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I'm starting this thread because I heard top 5 posters always pass
Got a 5 last year, really hope to slay this beast this year

According to CAS, the only syllabus change for Exam 8 in 2018 is an update to the Fisher paper:
http://www.casact.org/cms/pdf/Fall_2...ge_Memo_v2.pdf

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because I heard top 5 posters always pass
This is true, based on proven empirical evidence.
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I am pretty skeptical. Not everyone in top five passed.
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I am pretty skeptical. Not everyone in top five passed.
How did you pass exam 8 w/o being top five, please share your secret. I'm struggling with it
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Before the test I finished top 6. After the test when people stopped posting I got all the way up to 4. But a couple of people in top five failed...

I don't think top five is an indicator of anything...
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Before the test I finished top 6. After the test when people stopped posting I got all the way up to 4. But a couple of people in top five failed...

I don't think top five is an indicator of anything...
Just wondering the empirical passing ratio for the folks who initiated the Exam X YYYY Progress Thread lol
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Can't wait to revisit exam 8 material lol
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Fisher is a good read
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Fisher is a good read
Ya, much better than Robin/Kreps/Bodoff
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