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View Poll Results: Most difficult prelim
P 66 4.89%
FM 19 1.41%
MLC 356 26.39%
MFE 240 17.79%
C 624 46.26%
Course 42 44 3.26%
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Old 05-16-2009, 05:42 PM
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I'm guessing 120 would be appropriate for a "Most difficult Exam, ever" thread. Though no one would be qualified to answer.
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The answer to this question is obviously "C" after the past two brutal sittings.
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I think the hardest exam may be influenced by what field you're in. While MLC was tough, I work in retirement and the concepts of MLC were right out of my day-to-day work. I just sat for C, and while I'm cautiously optimistic I passed, it was a brutal exam.

FM>>>P>>>>MFE>MLC>>>>>>>C

Sitting for both Ms at the same time, is, however, much worse than C by itself. Been there, done that. I was one of the lucky few to pass both Ms at the same time, but it's a good thing they're putting them on different days - they should be approached individually from now on.
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Exam C is the hardest without any doubt
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Tackling the supposed monster in the first CBT. Gonna order materials soon, and try to ease into study mode again.
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Can I take my vote back? Personally, FM was by FAR the hardest for me.
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For being the only person on the planet who thought FM was hard, I will take the intiative to hand in my actuary card.
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FM>MLC>MFE>P
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for me FM<MFE<P<MLC
i still need C, but its funny because I passed MFE and MLC on the first try. I found the material on FM the easiest, but I underestimated actuarial exams when I first started out in general and needed practice on figuring out what study habits work best for me. I would say thats why I also ranked P as being the second most difficult for me as well.

(i took P in the current form, FM with derivatives, MFE last fall, and MLC this past spring)

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MLC>C>>>>>MFE>P>FM
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