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Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-01-2018, 04:28 PM
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Posted By lcuandon
Good call on not skipping this. As a wise man...

Good call on not skipping this. As a wise man once told me, "Its better to have it and not need it, than to need it and not have it". You still have over 20 days to learn the stuff and its not that...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-16-2018, 12:53 PM
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Posted By lcuandon
Yeah, I get that. But why would I want to...

Yeah, I get that. But why would I want to practice using 2 diff life tables? Especially when on is laid out Portrait mode and the other Landscape? Isnt the point of practicing to do what you would do...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-16-2018, 09:38 AM
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Posted By lcuandon
New Exam Tables

Does anyone know why on God's green earth did the SOA decide to use new tables for this exam!? The Life table is new, and its also at 5% (prior table was at 6% interest) so doing old practice...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-17-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 116,529
Posted By lcuandon
Eh, I'd say I'm Actuarially Decent at Best.

Eh, I'd say I'm Actuarially Decent at Best.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-17-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 116,529
Posted By lcuandon
You should have. That makes all the difference in...

You should have. That makes all the difference in the world. If this was a take home exam, I would have gotten a 96 on it.
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 05-11-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 270
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Posted By lcuandon
Yep! Time to jump back in the trenches!

Yep! Time to jump back in the trenches!
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 05-11-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 270
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Posted By lcuandon
You are going to be in a world of pain for the...

You are going to be in a world of pain for the next couple years then, Very Impatient Student.
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 05-02-2018, 12:44 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 72,933
Posted By lcuandon
I kinda figured thatís what you meant but the...

I kinda figured thatís what you meant but the reason I asked was because I donít know where the candidate number for this exam is. For MLC, it was on the Acknowledgment Letter. The acknowledgment...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 05-01-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 72,933
Posted By lcuandon
What do you mean 'updates to transcripts and...

What do you mean 'updates to transcripts and scores following on the 14th"? Isn't that the same thing?
Or is the transcript just gonna say "pass/Fail" with an actual score populated that Monday?
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-12-2018, 10:02 AM
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Views: 116,529
Posted By lcuandon
I've taken MLC twice and failed both times. I was...

I've taken MLC twice and failed both times. I was solid at MC both times. No one knows the pass mark for sure so I wouldn't bet on that. The real money maker is the WA. WA has a tendency to expose...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 03-19-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 72,933
Posted By lcuandon
LOL welcome to the show! Our generation of...

LOL welcome to the show! Our generation of Actuarial students will never receive instant results ever again! Whoooooo!
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 03-12-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 72,933
Posted By lcuandon
Exam today

Took MFE earlier today. I passed a level 5 exam with 100% and I was going into this super confident. My EL was at a 7.0. But I didnít get any question on the ďheavy hittersĒ of the material. I got...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 02-16-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 72,933
Posted By lcuandon
Awesome! Thank You TKT!

Awesome! Thank You TKT!
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 02-15-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 72,933
Posted By lcuandon
With all the changes this exam has gone through,...

With all the changes this exam has gone through, does anyone know which of the SOA sample questions/solutions is the correct one for this sitting? i.e. the ones that do not include Itos lemma,...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-16-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 116,529
Posted By lcuandon
Going thru this garbage ASM Manual by Abe...

Going thru this garbage ASM Manual by Abe Weishaus. Here is the typical lesson:
1. Super casual explanation with the use of many pronouns, many trivial examples.
2. A quiz that tests you on stuff...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-16-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 116,529
Posted By lcuandon
Right there with ya. Third attempt, here we go...

Right there with ya. Third attempt, here we go...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-17-2017, 10:09 AM
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Views: 184,419
Posted By lcuandon
Oh wow...

Oh wow...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-17-2017, 10:02 AM
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Posted By lcuandon
Agreed. I feel like it was rushed and there was...

Agreed. I feel like it was rushed and there was minimal explanation with some crappy examples on concepts that have so much nuance. Extremely frustrating as I personally feel these are the chapters...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-11-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 184,419
Posted By lcuandon
Haha YES! I feel you Hawkey. I just want this...

Haha YES! I feel you Hawkey. I just want this behind me. Im so over studying the same thing over and over. I failed MLC last fall and this will be my second sitting. Even though, I am 300x more...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 09-25-2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 184,419
Posted By lcuandon
I see... I wish this was explicitly stated...

I see... I wish this was explicitly stated somewhere in the study manual. Thank You for your reponse
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 09-24-2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 184,419
Posted By lcuandon
I hate pension problems. I feel like once I get...

I hate pension problems. I feel like once I get the feel on how to solve them, theres always a kink and it never full explained. I know for TUC we don't project salary and for PUC we do. I thought...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 09-03-2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 184,419
Posted By lcuandon
Anything after Markov Chains is still hazy for...

Anything after Markov Chains is still hazy for me. Pension problems really suck because you they're so long and there is so much to keep track of and its easy to make a silly mistake. Multiple Lives...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 09-03-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 184,419
Posted By lcuandon
I don't wanna sound like d*ck but I would not...

I don't wanna sound like d*ck but I would not register if this is all brand new to you. And that's being completely honest and looking out for your best interest. I mean if you can afford it, do it...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 08-23-2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 184,419
Posted By lcuandon
Geez! I didn't realize how close we were... 66...

Geez! I didn't realize how close we were... 66 days!!!??!? :crying:
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 08-09-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 184,419
Posted By lcuandon
I don't think you'll find computational problems...

I don't think you'll find computational problems on it (i.e. Multiple Choice), maybe one? But you will def see it on the written answer portion and you will have to explain the mechanics of it in...
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