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    Study Group for Exam P

    Is anyone interested in forming a study group in Los Angeles for Exam P in September 2009?

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    EXAM P Prep.

    Hi,

    I am also planning to take this Exam in Sept. I am from India....Could you please guide me with some books to prepare....


    Thanks

    Gunjan

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    This is from the SOA website:

    Suggested Texts
    There is no single required text for this exam. The texts listed below may be considered as representative of the many texts available to cover material on which the candidate may be examined.
    Not all the topics may be covered adequately by just one text. Candidates may wish to use more than one of the following or other texts of their choosing in their preparation. Earlier or later editions may also be adequate for review.
    • A First Course in Probability (Eighth Edition), 2009, by Ross, S.M., Chapters 1–8.
    • Fundamentals of Probability with Stochastic Processes, (Third Edition), 2005, by Ghahramani, S., Chapters 1–11.
    • John E. Freund’s Mathematical Statistics with Applications (Seventh Edition), 2004, by Miller, I.,
    Miller, M., Chapters 1-8.
    • Mathematical Statistics with Applications (Seventh Edition), 2008, by Wackerly, D., Mendenhall III, W., Scheaffer, R., Chapters 1-7.
    • Probability for Risk Management, (Second Edition), 2006, by Hassett, M. and Stewart, D.,
    Chapters 1–11.
    • Probability: The Science of Uncertainty with Applications to Investments, Insurance and Engineering 2001, by Bean, M.A., Chapters 1–9.

    There are also the ASM and Actex study manuals.

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    Quote Originally Posted by K.Corrigan View Post
    Is anyone interested in forming a study group in Los Angeles for Exam P in September 2009?
    I'm in San Fernando Valley Area. And I'm also sitting for September.

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    Quote Originally Posted by qtguy View Post
    I'm in San Fernando Valley Area. And I'm also sitting for September.
    I'm in Granada Hills. Do you want to get together to study sometime?

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    Quote Originally Posted by K.Corrigan View Post
    I'm in Granada Hills. Do you want to get together to study sometime?
    Yeah, sounds like a good idea.
    When is a good time for you? I usually study at Starbucks or at CSUN.

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