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Forum: Careers - Employment 07-06-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 824
Posted By Ren_St
United Healthcare - Employer Review

I noticed they have several Associate Director and Director positions open that are out of state, but indicates telecommuting is possible.

I would like to hear more from UHC employees who have...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-19-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,372
Posted By Ren_St
What advice do you have for somebody looking to...

What advice do you have for somebody looking to transition like you did?

What was the typical title for the role than you are performing at your currently company?

Did you find the work more...
Forum: MFE 05-11-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 65,737
Posted By Ren_St
Passed!

Passed!
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-10-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,527
Posted By Ren_St
Do you mind sharing what you do now and what...

Do you mind sharing what you do now and what preparation you did before you made the swtich?

I too work in benefits consulting and have grown stagnant, but unwilling to take a pay cut as well.
Forum: Modules 6-8 05-09-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 17,589
Posted By Ren_St
Is the SOA Transcript website down for anybody...

Is the SOA Transcript website down for anybody else?

I got the following web page error when clicking the link to access my transcript:
store.soa.org - Access Denied
Error code 16
This...
Forum: MFE 03-26-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 65,737
Posted By Ren_St
I have so much free time now that I am done...

I have so much free time now that I am done studying for MFE.

Guess its time to forget about this exam until May and wait for that sweet pass *fingers crossed*
Forum: MFE 03-22-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 65,737
Posted By Ren_St
When is the official pass/fail release date?

When is the official pass/fail release date?
Forum: MFE 03-14-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 707
Posted By Ren_St
$75 BRAND NEW ASM MFE Manual 10th edition -Third and Latest Printing

Brand New.ASM Study Manual for SOA MFE, 10th Edition - Third Printing with StudyPlus+ (online study tools)

I have never even used it because I relied on ADAPT for this exam.

$75 if you pick...
Forum: MFE 03-13-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 65,737
Posted By Ren_St
Can you send me a PM as well on how to report?...

Can you send me a PM as well on how to report? Wondering if we are thinking about the same problem here.
Forum: MFE 03-13-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 65,737
Posted By Ren_St
The exam felt exceptionally easy. I dont think...

The exam felt exceptionally easy. I dont think the level 7+ practice exams were accurate at all. However, maybe it was because I struggled with level 7 ADAPT problems that made me feel like the real...
Forum: MFE 03-12-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 65,737
Posted By Ren_St
Did anybody have trouble with a problem involving...

Did anybody have trouble with a problem involving black schloes and delta hedging where the answer was off by a very small percentage? None of the other answe choices were close but I couldn’t get an...
Forum: MFE 03-12-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 65,737
Posted By Ren_St
Skipped 2 problem, non sure on 4, answered 24...

Skipped 2 problem, non sure on 4, answered 24 questions confidently with an hour to spare. Felt like ADAPT level 5. None of the questions were computationally intensive
Forum: MFE 03-10-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 65,737
Posted By Ren_St
How computationally intensive was it compared...

How computationally intensive was it compared with ADAPT level 6 exams?

Were there a good distribution of quantitative and qualitative type questions?
Forum: MFE 03-07-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 65,737
Posted By Ren_St
You mean taking level 5-6 exams or you have taken...

You mean taking level 5-6 exams or you have taken a total 5-6 exams so far?
Forum: MFE 03-06-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 65,737
Posted By Ren_St
When is everybody sitting for this exam? My exam...

When is everybody sitting for this exam? My exam date is Monday March 12th but debating on whether I should take it early on Friday May 9th and just get it over with .... Really don't want to spend...
Forum: MFE 03-02-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,145
Posted By Ren_St
Running out of Time on Adapt exams

I noticed quite a few of the problems on level 5.5 and above exams are extremely computational intensive.

I always run out of time when I do the practice exams. This wasn't a problem with the...
Forum: MFE 03-01-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 976
Posted By Ren_St
SOA Sample Questions vs ADAPT

For those using ADAPT, is it worth doing the SOA sample problems? Are the relevant SOA sample problems already incorporated into the ADAPT question bank or would it make sense to do the SOA sample...
Forum: MFE 02-27-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 65,737
Posted By Ren_St
THANK YOU! :)

THANK YOU! :)
Forum: MFE 02-27-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 65,737
Posted By Ren_St
For a delta hedged position, with initial stock...

For a delta hedged position, with initial stock price S, the stock price movement with no gain or loss after time period h is:

S S*σ*sqrt(h)

Does that mean that all stock prices that fall...
Forum: MFE 02-26-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 65,737
Posted By Ren_St
How does the Earned Level system work? I have...

How does the Earned Level system work? I have taken 2 practice test so far and have an earned level of 5.5.

So far the average difficulty on those practice exams have been in the level 3-4 range....
Forum: MFE 02-26-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 65,737
Posted By Ren_St
I've taken only two practice exams so far and...

I've taken only two practice exams so far and noticed that the difficulty of the problems are around 3-4.

Do the difficulty of the practice exams increase automatically as you take more and more...
Forum: MFE 02-25-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 65,737
Posted By Ren_St
Do you increase your EL through practice exams or...

Do you increase your EL through practice exams or custom quizzes?
Forum: MFE 02-22-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 65,737
Posted By Ren_St
So I just finished interest rate models and I...

So I just finished interest rate models and I understand how to apply the formula to the ADAPT video lecture example questions...

conceptually the topic is hard to digest but...solving the...
Forum: MFE 02-15-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By Ren_St
THANK YOU. Caught my mistake. I was using...

THANK YOU. Caught my mistake. I was using e^(-r)=(14/15) instead of e^(r) =(15/14) in the formula.
Forum: MFE 02-15-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By Ren_St
sorry, I made a typo and meant to write p*. I...

sorry, I made a typo and meant to write p*. I have updated in the original post.
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