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I didn't pass so I cannot confirm that. But I'd understand if they didnt want to provide extra details to passers. I mean, you passed, who cares?
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Can you only see WA breakdowns if you failed?
Yes, you can only see the WA breakdown if you failed. I passed this sitting and didn't get the WA breakdown, but I got it last sitting when I failed.
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https://www.soa.org/Files/Exam-Resul...nts-a2s654.pdf

passing percentages are out. Only 34.6% percent passed. Total was 2714.

I guess the test wasn't curved after all.
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approx 2700 people sat for this past exam. that's up from approx 2400 during the fall 2016 sitting. And I bet a lot of those people are trying to get in a lucky pass before the curriculum changes next year. that's gotta be a big factor in why the pass rate is so low.
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approx 2700 people sat for this past exam. that's up from approx 2400 during the fall 2016 sitting. And I bet a lot of those people are trying to get in a lucky pass before the curriculum changes next year. that's gotta be a big factor in why the pass rate is so low.
It is ridiculous to think that one can "lucky" pass MLC. Everyone knows that it has a written portion. In fact, the majority of the points are from the written portion.
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as note:

"A multiple-choice score of 20 points was needed to have written-answer questions graded"

Only 10 correct MC answers were needed to get your exam graded, not 12.
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It is ridiculous to think that one can "lucky" pass MLC. Everyone knows that it has a written portion. In fact, the majority of the points are from the written portion.
How is it ridiculous? Assuming you've seen most of the material at school already, you can try to study for much less time and hope to get a 6, it is not out of the window. It's not luck as in "You choose answers randomly" but rather luck as in "The questions are covering material you understand pretty well and can work with"
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It is ridiculous to think that one can "lucky" pass MLC. Everyone knows that it has a written portion. In fact, the majority of the points are from the written portion.
I'm not talking about taking the test blind. I talking about people who are trying to cram as many exams/modules as they can before the changes next year so they only have time to study for 2-3 months while still doing modules at the same time thinking they have a shot at passing. And probably some people could do that, but the average candidate definitely cannot.
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passing percentages are out. Only 34.6% percent passed. Total was 2714.

I guess the test wasn't curved after all.
This was the 7th sitting with WA questions. The worldwide pass rates on the first six ranged from 34.5% to 40.1%, with an average of 37%. So this 34.6% is definitely on the low end.

[Thanks to their hard work, the folks in my face-to-face seminar for this sitting had a 52.6% pass rate.]
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Suddenly my 6 feels like a 9


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passing percentages are out. Only 34.6% percent passed. Total was 2714.

I guess the test wasn't curved after all.
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