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Old 05-08-2018, 09:54 AM
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No disagreement here. Seems like a huge cluster F.

I feel terrible to anyone who got screwed by this.
I felt terrible at spending 8 hours locked up in a room.
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I think everyone completed the exam right? Didn't the CAS lose a bunch of exams a few years back?
That was quite a while ago (early 90's IIRC). It was in Toronto and is seems that when the exams (Part 5?) were bundled up to be couriered to the CAS offices they wouldn't fit in one courier envelope so they were put into two envelopes that were then taped together. Somewhere in transit the envelopes came apart and one package went missing.

The CAS did let the affected people sit another exam - given the short time span between the original exam and the resit they simply reused questions from past exams. Anyone who figured that out and studied accordingly passed.
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FedEx lost a handful of exam 6s last year. They were eventually found, but after the candidates sat for a makeup exam. I believe I heard the 8 people who sat for the makeup passed.
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FedEx lost a handful of exam 6s last year. They were eventually found, but after the candidates sat for a makeup exam. I believe I heard the 8 people who sat for the makeup passed.
That's just bad luck!
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That's just bad luck!
pretty unexcusable imo. nowadays all packages can get traced electronically etc, something getting lost in the mail so to speak sounds like someone didn't try hard enough for find the lost materials.
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Eh, UPS tracks everything, but they still run a whole insurance shell to self-insure themselves for lost packages. There's always room for some error.
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looking at the April 2018 SOA-GI exams, the amount passing candidates ranges from 2 to 6. At what point will the SOA cut their losses on the venture?
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Code:
YEAR	14 15 16 17
GIADV    4  5  9 11	  
GIFREU   2  2  7  8		
GIIRR    7  8 17 14		
Pass%   45 41 56 57  

GIINT   16 13 16 17
Pass%   50 65 30 43

TOTAL   29 28 49 50
Strangely the GIINT exam results are absent from the October/November 2017 exam results summary page.
This exam was offered twice in 2014-15, three times in 2016, and four times in 2017.
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looking at the April 2018 SOA-GI exams, the amount passing candidates ranges from 2 to 6. At what point will the SOA cut their losses on the venture?
I guess 2016 and 2017 might have been the golden years for the GI track, where candidates reached into the dozens.
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