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Old 07-16-2018, 12:41 PM
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Holy crap, I got a 10!
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Old 07-16-2018, 02:50 PM
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Holy crap, I got a 10!
Pretty impressive. I got an 8, which is higher than I expected.
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Old 07-31-2018, 01:37 PM
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To those who took Spring 2018 exam, can you share what manual/seminar you used for preparing for the exam? Would you recommend it/them?
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Old 08-01-2018, 10:34 AM
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To those who took Spring 2018 exam, can you share what manual/seminar you used for preparing for the exam? Would you recommend it/them?
I used The EDGE and supplemented with the PAK Exam Aid + Test Aid. I'm glad I purchased the PAK stuff because The EDGE material didn't have any practice questions on Key Rate Duration, which was new to the syllabus for Fall 2017/Spring 2018.

The EDGE was fine. There were some typos and some extraneous commentary by the author, but it summarized the readings well. I did end up going back to the actual textbook readings / study notes for some of the topics though. The Question Based Summaries and flashcards are helpful for memorization.
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I used The EDGE and supplemented with the PAK Exam Aid + Test Aid. I'm glad I purchased the PAK stuff because The EDGE material didn't have any practice questions on Key Rate Duration, which was new to the syllabus for Fall 2017/Spring 2018.

The EDGE was fine. There were some typos and some extraneous commentary by the author, but it summarized the readings well. I did end up going back to the actual textbook readings / study notes for some of the topics though. The Question Based Summaries and flashcards are helpful for memorization.
Would you recommend using/buying the textbooks?
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Old 01-15-2019, 12:49 PM
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Would you recommend using/buying the textbooks?
I don't think I touched Modern Investment Management at all. The other two books are at home, so I'll have to check later if anything is flagged, dogeared, or highlighted. Of the top of my head, I don't recall referring to them much for RPIRM.

I did refer to the SOA study notes a fair amount.
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