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Forum: General 05-12-2018, 03:38 PM
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Posted By Tetsuo
is everyone talking about the "DRAFT December...

is everyone talking about the "DRAFT December 2018 Syllabus with Learning Objectives/Outcomes and Readings" syllabus or is there something else? because based on what i've seen it doesn't look that...
Forum: General 05-12-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 62
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Posted By Tetsuo
You think the SOA is going to put more effort...

You think the SOA is going to put more effort into developing (and grading) exams, for less money???
Forum: General 05-11-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 62
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Posted By Tetsuo
so the learning module from the SOA is the only...

so the learning module from the SOA is the only source of study material for this exam? just sounds like a FAP modules extension to me ...
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 04-17-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 89,034
Posted By Tetsuo
i'm not trying to scare people. sorry if i am...

i'm not trying to scare people. sorry if i am coming off as if i'm trying to take away from those who passed. i'm not trying to discredit anyone's pass at all regardless of how they prepared. before...
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 04-17-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 202
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Posted By Tetsuo
i got the mahler exams a few weeks ago but have...

i got the mahler exams a few weeks ago but have barely touched them. definitely going to work through them this time. i should have started studying earlier, but there has been a lot of distractions....
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 04-17-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 520
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Posted By Tetsuo
nah just trying to save other people from under...

nah just trying to save other people from under preparing due to reading misleading advice online, that's all.

feeling the need to post your transcript on an online forum screams mark zuckerberg...
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 04-17-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 89,034
Posted By Tetsuo
the 307 prepared YOU for the exam YOU got. the...

the 307 prepared YOU for the exam YOU got. the end! I'm not saying you cannot pass using the 307 alone, I'm saying you cannot rely on it to *GUARANTEE* a pass - might want go back to elementary...
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 04-16-2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 89,034
Posted By Tetsuo
i mean difficulty in passing. you can get...

i mean difficulty in passing. you can get difficult problems on credibility, but that's expected. you can get easy problems but on obscure topics, and that makes passing harder.

the people saying...
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 04-16-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 520
Views: 89,034
Posted By Tetsuo
reading the responses just shows how crazy the...

reading the responses just shows how crazy the variance in difficulty on this exam is...
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 04-09-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 89,034
Posted By Tetsuo
Wow. This would have been my last requirement to...

Wow. This would have been my last requirement to get my ASA, and I ended up taking an incredibly difficult exam and got a 5. I am officially depressed.
Forum: General 03-27-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,336
Posted By Tetsuo
probably after june/july 2018 whenever that ASA...

probably after june/july 2018 whenever that ASA deadline is
Forum: General 02-27-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,336
Posted By Tetsuo
lol :roll: I'm just saying, doesn't seem...

lol :roll:

I'm just saying, doesn't seem like C/MLC level of studying and dedication, with the high possibility of failure on top of it. Seems more like an advanced module to me.
Forum: General 02-26-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,336
Posted By Tetsuo
how many hours of studying do you think this one...

how many hours of studying do you think this one will take?

looking at the current syllabus, it doesn't seem that bad.
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-26-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,295
Posted By Tetsuo
I would say not common. You can get kicked out of...

I would say not common. You can get kicked out of the study program if you fail a certain number of times or don't take an exam for an extended amount of time, but where I work that actually doesn't...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-26-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,295
Posted By Tetsuo
what makes you say that? I've heard mixed things...

what makes you say that? I've heard mixed things about this actually ....
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 02-25-2018, 01:09 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 33,667
Posted By Tetsuo
i was clearly exaggerating, how did you not catch...

i was clearly exaggerating, how did you not catch on to that :roll::roll::roll:

and you did 30+ practice exams, that's not a few. i don't agree with dave that you can just do a few practice exams,...
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 02-24-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 33,667
Posted By Tetsuo
ok but didn't you take like 500 mahler exams and...

ok but didn't you take like 500 mahler exams and another 2000 adapt exams? so maybe it was easy for you.

just seems like all the people who said it was similar to the SOA 307 did not take it on...
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 02-23-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 33,667
Posted By Tetsuo
going to start again this weekend, and get Mahler...

going to start again this weekend, and get Mahler exams sometime next week.

also thinking of taking the exam on the first day this time rather than the last. I know it's not supposed to matter...
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 02-13-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 89,034
Posted By Tetsuo
Nope, nothing like 303. It wasn't super unfair or...

Nope, nothing like 303. It wasn't super unfair or anything, there is SOME overlap in the material ... I was just shocked to see a question like that on C. There's one in the sample that is MLC-ish...
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 02-13-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 89,034
Posted By Tetsuo
Just remembered, I got a question that was...

Just remembered, I got a question that was definitely more of an MLC question. :slug:
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 02-13-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 33,667
Posted By Tetsuo
OK I'll try Mahler, sounds like it's a useful...

OK I'll try Mahler, sounds like it's a useful resource. Don't feel like getting ADAPT it seems pretty useless to me. I'll also review some things in TIA, there were definitely quite a few things that...
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 02-13-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 89,034
Posted By Tetsuo
Not trying to start drama but I feel like there...

Not trying to start drama but I feel like there were quite a few people who just needed C and didn't pass ...

I need to get a better understanding of the parametric stuff. Not "find the MLE..." I...
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 02-13-2018, 01:03 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 33,667
Posted By Tetsuo
yeah i feel like you really had to know your sh*t...

yeah i feel like you really had to know your sh*t to pass the exam i got today, and the SOA 307 was not enough. some of the questions weren't hard, but asked in very strange ways. i didn't get a...
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 02-13-2018, 12:58 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 33,667
Posted By Tetsuo
i'll look at mahler, but just skimming through...

i'll look at mahler, but just skimming through the one online i don't see anything like the questions i saw today on the exam
Forum: General 02-13-2018, 12:06 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,336
Posted By Tetsuo
ok did not pass C today so i have to take this...

ok did not pass C today so i have to take this -_-

i'll try to take this the first sitting, hopefully it's "easy" lol
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