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Old 03-12-2019, 02:59 PM
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Which type of quetions do you find the most tricky, conceptual or computational ones ?
I struggled the most on ADAPT with conceptual and I felt that ADAPT mirrored the exam well. That's all I'll say.
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How similar are ADAPT and GOAL?
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How similar are ADAPT and GOAL?
No clue. Just use ADAPT.
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How similar are ADAPT and GOAL?
Adapt is developed by Coaching Actuaries and the question bank consists of SOA sample and past exam questions as well as original questions authored by our team. Currently, for Adapt IFM, we have about 1,388 questions in the bank and over 600 video solutions.

GOAL is developed by a different company.
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Old 03-12-2019, 04:19 PM
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I took it yesterday and had a similar feeling to others who took it. The quantitative portion wasn't hard at all. I'd say most questions were a level 4 with a few 6 or 7s.

I had way more qualitative questions than I was expecting, so my recommendation would be to know your assumptions and definitions very well.
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Yesterday was my second time attempting IFM. In november 2018 i though i killed it and ended up with a 5. This time i am not sure, i definitely guessed 5 questions.

Exam generally felt like EL 5, those five questions i had to guess id say were like EL 7+

How would you stay sharp to avoid starting all over if you have to repeat it next sitting?
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How do you find these these conceptual questions? Are they really tricky or just normal. My main source of conceptual questions is just Adapt. I wonder if that is enough or I need to read more materials.
I don't think the qualitative stuff was very tricky but rather just checking your knowledge on definitions/assumptions. I felt like I could reason my way through most of it, although a couple topics escaped me regarding certain particulars. I was focusing on the CA formula sheet mostly. The style of qualitative questions in ADAPT were very similar to what I saw on the exam; which is false, which is true kinda stuff. Hope that helps.
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I took it yesterday and had a similar feeling to others who took it. The quantitative portion wasn't hard at all. I'd say most questions were a level 4 with a few 6 or 7s.

I had way more qualitative questions than I was expecting, so my recommendation would be to know your assumptions and definitions very well.
My thoughts exactly! Best of luck!
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Yesterday was my second time attempting IFM. In november 2018 i though i killed it and ended up with a 5. This time i am not sure, i definitely guessed 5 questions.
Oh man, this scares me. I felt like I killed it today. Here’s to hoping I really did...
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I only guessed on a handful, and after looking them up when I got home I got all but 2 right, which I couldn’t remember well enough to google. I feel good about my performance. I hate that the SOA takes eight whole weeks to grade these though...
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