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Hey guys, I have question on SRM (which is pre-requisite for Predictive Analytics). If I had all my VEEs, then I don't need to take SRM, is that correct? I failed MLC in Fall 2017, and in my understanding, I will need to retake MLC, do modules, and Predictive Analytics for my ASA. Am I missing anything?
If you have passed the Applied Statistics VEE or passed Exam C, then you will have credit for SRM. Looking at the syllabus, it seems I will need to learn some of the SRM material to do well on Predictive Analytics. I asked Coaching Actuaries about this situation, and they suggested this link:

http://blog.coachingactuaries.com/20...ease-schedule/

After I take C in June, I'm planning on doing the following:
1.) Skim the SRM text: Regression Modeling with Actuarial and Financial Applications.
2.) Review SRM with Adapt
3.) Cover the PA material, whatever that may entail.

Question for y'all: am I crazy or did a previous version of the PA syllabus have October as the exam month and also have a suggested text? I thought I saw a text that basically was about manipulating stats with RStudio.
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Hey guys, I have question on SRM (which is pre-requisite for Predictive Analytics). If I had all my VEEs, then I don't need to take SRM, is that correct? I failed MLC in Fall 2017, and in my understanding, I will need to retake MLC, do modules, and Predictive Analytics for my ASA. Am I missing anything?
https://www.soa.org/Education/Genera...andidated.aspx

here is what i find for you.
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ok did not pass C today so i have to take this -_-

i'll try to take this the first sitting, hopefully it's "easy" lol
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Does anyone know, for those of us with transition credit for SRM, will there be knowledge "holes" that need to be filled in order to be prepared this PA module, since SRM is a prerequisite?
I'm trying to determine what, if any, needs to be made up for by, fortunately, being able to skip SRM.
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I'm sure the manuals for PA will have review sections for SRM, like how C had review sections for P and MLC had review sections for P and FM.

I wouldn't worry too much about it.
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I'm sure the manuals for PA will have review sections for SRM, like how C had review sections for P and MLC had review sections for P and FM.

I wouldn't worry too much about it.
I hadn't considered that fact. Thanks for sharing.
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Am I the only one who freaked out seeing on the syllabus that it is a "FIVE-HOUR PROJECT"? There better be a bathroom break, lunch break and a nap break.
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Old 02-18-2018, 11:17 AM
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If you have passed the Applied Statistics VEE or passed Exam C, then you will have credit for SRM. Looking at the syllabus, it seems I will need to learn some of the SRM material to do well on Predictive Analytics. I asked Coaching Actuaries about this situation, and they suggested this link:

http://blog.coachingactuaries.com/20...ease-schedule/

After I take C in June, I'm planning on doing the following:
1.) Skim the SRM text: Regression Modeling with Actuarial and Financial Applications.
2.) Review SRM with Adapt
3.) Cover the PA material, whatever that may entail.

Question for y'all: am I crazy or did a previous version of the PA syllabus have October as the exam month and also have a suggested text? I thought I saw a text that basically was about manipulating stats with RStudio.
MAKE SURE passing the course before the end of Jun-18.
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how many hours of studying do you think this one will take?

looking at the current syllabus, it doesn't seem that bad.
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