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Old 06-20-2018, 05:42 PM
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If you don't mind me asking, when you got into your job and were taking exams, how did you pace it? Did your company pay for any study time? Were you doing 2 a year, 1 a year, 1 every few years?
That was 30 years ago. Different world back then. There were 10 exams, but some were split up, so like 14 different tests. It took me five years from first test to last, but I never failed and doubled up on the parts. I basically just ate, slept, worked and studied. I got 100 hours per six months study time. But you should ask someone way younger than me for advice on today's exam programs
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Old 06-20-2018, 06:10 PM
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The SOA and CAS do not jointly sponsor any exams, not since the big break-up.

The CAS does grant credit for some early SOA exams, but they have no say over the syllabus, question-writing, or grading for those exams.

The source of this confusion is the fact that the CAS requires candidates to acquire, for example, Probability exam credit despite not offering a CAS exam for this subject.
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Old 06-20-2018, 07:56 PM
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That was 30 years ago. Different world back then. There were 10 exams, but some were split up, so like 14 different tests. It took me five years from first test to last, but I never failed and doubled up on the parts. I basically just ate, slept, worked and studied. I got 100 hours per six months study time. But you should ask someone way younger than me for advice on today's exam programs
Wow you should've gotten into the exam seminar business.
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