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Old 02-15-2018, 02:33 PM
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Default Taking exam C after P to beat deadline.

Hello, I am a freshman who passed exam P last fall (about 1.5 months of studying) and am not sure if I want to go down the CAS or SOA path. Would it make sense to try to take exam C in June before the switch to add another exam I can take before choosing a track, or should I just take FM next like the typical route. I am sure taking C next might be a kind of crazy idea, but is it a bad idea or would it have any negative impacts assuming I pass.
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It would certainly be unusual, but P is the only exam you really need to do before C. Just be aware that it will be a quantum leap in difficulty compared to P. You'll probably want to start studying... *checks watch*

I can't speak for everybody, but if I saw a résumé with C on it in your freshman year right before the changeover to the new exams, I would be pretty impressed. To me to shows a willingness to challenge yourself and an awareness of changes happening in the field.
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