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Forum: FAC, APC and PEC discussion forum 06-12-2018, 04:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By ThereIsNoSpoon
So when do we get notified about the APC completion?

I attended an APC at the end of April but I'm not too sure how this works.

Do I get an email saying I have completed/passed the APC? Does it show up anywhere on the MySOA pages? I can't see it...
Forum: Exam 3/MLC - Actuarial Models 04-27-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 82,720
Posted By ThereIsNoSpoon
but real talk I had a Putnam-level fear finishing...

but real talk I had a Putnam-level fear finishing the WA section, except in this case it wasn't about difficulty but length
Forum: Exam 3/MLC - Actuarial Models 04-27-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 82,720
Posted By ThereIsNoSpoon
iirc it was just a matter of cracking the VTx's...

iirc it was just a matter of cracking the VTx's and VTy's open and finding the expectation of their product, then I subtracted the AxAy term and rearranged things and ended up with the real deal
Forum: Exam 3/MLC - Actuarial Models 04-25-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 477
Views: 82,720
Posted By ThereIsNoSpoon
I actually solved this one! I marked it as a dud...

I actually solved this one! I marked it as a dud when doing the 15 mintue read through, but it came as a saving grace later on (if I pass I owe it to this one)
Forum: Exam 3/MLC - Actuarial Models 04-24-2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,250
Posted By ThereIsNoSpoon
I don't get the constraint given the 30-something...

I don't get the constraint given the 30-something mini-questions in the WA section, and since some of them aren't even that "mini".

It's like a swimming competition but you're not allowed to raise...
Forum: Exam 3/MLC - Actuarial Models 04-24-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 82,720
Posted By ThereIsNoSpoon
Feel like I'm at a 5.8 for this one. I estimate...

Feel like I'm at a 5.8 for this one. I estimate my score to be ~68-70, although WA/guessed MC questions might give or take two points
Forum: Exam 3/MLC - Actuarial Models 04-24-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 477
Views: 82,720
Posted By ThereIsNoSpoon
Borderline, feels like I'm going to lose my mind

Borderline, feels like I'm going to lose my mind
Forum: Exam 3/MLC - Actuarial Models 04-24-2018, 06:17 AM
Replies: 477
Views: 82,720
Posted By ThereIsNoSpoon
I took it. I am either done or I'm done for

I took it. I am either done or I'm done for
Forum: Exam 3/MLC - Actuarial Models 04-23-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 82,720
Posted By ThereIsNoSpoon
now that's a real cash flow

now that's a real cash flow
Forum: Exam 3/MLC - Actuarial Models 04-23-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 82,720
Posted By ThereIsNoSpoon
Good luck everyone! Think I hit saturation...

Good luck everyone!

Think I hit saturation point yesterday.
Forum: Exam 3/MLC - Actuarial Models 04-23-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 82,720
Posted By ThereIsNoSpoon
I dream of a world where the only WA questions...

I dream of a world where the only WA questions are on the equivalence principle and Markov model probabilities
Forum: Exam 3/MLC - Actuarial Models 04-23-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 477
Views: 82,720
Posted By ThereIsNoSpoon
I just hope I don't get the hellhole that is...

I just hope I don't get the hellhole that is Spring '17 again, or I better study up on my Nelson-Aalen/Kaplan-Meier for LTAM (happy thoughts, happy thoughts)
Forum: Exam 3/MLC - Actuarial Models 04-23-2018, 04:34 AM
Replies: 477
Views: 82,720
Posted By ThereIsNoSpoon
Is it a good or a bad sign that I don't feel like...

Is it a good or a bad sign that I don't feel like doing even a single practice problem today? It's like my brain's a kid in front of a plate of broccoli lol
Forum: Exam 3/MLC - Actuarial Models 04-22-2018, 11:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 737
Posted By ThereIsNoSpoon
Now that's a whole new level of avoiding taxes!

Now that's a whole new level of avoiding taxes!
Forum: Exam 3/MLC - Actuarial Models 04-22-2018, 11:46 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 82,720
Posted By ThereIsNoSpoon
I think I want to have a real good sleep today,...

I think I want to have a real good sleep today, the last thing I need tomorrow is eyes that need to stay open with tape lol

But besides that? Maybe go for a run or something, go through two...
Forum: Exam 3/MLC - Actuarial Models 04-22-2018, 11:44 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 82,720
Posted By ThereIsNoSpoon
Thanks a ton for this mate. Yeah no today I'm...

Thanks a ton for this mate. Yeah no today I'm laying off any more past exam review because at this point it's almost obsessive. I'm just going to try my hand at the sample WA and a few of the...
Forum: Exam 3/MLC - Actuarial Models 04-22-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 477
Views: 82,720
Posted By ThereIsNoSpoon
I know the exam's just two days away, but I'm...

I know the exam's just two days away, but I'm starting to feel the pangs of burnout (yikes!)
Forum: Exam 3/MLC - Actuarial Models 04-22-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 477
Views: 82,720
Posted By ThereIsNoSpoon
oh god I really hope we don't get the monstrosity...

oh god I really hope we don't get the monstrosity that is Spring '17, the sample WA questions on the site paint such a rosy picture
Forum: Exam 3/MLC - Actuarial Models 04-22-2018, 02:10 AM
Replies: 477
Views: 82,720
Posted By ThereIsNoSpoon
Word. That and Spring '17 are nightmares, I'm...

Word. That and Spring '17 are nightmares, I'm able to hit the 70's for about all others.
Forum: Exam 3/MLC - Actuarial Models 04-20-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 477
Views: 82,720
Posted By ThereIsNoSpoon
I've just been sticking specifically to the WA...

I've just been sticking specifically to the WA sections of the exams from 2015-2017, and the sample WA's. I ditched ASM and ACTEX a weekish ago.

If I want to hit 75 out of 96 to be safe, that...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-17-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 21,283
Posted By ThereIsNoSpoon
I was always excited about continuous reserves,...

I was always excited about continuous reserves, but once I learned there's a differential equation for them, that Thiele'd the deal for me
Forum: Exam 3/MLC - Actuarial Models 04-16-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 82,720
Posted By ThereIsNoSpoon
It's what I'm doing! Also I'm separately doing...

It's what I'm doing! Also I'm separately doing the WA parts just for practice now. I get that it's not best practice because in the real exam I'll need to budget time for MC as well, but I figured...
Forum: Exam 3/MLC - Actuarial Models 04-16-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 82,720
Posted By ThereIsNoSpoon
Eh I mean if it's R I'm okay, but at least it...

Eh I mean if it's R I'm okay, but at least it won't be as tiresome as this one
Forum: Exam 3/MLC - Actuarial Models 04-16-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 477
Views: 82,720
Posted By ThereIsNoSpoon
No cramming here sirree. But omg Fall 2016 was...

No cramming here sirree. But omg Fall 2016 was such a gimme in front of Spring 2017. Talk about bad timing taking that exam
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-16-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,213
Posted By ThereIsNoSpoon
While my job is still largely actuarial, I'm...

While my job is still largely actuarial, I'm doing a few side projects that are more in predictive modeling, and there's one in NLP that seems especially exciting that I need to get my hands on once...
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