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Anyone have a good grasp on how often Black-Derman-Toy interest rate questions come up? They seem like massive time sinks based mostly on algebraic manipulation and correctly typing things into your calculator, which is exactly the kind of problem I tend to skip.

If they're not common I'm not going to worry too much about them.
Based on the syllabus it looks like ~1-2 per exam
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With all the changes this exam has gone through, does anyone know which of the SOA sample questions/solutions is the correct one for this sitting? i.e. the ones that do not include Itos lemma, Brownian motion, etc. and has all the actual stuff we will get tested on? thanks in advance
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With all the changes this exam has gone through, does anyone know which of the SOA sample questions/solutions is the correct one for this sitting? i.e. the ones that do not include Itos lemma, Brownian motion, etc. and has all the actual stuff we will get tested on? thanks in advance
Go to https://www.soa.org/education/exam-r...fe-detail.aspx. Click on March 2018 syllabus. Scroll to the last page. There are three links to the sample questions that include only questions that are still relevant to the March 2018 exam.
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Go to https://www.soa.org/education/exam-r...fe-detail.aspx. Click on March 2018 syllabus. Scroll to the last page. There are three links to the sample questions that include only questions that are still relevant to the March 2018 exam.
Awesome! Thank You TKT!
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So how is everyone doing in their studying so far? Right now I am at a EL of 5.3 with 19 days before my exam... Hoping to get my EL up more before exam day!
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So how is everyone doing in their studying so far? Right now I am at a EL of 5.3 with 19 days before my exam... Hoping to get my EL up more before exam day!
I wouldn't sweat it. MFE is a joke after they took out stochastic calc
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I'm at a 5.3 too. Taking it on the 15th
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I'm at a 5.3 too. Taking it on the 15th
You'll pass easily. MFE is a joke now.
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You'll pass easily. MFE is a joke now.
Probably right but it's dangerous to think that for this sitting especially because of the syllabus change. Worst thing I could do is underestimate and have to take a new exam in four months.
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