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Old 03-14-2019, 07:10 PM
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Pass mark will probably be 22/30?
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Old 03-18-2019, 07:15 PM
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So... when will SOA give us the release date?
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HuskyPuppy, I notice that you checked off VEE before Exam IFM. Is that what you would recommend for someone who has passed P and FM, but not VEE or IFM? Thanks, Jim

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Just curious, what would you guys be doing after the exam? Would you wait for the results before studying for the next exam?
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Old 03-18-2019, 09:58 PM
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HuskyPuppy, I notice that you checked off VEE before Exam IFM. Is that what you would recommend for someone who has passed P and FM, but not VEE or IFM? Thanks, Jim
I would take IFM first. VEEs are easier to pass than the SOA exams. Better pass those now before the syllabus changes (again).

But having said that, it is not really a loss taking VEE first since it reinforces some concepts taught in IFM (eg. VEE Corp Fin via CPCU 540 -- discussions on different types of bonds, capital structure, etc).
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Old 03-18-2019, 10:23 PM
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Wink VEE vs. IFM

HuskyPuppy, thanks for the feedback. I have passed P and FM and hope to start working in the field this fall. I am leaning towards IFM in July because VEE looks more expensive and I have done well with SOA exams so far. However, if VEE would look better on a resume, I am still open to it.

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I would take IFM first. VEEs are easier to pass than the SOA exams. Better pass those now before the syllabus changes (again).

But having said that, it is not really a loss taking VEE first since it reinforces some concepts taught in IFM (eg. VEE Corp Fin via CPCU 540 -- discussions on different types of bonds, capital structure, etc).
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Old 03-21-2019, 09:00 AM
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HuskyPuppy, thanks for the feedback. I have passed P and FM and hope to start working in the field this fall. I am leaning towards IFM in July because VEE looks more expensive and I have done well with SOA exams so far. However, if VEE would look better on a resume, I am still open to it.
Nobody cares about VEEs because you can easily pass them with like 50 hours of studying. IFM is way way more important.

Also your future employer will probably pay for your VEEs, so no reason to shell out the money now.
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Old 03-23-2019, 01:12 PM
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Covenant, thanks for the information.

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Nobody cares about VEEs because you can easily pass them with like 50 hours of studying. IFM is way way more important.

Also your future employer will probably pay for your VEEs, so no reason to shell out the money now.
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I got to level 10 on adapt before taking this exam, but I should have studied assumptions more closely. Way more conceptual questions than I anticipated.

I know i missed 2, and I felt unsure about 4 others. Praying I made no silly mistakes.

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Old 03-27-2019, 05:48 AM
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I got to level 10 on adapt before taking this exam, but I should have studied assumptions more closely. Way more conceptual questions than I anticipated.

I know i missed 2, and I felt unsure about 4 others. Praying I made no silly mistakes.

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Old 03-27-2019, 10:27 PM
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When will we be able to sign up for the July sitting? Is it possible that some time slots at testing centers will already be full with people taking other tests? I have limited availability July 9-15.
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