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Old 04-10-2019, 07:45 AM
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Hey dudes, Im a high schooler in my senior year. My big brother is an actuary and hes failed MLC three times and hes worried that he might get fired if he fails LTAM. I think its funny because our parents always thought that he is smarter than me so Im thinking of pulling a prank on him.

I am thinking of taking LTAM and passing just to show my family that he isnt the smart one. Im just wondering if anyone can give me some tips. How do I pass if I am a high schooler without that much money? I dont want to put too much money into this so Im wondering if I can get some good spark notes and just pass from there.

Here are some facts about me. Do you think I have a shot at passing this?
I got a 28 on the math portion of the ACT last year. My brother got a 30 on the math portion but I dont think that means everything.
Im in pre-calc and AP stats. I have an A in both
I have a 3.8 GPA and am applying to a good state school. I think I have a good shot at getting in. My brother got into the best state school and had a 3.9 in high school.
I've had three girlfriends already and my brother has only had one. Just goes to show having a good job isn't everything.

Thanks Dudes!
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Old 04-10-2019, 08:29 AM
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I've had three girlfriends already and my brother has only had one. Just goes to show having a good job isn't everything.

Thanks Dudes!

This is the most important quality listed - shows you have the hustle it takes to pass. Good luck.
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This is the most important quality listed - shows you have the hustle it takes to pass. Good luck.
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thanks dudes but how do I study for this exam
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Old 04-10-2019, 10:53 AM
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thanks dudes but how do I study for this exam
Don't bother. Possibly you could pass, but the effort required would be huge and just the cost of taking the exam even without study material cost is significant.
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Old 04-10-2019, 11:06 AM
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Sorry but I don't need any negativity here. Looking for real advice...
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Sorry but I don't need any negativity here. Looking for real advice...
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A thorough knowledge of calculus, probability (as covered in Exam P), mathematical statistics (as covered in VEE Mathematical Statistics) and interest theory (as covered in Exam FM) is assumed.
So assuming you're comfortable with that, contact theinfiniteactuary on their website to ask them to give you the full-time student discount for their prep course (only $400), study that a few hours a day until the November sitting of the exam and pay the ~$300 (don't remember exact cost) to attempt the exam.
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this gotta be a troll...... it really needs to be..
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Old 04-10-2019, 11:47 AM
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this gotta be a troll...... it really needs to be..
Not trolling. Sick of my parents playing favorites and telling me to be more like my brother. If the pass rate is 40% he should have passed it by now if he's really that smart
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So assuming you're comfortable with that, contact theinfiniteactuary on their website to ask them to give you the full-time student discount for their prep course (only $400), study that a few hours a day until the November sitting of the exam and pay the ~$300 (don't remember exact cost) to attempt the exam.
Is there any way to study for free?
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