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Old 01-09-2018, 11:47 PM
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Default How important is SOA 307?

Sitting on Feb 2017 and have exactly one month now..

I'm currently working at consulting and have limited time to study.

(I work 60~70 hours these days as a peak season)

I think I can tackle 10~13 questions during weekdays and 20~25 during weekend.

Given the time constraint, is it worth to go through entire SOA 307?

I have completed half of TIA sample questions.

I still have 5 TIA practice exams and mahler exams.

My colleagues strongly suggested to review SOA 307 before starting practice exams.

Do you guys think it's necessary to review it?

Can I go through by even/odd numbers only to save time?
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Old 01-10-2018, 10:38 AM
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I used the problem system on TIA and had the SOA questioned mixed in with their questions and did great on the exam. TIA prepared me very well so I think just focus on their sample questions and doing the SOA questions in the TIA system. No need to do every sample SOA question.
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Old 01-10-2018, 03:14 PM
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I used the problem system on TIA and had the SOA questioned mixed in with their questions and did great on the exam. TIA prepared me very well so I think just focus on their sample questions and doing the SOA questions in the TIA system. No need to do every sample SOA question.
hijacking the thread here a little bit... so you're saying tia review problems + soa 307 are critical to exam success? so if someone has limited time it would make sense to focus on those more than pretty much any other resource?

yeah I know that's a broad statement but I'm someone with limited time and trying to make the most of this last month. lol
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TIA is good. Also Mahler exams if you have them but they're most useful once you have an ok grasp of the concepts. Helps you identify weak points.
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