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Old 04-01-2014, 05:03 AM
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Default Could anyone recommend a sample p exam with proper level of difficulty(ASM?)

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Could anyone recommend any sample exam that is approximately at a similar level to the SoA p exam?

I finished the Practice exam 6 in the "ASM study manual for exam p"(10th edition, copyright 2004-2008) within 3 hour with about 22 answers correct. However I think the exam is quite hard. According to the author, exams 6-14 are challenging, harder than the true exams. Is there any exam that is around a similar level of difficulty to the true exam? Exam 1-5, 15-20 on the book, or elsewhere?

Are exams 6 to 14 "significantly" harder than the true exams?

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Old 04-01-2014, 04:38 PM
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Old 04-01-2014, 08:23 PM
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I just took the P Exam and passed on Sunday March 23rd. It is my first exam and so I can only speak to the exam I took because it is the only actual exam I ever took. I am not sure how much variation in difficulty there is among all the actual exams given.

That disclaimer being said, the exam I took was similar (roughly) in difficulty to that of level 5 difficulty practice exam on Coaching Actuaries.
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Old 04-01-2014, 10:12 PM
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Are the free sample exams on TIA available in pdf?
Could we pause if we take the online practice exam?
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I just took the P Exam and passed on Sunday March 23rd. It is my first exam and so I can only speak to the exam I took because it is the only actual exam I ever took. I am not sure how much variation in difficulty there is among all the actual exams given.

That disclaimer being said, the exam I took was similar (roughly) in difficulty to that of level 5 difficulty practice exam on Coaching Actuaries.
Excuse me. Is there any sample exam on Coaching Actuaries available for free? Thanks!
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We (Coaching Actuaries) don't have "sample exams" per se, but we do have Adapt. Adapt is a dynamic practice problem software that generates practice problems based on your level of understanding. You may request for a free 1-day Adapt trial. The list of our Exam P products can be found here:
http://www.coachingactuaries.com/Exa...obability.aspx
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Are the free sample exams on TIA available in pdf?
Could we pause if we take the online practice exam?
Yes they are available as PDFs. There is no pause button on the CBT version, but in some sense you can pause: if you close the exam window, then the server will save how much time you had (actually rounded up slightly based on your latest query to it). Then if you ask to start the exam again, it will ask if you want to resume your previous exam that is still in progress.
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