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Old 02-19-2018, 04:56 PM
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I am studying for Exam MFE and recently bought ADAPT for the first time. They say that they recommend getting up to at least an Earned Level of 7 to be prepared to pass the exam.


Do any of you know how consistently this recommendation predicts exam passage?


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From the Nov 2017 survey, we received over 400 survey responses. We asked our users regarding the Adapt level that they thought was closest to the difficulty of the actual exam. Overall, the majority of the respondents thought that the actual exam was between a level 4 - 6.

Here’s the breakdown of the results:

Level 1 - 4: 3.1%
Level 4 - 6: 71.6%
Level 6 - 8: 24.1%
Level 8 - 10: 1.2%

Of course, this is a survey and is subject to survey bias. Thus, please take the result with a grain of salt.

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Thanks, that information is useful. But I would still like to know how likely to pass those with EL above seven are. Do you collect data on your users' Earned Levels and passage rates?
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Thanks, that information is useful. But I would still like to know how likely to pass those with EL above seven are. Do you collect data on your users' Earned Levels and passage rates?
The number I've seen posted most recently was 90% pass with an EL at 7. If I'm wrong, I'm sure I'll be corrected.
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We do collect data from our users. I don't have the most recent data. I'm waiting to get that data from my colleague.
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I am studying for Exam MFE and recently bought ADAPT for the first time. They say that they recommend getting up to at least an Earned Level of 7 to be prepared to pass the exam.


Do any of you know how consistently this recommendation predicts exam passage?


Thanks for the help.
Here's my experience with Adapt (going off of memory at the moment):

Exam P: Adapt = 9.X / Actual = 10
Exam FM: Adapt = 8.X / Actual = 9
Exam MLC: Adapt = 6.X / Actual = 6
Exam MFE: Adapt = 8.X / Actual = 8

Needless to say, it's been spot on.
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