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Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 02-14-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By PoisedGiraffe
Something that I did was use a whiteboard to...

Something that I did was use a whiteboard to practice notecards. I found that I couldn't keep track of all the items in my head when I was trying to recall, especially for longer lists.

Writing...
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 01-11-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 30,620
Posted By PoisedGiraffe
Passed! Was feeling on the fence so this is a...

Passed! Was feeling on the fence so this is a major relief!
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 01-11-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 30,620
Posted By PoisedGiraffe
Welp. The nerves have hit full force now. ...

Welp. The nerves have hit full force now.

36 minutes........
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 11-02-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 30,620
Posted By PoisedGiraffe
This makes me want to throw something at a wall

This makes me want to throw something at a wall
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 11-01-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 30,620
Posted By PoisedGiraffe
This was exactly what I did. I feel like there...

This was exactly what I did. I feel like there was much more to it, but I just had no idea what other information we were supposed to incorporate that would change other values. Very frustrating, but...
Forum: Health Foundations Module 08-09-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 78,753
Posted By PoisedGiraffe
Submitted 7/8, MMR 8/9

Submitted 7/8, MMR 8/9
Forum: Pricing, Reserving & Forecasting 07-25-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 734
Views: 139,480
Posted By PoisedGiraffe
Resubmitted 6/06 MMR 7/24

Resubmitted 6/06

MMR 7/24
Forum: Pricing, Reserving & Forecasting 06-28-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 734
Views: 139,480
Posted By PoisedGiraffe
Congrats! Glad to see there is movement finally!

Congrats! Glad to see there is movement finally!
Forum: Health Foundations Module 06-06-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,319
Posted By PoisedGiraffe
I'm just about to start this module as well, so...

I'm just about to start this module as well, so would love to join a group.

My gut is telling me we should maybe just start a new one
Forum: Pricing, Reserving & Forecasting 05-24-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 734
Views: 139,480
Posted By PoisedGiraffe
Well finally got a result Submitted 5/20 ...

Well finally got a result

Submitted 5/20
DNMMR 5/24

At least it was quick turnaround
Forum: Pricing, Reserving & Forecasting 05-23-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 734
Views: 139,480
Posted By PoisedGiraffe
I submitted 5/20 with no result yet, so these...

I submitted 5/20 with no result yet, so these quick turnaround times have me checking obsessively!
Forum: Financial Economics 05-14-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 901
Posted By PoisedGiraffe
I did that for the entire submission. Still...

I did that for the entire submission. Still waiting on a grade
Forum: Financial Economics 05-09-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1,340
Views: 338,059
Posted By PoisedGiraffe
Hopefully this means grading is picking back up...

Hopefully this means grading is picking back up again!
Forum: Pricing, Reserving & Forecasting 05-04-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 60,554
Posted By PoisedGiraffe
Yes. Essentially I took the initial tab, made a...

Yes. Essentially I took the initial tab, made a copy, changed all relevant copays to align with the proposed plan design and reflected any relevant utilization shifts.

My thought behind doing so...
Forum: Modules 6-8 04-25-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,250
Posted By PoisedGiraffe
I will counter that I used tuition rates and...

I will counter that I used tuition rates and attrition rates as an interrelated assumption and I MMR'ed.

I justified it in the opposite ways as previous posters discussed: As tuition goes up,...
Forum: Financial Economics 04-25-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,004
Posted By PoisedGiraffe
Sorry I misread your first post. I see what...

Sorry I misread your first post. I see what you're saying. I still made them all into one memo.

I think you can consider that management would want to see your thoughts on their recommendations...
Forum: Pricing, Reserving & Forecasting 04-24-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 60,554
Posted By PoisedGiraffe
This thread has been very helpful. Not sure if...

This thread has been very helpful. Not sure if anyone is working on this, but figured it was worth a shot

Two questions that seem to have been treated differently throughout the thread that I'm...
Forum: Financial Economics 04-22-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,004
Posted By PoisedGiraffe
I did tasks 2 & 4 but structured it as 3 memos:...

I did tasks 2 & 4 but structured it as 3 memos: One for 2A, one for 2B, one for 4.

I only just submitted though, so haven't received a grad to confirm that is what they're looking for.
Forum: Modules 6-8 03-30-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 506
Views: 249,564
Posted By PoisedGiraffe
They posted on the Waiting for FA result thread...

They posted on the Waiting for FA result thread that the feedback was from earlier in February, before the cut-off
Forum: Modules 6-8 02-26-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By PoisedGiraffe
I don't think they've said anything about the...

I don't think they've said anything about the modules explicitly, but 6 and 7 have had pretty consistent grading times at under 1 week so if you're working through them soon, you should have a few...
Forum: Modules 6-8 02-23-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 18,467
Views: 7,330,860
Posted By PoisedGiraffe
I did not use a ratio. I interpreted it to mean...

I did not use a ratio. I interpreted it to mean one risk and one return metric. I MMR'ed too so looks like they're fine with either with the proper justification
Forum: Modules 6-8 02-14-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,185
Posted By PoisedGiraffe
Yeah that's what their case was, but I didn't...

Yeah that's what their case was, but I didn't actually ask what they used, so maybe it was something harder to justify.

Or its just the SOA being picky on some papers :shrug:
Forum: Modules 6-8 02-14-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,185
Posted By PoisedGiraffe
Someone I know got feedback that you shouldn't...

Someone I know got feedback that you shouldn't use any type of calculated measure. Again, though, if you can justify it properly, they might be fine with it.
Forum: Modules 6-8 02-14-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,185
Posted By PoisedGiraffe
I used VAR because I thought it made intuitive...

I used VAR because I thought it made intuitive sense to explain - with this rate we'll meet our obligations X% of the time. I MMR'ed on the first try.

I think you can see here how it really does...
Forum: Modules 6-8 02-13-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,203
Posted By PoisedGiraffe
What do you mean by "one?" One asset...

What do you mean by "one?" One asset mix?
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