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Old 08-05-2017, 04:19 PM
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Mfe is not a hard exam. It just takes a lot of practice. I got really lazy my last attempt and therefore didn't pass because of my lack of understanding and mastery of the material. I'm the type who has to study more than the typical student.

You should be fine with TIA, how's the studying going ?
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Old 08-17-2017, 12:20 PM
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Count me in for November MFE.

A note of caution: Don't rely on TIA alone if you want to do well. They make the material seem a lot easier than it really is. I would suggest reading ASM in addition to TIA, and/or doing tons of ADAPT exams.
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Old 08-18-2017, 11:52 AM
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Count me in for November MFE.

A note of caution: Don't rely on TIA alone if you want to do well. They make the material seem a lot easier than it really is. I would suggest reading ASM in addition to TIA, and/or doing tons of ADAPT exams.
I disagree for whatever it's worth. My first attempt was with ASM and it was way too detailed for what you'll see on the exam. By the time I got to the end of the ASM manual I forgot everything I studied at the beginning of my preparation. TIA was much better at explaining concepts and you can move through the material much easier because it's intuitive. I agree that you will want to use ADAPT for practice problems because most TIA problems are too easy for what you'll see on the exam.
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Old 08-26-2017, 01:31 PM
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If i start studying now, is there a chance I can pass?

I have P and FM under my belt. I have above average study habits.
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Old 08-28-2017, 02:40 PM
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If i start studying now, is there a chance I can pass?

I have P and FM under my belt. I have above average study habits.
I'm sure you can. Especially if you took the FM version with the derivatives, because then you already have (25-45)% of the material covered. Just make sure you complete all of the material before the registration deadline, so you will have at least a month to work a mass of problems and figure out any misconceptions you have. If you don't have the derivatives sections then you're going to be pushing it, but it's still definitely possible.
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Registration is open for the November sitting on the SoA website.

https://www.soa.org/education/exam-r...fe-detail.aspx
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I just registered. $325 is a lot of money
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Any input on lookback options? Seems super tedious and I'm sick of these exotic options. It's one of the CA video lessons, but not on the formula sheet. Skip it or suck it up and learn it?
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Just finished doing my stat VEE, now on to MFE. I have already registered and am going to start studying now.

Any tips from anyone who has already taken this exam?

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Old 09-05-2017, 08:17 PM
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Just finished doing my stat VEE, now on to MFE. I have already registered and am going to start studying now.

Any tips from anyone who has already taken this exam?

Thanks
Did it take a month to complete the VEE?
Is it possible to do it in December and be done with it before next year?

That way i can focus on studying for exam now and get that out of the way later.
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