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I really doubt it
Tbh it's very possible. On the last sitting of 7 there were two questions that hadn't been asked before that were almost straight from the RF problem pack.


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I think fringe topics like that should be something you only focus on after you're very confident in the stuff that's frequently tested. I'd much rather know the problems that always come up like the back of my hand and not know the fringe topics than know everything at a slightly deeper than surface level. At least that's my strategy.
Imo the issue with uppers is that generally there's no real "frequently tested" bucket for each paper (except B&S lol). Like you'd think Table M as an example is frequently tested but there's a lot of variation on what that actually involves and they seem to be trying to find new ways of asking questions that require a really comprehensive understanding. Even papers that seem straight calculation based end up having just essay questions sometimes which can throw people off. To some extent I think you get that better understanding if you delve into fringe topics because usually it adds context to the overarching theme. Just my two cents though.

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Old 09-23-2019, 09:34 PM
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There is no RF problem pack for this exam, right?
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There is no RF problem pack for this exam, right?
there is
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Old 09-24-2019, 09:14 AM
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there is
Could you post the link? All I can find is the RF cookbook.
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Could you post the link? All I can find is the RF cookbook.
Oh whoops I misread what you said. Sorry, I just know of the cookbook
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Just got my candidate number in the mail. It's getting close, yikes!
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Just got my candidate number in the mail. It's getting close, yikes!
Yep, 36 days out now. Hopefully they'll actually send me my candidate number in the mail this time. I never got one for 6 last sitting and was stressed out about whether I was actually registered.
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I want them to update "My Exams" under my profile on the CAS website. Although I guess I can stop refreshing it now, anyway. It was painful to see "Exam 7 FAIL" every time I looked for my new Exam 8 #
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I want them to update "My Exams" under my profile on the CAS website. Although I guess I can stop refreshing it now, anyway. It was painful to see "Exam 7 FAIL" every time I looked for my new Exam 8 #
my first exam ever I got a 3 and it felt encouraging. I got a 5 on 7 last sitting and now I'm nearly certain I'll become a Fellow
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I appreciate the encouragement. Good luck!
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