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Forum: MAS-I 04-27-2019, 09:27 AM
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Posted By ndsteinbach
Got my packet back. I was worried that I did not...

Got my packet back. I was worried that I did not put enough stamps on my SASE, but it looks like 6 forever stamps was enough to get both the booklet and my scratch work to me.

And I didn't pass,...
Forum: MAS-I 04-24-2019, 10:12 PM
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Posted By ndsteinbach
:wink:

:wink:
Forum: MAS-I 04-23-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 760
Views: 132,577
Posted By ndsteinbach
Man, I'm glad I learned this lesson now. "Read...

Man, I'm glad I learned this lesson now. "Read the source text, you idiot."
Forum: MAS-I 04-23-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 760
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Posted By ndsteinbach
I also got .996 or 0.966. Something under 1.0.

I also got .996 or 0.966. Something under 1.0.
Forum: MAS-I 04-23-2019, 06:31 PM
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Views: 132,577
Posted By ndsteinbach
If you go to the front of the exam tables,...

If you go to the front of the exam tables, there's a formula for that. It's pretty much the gamma function formula/integration or whatever. It's not easy, at least for my dumb ass. And the fact that...
Forum: MAS-I 04-23-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 760
Views: 132,577
Posted By ndsteinbach
God, I thought I was thinking of either one wrong...

God, I thought I was thinking of either one wrong cause I was thinking "these both can't be testing the same thing, right?"

:)
Forum: MAS-I 04-23-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 760
Views: 132,577
Posted By ndsteinbach
I put my scratch work in my sase along with my...

I put my scratch work in my sase along with my exam booklet, hopefully that isn't too much for the amount of postage I put on. I fear that it is...

Should have just saved my answers in my...
Forum: MAS-I 04-21-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 760
Views: 132,577
Posted By ndsteinbach
Wow, that's relatively a lot. Are defective...

Wow, that's relatively a lot. Are defective questions scored as correct for everyone or are they just taken out of the total (90 --> 88 points total for one defective problem, for example).
Forum: MAS-I 04-21-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 760
Views: 132,577
Posted By ndsteinbach
Huh, I thought proctors made you clear the memory...

Huh, I thought proctors made you clear the memory from your calculator after the exam/before you leave? Either way, I wouldn't trust my calculator storage inputs enough and will probably just go the...
Forum: MAS-I 04-21-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 760
Views: 132,577
Posted By ndsteinbach
For the pre-addressed envelope thing, that's for...

For the pre-addressed envelope thing, that's for the exam right? The actual questions? For exams like this, that are multiple choice, am I able to mark the exam up as I go with the letter I selected...
Forum: General Actuarial 09-26-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 194,495
Posted By ndsteinbach
Honestly, as long as I don't have to take more...

Honestly, as long as I don't have to take more exams than planned or the same amount of exams but more difficult, I'm pretty indifferent.

I'm pretty committed to the P&C track, hopefully future...
Forum: MAS-I 09-18-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 123,610
Posted By ndsteinbach
So, I'm new to CAS exams. Is it better to...

So, I'm new to CAS exams.

Is it better to guess or just leave a question blank, like if you have 100% no idea what to do, hypothetically.
Forum: MAS-I 09-12-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 123,610
Posted By ndsteinbach
Yeah, I feel like I built a good foundational...

Yeah, I feel like I built a good foundational understanding of the earlier sections, but the mid to later part of the ELM section, I just can't follow.

Going to definitely explore other options...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 09-08-2018, 12:48 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 72,602
Posted By ndsteinbach
Looks like I passed, thank God. Now I'm curious...

Looks like I passed, thank God. Now I'm curious what my score was, it was the best I felt coming out of an exam sitting, but those true and false questions scared me.
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 09-02-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 72,602
Posted By ndsteinbach
What time are exam results usually posted by the...

What time are exam results usually posted by the SOA? 10 am central?

I can't wait for this week to be over.
Forum: MAS-I 08-01-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 123,610
Posted By ndsteinbach
I've only gotten through section B so far, but...

I've only gotten through section B so far, but only one lesson felt like that so far.

It helps that I took college courses over a lot of these topics and things are coming back to me. Even looking...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 08-01-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 72,602
Posted By ndsteinbach
God, waiting for this grade sucks. I'm already...

God, waiting for this grade sucks. I'm already studying for the next exam, hopefully I won't have to turn course in September and try to pass this god damn exam again.
Forum: MAS-I 07-19-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 123,610
Posted By ndsteinbach
And you just earned TIA $1K, started studying...

And you just earned TIA $1K, started studying today. Skimming ahead, it's already looking like great fun, lol 🙃
Forum: Course 1 - Risk Management & Insurance Operation 07-19-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,246
Posted By ndsteinbach
Oh trust me, I've learned my lesson taking a VEE...

Oh trust me, I've learned my lesson taking a VEE a few months ago. At least I think I have, lol
Forum: MAS-I 07-19-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 123,610
Posted By ndsteinbach
Oh wow, okay. Maybe I should do this then. Thanks...

Oh wow, okay. Maybe I should do this then. Thanks for bringing it up.
Forum: Course 1 - Risk Management & Insurance Operation 07-19-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,246
Posted By ndsteinbach
Thanks for the input, folks. I'm going to reach...

Thanks for the input, folks. I'm going to reach out to a few of my coworkers a bit farther down the line for advice, but I'm strongly leaning towards Online Course 1 now. It just seems like the least...
Forum: MAS-I 07-19-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 123,610
Posted By ndsteinbach
Oh wow, that's pretty generous. Is there any...

Oh wow, that's pretty generous. Is there any support page with details pertaining to that? I can't seem to find one.
Forum: MAS-I 07-18-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 123,610
Posted By ndsteinbach
I do have a year's worth of actuarial/reserving...

I do have a year's worth of actuarial/reserving experience under my belt, along with 3 years of insurance experience, so that might help a bit too.

I'll probably go with OC1 next, it just seems...
Forum: MAS-I 07-18-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 123,610
Posted By ndsteinbach
As far as I know, I'm not racing towards an ACAS...

As far as I know, I'm not racing towards an ACAS designation before some syllabus/exam structure change, I'm still a bit away from that. So, I feel like I can afford one exam sitting there.

My...
Forum: Course 1 - Risk Management & Insurance Operation 07-18-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,246
Posted By ndsteinbach
I'm waiting for my grade for 3F/IFM to come in...

I'm waiting for my grade for 3F/IFM to come in September and I don't feel good enough to drop a lot of my firm's money into studying for MAS-I.

Considering that, should I try getting an online...
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