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Old 03-09-2019, 08:06 PM
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At the moment I'm taking a university class meant to prepare for LTAM, but it won't cover everything. I'll probably use the summer to independently study, and for the past three exams, I've used Coaching Actuaries. Most people I've talked to have said that for MLC/LTAM, The Infinite Actuary is superior. Does anyone have any reason as to why, or any other insight? I'm used to taking exams on Adapt over and over again until I've got the material mastered. I understand that's not quite possible when there's a written portion too. Thanks.
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Old 03-09-2019, 09:38 PM
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Note that there was a change in video instructor for this exam. Prior to 2017, our MLC video course was instructed by Dr. Weishaus. In 2017, we created our in-house online manual and video lessons, and Coach Dave Kester (who also instructs our P, FM, STAM, and SRM courses) became the video instructor for MLC/LTAM.

Feel free to check out some sample LTAM videos by Coach K here and see for yourself if the videos suit your learning style. If you have any questions, feel free to email me at tteh@coachingactuaries.com.

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I used TIA, it was pretty good. Passed on the first try.

I've heard from coworkers that Adapt is a lot less useful for this exam compared to the other prelims.
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I used Coaching Actuaries for MLC, and I thought it was excellent. I did find ADAPT useful. I first met a goal of earned level 7 for the multiple choice, and then I used the remainder of my preparation for written questions - which Coaching Actuaries has covered too. I ended up passing the first attempt.

I didn't used TIA for any of the prelims, but I hear good things about it. I am using their product for a fellowship exam and can say it is high quality and well maintained.
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