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Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 08-30-2019, 10:07 AM
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Hell Yeah! Passed! Had to re read the number...

Hell Yeah! Passed! Had to re read the number about 10 times before I could verify it was mine....
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 08-30-2019, 10:03 AM
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Anyone see the results file yet?? Usually prompt...

Anyone see the results file yet?? Usually prompt at 10...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-19-2019, 10:31 AM
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The interaction I chose was Traffic_Control *...

The interaction I chose was Traffic_Control * Rd_Configuration. This seemed to make logical sense so I created the boxplot and saw significant differences in crash_score. When I ran my GLM (Poisson...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-17-2019, 01:08 PM
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Yes keeping them in caused a singularity issue...

Yes keeping them in caused a singularity issue during the GLM run. I elected to remove the created PCA feature instead of their underlying features because it would be harder to interpret in the...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-12-2019, 06:52 PM
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I too have this question. Throughout the modules...

I too have this question. Throughout the modules I thought they were using the Target Variable to create the decision tree.

In this example the Target Variable is INJ_RATE_PER2K so shouldn't the...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-04-2019, 12:49 PM
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Also does anyone know if the ? function for help...

Also does anyone know if the ? function for help will be available during the exam. I am struggling with some components of some functions and am relying on that ? a little too much.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-07-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,352
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I am sitting for PA in June and have completed...

I am sitting for PA in June and have completed all FAP. I heard the PA is like a mini module with a 5 hour timer. As I study this seems to be true. I would absolutely recommend doing FAP before PA...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-01-2019, 01:03 PM
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Views: 131,110
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Actually I distinctly remember it being just...

Actually I distinctly remember it being just "Guaranteed Annuity" because had it specified 10 Years, I would have chosen that one. Albeit that description is still not 100% accurate since it has no...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-01-2019, 11:49 AM
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Any idea what # this question was? Forgot to...

Any idea what # this question was? Forgot to record on my calculator and trying to peace it all together.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-01-2019, 11:42 AM
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Views: 131,110
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Anyone remember what number the 10 Year Certain...

Anyone remember what number the 10 Year Certain with Life Annuity question was where the answer was "Guaranteed Annuity"?
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-01-2019, 10:14 AM
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Same. But why was the log transformed confidence...

Same. But why was the log transformed confidence interval preferred when evaluating the S(hat)(6)? That the only point I missed on that I believe unless my BS was correct haha.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-01-2019, 09:49 AM
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Views: 131,110
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So the 10 Year Certain with Life Annuity question...

So the 10 Year Certain with Life Annuity question has me a bit upset. The answer choices were:
A). Deferred Annuity
B). Guaranteed Annuity
C). Something very incorrect, maybe annuity due or...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-30-2019, 05:48 PM
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Views: 131,110
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Feel the same way about time management. 2nd...

Feel the same way about time management. 2nd sitting as well. 15-18 on MC (2 wrong dumb mistakes, 3 educated guesses) and felt it was a bit more difficult than last MC. WA I think one 9/10, 2 7-8/10...
Forum: Modules 6-8 03-18-2019, 01:41 PM
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MMR :rock1:!!!!

MMR :rock1:!!!!
Forum: Modules 6-8 03-12-2019, 10:54 AM
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Any idea of when its supposed to start? Im...

Any idea of when its supposed to start? Im number 8 on the list :|
Forum: Modules 6-8 03-12-2019, 07:45 AM
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Its never going to start again. This is...

Its never going to start again. This is purgatory :-(
Forum: Modules 6-8 02-06-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,152
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Yeah I realized that is likely why I failed task...

Yeah I realized that is likely why I failed task 2. I correct it and ended up using CTE95 and mean, both minimized, with my CTE95 being the cost I recommended. I definitely expanded on my...
Forum: Modules 6-8 02-01-2019, 10:41 AM
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Task 4 Info

I DNMMR on Task 2 & 6 and realized I used the model output of Cost Per Employed Person on task 2 as my recommended cost instead of using one based off one of my risk metrics. After realizing this I...
Forum: Modules 6-8 01-31-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,152
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Task 2 Info

Yes I know there are a ton of other threads on this, but mostly from people who DNMMR on Task 2 and then resubmit and MMR. My worry is that we don't know if they fixed their other sections and still...
Forum: Modules 6-8 01-11-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 739
Posted By WhatsAnActuary8282
Thanks for the info. What if its not...

Thanks for the info. What if its not proofreading before my submission, but rather my failed submission?
Forum: Modules 6-8 01-11-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 739
Posted By WhatsAnActuary8282
DNMMR Retake Info

Completely shocked I did not MMR FA on my first attempt, but only thing to do is keep grinding. I have 2 general questions.

1). There is a new FSA at my company. Is there a limit on how long...
Forum: Modules 6-8 11-16-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 31,202
Posted By WhatsAnActuary8282
Bump

Bump
Forum: Modules 6-8 11-13-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,990
Posted By WhatsAnActuary8282
One thing I am noticing as I go through my task 3...

One thing I am noticing as I go through my task 3 is that I am identifying risks in part 2 (such as conduct risk from adding the external specialized asset management team) that are not Key Risks I...
Forum: Modules 6-8 11-09-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 57,870
Posted By WhatsAnActuary8282
Bump

Bump
Forum: Modules 1-5 08-10-2018, 10:36 AM
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Posted By WhatsAnActuary8282
MMR today on IA :guitarwo: Submitted 7/23,...

MMR today on IA :guitarwo:

Submitted 7/23, Email received today.

Good Luck Everyone Else!
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