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View Poll Results: What percent of exam attempts have you failed on your way to FSA/FCAS?
0% 9 16.67%
<10% 8 14.81%
10-20% 4 7.41%
20-30% 9 16.67%
30-40% 10 18.52%
40-50% 6 11.11%
50-60% 4 7.41%
60-70% 1 1.85%
70-80% 3 5.56%
80-90% 0 0%
90-100% 0 0%
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Old 03-29-2019, 04:08 PM
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I've failed 4 of 11 attempts on true actuarial exams (no OCs, VEEs), so 64% success rate or 36% fail rate...
I think mine is exactly this. I really never should have sat for one of them.
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i failed P, FM and MFE once and then i learned how to study so i passed every subsequent exam on the first try!
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I counted exams = P, FM, MFE, MLC, C, FSA1, FSA2, FSA3

3 fails /11 attempts
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failed one time, on my last exam.

kudos to those who had a fail rate at 70-80%. now that's perseverance...
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I had 2 sittings for P, 1 for FM, 2 for MLC, 1 for MFE, 1 for C, 2 for GHC, 3 (at least) for GHA, so if I pass this next sitting, I would be 5/12 ~= 42%, not counting the FA which I failed once.
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It very much depends how you count. I took some exams that were later split or combined.

But I would also say that I failed a bunch of exams early on, then learned how to pass them, and never failed again.

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5/6 here
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