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Old 05-10-2019, 10:48 AM
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PASSED TOO. Biggest advice is to grind level 5 CA exams. The first time I spent too much time on higher levels and ended up feeling unprepared on exam day.
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PASSED TOO. Biggest advice is to grind level 5 CA exams. The first time I spent too much time on higher levels and ended up feeling unprepared on exam day.
Agreed. Quantity of CA exams around level 4-5 is more beneficial than progressing your way up in earned level. I passed this sitting (my second attempt) and actually never got above the default level 4 earned level on CA. I kept getting 19 or 20 out of 30 on my practice exams. I wasn't very good at the highly technical problems, but that didn't hurt me much on the exam. Seeing a wide variety of practice questions helped a lot, especially qualitative questions that helped me to really understand the finance concepts. Increasing earned level is of course more desirable but it doesn't need to be your focus to pass this exam. CA was an incredible prep resource for this exam. All the best to those taking the next sitting and congrats to the passers!
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Old 05-10-2019, 01:57 PM
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Passed! Next question for those that have passed - pros/cons for STAM vs. LTAM in October? I'm leaning toward STAM because of timing for STAM, LTAM, and SRM, but I'm curious to hear what everyone else is planning.
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Old 05-10-2019, 05:16 PM
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Passed! Next question for those that have passed - pros/cons for STAM vs. LTAM in October? I'm leaning toward STAM because of timing for STAM, LTAM, and SRM, but I'm curious to hear what everyone else is planning.
I'm in the same position as you. I'm planning on doing LTAM in October since there's a lot of time to study for that. Then probably doing STAM in Feb right after.
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Passed! Bought the coaching actuaries STAM manual today and planning to sit for it in October... It will be my first exam without college courses as preparation. Any advice from someone who has taken STAM?

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Do you know at what time they release passing names and grades ?


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