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Old 08-11-2016, 02:50 PM
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Almost a year.
crazy stuff

the interesting question is if you had 3 or 4 exams would you still have gotten the job? the world may never know
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I took P in March and FM in June.
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Old 08-11-2016, 02:53 PM
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I took P in March and FM in June.
bruh that's fine. you could say planning on taking MFE next but haven't decided on a date yet. I doubt it matters significantly
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Old 08-11-2016, 02:57 PM
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bruh that's fine. you could say planning on taking MFE next but haven't decided on a date yet. I doubt it matters significantly
Yeah I guess it was relevant from the beginning to say that even if I had been going balls to the wall fast I wouldn't have taken another exam yet...
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"We thought about it a lot and even though we believe you to be the best candidate experience and personality wise we decided to go with someone else since they have 1 less exam than you do and we couldn't afford the extra 2k a year"


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Old 08-11-2016, 03:06 PM
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Are people really still concerned by pricing themselves out of a job with two exams?
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Are people really still concerned by pricing themselves out of a job with two exams?
apparently that's what FSAs and recruiters are telling them. Now if it were an FCAS maybe there'd be something to talk about
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Old 08-11-2016, 03:38 PM
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apparently that's what FSAs and recruiters are telling them. Now if it were an FCAS maybe there'd be something to talk about
I've never even heard of a recruiter talking to EL candidates..

Either way, every single EL candidate out there has at least two exams. With three exams, a company may end up having to pay you an extra couple thousand bucks in starting salary.. Depending on the student program at the company, that would probably cost them less than hiring a two exam student, then paying for all their study materials, exam fees and days off for studying for the third exam.

Get through your exams as quickly as possible. Worry about slowing down when you're done with P, FM, MFE and C, and need to know whether or not your CAS or SOA before moving on.
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I've never even heard of a recruiter talking to EL candidates..
I can tell you from experience that at least the site sponsor will.
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