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Old 01-12-2018, 09:19 PM
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I'll add some more:
1. Make sure you focus on understanding more than just getting through problems
2. I used Coaching Actuaries and was able to get 75%+ on EL5. That was more than enough for the MC. I timed my studying so that i spent 1.5 hours on MC and the remaining time (2.5) on WA since i felt like i needed more time.
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I passed and I can't believe it.

I'm guessing a very pretty low pass mark.

I have 16-18 MC right and completed only 3.5 WA. I do feel OK about the WA I completed. I massively ran out of time. I kept massively running out of time on all the practice exams and just couldn't get my speed up by exam time. I still think this exam is too long or what they say they need on the WA is not what they actually need.

1st attempt. Studied 4 months. Used TIA and practice exams.
How much hours a day did you study?
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How much hours a day did you study?
Eh, pretty uneven throughout. I definitely got in 300 hours.
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I have read the ASM twice then I focused on the SOA sample and previous exams, then did the 4 TIA practice exams to expose myself to a different source of problems. With this you have more than enough material to prepare yourself

I haven't done any exercice in the ASM manual nor subscribed to Coaching Actuaries as they are both created by Weishaus (they don't compare to the real thing practice-wise)
FYI new coaching actuary videos and manual are not created by Weishaus
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Old 01-13-2018, 04:11 PM
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Passed on the first try with ASM, Coaching Actuaries (for MC practice tests and video solutions to previous exams), SOA sample problems, and working all released exams. Willing to answer any questions.

Now on a time crunch to finish the remaining modules and VEEs. Good luck everyone!
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Old 01-13-2018, 09:49 PM
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Hah, yes I did! I was going for simple/minimalist... but then I had to add some excitement

Edit: Also thanks for the info about the ASA list. I figured it was out there somewhere on AO but have been too lazy to look
results were jan 20 last year so yea that could be why they got pushed to february list but we might be on the list this month will find out on 2/2
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Anyone know what time grades will be added to our transcripts tomorrow? 10:00 AM EST?
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Anyone know what time grades will be added to our transcripts tomorrow? 10:00 AM EST?
12:01 AM if past holds true
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It's 12:01, doesn't seem to be up yet
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It's 12:01, doesn't seem to be up yet
maybe they on CST will check in am
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