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i've never seen someone jump from mfe to exam 9
A few years back when now exam 9 was exam 8 I remember someone doubled up on MFE and 8 due to the overlap in material. Passed both.
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Currently there is TIA. Fox and Goldfarb refused to update their manuals this spring because I believe they are fed up with the constant large amount of changes to the syllabus and decided it just isn't worth it anymore.
Looks like Actex has a product as well. Pretty cheap in comparison. No idea on quality.
Looks like you're right about Fox, but does seem Goldfarb still has a manual.

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At this point, I need to focus more on speed and exam strategies. I didn't feel the questions were that hard for the last 2 sittings. I get caught up with trying to get correct answers which leads to blanks at the end...

There were definitely a few questions that I probably could've intentionally answered wrong but would've gotten partial credit and answered much much faster. It's hard to switch to this approach because it's the complete opposite of how I work.
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Is it fair to say most people use TIA as the primary study manual?

Who seems to have the best practice exams?
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Old 06-20-2017, 09:32 AM
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Which study material is the best for 9?
TIA is the main one now. Fox and Goldfarb dropped out last sitting when the syllabus changed.

Goldfarb still has his old manual available but you'll need to supplement with the new material.

Perhaps they'll come back in this sitting? Probably unlikely if there are more syllabus changes.
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In. I used TIA plus source last sitting. Thought I was well prepared. Plan to do the same this sitting with upped amounts of problems and practice exams.
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Is it fair to say most people use TIA as the primary study manual?

Who seems to have the best practice exams?
I passed exams 8&9 in one go using TIA. Recommended.
Going to use it for my first attempt of exam 6
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A few years back when now exam 9 was exam 8 I remember someone doubled up on MFE and 8 due to the overlap in material. Passed both.
Good to know. When I thought about what to take next, part of my thinking was the overlap in 3 and 9.
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I passed exams 8&9 in one go using TIA. Recommended.
Going to use it for my first attempt of exam 6
It sounds like you (purposedly) took 8 and 9 before 6. Do you mind if I ask why you did that?
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6 is a pretty content-heavy exam. I don't blame him
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