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Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 10-11-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 292
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Just finished my first pass of the material this...

Just finished my first pass of the material this week
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 07-23-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
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I was under the impression that the scales worked...

I was under the impression that the scales worked the same as the grades. In other words, a 10 is not necessarily perfect, but at least 140% of what was considered a pass.

As to whether this is...
Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 07-09-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 38,154
On the contrary, whenever I refresh it doesn't...

On the contrary, whenever I refresh it doesn't turn out well. So I'm actually just refreshing this thread to see if other people got grades.
Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 07-06-2018, 02:55 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 56,228
Or in this case, for illogical people like me, a...

Or in this case, for illogical people like me, a whole weekend of F5ing.
Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 07-02-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 410
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When you get excited about earlier grades...

When you get excited about earlier grades switching from SOA to CAS, but it ends up being the same anyways...
Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 06-05-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1,285
Views: 158,517
There we go...that was one of the two I wasn't...

There we go...that was one of the two I wasn't remembering.

I think the other, I said something about how general liability is long-tailed, so I would use more than 3 years of data (or rather,...
Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 06-05-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1,285
Views: 158,517
Our lists overlap on not developed and...

Our lists overlap on not developed and credibility...but for the other two, I can't recall what the exhibit looked like for my life to remember what I wrote.

I wonder if they'll release it soon....
Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 06-05-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1,285
Views: 158,517
Methodology-wise, similar. But I seem to recall...

Methodology-wise, similar. But I seem to recall that my exam had a case load of 310 per year...did anyone else have that?

This is just my irrational fear of having plugged in the wrong number...
Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 05-11-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 1,285
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I know someone brought up the issue of point...

I know someone brought up the issue of point allocation already, but looking at this then at Q10 (evaluate rating variables for 2 points) really rustles my jimmies...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 05-11-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 73,684
Good lord, it costs the same as Core...

Good lord, it costs the same as Core...
Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 05-11-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1,285
Views: 158,517
For Q2, any bets on how much they'd dock if the...

For Q2, any bets on how much they'd dock if the only thing I calculated wrong was the complement? 0.5 point?
Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 05-04-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1,285
Views: 158,517
MFW I asked PSI to confirm that I had 40 minutes...

MFW I asked PSI to confirm that I had 40 minutes left (since my timer said 3.5 hours left), and they reply with "How much time do you have left?"
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 04-20-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 29,262
I'm not 100% sure about this, but I vaguely...

I'm not 100% sure about this, but I vaguely remember that you only use parents + three oldest children for this.

The right column of page E6 in the following link seems to agree......
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 04-13-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 279
Nope, there are 3 and there have been 3. I...

Nope, there are 3 and there have been 3.

I don't have my study materials with me, but here's a prior post that may help....
Forum: Modules 6-8 04-10-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 18,351
Views: 7,130,923
This was on the job application when I had last...

This was on the job application when I had last checked about a year ago.
Forum: Modules 6-8 03-29-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 18,351
Views: 7,130,923
You deserve to pass based on this comment alone

You deserve to pass based on this comment alone
Forum: General Actuarial 03-28-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,557
lol $2,900 wasn't enough, apparently. ...

lol $2,900 wasn't enough, apparently.

https://www.soa.org/predictive-analytics-certificate/default/
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 03-26-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
https://www.soa.org/Education/Exam-Req/Syllabus-St...

https://www.soa.org/Education/Exam-Req/Syllabus-Study-Materials/edu-updates-exam-group-health-core.aspx
Forum: Modules 6-8 03-19-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 18,351
Views: 7,130,923
Can you not? I just ate lunch...

Can you not? I just ate lunch...
Forum: Modules 6-8 03-13-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 18,351
Views: 7,130,923
:iatp: To take it a step further, they've...

:iatp:

To take it a step further, they've already graded many submissions past 2/20.
Forum: Modules 6-8 03-13-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 18,351
Views: 7,130,923
FYI - That would be the semi-annual grading party...

FYI - That would be the semi-annual grading party that occurred every March and September. If I'm not mistaken, I read somewhere that this was postponed to April for this year.

However, the...
Forum: Modules 6-8 03-09-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,012
I did the latter and passed.

I did the latter and passed.
Forum: Group & Health Advanced Exam 03-04-2018, 05:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 370
Dependency on Core Material?

Does the Advanced exam rely on items covered on the Core syllabus? I don't currently have access to my Core study materials, so I was wondering if I should still continue to push for Spring or...
Forum: Modules 6-8 02-21-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,748
IIRC, the SOA representative told me that Module...

IIRC, the SOA representative told me that Module 8 is the last thing they update before they pull that month's list, with the exception of MLC.

In other words, you need to have everything on your...
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 02-20-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 34,378
I agree that the calculator typing is pretty...

I agree that the calculator typing is pretty ridiculous. I even tried to dig back in my memory during the exam to FM formulas to find a shortcut!

You probably did this, but in case you didn't (for...
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