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  1. Thread: For TIA Users

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    I'd recommend doing more problems. That's the key...

    I'd recommend doing more problems. That's the key to the prelims. And most of the ways they present questions in P repeat themselves.
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    Not to mention the fact that being an actuary...

    Not to mention the fact that being an actuary requires you to be able to explain what you're doing to others, often from different departments who only have a basic idea of what you do. How is an...
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    I actually made a contact on AO with someone...

    I actually made a contact on AO with someone locally and now I am employed at the same company he works at ^_^
  4. entry level 60k jobs? what?

    entry level 60k jobs? what?
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    plenty of people have used it and passed. I used...

    plenty of people have used it and passed. I used ASM for the number of practice questions it had. the material for P can be covered in about 20 pages.
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    It really helps to think everything out...

    It really helps to think everything out step-by-step. Say you're only delta-hedging and sold a call. The holder of the call benefits from an increase in the stock price (this hurts you). To offset...
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    Ok - let's say you are a market maker and sell a...

    Ok - let's say you are a market maker and sell a put option. You wish to delta-gamma hedge your position.

    We begin by calculating the gamma for our position. Hypothetically, let's say that...
  8. Thread: Hello

    by NBran
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    Hello new member.

    Hello new member.
  9. Thread: Hello everyone

    by NBran
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    ASM = Actuarial Study Manuals. Actex = Actex

    ASM = Actuarial Study Manuals.
    Actex = Actex
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    If you're not sending your resume to someone in...

    If you're not sending your resume to someone in the actuarial department, you're already making a mistake. Make connections - it shows you have people skills as well.
  11. You can always just compare:the syllabus of C...

    You can always just compare:the syllabus of C -- to the syllabus of P
  12. Thread: Mfe

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    I haven't looked through all of them yet, either....

    I haven't looked through all of them yet, either. I just vaguely remember hearing someone say they got rid of one or two.
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    No. Objectives are for people looking for more...

    No. Objectives are for people looking for more senior positions. Your objective is to find an entry-level position, as is the objective of every other entry-level applicant.

    Also, I wouldn't...
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    I completely agree. I was just offering the name...

    I completely agree. I was just offering the name to help familiarize the OP with another EL position name.
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    I believe a lot of CAS companies have entry-level...

    I believe a lot of CAS companies have entry-level positions called "Actuarial Technician." Of course, all titles differ from company to company so just read job descriptions. If cold-calling or...
  16. Thread: Mfe

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    There are "76" but I think they removed some.

    There are "76" but I think they removed some.
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    I still work in a grocery store!

    I still work in a grocery store!
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    Sabres may actually make the playoffs. 7-2-1 in...

    Sabres may actually make the playoffs. 7-2-1 in last 10. 4 points behind Carolina for 8th spot with 3 games in hand.

    IrishBlues, I bet you have the blues seeing that 13 next to your team :(.
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    It will be 3 hours, 30 questions (~5 expected to...

    It will be 3 hours, 30 questions (~5 expected to be pilot questions). No one can comment on the level of difficulty, though past data from C moving to CBT showed an increase in %eff passing after...
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    Haven't taken it yet. I can only offer what I'm...

    Haven't taken it yet. I can only offer what I'm doing. I've studied for this exam twice as hard as P/FM. You really need to know the material inside and out - people who took the exam last sitting...
  21. Poll: The Halftime Show made me realize the Black Eye...

    The Halftime Show made me realize the Black Eye Peas cannot sing well - at all. Especially Fergie. Not only that, but what was with the sound cutting in and out late? I will have to admit, the...
  22. ASM. It was awesome, as are all of the other...

    ASM. It was awesome, as are all of the other manuals by ASM.
  23. You are responding to a lot of posts that are > 1...

    You are responding to a lot of posts that are > 1 month old from the previous post.
  24. Thread: Exam Problem

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    Consider two separate perpetuities, one year...

    Consider two separate perpetuities, one year apart, each with the payment at the end of every two years. It will help to draw a timeline.
  25. Yay Google! ...

    Yay Google!

    http://www.soa.org/files/pdf/edu-mlc-com-changes.pdf
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