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Old 03-13-2018, 08:14 AM
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By that, do you mean you think it was harder than a 4/5 ADAPT?
Its hard to say because I thought about 5 questions were things I'd only see on a level 7 exam. The rest were a mix between 4 and 6
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Old 03-13-2018, 11:11 AM
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Did anybody have trouble with a problem involving black schloes and delta hedging where the answer was off by a very small percentage? None of the other answe choices were close but I couldn’t get an exact match and I used 5 decimal places and tripled check the calculations
YES. I redid the problem 3 times and kept getting the same answer.
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Old 03-13-2018, 12:16 PM
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My ADAPT EL was 8+. I felt the exam was over Level 6 and the first question I got might be defective. I probably spent 20 minutes on that one question but none of the choices matched with my number
Guess on 3, educated guess on 4. No time left for checking.
I guess 50/50?
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Old 03-13-2018, 12:19 PM
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I just took the exam. I felt like the distribution of questions was weird. Mostly level 5, some 4s, but a few 7-8s thrown in. Answered about 24 pretty confidently, a couple educated guesses, and a couple of blind guesses. Hopefully it goes well.

In case anyone is wondering, I had an EL of 6.6, and I took about 2.5 hours to finish the whole first pass with 30 minutes left to retry other problems.
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Old 03-13-2018, 12:48 PM
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My ADAPT EL was 8+. I felt the exam was over Level 6 and the first question I got might be defective. I probably spent 20 minutes on that one question but none of the choices matched with my number
Guess on 3, educated guess on 4. No time left for checking.
I guess 50/50?
Same thing happened to me on my first question. Tried to redo it multiple times and still couldn’t match any of the answer choices.
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Old 03-13-2018, 01:48 PM
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Same thing happened to me on my first question. Tried to redo it multiple times and still couldn’t match any of the answer choices.
That question was actually really easy. I was so surprised that none of the choices matched with my number. Have you reported that question to SOA?
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Old 03-13-2018, 01:53 PM
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I thought it was easy too and no I didn’t, are you going to?
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Old 03-13-2018, 02:10 PM
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I guessed on 4, unsure on 6. Probably 50% chance I passed, depends on pilot questions.

The distribution of questions was particularly odd, and there were a handful of questions that I had zero familiarity with (I used ASM manual).
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Old 03-13-2018, 02:23 PM
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I thought it was easy too and no I didn’t, are you going to?
Yes, I did. I sent you a private message. You should probably report yours as well.
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Old 03-13-2018, 02:42 PM
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My ADAPT EL was 8+. I felt the exam was over Level 6 and the first question I got might be defective. I probably spent 20 minutes on that one question but none of the choices matched with my number
Guess on 3, educated guess on 4. No time left for checking.
I guess 50/50?
Same thing happened to me. It was a total confidence killer. I just reported it to the SOA.
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