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Old 06-06-2017, 05:13 PM
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I suggest sooner rather than later tbh! I'm starting again next Monday (2nd attempt).

Good luck on your 2nd attempt!!!

I heard that the MC questions are pretty easy and people breeze through that before hitting a wall in the written portion. Is this true from your experience?

I wonder how "easy" the MC questions are.
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The MC seem to be getting more difficult each sitting. While most are quick gimme problems, there are some that are pretty difficult, and that number seems to rise every sitting.
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Good luck on your 2nd attempt!!!

I heard that the MC questions are pretty easy and people breeze through that before hitting a wall in the written portion. Is this true from your experience?

I wonder how "easy" the MC questions are.
From what I remember last year, the MC choices were easy. I'd say ADAPT level 3-4. It was the written portion that destroyed me. Def a different flavor of questions. All in all, I would say the difficulty of this exam isn't the issue, it is more the very wide breadth of formulas and concepts, especially in the second half of the material. I will be sitting for my second attempt this Fall. I have started studying a month ago and I am already on Reserves. This exam stopped my winning streak and for that I am forever bitter against it.
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From what I remember last year, the MC choices were easy. I'd say ADAPT level 3-4. It was the written portion that destroyed me. Def a different flavor of questions. All in all, I would say the difficulty of this exam isn't the issue, it is more the very wide breadth of formulas and concepts, especially in the second half of the material. I will be sitting for my second attempt this Fall. I have started studying a month ago and I am already on Reserves. This exam stopped my winning streak and for that I am forever bitter against it.
hehe it's all cool man. Keep working hard and thanks for your input.
This is my first attempt for MLC but I have failed before. I am going to give my all to pass this on my first sitting though to get that ASA before the changes.
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Hey everyone. I just got done with C and this will be my last prelim. Fingers crossed I can make the ASA deadline.
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Hi guys. Just passed C today and wondering if I have enough time to be ready for the Oct sitting?

Any advise regarding study material would be appreciated!

P.S. I have the 11th Edition 2nd Printing ASM. Would that work?
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Hi guys. Just passed C today and wondering if I have enough time to be ready for the Oct sitting?

Any advise regarding study material would be appreciated!

P.S. I have the 11th Edition 2nd Printing ASM. Would that work?
More than enough time! Personally, TIA worked well for me, but I saw some criticism on the lack of depth in certain topics from posters of the last sitting.
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So what do you guys think about the new coachingactuaries MLC manual?
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So what do you guys think about the new coachingactuaries MLC manual?
I want to know the same. I started a free trial for CA's manual and it looks pretty neat. Can anyone offer comparison of ASM and CA's manual?
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I want to know the same. I started a free trial for CA's manual and it looks pretty neat. Can anyone offer comparison of ASM and CA's manual?
At a glance, the new manual seems pretty straight forward but lacks the variety and depth of the examples of the ASM manual along with the intermittent "quizzes". But on the flip side. there are times when the ASM manual can get too detailed and starts to split hairs, making an easy concept extremely confusing. Personally, I would stick to the ASM manual.
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