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Forum: Penn State University 06-25-2007, 04:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 33,169
Posted By PatsFan12
Oh man sweet, someone linked a post of mine ... I...

Oh man sweet, someone linked a post of mine ... I feel honored.

Also ... as a former Shapiro TA, my suggestions wouldbe to take the "gimmie" points (i.e. from PSU02 post, "given", "find",...
Forum: PD Subforum 01-31-2007, 08:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,289
Posted By PatsFan12
Just short of 7 weeks for me. Mine was approved...

Just short of 7 weeks for me. Mine was approved about 2 weeks ago and I didn't get any time of transcript. I'm not that worried about it, I'm registered for the FAC, so that's all that matters to...
Forum: PD Subforum 01-26-2007, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,951
Posted By PatsFan12
I'm pretty sure I emailed it on Friday, 6/16 (as...

I'm pretty sure I emailed it on Friday, 6/16 (as well as sent a hard copy with signatures), they sent it back on Monday, 6/19 saying the actual date of my submission was Friday, 6/16. But I'm not...
Forum: PD Subforum 01-25-2007, 04:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,951
Posted By PatsFan12
This is the email you get when you file your...

This is the email you get when you file your initial plan:

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Dear PatsFan12,

Thank you for filing your initial Professional Development (PD) plan. Initial plans are now...
Forum: PD Subforum 01-25-2007, 03:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,951
Posted By PatsFan12
I filed the model plan, almost word for word.

I filed the model plan, almost word for word.
Forum: PD Subforum 01-25-2007, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,038
Posted By PatsFan12
I did neither.

I did neither.
Forum: PD Subforum 01-25-2007, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,038
Posted By PatsFan12
I get funding for going to meetings, but no study...

I get funding for going to meetings, but no study time for PD. I completed it on my own. As far as a raise goes, I think it's customary to assess my performance when I become an FSA and it's...
Forum: Group & Health Advanced Exam 01-23-2007, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,432
Posted By PatsFan12
I used GRASP (w/the notecards) exclusively for 8M...

I used GRASP (w/the notecards) exclusively for 8M as pretty much a replacement for the textbooks. As I reviewed the manual, I had the textbooks nearby in case I didn't understand a concept. I...
Forum: Quantitative Finance and Investment (QFI) track 01-23-2007, 08:35 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 14,720
Posted By PatsFan12
It's possible they haven't finished determining...

It's possible they haven't finished determining all the logistics yet for Hong Kong and that's why it's not listed. The list of 2007 sites still hasn't been posted on the soa website.
Forum: Quantitative Finance and Investment (QFI) track 01-18-2007, 03:56 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 14,720
Posted By PatsFan12
Congrats PaulBrand!! Maybe I'll cya in Atlanta!

Congrats PaulBrand!! Maybe I'll cya in Atlanta!
Forum: Quantitative Finance and Investment (QFI) track 01-18-2007, 10:44 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 14,720
Posted By PatsFan12
It came via email at 4:54 pm yesterday afternoon....

It came via email at 4:54 pm yesterday afternoon. It stated that I had until noon Friday CST to register for the March FAC.
Forum: Quantitative Finance and Investment (QFI) track 01-18-2007, 08:39 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 14,720
Posted By PatsFan12
Just got the approval letter (yesterday actually,...

Just got the approval letter (yesterday actually, but had already left the office). They told me there was still room in the March FAC and if I registered by Friday I would have a spot!!!
Forum: Quantitative Finance and Investment (QFI) track 01-17-2007, 05:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,312
Posted By PatsFan12
That's unfortunate that your advisor is...

That's unfortunate that your advisor is prolonging the process for you. I set up time weeks before I knew I'd be done for him to have it reviewed by. I did this mainly to push me to get it done by...
Forum: Quantitative Finance and Investment (QFI) track 01-16-2007, 02:26 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 14,720
Posted By PatsFan12
Interesting point Paul Brand, I hadn't thought...

Interesting point Paul Brand, I hadn't thought about it that way. Either way I'm still kindof annoyed that it's taking this long, especially when they know the cut off for March FAC was right about...
Forum: Quantitative Finance and Investment (QFI) track 01-16-2007, 10:48 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 14,720
Posted By PatsFan12
Still waiting as well. I sent the SOA a note...

Still waiting as well. I sent the SOA a note last Thursday (the six week mark since my PD had been recieved) and got this in return.

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Dear PatsFan12,

We have...
Forum: Quantitative Finance and Investment (QFI) track 01-09-2007, 09:22 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 14,720
Posted By PatsFan12
Mine was recieved on 11/28 ... still anxiously...

Mine was recieved on 11/28 ... still anxiously awaiting my approval and hoping I get into the March FAC. Could today be the day?!?!? It's been nearly six weeks. Keeping my fingers crossed that...
Forum: General Questions about Actuarial Science Universities 01-05-2007, 08:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,219
Posted By PatsFan12
As a Penn State grad, I take offense to that. ...

As a Penn State grad, I take offense to that. Just because we know how to have fun doesn't mean we lack discipline in our studies. I passed Course 1 in college and passed the next seven exams in...
Forum: Quantitative Finance and Investment (QFI) track 12-18-2006, 10:59 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 14,720
Posted By PatsFan12
Wait, that can't be right. You're saying it took...

Wait, that can't be right. You're saying it took 10 additional weeks for them to invite you to a FAC? I would assume that when they officially decide to approve your PD, they get the paperwork...
Forum: Quantitative Finance and Investment (QFI) track 02-27-2006, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,666
Posted By PatsFan12
There's no guarentee that you'll even get into...

There's no guarentee that you'll even get into Course 7 with 5 exams and the experience waiver. People with 5 exams only get into C7 if there is still room after people who have 6 exams get a chance...
Forum: Modules 1-5 08-22-2005, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 706
Posted By PatsFan12
SOLD!

SOLD!
Forum: Modules 1-5 08-20-2005, 09:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 706
Posted By PatsFan12
2004 Course 5 BPP for Sale!

Used for Fall 2004 sitting......best offer.....pm me
Forum: Modules 6-8 08-19-2005, 09:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,295
Posted By PatsFan12
woo hoo! Just got back from the golf course and...

woo hoo! Just got back from the golf course and dinner (pounded a few beers since I was nervous about checkin results when I got home). Only 8M and PD to go!!! :)

Congrats to everyone who passed!
Forum: Modules 6-8 08-19-2005, 09:38 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,295
Posted By PatsFan12
I'm hoping we get them before 12:00. I have a...

I'm hoping we get them before 12:00. I have a half day and very little access to a computer on the golf course. The phone number doesn't work for this one, right, you have to check the website?
Forum: Corporate Finance and ERM (CFE) Track 08-18-2005, 04:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,335
Posted By PatsFan12
You'd think someone with such "status at his...

You'd think someone with such "status at his company" would be a little less petty. Guess i was wrong.



As of now, I guess I'm giong to trust the Syllabuster. I'll probably read through GUIDE...
Forum: Corporate Finance and ERM (CFE) Track 08-17-2005, 01:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,335
Posted By PatsFan12
So what cards are you guys using? Or are you...

So what cards are you guys using? Or are you using your own? I'm using Syllaubuster pretty much exclusively as of now (I have GRASP as well), but they dont' have cards for Syllabuster. I also have...
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