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Old 03-01-2009, 12:28 AM
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Just got the ASM manual for MLC. I love how thick it is... I don't think they make binders that big.

This has probably been asked before. Has anyone passed MLC by just using ASM? I imagine it works great.

I will probably get a text book anyway.... but I am just curious what type of success is out there.
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I have mine crammed into a 2 inch binder. I have one of the suggested textbooks, but I've never opened it. I'm pretty sure that the manual covers everything and is easier to read than a textbook.
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It fits in a 3" binder very nicely.
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It's probably not necessary to port all 1000+ pages around with you at all times.
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yeah, I'd suggest carrying 10-15 sections at a time, no need to have it all with you right now
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Well certainly I wouldn't carry around the whole thing. I just love ASM.

Actually I plan on using an industrial scanner (copy machine) that would covert by big stack of paper into megabytes on my laptop. Then I just carry my laptop around with me. Don't worry I keep my manual and DO NOT sell the pdfs or give them out! I am a big believer in non-pirated stuff!
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Well certainly I wouldn't carry around the whole thing. I just love ASM.

Actually I plan on using an industrial scanner (copy machine) that would covert by big stack of paper into megabytes on my laptop. Then I just carry my laptop around with me. Don't worry I keep my manual and DO NOT sell the pdfs or give them out! I am a big believer in non-pirated stuff!
Maybe the author could offer it as a download?

I read the actuarial mathematics textbook when I was studying for MLC. I recommend only doing that if you have tons of time, or as another reference if the manual has something that's just not sticking with you.

The exam C manual was huge, too. MFE is pretty thin, but that exam is deceptively difficult.
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ASM provided way too much information that it is hard to focus on the particulars that the exam will cover the most. Learn how to use the time efficiently - I personally prefer Broverman or even Actex since they make it clear and concise. What you really need is 70% problems exercises and 30% of time reading.
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