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Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 11-01-2019, 09:14 PM
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Oh okay, Iím with you now. I just remember...

Oh okay, Iím with you now. I just remember commenting on how discarded members werenít representative of the treatment group and their removal would bring the averages closer together. Something like...
Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 11-01-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 285
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I don't think the question asked anything about...

I don't think the question asked anything about an "average". It was a logistic regression equation. You basically just input the variables and solved for P for each member. You then use nearest...
Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 10-30-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 285
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I think the point to question 1 wasn't the 2.505...

I think the point to question 1 wasn't the 2.505 but the fact that the vendor didn't provide costs associated with implementing the DM program. The critique is: "Its going to create 2.5% savings over...
Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 10-29-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 285
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I only left the ASOP 45 question blank. BS'd...

I only left the ASOP 45 question blank. BS'd another 5-6 points. Feeling pretty cautiously optimistic here.
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 09-02-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 170,102
Collecting 7’s. I’ve gotten 4 of those thus far....

Collecting 7’s. I’ve gotten 4 of those thus far. Seems to be my lucky number. I’ll certainly take it... Always studying 10% harder than necessary but never more than 20%. :)
Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 08-21-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 285
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Hey, New FSA exam taker here. Any tips for a...

Hey, New FSA exam taker here. Any tips for a first time sitter? Im not really sure what to expect or how to manage my study time effectively.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-12-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 74
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Average Male is about 200 pounds. I presume he...

Average Male is about 200 pounds. I presume he could get around 80% of his weight. 160 seems about right.
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-18-2019, 04:46 PM
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Is it August 30th yet?

Is it August 30th yet?
Forum: ERM Exam 06-17-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 185
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Hey, First time taking an FSA Exam here. I plan...

Hey, First time taking an FSA Exam here. I plan to use TIA like I have with all the preliminaries. What is your all's general strategy for passing this? Expected study hours? Any information would be...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-17-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 170,102
The thought crossed my mind. I was somewhat...

The thought crossed my mind. I was somewhat pressed for time at that point though and believed it would have been better served writing the executive summary as opposed to providing additional detail.
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-16-2019, 11:59 AM
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Same. My PCA didn't really provide any advantage...

Same. My PCA didn't really provide any advantage over just using the variables I already had. I justified a reason not to attach a PC and commented out the code that attached the PC components and...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 06-04-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 745
Views: 148,649
Milton Friedman would have gotten full credit on...

Milton Friedman would have gotten full credit on every problem.
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 05-29-2019, 10:34 PM
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Those were my thoughts as well. Thanks for the...

Those were my thoughts as well. Thanks for the confirmation. 2019, Thanks for handing me another year without having a life.
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 05-29-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 170,102
Is anyone planning on taking an FSA exam in the...

Is anyone planning on taking an FSA exam in the Fall? Will you begin studying right after this exam is taken? I have everything on my transcript for ASA except PA and APC (July) and don't really want...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 05-23-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 170,102
Model Comparisons

Someone smarter than myself should post a pro's and con's list of the various models on here. :)
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 05-19-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 170,102
GLM Functions

Does anyone know where I can get a good summary of the different distributions and link functions associated with a GLM? In the new sample problem I was able to pick the Logit and Probit link...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 03-28-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 170,102
I'm with ya man. A failure means waiting 6 more...

I'm with ya man. A failure means waiting 6 more months for my ASA. I want to leave no room for a <6
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-14-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 648
Views: 154,330
I got a 7. Gave myself a score of 62.5. I think I...

I got a 7. Gave myself a score of 62.5. I think I may have underestimated how many MC I got correct and the partial credit for WA responses. There were a couple that I did not match the final answer...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-11-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 154,330
I got lucky in Kentucky baby.

I got lucky in Kentucky baby.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-09-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 648
Views: 154,330
[QUOTE=ActuaryFromMTL;9511544] I self graded...

[QUOTE=ActuaryFromMTL;9511544] I self graded myself between 50 and 54 out of 96 and I got a 4.
QUOTE]

Gotcha. I self graded myself at around 62.5 +- 2pts points for my first sitting so I was...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-07-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 154,330
What was your experience with your first sitting?...

What was your experience with your first sitting? By this I mean: Self-Grade vs. Actual Result.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-29-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 154,330
WA questions

Could someone help me remember what the written answer questions were? 1-6. After that exam it was like driving to work and forgetting how I got there. I know I did it... but I don't remember much. ...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-05-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 648
Views: 154,330
M7 Model

The exam writers are actually looking for "Sweet Juicy Goodness". Probably a .25 point deduction for using "advantages".
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 09-27-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 154,330
The Infinite Actuary

What is going on with TIA's website? Looks like the domain has expired. Was planning to take a practice exam today.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-30-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 648
Views: 154,330
For those of you using the TIA seminar, how many...

For those of you using the TIA seminar, how many questions have you completed in the worked problems bank and about whats your first pass percentage? I'm almost finished (Appx 600 problems worked)...
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