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Old 08-28-2016, 02:28 PM
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Hey guys, I just started my second year at my university. I passed FM already and I'm currently studying for exam P. I had this discussion with my advisor before and he recommend that I try to pass no more than 3 exams because if I pass any more, I'd be considered "too expensive" to be hired by companies. Does anyone think that's a valid reason, or what do you guys think is a good number of exams to stop while in college?
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Old 08-28-2016, 02:32 PM
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Pass 3 and ask then
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Old 08-28-2016, 03:02 PM
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Get as many as you can.


That may be more than 3, but as Jared intimates, it's not trivial to get to 3.

P and FM are the easiest of all the exams. I wouldn't worry about too many exams until you pass a much harder one.
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Your advisor is an idiot
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Old 08-28-2016, 07:29 PM
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Lol
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ASM does not have a discussion of stimulation, but considering how boring the manual is, maybe it would be a good idea.
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Old 08-28-2016, 07:43 PM
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Graduating with all prelims done is not unusual.
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Old 08-28-2016, 11:42 PM
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Graduating with all prelims done is not unusual.


Sounds pretty unusual to me. How do you choose between MLC and S
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Old 08-29-2016, 06:09 AM
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Sounds pretty unusual to me. How do you choose between MLC and S
Both, obviously
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Old 08-29-2016, 07:22 AM
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P, FM, MFE, C. Stop there until you get a job.
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Old 08-29-2016, 07:39 AM
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Sounds pretty unusual to me. How do you choose between MLC and S
I put the Canada icon in my post, but maybe it was not obvious enough.

Most of the students where I am from have internships and already know where they are going to work before graduating, so choosing between the CAS or SOA path is not very difficult for them.
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