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Old 01-15-2012, 12:33 AM
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ASM. and definitely try to get as many exams as you can before you graduate. its soo much harder to study when you have a fulltime job .
Is C better to have than MFE or MLC in an employer's eyes?
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Is C better to have than MFE or MLC in an employer's eyes?
It depends on the employer and the job. For predictive modeling, it's better to have C. For life insurance, MLC is important.

The real answer is "all of them." You will need to pass them all, anyway.
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I'm personally going with Klugman.
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C is better, it is worth a full credit. MFE and MLC are only worth half credits, which is so annoying because you don't work half the amount. So ya, C is "worth" more.
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Most companies give more $$$ to C anyway because it is a longer exam, and such.

It is longer to study for than MLC and much longer than MFE (judging by length of ASM book).
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ASM

I thought there was a sticky for ASM

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I would recommend ASM for study manual, until you get to Practice Exams.

After you're ready for practice exams, you should never stick with one test provider.... you need to diversify your practice exam questions and have different test writers and their judgments of what they think will be tested material.

The First Exam Questions you should aim at are SOA Fall 2009 because SOA examiners are the ones writing the REAL Exam.

After you do a lot of those, you should mix it up with ASM Practice Exams and Howard Mahler Exams. If you want to prepare for a hard test, learn MAHLER Exam questions. They are quite a challenge.
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I'm personally going with Klugman.
I told my wife about this thing called kernel smoothing and she said "Colonel? As in the army?" One thing led to another and we have an inside joke about Colonel Smoothie, so having just discovered your name I can't help but laugh.
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