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(especially the last 5 years since the CAS Bloomed the upper levels)
This. At least for Exam 5, past exams (5+ years old) were much easier compared to the ones given today.
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This is now a dick measuring thread.
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I got my FSA under the current system which has very difficult upper level exams. I got my FCAS in 2001. The exams were 4 hours back then. (They were reduced to 3 hours at one time, but are back to 4 hours again.)

I studied 750 hours for the 6 hour FSA exam. I studied 450 for the 4 hour FCAS exam.

So my experience is completely relevant to the discussion.
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This is now a dick measuring thread.
Out of curiosity, have we had enough dick measuring threads to call this a dick measuring forum?

There's gotta be a tipping point somewhere, right.
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I think back when I was in Iowa, I heard about this guy.

Props to him.
I noticed that you are a fellow Iowa State alum. I got an MS in Econ and Stats from Iowa State. What was your major?
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I noticed that you are a fellow Iowa State alum. I got an MS in Econ and Stats from Iowa State. What was your major?
Actually, I'm doing the ISU online M.S. in stats while working in a different state. Really liking it so far.
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Actually, I'm doing the ISU online M.S. in stats while working in a different state. Really liking it so far.
Good luck. They didn't have an online option when I went there (1994-96).
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I got my FSA under the current system which has very difficult upper level exams. I got my FCAS in 2001. The exams were 4 hours back then. (They were reduced to 3 hours at one time, but are back to 4 hours again.)

I studied 750 hours for the 6 hour FSA exam. I studied 450 for the 4 hour FCAS exam.

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Shh don't stop the CAS circlejerk on the AO
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This. At least for Exam 5, past exams (5+ years old) were much easier compared to the ones given today.
Do you guys have to walk up a hill both ways in freezing weather to the exam center as well?
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