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Old 08-04-2018, 06:52 PM
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How many exams did you fail on your way to ASA or FSA? Does everybody fail at least a few exams? Or do a good amount make it through with no problems?
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Old 08-04-2018, 07:29 PM
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I have failed P 3 times, FM 1 time, and C 1 time.
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Old 08-04-2018, 08:13 PM
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I failed P once, MLC once and the final assessment for FAP once. I took 5 years to get my ASA though. I'm not done with my FSA. It took me two tries on my first exam, and I'm working on my 2nd exam now.
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When it's all said and done I will end up averaging about 2 sittings per exam.
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Old 08-04-2018, 10:35 PM
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12 fails on exams on my way to FSA (9 exams). 16 if you include all modules. I got pretty good at failing.
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Old 08-04-2018, 11:10 PM
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The exams were cut up into pieces when I was sitting for them, and I had to pass something like 14 pieces to get my FCAS. I failed, hmm, 4 or 5 times, until I learned how to pass those things. I know several people who got through without ever failing, but most fellows have some failures under their belt.
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Old 08-05-2018, 01:45 AM
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12 fails on exams on my way to FSA (9 exams). 16 if you include all modules. I got pretty good at failing.
You ARE me. 11 and counting.
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5,6,6,0,0,6,9,7,7,6,5,6
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Old 08-06-2018, 09:12 AM
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P and MFE: Passed first try
FM, C, MLC: Took two tries each
IA and FA: Passed first try

We'll see how PA goes in December.
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