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View Poll Results: Most difficult prelim
P 64 4.93%
FM 18 1.39%
MLC 328 25.29%
MFE 237 18.27%
C 608 46.88%
Course 42 42 3.24%
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Old 02-13-2008, 02:39 AM
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MFE isnt too bad for me, but I am just starting Delta Hedging. I am zipping through the material. Too bad I didnt add MLC to my study schedule. Oh well, it is too late now.
Just a brief warning... the difficulty of the MFE material ramps up significantly at the end. It's very easy to be lulled into a false sense of security after the first few chapters/sections from whatever you're using to study.
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Old 02-13-2008, 02:54 AM
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i was amazed at the P and the MFE votes. I mean really it has to be MLC or C right?

BTW for all you ancient folk, back when it was just exam M that was clearly the hardest right?
I said MFE cuz its the only one i ever failed
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I am guessing Brownian Motion and Ito's Lemma?
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I am guessing Brownian Motion and Ito's Lemma?
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Brownian Motion and Ito's Lemma, in my opinion.
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MFE isnt too bad for me, but I am just starting Delta Hedging. I am zipping through the material. Too bad I didnt add MLC to my study schedule. Oh well, it is too late now.
You have until April 1st to register.
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It used to be M but now I'd say hands-down it's C. However if you want to call MLC and MFE one exam and rate the difficulty of passing both in one sitting....now that might be tougher than C.
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My opinion so far (from studying for MFE and MLC) is that MFE is the tougher of the two. I haven't experienced C yet, though...and I hear it's a monster!
My opinion is just the opposite.
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Well, I haven't tried C as well, but comparing the first 4, I will rank them in decreasing difficulty: MLC, P, FM, MFE.
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I took 1/P, 2/FM, CAS 3, and 4/C. CAS 3 was the most difficult for me (2 sittings to pass, while the others only 1).
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Well, I haven't tried C as well, but comparing the first 4, I will rank them in decreasing difficulty: MLC, P, FM, MFE.
You should probably wait to take MFE before commenting on it.
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