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View Poll Results: Most difficult prelim
P 66 4.93%
FM 19 1.42%
MLC 349 26.04%
MFE 240 17.91%
C 622 46.42%
Course 42 44 3.28%
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I find it interesting that people think MFE was harder than C. I found MFE to be significantly easier or at least I was significantly more prepared from ADAPT.
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I find it interesting that people think MFE was harder than C. I found MFE to be significantly easier or at least I was significantly more prepared from ADAPT.
I think for me it was just harder conceptually to wrap my brain around. Everything in C made sense to me eventually after putting in the time, but even on my second attempt for MFE I found the questions that were conceptual in nature to be pretty brutal.
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C > MFE > MLC > FM = P

Conceptually, C made sense, the material was just so vast that it's much more difficult to study for. MFE conceptually made no sense to me and was passed by drudging through hours of practice problems.
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P – conceptually pretty straight forward
FM – conceptually pretty straight forward but level of variety and trickiness in the questions can potentially make FM more annoying than P
MFE – level of theory in material vs. level of theory you actually need to know on the actual exam is quite wide; still very doable with enough practice, despite shallow understanding of material
MLC – difficult, but a good difficult; seemed to make the most sense from start to finish, has lots of helpful, core concepts in regards to understanding real actuarial work
C – probably has the most depth as far as material goes and the heaviest calculations; lots of annoying, complicating formulas to understand

My ranking just goes backwards from above: C > MLC > MFE > FM > P
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I thought MLC is much harder than any of them, I actually really liked C.
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is there another poll on the AO with more votes than this?
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MLC vs C would be more interesting since I'm guessing le p&c is mostly voting C. Curious if SOA is mostly voting MLC or C
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MLC vs C would be more interesting since I'm guessing le p&c is mostly voting C. Curious if SOA is mostly voting MLC or C
I'm SOA side and I voted for C without really even having to think twice. I'm still waiting on MLC results, but the MLC material may be the easiest to understand conceptually between MFE, C and MLC.

C was just a dumpster fire for me.
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mlc is just fm but with timing uncertainty
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mlc is just fm but with timing uncertainty
a lot of timing uncertainty
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