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Old 08-15-2017, 02:40 PM
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How come the pass marks for FSA exams are not published?
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Old 08-15-2017, 03:03 PM
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Why do you think they ought to be?
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Old 08-15-2017, 03:28 PM
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Because they're published for preliminaries.
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Because they're published for preliminaries.
*that are tested via CBT

MLC does not have a pass mark.
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I don't know if I'd say they ought to be, but it would be nice and I can't think of a reason not to. I've wondered many times why the pass mark isn't published.
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I don't know if I'd say they ought to be, but it would be nice and I can't think of a reason not to. I've wondered many times why the pass mark isn't published.
Transparency. Any organization that administers exams should be as transparent as possible in order to protect the integrity of the test.
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Old 08-16-2017, 09:09 AM
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I'm not sure a "number" would be useful on written answer exams. How would you know how points were assessed. Sure, it is fairly straightforward on multiple choice, but the advanced exams are always at least in part w.a. type.
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So are the CAS exams, but pass marks are released. It would be useful to release the rubric that they used when grading old exams, so you can mark yourself when taking old exams as practice. The CAS releases sample answers in examiners reports, as well as common mistakes and omissions that caused candidates to lose points.
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I would also like to see the pass rates. Any increase on the transparency of pass rates and their development would be a boon.
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The CAS releases sample answers in examiners reports, as well as common mistakes and omissions that caused candidates to lose points.
SOA does this as well.

Everything except the pass mark, actually.
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