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Old 01-14-2019, 09:33 PM
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Wow good job. I honestly don't know how anyone can score a 10 on MLC/LTAM.

This is my second sitting, I did not stop writing for the entire 4 hours, I had an answer for all WA questions (even though it did not make sense at all for some of the things I wrote, I just didn't want to leave it blank) and still scored a 6.

Well done my man, well done.

What's left for ASA for you?
Pretty similar to you: gonna finish FA next week, APC in Feb, then chill til PA in June.
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Curious to know what the pass rate is.
It seems a lot of people who thought they bombed got 5 - 6.
Makes me think the SOA was really generous with the curving.

I expect pass rate could be as high as 45-50%.
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Old 01-18-2019, 10:05 AM
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37.2% pass rate.

Seems about in line with post-2016 MLC.
Last MLC sitting had 37.3% pass rate.
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I'm surprised passing rate is this low.

Many people who claimed to have bullshitted the WA section passed with a 6. Thought the SOA was making the exams easier.
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Old 01-18-2019, 10:49 AM
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This is because you're using something other than CA.

CA is the way to go for this exam.
Can you please stop with this? It is getting ridiculous. Thank you.
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Old 01-18-2019, 10:52 AM
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Like others said, if you got 0 on the exam, you missed the cutoff on MC. If you had more than 0, then the break down of your WA grades would be shown up this Friday. Also those scores on each WA question are not actual points but like 0-10 for the exam grade. I had got 4 before with most 1 or 2 on each WA question before. If you improve your WA to average at least 5, you will have a high chance to pass with 15 or more MC correct.
So we cannot see how we did on MC, right?
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So we cannot see how we did on MC, right?
You can see if you failed.
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Old 01-19-2019, 06:51 AM
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The SOA went easy on this sitting. While questions on the older topics got harder, the questions on the newer topics were extremely basic and were essentially free points. They completely avoided cubic splines, the complicated AVTHB for retiree health benefits, and stuck with the basic Lee Carter model for the written answer section. Yet, this exam still only had a 37.2% pass rate.

It's only going to get much harder from here on out.
Good luck to those still having to take this exam. A 30% pass rate might be the norm for this test.
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Old 01-19-2019, 02:06 PM
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So we cannot see how we did on MC, right?
Yes you can, but you do not want to see it. If you see your MC score, you get 0. Any score above 0 and below 6 will show WA score break down analysis.
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