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Old 02-12-2011, 12:32 AM
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took them all got 20-23 three-four weeks ago.

Took first one again tonight- 33. Learning!
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Old 02-12-2011, 12:44 AM
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27 on ASM #5 tonight. Feel pretty good about that one.

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Thus far:
2: 17
3: 21
4: 23
5: 20
10: 16

10 Was this morning.
Just want to say hey... I went to Illinois as well. You're still in school? It baffles me that people get this deep into the exam process on top of collegiate coursework and socializing. Good luck on this one.
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Old 02-12-2011, 04:25 AM
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ASM

1: 17
2: 14
3: 9

aiya :S
I would say if I didn't make dumb mistakes each score would be 4-5 higher....

I'll do 4 tomorrow evening. After going through my mistakes from the previous exams and reviewing a bit further I hope I can smarten up and get at least a 20 on PE 4. If not then I'm gonna punch myself in the face because it's downright depressing lol....

but I guess one of the consolations to this is that the PE exams require more integration and are generally tougher so the real exam should be easier and I should have more time at the end to go back and do problems i skipped. I will probably not do PE5 and just go to a released exam to get familiar with SOA's wording as someone has previously suggested.


edit:
just checking over PE 3 and wow my mistakes were so dumb LOL
for Q1 for the paralogistic distribution, I had the equation u^2 = 0.1 but for some reason I forgot to square root the 0.1 to get u (in order to find the 90th percentile).

for Q2 the chi-squared statistic...for the group 5+ when calculating the Ej, I forgot to multiply the probabily of 5+ by 1000.......no wonder my answer was too low
then for Q3 the weight is w and (1-w) for the respective uniform distributions and well, lets just say for the likelihood I didn't bother multiplying the w's and (1-w)'s together....stupid

definitely gotta work on not making mistakes

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Old 02-12-2011, 04:03 PM
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27 on ASM #5 tonight. Feel pretty good about that one.



Just want to say hey... I went to Illinois as well. You're still in school? It baffles me that people get this deep into the exam process on top of collegiate coursework and socializing. Good luck on this one.
Well done

Yeah, I'm graduating in May. I feel like I was prepared pretty well for P/FM/MLC by the corresponding classes. These last two, not so much (although I'm in the class for C now, so I guess I don't have too much room to talk). With my schedule, I do think it'd be easier when working, but I'm just trying to get through them.
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Old 02-13-2011, 01:54 AM
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I took ASM 1 & 2 today - scored a 21 on 1 and 13 on 2. I had been studying for 8 hours when I took number 2 so hopefully that was the main contributor to the low score. I made some incredibly dumb mistakes. Hopefully I'll do better on 3 & 4 tomorrow!
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Old 02-13-2011, 10:54 AM
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...id really review the first two and the matching sections in the solutions before moving on to 3 and 4
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Old 02-13-2011, 11:31 AM
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1st TIA - 21/35 = 60% ouch!
2nd TIA - 25/35 = 71% better...

1st ASM (10th edition manual) got 27/35 = 77%

I think the TIA CBT exams are awesome. My first run-through I was definitely affected by the testing format, so I'm glad I got that out of the way. I also made some incredibly stupid mistakes - for example on one question I actually got the right answer, but clicked the wrong answer choice!

I'm encouraged by the progress, but still nervous...
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Old 02-13-2011, 11:45 AM
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the tia format is almost the same as the real thing. i get the same jitters clicking the start exam button as on test day
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Old 02-13-2011, 07:43 PM
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1: 17
2: 14
3: 9
did PE 4 and got 27/35

no stupid mistakes this time wooooh
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Old 02-17-2011, 06:10 PM
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Doing the Mahler exams now. The more difficult questions remind me a lot of the questions on the actual exam. On the surface they don't appear to be all that difficult, and the calculations themselves aren't too bad...it's just difficult figuring out how to tackle them.
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