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ADAPT (from the beginning)
3.85  24/35 (this was 2 months ago) 4.17  16/35 (also 2 months ago) 3.75  28/35 (two weeks ago) 4.38  26/35 4.3  28/35 5.44  25/35 6.04  22/35 5.46  27/35 5.88  26/35 I need to sit down and blast through some of the bayesian credibility stuff tonight (posterior/predictive), but that's really the only thing I'm struggling with consistently. Still making stupid math mistakes, but with 2 kids, 3 cats, and a dog I have lots of distractions at home that won't be there during the actual test. ETA: I feel like I would have done better on the last 3 exams if not for the abundance of rare topics. On the 6.04 difficulty exam alone, I had 3 different simulation problems (regular inversion, stochastic inversion, and inverse transform) and 4 different kernel problems (1 uniform, 1 triangular, 1 exponential, and 1 pareto). So that's 3 problems (~10% of the exam) on kernels, which is from a section of the syllabus that is supposed to have 2025% weighting... and I know I had at least 7 other problems related to empirical models. I had never even seen kernels using exponential or pareto before, so I just skipped those.
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TIA 1: 15/35
TIA 3: 22/35 TIA 4: 18/35 TIA 5: 19/35 TIA 2: 20/35 Mahler 1: 10/20 Mahler 2: 13/20 Mahler 3: 12/20 Mahler 4: 8/20 ADAPT L3: 30/35 ADAPT L4: 21/35 ADAPT L4: 28/35 ADAPT L5: 20/35 TIA 1 Retake: 28/35 TIA 3 Retake: 29/35 Reviewed TIA 4,5 only problems missed ADAPT L5: 24/35 ADAPT L5: 25/35 ADAPT L6: 16/35 After the L6 exam, I realized I was exhausted and started quizzing myself on TIA for topics I knew would be on the exam: parametric models, credibility, NelsonAalen stuff, and there will be some sort of deductible type questions. The simulation questions are very straightforward. I know my exam scores look terrible, but there are two basic ideas that are very important: 1.) From the advice of Dave from TIA, it doesn't matter if you fail the exams or how many exams, but how much you can learn from your mistakes. 2.) From the advice of Jim Daniels, preparing to know everything is preparing to fail. Best of luck! 
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Only did ADAPT exams and quizzes.
ADAPT exam scores: Level 3.82  30/35 Level 5.2  22/35 Level 5.2  23/35 Level 5.2  26/35 Level 5.5  25/35 Level 5.6  27/35 Level 6.1  21/35 Level 6.1  25/35 Level 6.2  23/35 Level 6.2  18/35 Got so burnt out, and bombed the last PE the day before exam. Stopped studying and got a lot of sleep. Passed exam the next day with relative ease. Will update when scores are released.
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Just passed C on my second try. On my first try I averaged 61% Mahler and 73% SOA 307
And here is what I had before taking it today: Mahler: Exam Score 1 80% 2 80% 3 80% 4 65% 5 55% 6 70% 7 65% 8 95% 9 60% 10 35% review 78% 11 54% 12 80% SOA 307: Exam Score 1 86% 2 80% 3 94% 4 91% 5 80% 6 89% 7 80% 8 80% 
#1145




Passed today! These are my practice exam scores.
Adapt Exam Scores: Level 3.0  57% Level 3.0  60% Level 3.0  57% Level 3.0  80% Level 4.1  83% Level 5.4  60% Level 5.4  60% Level 5.4  63% 
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Passed today. Finished my first pass having skipped six or seven. Purely guessed on two of them. Picked choice C of course.
Mahler score: 1 11/20 2 12/20 3 16/20 4 skipped by accident... 5 18/20 11 25/35 12 27/35 13 24/35 I never got far with ADAPT. Ended with a score of 5.6. My toughest exam in ADAPT was 5.7 in which I scored 19/35. 
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Passed:
ADAPT Level 3: 23/35 ADAPT Level 3: 27/35 ADAPT Level 3: 31/35 ADAPT Level 4.6: 22/35 (with a few dumb keystroke errors on my calculator). Should have been a 28. I took 1011 exams total. The other 67, I submitted blank and just read over the solutions.
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Going to bring up this post since people are posting scores on exam threads and whatnot  Thus far, I have:
ADAPT LV 0  33/35 ADAPT LV 4  31/35 ADAPT LV 4  34/35 ADAPT LV 4  31/35 ADAPT LV 5  28/35 ADAPT LV 5  30/35 ADAPT LV 5  30/35 ADAPT LV 5  27/35 SOA 307  232/277 There are ~15 questions I don't get at all. About ~30 that I glanced at the answer for a hint to decipher wording or got wrong due to slight misunderstanding/computation error. TIA #1  26/35 TIA #2  25/35 TIA #3  25/35 TIA #4  27/35 TIA #5  26/35 Mahler #110  11/20, 14/20, 12/20, 9/20, 11/20, 12/20, 13/20, 15/20, 12/20, 11/20 Mahler #11 22/35 Mahler #12  27/35 Mahler #13  24/35 Mahler #14  22/35 Mahler #15  22/35 Mahler #16  19/35 Mahler #17  24/35 Mahler #18  23/35 Mahler #19  22/35 ADAPT LV 6.3  30/35 ADAPT LV 6  28/35 ADAPT LV 6 (custom SOAexclusive)  30/35 ADAPT LV 6 (custom SOAexclusive)  28/35 Last edited by Outsanity; 02082018 at 07:56 AM.. 
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