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Old 06-06-2007, 08:06 AM
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The oldest FSA of which I am aware was 69.

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I got my FSA at 44, but I knew that couldn't even be close. I think the oldest new FCAS was probably Robert Miller, III at age 65(?). This was about forty years after he got his FSA in 1947(?)!

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How was your day? I thought it was a very fair question.

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And I thought that this was a fairly good answer. Just sayin'

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Easy--I could tell you how to do it. Stop wasting so much time trolling on AO, and be smarter.
OK, maybe "trolling" is a bit harsh. But it does seem to me that being here and posting a lot has got to cut into the necessary study time.
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I noticed that your travel time is ~6 years. I can only aspire to get through the exams that fast! Do you have any tips on how to get through the process as quickly as you did?

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yea, i think youngest is misleading just because you don't know when people started. i finished at 24 but i took my first exam at 20 which is pretty young.
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yea, i think youngest is misleading just because you don't know when people started. i finished at 24 but i took my first exam at 20 which is pretty young.
I turned twenty may 19 and took my first exam the 25. I don't think I'll be done by 24 though. Sure hope so. Good job to you.
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yea, i think youngest is misleading just because you don't know when people started. i finished at 24 but i took my first exam at 20 which is pretty young.
I think most people would assume you would have started in the 19-21 range if you got FSA by 24. But yes travel time is a more significant number.
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In my experience, a 1000+ post per month rate is highly correlated with a 100% pass rate.

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I think most people would assume you would have started in the 19-21 range if you got FSA by 24. But yes travel time is a more significant number.
I took my first exam in 2004, and should have my ASA by end of this year and hopefully FSA by 2009.

The key is to not fail the exams. I bet that's how Bruce did it.
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