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Forum: Resume & Cover Letter Advice Forum 07-24-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,212
Posted By windows7forever
Maybe add a section on SAS or Excel that explain...

Maybe add a section on SAS or Excel that explain your data analytics skills with examples. The modeling and statistical functions you talked about would be helpful after you have well-organized data....
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 07-24-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By windows7forever
You can type them out in a document except that...

You can type them out in a document except that formulas may need an additional editor to type easily. You also practice improving your typing speed and duration that's a win-win case! Finish typing...
Forum: Resume & Cover Letter Advice Forum 07-19-2020, 01:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,444
Posted By windows7forever
This is an old post, but it looks interesting....

This is an old post, but it looks interesting. What do you do in your current role? Why is there no description of responsibilities in your resume on that role?

It looks you have R experience....
Forum: Resume & Cover Letter Advice Forum 07-19-2020, 01:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,502
Posted By windows7forever
I think your first company's role could be...

I think your first company's role could be changed to a contractor instead of temp. Temp sounds like you were a temporary substitute there that could be replaced anytime. However, a contractor is...
Forum: Decision Making and Communications 07-19-2020, 12:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 18,947
Posted By windows7forever
I don't work for the state programs, but I...

I don't work for the state programs, but I analyze reports and data the state passed out to different insurers. What's your idea? I don't have access to the module, since I am waiting for PA result...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-15-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,549
Posted By windows7forever
As far as I know, Venmo should be used for...

As far as I know, Venmo should be used for someone you know only, such as relatives or friends, etc. However, I have got strangers asked to pay me via Venmo for local trade on Craigslist. I think...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-15-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 45,062
Posted By windows7forever
Give a call to your local exam center supervisor...

Give a call to your local exam center supervisor to confirm that's not CDC requirement or ask for an exemption from SOA if you can prove that's not a requirement. For example, wearing a mask is...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-13-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 45,062
Posted By windows7forever
Wow, you are in Florida that has over 10k cases...

Wow, you are in Florida that has over 10k cases every day for a few days. With Disneyland and some beaches opened there, it's probably required to have more restrictions than other states. An...
Forum: Software & Technology 06-24-2020, 11:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 933
Posted By windows7forever
Not so sure about Mac, since I am a Windows user....

Not so sure about Mac, since I am a Windows user. However, I did buy one old MacBook air and three old MacBook pros at low price in the past. I cleaned and sold them all at higher price. MacBook air...
Forum: Professional Surveys 06-24-2020, 01:01 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 16,408
Posted By windows7forever
My previous job only gave me a few K as a...

My previous job only gave me a few K as a promotion raise to next level included cost of living adjustment (COLA) a few years ago. I got close to that total raise when I passed one difficult ASA...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-24-2020, 12:45 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 83,741
Posted By windows7forever
For a couple variables, they did ask specifically...

For a couple variables, they did ask specifically to look at the relationship between the predictor and the target variable, but they did not ask to do so for all variables. They definitely did not...
Forum: Decision Making and Communications 06-24-2020, 12:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 18,947
Posted By windows7forever
I have not got that far to take the DMAC module...

I have not got that far to take the DMAC module yet, but I wonder if following topics or anything from first three FSA modules I have passed can be used as a topic for DMAC. I do not plan to wait...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-24-2020, 12:02 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 83,741
Posted By windows7forever
I was emptied stomach before I was able to take...

I was emptied stomach before I was able to take my test. I also provided some general technical advice to fix their equipment, since they had issues with their work stations, printers (both hardware...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-23-2020, 11:37 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 83,741
Posted By windows7forever
The values of that predictor were split between...

The values of that predictor were split between two low and high ranges like the patterns below, so how did you do log transform on that? I did change binwidth a bit, but most values were split...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-19-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 775
Posted By windows7forever
You were right about "finish your test" button,...

You were right about "finish your test" button, but check the second statement I had about the email. I saw someone else commented that they had issues even uploading the files in last year's exams....
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 06-19-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,861
Posted By windows7forever
I think I did better in PA exam earlier this week...

I think I did better in PA exam earlier this week than what I did in last December. If I did not make a stupid mistake last December that caused my final model outcome generating nonsense results, I...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-19-2020, 01:21 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 83,741
Posted By windows7forever
You should have stayed there until they contacted...

You should have stayed there until they contacted global help desk to fix your issue. I waited in my testing center for longer than you did before I could start my test. I told their staffs I would...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-19-2020, 01:16 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 83,741
Posted By windows7forever
There's no way to delete a file in the workspace...

There's no way to delete a file in the workspace folder. Did you mean your files get saved elsewhere than workspace folder? If you were talking about the files lost after your computer restarted,...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-19-2020, 01:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 775
Posted By windows7forever
There should be a "finish your test" button that...

There should be a "finish your test" button that the candidate should click twice to confirm to submit the files prior to turn to the survey page. However, he can always email SOA to confirm with...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-17-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,981
Posted By windows7forever
Different staffs in testing centers have...

Different staffs in testing centers have different standards, but the new staff called me today said she would not work tomorrow. Hopefully, a more experience staff will proctor PA exam tomorrow....
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-17-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,981
Posted By windows7forever
Yes, I have prepared to wear a mask to do 2019...

Yes, I have prepared to wear a mask to do 2019 exams again for practice plus some practice exams from other sources under time pressure. However, I could not keep the mask on my face for a duration...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-17-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,981
Posted By windows7forever
I actually told the example I wrote earlier to...

I actually told the example I wrote earlier to the new staff at rescheduled testing center, but she said clearly people could get pulled out for uncovering their nose or mouth at any moment of exam....
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-17-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 83,741
Posted By windows7forever
Have you taken the exam this week? The current...

Have you taken the exam this week? The current requirement in my state at least required candidates to wear masks throughout the exam. That means if you want to pull out your mask even just to...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-17-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,981
Posted By windows7forever
Were you allowed to adjust your mask position...

Were you allowed to adjust your mask position during the exam to have better air flow in the U.S.?

There's no need to pull out the mask or make it to uncover your nose or mouse in order to have...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-17-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 83,741
Posted By windows7forever
Another thing, is this a requirement that you...

Another thing, is this a requirement that you have to wear your mask throughout the exam? The staff in Prometric told me not to pull out the mask at any moment during the exam unless step away and...
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