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I think this exam surely looks most difficult when you look at syllabus material because of all the proofs, calculus, math, etc. Fortunately, those things are usually not on the exam..
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I think this exam surely looks most difficult when you look at syllabus material because of all the proofs, calculus, math, etc. Fortunately, those things are usually not on the exam..
That's good to know! Looking forward to it lol
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That's good to know! Looking forward to it lol
The only problem is the stuff that is actually tested on the exam, when you go what the...
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I think this exam surely looks most difficult when you look at syllabus material because of all the proofs, calculus, math, etc. Fortunately, those things are usually not on the exam..
The difficulty in this exam isn't the syllabus, its that you have less margin for error than other exams. The pass marks are typically higher for 7 than other exams. My two 5s would have been 6s on any other exam.
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The difficulty in this exam isn't the syllabus, its that you have less margin for error than other exams. The pass marks are typically higher for 7 than other exams. My two 5s would have been 6s on any other exam.
And even with Spring 2018 when they lowered the pass mark to 72%-ish, they really dialed up the nastiness of the problems.
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I think this exam surely looks most difficult when you look at syllabus material because of all the proofs, calculus, math, etc. Fortunately, those things are usually not on the exam..
Well...you say that...
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I probably need to start studying for 7 in November, right after exam 8 lol
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I'll setup a reading schedule and try to work my way through it at least once before November
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Taylor, G. and McGuire G., “Stochastic Loss Reserving Using Generalized Linear Models,” CAS
Monograph #3, Chapters 1-3.
Loss reserving using GLMs? I wish I failed
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One paper added, no papers removed. This year's sitting was so long that some papers weren't even covered at all or barely covered. I wonder how they'll be able to fit it in.
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