dmw
Appealing an exam question

Does anyone know how to do that? I don't have a clue. There must be a link on the CAS website. Thanks.
Forum: Exam 9 (old Part 8) - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 07-08-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 38
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Posted By dmw
I took my first exam in 87 or 88 in college. ...

I took my first exam in 87 or 88 in college. Then I worked as an actuary for 3 years, went to grad school, bounced around a bit and ended up as a programmer for 10 years. Then I came back to the...
Forum: Exam 9 (old Part 8) - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 07-04-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 21
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Posted By dmw
I analyzed my grade report and my minimum was 60%...

I analyzed my grade report and my minimum was 60% and max was 77%. I'm going to look for something to appeal. I probably failed by a hair.
Forum: Exam 9 (old Part 8) - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 07-01-2016, 08:52 AM
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Views: 13,436
Posted By dmw
I still have not received it. Strange.

I still have not received it. Strange.
Forum: Exam 9 (old Part 8) - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 06-30-2016, 02:49 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,436
Posted By dmw
I never had to wait this long to get my grade...

I never had to wait this long to get my grade report. Is anyone else still waiting?
Forum: Exam 9 (old Part 8) - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 06-29-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,166
Posted By dmw
I agree with this approach. You also need to...

I agree with this approach. You also need to memorize and recall the material well. How well you can do that is a big factor in whether you will pass or not.
Forum: Exam 9 (old Part 8) - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 06-29-2016, 02:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,166
Posted By dmw
Study until you are ready to drop and fail,...

Study until you are ready to drop and fail, repeat, repeat again, repeat again. Obviously, I'm not the best candidate to follow. I didn't pass, but I just couldn't resist.
Forum: Exam 9 (old Part 8) - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 06-28-2016, 01:22 PM
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Posted By dmw
This was also my second attempt and I thought I...

This was also my second attempt and I thought I had a good chance of passing, but I also thought I could have failed. I failed.
Forum: Exam 9 (old Part 8) - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 06-28-2016, 11:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,635
Posted By dmw
There are no failing grades yet!? Maybe they...

There are no failing grades yet!? Maybe they sent out the failing letters after the passing letters.
Forum: Exam 9 (old Part 8) - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 06-28-2016, 11:36 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,436
Posted By dmw
I still haven't received my letter.

I still haven't received my letter.
Forum: Exam 9 (old Part 8) - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 06-24-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,436
Posted By dmw
I think that's why they originally stopped giving...

I think that's why they originally stopped giving out passing grades numbers. Some candidates obsess about their grade even thought they passed. I've heard stories of actuaries retaking exams that...
Forum: Exam 9 (old Part 8) - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 06-22-2016, 03:30 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 62,307
Posted By dmw
Done studying

I fell one exam short of FCAS - exam 9. I find it too stressful and draining to study for these exams and I want to put all my energy into my work instead of studying. I really like my company and...
Forum: Exam 9 (old Part 8) - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 06-22-2016, 02:33 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 62,307
Posted By dmw
Take out the 1st "w" from the last part of the...

Take out the 1st "w" from the last part of the link and that's the correct link, apparently.
Forum: Exam 9 (old Part 8) - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 06-22-2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 62,307
Posted By dmw
Failed. Congrats to those who passed!

Failed. Congrats to those who passed!
Forum: Exam 9 (old Part 8) - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 06-22-2016, 02:26 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 62,307
Posted By dmw
Just got the email, but link isn't working!

Just got the email, but link isn't working!
Forum: Exam 9 (old Part 8) - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 06-22-2016, 02:05 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 62,307
Posted By dmw
I don't understand why they can't give a time.

I don't understand why they can't give a time.
Forum: Exam 9 (old Part 8) - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 06-22-2016, 01:28 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 62,307
Posted By dmw
Thanks. Join the crowd.

Thanks. Join the crowd.
Forum: Exam 9 (old Part 8) - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 06-22-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 544
Views: 62,307
Posted By dmw
It's hard to concentrate on work. I wish they...

It's hard to concentrate on work. I wish they would release the results early in the day. For one sitting, I completely forgot that it was results day and an ex-coworker sent me an email around...
Forum: Exam 9 (old Part 8) - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 06-22-2016, 11:03 AM
Replies: 544
Views: 62,307
Posted By dmw
What time did they release results yesterday? ...

What time did they release results yesterday? Was it around 2PM?
Forum: Exam 9 (old Part 8) - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 06-15-2016, 05:05 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 62,307
Posted By dmw
You mean the length of the exam? It was too long.

You mean the length of the exam? It was too long.
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