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Old 02-10-2013, 04:35 PM
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Default Anyone find the typos distracting?

I found numerous typos in the PRF module. It is very distracting!
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I've also found quite a few typos (and excel spreadsheet mistakes) in this module. Kind of annoying.
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Yes, it's especially annoying when some of the solutions have mistakes.
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Does this module still refer to the old DP and CSP exams?
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This module I haven't seen refer to old exams - I have seen it in either the Health Foundations or Financial Economics module.

I've also sent a handful of examples to the SOA where I think both their pdf's and excel spreadsheets are either outdated (refer to dates in the pdf that are different in the excel spreadsheet) or have straight up formula issues.

I think I give up on it though, I make notes to myself and keep going.

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I usually ignore whenever it references some outside material but I noticed that on page 122 it references the CSP syllabus.

Also the next page directs you to the CSP syllabus if you get the answer wrong on the quiz.

I wonder if this is the sort of thing that they expect people to e-mail them about it to fix it but nobody ever does (myself included).

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Does this module still refer to the old DP and CSP exams?
Page 8 - first thing after the quiz...

Module Purpose
The focus of the Pricing, Reserving and Forecasting module is to build upon the Design and Pricing (DP) and Company Sponsor Perspective (CSP) examinations and the Health Systems Overview module in the Group and Health FSA Track. Through your studies for the exams, you have learned to identify, define, and solve independent problems on pricing, reserving and forecasting
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This module is the most rewarding in terms of content but the most frustrating in terms of trying to follow their pdf / spreadsheets. Like others have mentioned: bad references, flat out incorrect solutions, incorrect dates.

Come on SOA. You're willing to fail us for stuff like that on our EOM assessments. Spend some time checking your damn material.
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