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Old 08-08-2019, 05:14 PM
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Anyone else taking this? Iím struggling to build and maintain momentum.
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Old 08-15-2019, 10:47 AM
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I started a couple weeks ago, definitely a lot more reading than I've done for the other exams and has taken a bit to get used to.

Also, does anyone know what the pass mark generally is in terms of points out of 100? I was looking at some of the model solutions and don't think I would have time on exam day to get as detailed as that
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Old 08-18-2019, 05:24 PM
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Also, does anyone know what the pass mark generally is in terms of points out of 100? I was looking at some of the model solutions and don't think I would have time on exam day to get as detailed as that
This should give some insight
http://www.actuarial-lookup.com/exams/ret-dac
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Old 09-09-2019, 08:39 AM
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Scratch that. Will have to sit this one out due to health issues. Best of luck everyone
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Old 09-25-2019, 01:58 PM
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Does anyone have advice on which QBS to focus on memorizing? or an order that they are memorizing them in? I'm not great at memorizing so much theory so would like to focus on the most important ones first
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Old 11-01-2019, 10:41 AM
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Good luck everyone.

Did anyone think the morning session was hard to finish on time? I saved the big accounting question for last and that was a mistake. I didn't think it was that hard but I didn't leave myself enough time to finish it...
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Old 11-02-2019, 12:45 PM
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I saved it for the end too and finished with a couple seconds left. Looking back I know I forgot to deal with 1 component but hopefully nailed the rest of it down.

Definitely felt tight for time. Had a couple extra minutes in the afternoon to revisit and buff up 1 question.

Heavier than I expected on the math questions but they seemed fair to past exams.
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Old 11-07-2019, 10:37 AM
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They seem to release the exam a couple weeks after the test date, but does anybody know if they release solutions then too? Or are those released after results come out?
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Old 11-07-2019, 10:39 AM
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They seem to release the exam a couple weeks after the test date, but does anybody know if they release solutions then too? Or are those released after results come out?
I can't remember exactly but I'm almost positive that solutions don't get released until around the time exam results get released
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Old 11-07-2019, 10:51 AM
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I can't remember exactly but I'm almost positive that solutions don't get released until around the time exam results get released
That's what I figured, since the solutions have commentary on how candidates did on each question.
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