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Old 06-24-2019, 09:59 PM
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Well based on my grade report need to work on somehow getting more points on the questions. I'm just not getting enough as I expected. The Spring 2019 questions were weird. I need examiners report to see what they want exactly in the answers.
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Are solutions to reserving questions from Spring 2018 exams (original and makeup exam) available anywhere? There are no CAS sample solutions for these exams and Mahler's solutions cover pricing questions.
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Are solutions to reserving questions from Spring 2018 exams (original and makeup exam) available anywhere? There are no CAS sample solutions for these exams and Mahler's solutions cover pricing questions.
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That is odd-- they don't seem to be on the CAS site anymore. They are too big to upload on the AO, so I have saved them here: www.bedfordseminars.com/spring2018 (these are the CAS solutions, not my own).
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Whats the highest score one can get can get on the exam?
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are geometry sets allowed into this exam?
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375 sounds like a good target. I always planned for 400 per exam and fell short due to being human.
I spent 800+ hrs for april 2019 sitting that I failed. Plan to spend 200-250 2nd time around
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I used TIA for Fall 18 and Spr 19 - barely touched the source material.

Speed was my issue the first go around. The second sitting I watched the TIA videos a 1.25x speed and then spent a good chunk of my study time just doing the old exam problems (the ones Josh marked as *Good Questions*). I found that some questions just took me longer so focused on those, like Capping for Rate changes, F/S techniques and the BS adjustments.

Also don't underestimate using the tables in your calculator for computing LDFs (something I didn't do the first sitting!). Huge time saver
Could you explain what do you mean my using tables in calculator? I am not aware of this trick.

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Used TIA for failed April 19 sitting, had a hard time bringing everything together for Ratemaking section the way it was broken down section by section. Did anyone else had this problem?
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Could you explain what do you mean my using tables in calculator? I am not aware of this trick.

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Sorry should have said the List function. In the TI-20XS MultiView if you hit Data you can enter values in L1, L2 or L3. For any sort of triangle calculation, like calculating Age-to-Age factors which can be cumbersome, you can enter the numerator in one list and denominator in the next, and the last you can use for the calculation of the LDFs.
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