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Old 01-25-2018, 05:18 PM
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Is a four to five month ADAPT subscription (quizzes and practice exams) worth it for C?
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Old 01-25-2018, 07:50 PM
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How can I anticipate when registration will open? I always wonder how people make sure they get weekend dates lol.
The SOA website says somewhere that the window is open for 6 weeks, so if you count backwards from the deadline May 8th, it should open March 27th
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Hi, can anybody post the most recent study schedule spreadsheet from Coaching Actuaries? Thanks!
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im just studying from mahlers manual... should this be enough to pass exams? what other cheap practice exam package would you guys recommend (i.e. TIA, mahlers practice exams, etc)
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im just studying from mahlers manual... should this be enough to pass exams? what other cheap practice exam package would you guys recommend (i.e. TIA, mahlers practice exams, etc)
Take a look at the February thread. Mahler Practice Exams helped a lot of us! ADAPT is good for grinding the basics, but Mahler takes it to the next level and preps you for the twists and turns that are seen on the actual exam.
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Checking in after failing this morning. Hopefully I can offer some insight to those of you taking it for the first time in June.
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Checking in after failing this morning. Hopefully I can offer some insight to those of you taking it for the first time in June.
aah i remember you. i told you i was gonna take the feb exam, except i was too lazy to start studying. hope we pass in june!
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Checking in after failing this morning. Hopefully I can offer some insight to those of you taking it for the first time in June.
Mr. Vandalay, do you recall having any questions on the exam that the ASM manual deemed "this would never appear on the exam!." It seems that most posts from the Feb. exam indicate more normal questions this time around compared with last time. Or would you classify those questions as "twists and turns" on more typical topics?
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Mr. Vandalay, do you recall having any questions on the exam that the ASM manual deemed "this would never appear on the exam!." It seems that most posts from the Feb. exam indicate more normal questions this time around compared with last time. Or would you classify those questions as "twists and turns" on more typical topics?
My test on Sunday was very straightforward. I'd say if anything, you should be prepared for "twists and turns" no matter what. I wouldn't waste time worrying about rare events. Just brush over and do your best if they show up.
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Old 02-12-2018, 03:30 PM
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I haven’t looked through ASM so I can’t say for certain, but it was more twists and turns on typical topics.

My issues with this sitting - I ran out of time, so I need to work on speed. Second, I couldn’t manipulate formulas/information the way I needed for some oddball questions (not oddball topics, per se). I also forgot a couple of formulas.

Overall, my exam was pretty fair.
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