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Old Yesterday, 08:39 PM
ActuariallyDecentAtBest ActuariallyDecentAtBest is offline
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You have to consider those who just did not want to say how bad they did in this thread. But overall, I think we pretty all over-prepared.
Yeah. This is a small sample space of all the people who are taking this exam. Plus, maybe I feel overconfident that I passed! Haha. Who knows.
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I just took the exam. I guessed on like 6 questions so I'm not really sure if I passed or not. I'm borderline :/
Same here, I'm still a little upset because I lost 30 minutes in two of them, I just couldn't figure out where was my mistake, expected a worst exam but it was fair... like a 5 level ADAPT.

What's your plan for the next two months?
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For the sake of everyone thinking the exam was only a level 5 or so, I took the exam earlier today and I would have to say mine was closer to a level 7 or 8. Without getting too specific, they really honed in on some obscure topics. There were also 2-3 problems where I had seen nothing even remotely similar in the manual or on adapt and as a result had no idea how to attack them; these are things that I still don't have a grasp on even after trying to research them for the last 12 hours. For reference, I knew ASM front to back and had an EL of 8.6. Pairing those problems with the ones I had to grind out in the second pass and any trap questions, I'd say my passing odds are about 50/50.
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For the sake of everyone thinking the exam was only a level 5 or so, I took the exam earlier today and I would have to say mine was closer to a level 7 or 8. Without getting too specific, they really honed in on some obscure topics. There were also 2-3 problems where I had seen nothing even remotely similar in the manual or on adapt and as a result had no idea how to attack them; these are things that I still don't have a grasp on even after trying to research them for the last 12 hours. For reference, I knew ASM front to back and had an EL of 8.6. Pairing those problems with the ones I had to grind out in the second pass and any trap questions, I'd say my passing odds are about 50/50.

Maybe those are pilot questions? Start to panic...
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Same here, I'm still a little upset because I lost 30 minutes in two of them, I just couldn't figure out where was my mistake, expected a worst exam but it was fair... like a 5 level ADAPT.

What's your plan for the next two months?
I feel like my exam was a 6/7 level. This waiting period is just torture. I'm honestly not sure what to do because I don't want to just sit around and wait for my results. I'm taking a break until Monday and then I'm going to do my VEE Stats so I can get that done before the changes. After that I think I'm going to start studying for MLC for the April sitting. I'm also planning to take a practice exam or a couple quizzes on MFE once a week until the results come out so that I don't completely forget the material in case I have to retake. Even if I do have to retake in March, I think I'm going to try to do MLC in April so that I don't fall behind. I'm just gonna have to try to manage 2 exams at once for the next couple of months.

What is your plan?
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