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    The board may see some slight down time. Everyone...

    The board may see some slight down time. Everyone just sat for a sitting of P recently so they may be taking a break or moved on to the next board.

    Either way though my vote has to go to ACTEX....
  2. Thread: Help

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    You mean this??? ...

    You mean this???

    http://faculty.atu.edu/mfinan/actuarieshall/book.pdf
  3. Thread: Hello All

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    It's been a while but I believe Discrete...

    It's been a while but I believe Discrete Mathematics covered a some of the material for me. You should sit down with an adviser in the math department. They will certainly steer you in the right...
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    It might give you a good foundation for the...

    It might give you a good foundation for the material, but I wouldn't say Dr. Finan's manual should be treated as a replacement. IMO it should be paired with a manual of your choice and there to give...
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    If you are integrating that equation with respect...

    If you are integrating that equation with respect to y (as your dy suggests) then you wouldn't need integration by parts... I don't blame you though for trying to avoid it but in reality its easier...
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    There are pilots on P??? I knew about the pilots...

    There are pilots on P??? I knew about the pilots on FM but was unaware they were also in P.
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    It seems like you have the calc that you need...

    It seems like you have the calc that you need (you are familiar with integration by parts?). The calculus though really is the tool set to solving the problems. Understanding how to apply the tools...
  8. I believe Beanactuary.com used to have a section...

    I believe Beanactuary.com used to have a section devoted to actuary interviews. I couldn't find it (maybe I confused it with a different site?) but I did find this.
    ...
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    Sorry! I cleared out my inbox. I was wondering...

    Sorry! I cleared out my inbox. I was wondering why I haven't received a message in a while! Lol
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    No problem. If you are considering online courses...

    No problem. If you are considering online courses such as that there is also another called CoachingActuaries.com. Lots of people use the one you found and this one. What manual did you use to...
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    Underwriting comes to mind. Perhaps finance,...

    Underwriting comes to mind.
    Perhaps finance, accounting, book keeping, analyst, economics are areas to look into as well? Finding something in a consulting firm also is a possibility.

    I actually...
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    Yep that's what I mean. It looks like an...

    Yep that's what I mean. It looks like an arithmetically increasing series... Not sure if that is the easiest way to get the solution however...Where are you pulling this problem from? Actex?
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    if you are in NYC I know there are courses you...

    if you are in NYC I know there are courses you can take over at St. Johns that will prep you for the exams. But it sounds like you are looking for someone to just help you be better at answering...
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    I might start 1*P[1] + 2*P[2] +3*P[3] + 4*P[4]...

    I might start

    1*P[1] + 2*P[2] +3*P[3] + 4*P[4] and so on...

    Doesn't look easy but it might be something to look into?
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    Nothing but your score is given to you. If...

    Nothing but your score is given to you.

    If you'd like to know your weaknesses, I recommend you take some practice tests. It's the only sure way to learn where you stumble.
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    There is The Infinite Actuary (TIA) and Coaching...

    There is The Infinite Actuary (TIA) and Coaching Actuaries. Lots of people swear by them.

    Also, I see you are in NY as well. Would that be NYC? If so, St. Johns University near city hall has some...
  17. Thread: FM question

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    What you described there as the amount at time 4...

    What you described there as the amount at time 4 minus the amount at time 3 is how much interest you gained on your investment between time 3 and 4.
    You don't understand why it uses a different...
  18. Thread: FM question

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    I think you are misinterpreting the problem. ...

    I think you are misinterpreting the problem.
    What does this investment look like 4 years?
    e^ (Int from 0 to 3) * e^ (Int from 3 to 4)

    Now what nominal interest rate compounded quarterly would...
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    I don't believe there have been any syllabus...

    I don't believe there have been any syllabus changes since 2010 so the material there is adequate. Of course with the newer version you may get a few more problems, practice exams, typo fixes, and...
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    Hey Ronald! I would recommend you brush up just...

    Hey Ronald! I would recommend you brush up just lightly on the trig. Mostly remembering how to deal with integrating and taking derivatives. You might spot a trig function in a pdf or cdf somewhere....
  21. Thread: Research

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    Actuaries come from all walks of life and...

    Actuaries come from all walks of life and educations. Of course having an applied math background will greatly help but just getting started I'm sure an engineer won't be floored by some probability,...
  22. you will DEFINITELY want to bring a financial...

    you will DEFINITELY want to bring a financial calculator. The BAII is a very good choice.

    Many (including myself) used both calcs on the exam. Financial for Time Value of Money calculations and...
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    Memorization will not get you far on P as...

    Memorization will not get you far on P as compared to FM. You really need to understand the concepts better it seems.

    How are you fairing on the practice questions and practice tests in the ACTEX...
  24. You can fail P as many times as you like. A pass...

    You can fail P as many times as you like. A pass is a pass. Of course if you are already working for an employer that values you passing exams then this may affect their decision to keep you past the...
  25. Just want to echo this. Seriously great material...

    Just want to echo this. Seriously great material here. Doing all this and passing most of it means you stand a good shot at P!
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