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Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-27-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1,731
Views: 304,137
Posted By pseudo actuary
In my opinion, the current MC problems are par...

In my opinion, the current MC problems are par with the old ones, some are even more difficult, more obscure, in nature. I think the key in passing this test is connecting the dots with all the...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 03-12-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,723
Posted By pseudo actuary
TIPS FOR THE WRITTEN PART (MLC)

Share your tips on how to tackle the MLC written part.
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 12-04-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 185,221
Posted By pseudo actuary
6. I was expecting a 7.

6. I was expecting a 7.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 12-04-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 213,891
Posted By pseudo actuary
First of all, congrats on obtaining a job. Now...

First of all, congrats on obtaining a job. Now the fun part begins. If I were you, I would concentrate all of my efforts to take MLC in the Fall sitting.

Why?

1. New job, new environment. Get...
Forum: General 12-01-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 282,203
Posted By pseudo actuary
Sure. No problem. Let's say you passed P...

Sure. No problem.

Let's say you passed P in your second sitting. Your first score was 5 and your second score was a 7. If you average your scores you get a 6. That's your expected score.

In...
Forum: General 11-26-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 282,203
Posted By pseudo actuary
With confidence, I can state that the easiest...

With confidence, I can state that the easiest prelim was FM. MLC is difficult because of the constant changes that I've encountered (I took MLC for the first time on the 2012 Spring sitting (score 2)...
Forum: Life 11-24-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,355
Posted By pseudo actuary
Thanks for replying. That was my thought at...

Thanks for replying.

That was my thought at first. The issue was raised by one of my coworkers, so I was trying to explain to him the reserve calculation, that on any single premium insurance (...
Forum: Life 11-21-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,355
Posted By pseudo actuary
CRVM for single premium credit life insurance?

It's possible ( Under SVL) that I can use the CRVM for single premium credit life insurance?
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-15-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 213,891
Posted By pseudo actuary
After scoring a 2 way back on may 2012 and a 5 on...

After scoring a 2 way back on may 2012 and a 5 on nov. 2013, I'm confident that I will pass this exam in april !
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 10-15-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 185,221
Posted By pseudo actuary
I failed back in JUNE 2014; I scored a 4. After...

I failed back in JUNE 2014; I scored a 4. After some pondering, I was able to identify my weakest links and work on the topics that seemed to "improbable" to come. I termed them "obscured topics".
...
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 10-15-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 185,221
Posted By pseudo actuary
PASSED, after I scored a 4 back in June. One more...

PASSED, after I scored a 4 back in June. One more prelim to go !! MLC here we come !
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-15-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 213,891
Posted By pseudo actuary
I could not have agreed more with you.

I could not have agreed more with you.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-14-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 213,891
Posted By pseudo actuary
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 06-05-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By pseudo actuary
Try to see it as a u value and apply the inverse...

Try to see it as a u value and apply the inverse function of F(z) to get the value of z .

if u = .95 , then the inverse function of F^-1(.95) = 1.645

the general form:

F^-1((1+p)/2) = z ,...
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 05-21-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 269,686
Posted By pseudo actuary
Nice ! Currently, I'm finishing the...

Nice !

Currently, I'm finishing the CREDIBILITY material. I'm expecting to complete the material by the MAY 31th.

So far, I've done a lot of exercises on the "BASICS", MODELS ESTIMATION and...
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 05-21-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 269,686
Posted By pseudo actuary
The projected pass mark for exam C is around 67%...

The projected pass mark for exam C is around 67% and there are a couple of pilot questions in the actual exams, so the actual problems that count for your score are less than 35. Assuming that the...
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 03-11-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2,220
Views: 244,908
Posted By pseudo actuary
Started studying today. Feeling way behind, but...

Started studying today. Feeling way behind, but after scoring 16/25 in MLC , getting a 5 in the last sitting, my lack of motivation is dragging me away of C.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-20-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3,583
Views: 426,907
Posted By pseudo actuary
Scored a 5. I thought that with a 16 one would...

Scored a 5. I thought that with a 16 one would pass. I was dead wrong !
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-10-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 3,583
Views: 426,907
Posted By pseudo actuary
Can't wait !

Can't wait !
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-08-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 3,583
Views: 426,907
Posted By pseudo actuary
2 more days !

2 more days !
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 11-18-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2,220
Views: 244,908
Posted By pseudo actuary
Currently, I'm sitting in the 16-18 range in MLC,...

Currently, I'm sitting in the 16-18 range in MLC, so idenpendently of my final result on it, I will go for the monster in JUNE.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 11-15-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,824
Posted By pseudo actuary
My score is in the 16-18 range. I hope the pass...

My score is in the 16-18 range. I hope the pass mark is 16 !

My guess is that the SOA will release the candidate numbers by Jan 10 2014.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 11-04-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,495
Posted By pseudo actuary
Great tips ! I would add : eat a light...

Great tips !

I would add : eat a light breakfast and also try to go to the bathroom before the exam starts; don't hamper your opportunity of passing by a stomach ache.

GOOD LUCK TO EVERYONE...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-31-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 649
Posted By pseudo actuary
The integral looks scary only if you cannot...

The integral looks scary only if you cannot identify the "u" substitution. The key is to recognize that the derivative of (40 + s) ^ 2 is 2(40+s). Thus substitution works out pretty well.

u =...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-22-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,362
Posted By pseudo actuary
I'm guessing that this sitting will be analogous...

I'm guessing that this sitting will be analogous to the spring 2012 sitting in terms of difficulty. But at the same time more actuarial students are willing to take the exam even without the proper...
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