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Old 08-29-2018, 04:45 PM
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IFM registration is now open. How is everyone's studying coming along?
I've read through the ASM manual and now I'm doing easy Adapt quizzes
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Slower than I liked. May have to delay until next time
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Starting to gain steam with studying. For anyone who failed MFE (that would be me): did you go back and relearn MFE material; or did you strictly learn corporate finance concepts and then take practice exams, assuming prior MFE knowledge?
I relearned MFE
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Old 08-30-2018, 08:23 AM
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IFM registration is now open. How is everyone's studying coming along?
I'm behind where I wanted to be, but still fine. I'm curious to see how the first round of IFM results will be for the July takers
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I'm behind where I wanted to be, but still fine. I'm curious to see how the first round of IFM results will be for the July takers
Story of my life.
Has anyone attempted group study sessions for any SOA exams?
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Old 08-30-2018, 11:12 AM
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I just finished the derivatives/options sections from the CA manual and beginning the corp finance part.

A little more nervous for the finance part because a lot of it looks more qualitative which could lead to more concept questions on the exam
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Story of my life.
Has anyone attempted group study sessions for any SOA exams?
I haven't. I'd be curious to try them if I could manage to get one that worked with my schedule (currently have a nearly 1.5 hour commute each way to work)
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I haven't. I'd be curious to try them if I could manage to get one that worked with my schedule (currently have a nearly 1.5 hour commute each way to work)
That's disgusting. I did that in college and NEVER EVER again.
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I just finished the derivatives/options sections from the CA manual and beginning the corp finance part.

A little more nervous for the finance part because a lot of it looks more qualitative which could lead to more concept questions on the exam
That seems to be consistent with what other candidates who took the July sitting said. In our recent survey, some candidates told us that they received 10 - 15 conceptual questions (on derivatives and corporate finance combined), while some received 4 - 5 conceptual questions.
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ADAPT is a godsend.

I just want to reiterate how bad TIA is (for the money at least). I hate that guy Mike Yates so much. So boring and has an annoying ridged voice. I started ADAPT today and could just barely scratch out a few of the problems, but the explanations were exceptionally clear and well written.

Hats off to CA. The product is just so well polished and pretty. To add insult to injury for me, at the time I bought TIA the prices were almost the same. DO NOT GET TIA FOR THIS EXAM.
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