SOA Exam: Group and Health Specialty

Guaranteed access through the spring 2022 exam for anyone who purchases now!
6 months access with one free extension
  • Video lessons (18+ hours) covering the entire syllabus
  • Complete detailed study manual in addition to video lesson handouts
  • Numerical practice questions with full solutions
  • A full length sample exam with solutions
  • 175+ flashcards for practice & memorization
  • Scroll down for more features & samples
Upcoming Test Dates
  • 156 days to prepare
  • 331 days to prepare

How to pass?

This online course contains everything you need to pass the SOA's Group & Health Track - Specialty Exam

Create a study plan

  • Create a custom study schedule with our provided spreadsheet format version
  • Study schedule and time tracking integrated directly into lessons page
  • Study the syllabus readings in a logical order

Learn Key Concepts

  • Video lessons (18+ hours) covering the entire syllabus
  • Condensed outlines for review/memorization in addition to the detailed study manual
  • Detailed outlines of all the readings
  • Numerical practice questions with full solutions

Practice & Review

  • A full-length practice exam with solutions
  • 175+ drill problem style flash cards for practice and memorization
  • Formula sheet for numerical problems
  • Past exam analysis and tips for exam day

TIA Study

TIA Study

A Modern Learning Platform

  • Lessons, practice problems, flashcards, sample exams, and more all scheduled to have you ready on exam day
  • Tasks scheduled only on the days you plan to study
  • Create your own custom tasks
  • Miss a day? Your schedule will automatically redistribute all your remaining tasks
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Derek Brace

  • FSA    |   
  • GH-Specialty,
  • GH-DP

Derek works full-time as an instructor with TIA and enjoys helping students get through difficult exams. Prior to TIA, Derek worked as a consulting actuary in Atlanta, GA. With over ten years of experience as a consultant with Aon Hewitt, Derek's career has spanned pension, healthcare and global employee benefit consulting. His most recent role was in the Global Benefits group, advising large multinational clients on employee benefit plans including healthcare, life, accident, disability, pension and other plans in locations spanning the globe.

Derek graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in Risk management/Insurance, a minor in Spanish and a specialization in Mathematics. In his quest to help actuaries through the difficult exam process, he has served as a mentor and exam coach for a number of students in both upper and lower level exams. He also wrote sample exams for the Group Health courses prior to becoming an instructor. ... read more

An obsession with foreign travel led Derek to take a few years away from the working world in the middle of his career, during which time he was able to visit every continent and a vast number of countries along the way. When not traveling, he enjoys playing soccer, running and getting outdoors whenever possible.
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SOA Exam GH Splty

Expanded Features

This is an on-demand intensive exam prep course for the SOA's Group & Health Track - Specialty Exam. When you register for this course you will gain access to the following items (except as noted) from the day you register for 6 months.

Comprehensive Course

Comprehensive video lessons (18+ hours) covering the entire syllabus that simplify complicated info into more understandable terms and illustrate important concepts through examples and graphics.

Detailed Study Manual

A detailed study manual covering all of the syllabus readings, along with examples and instructor commentary that simplifies difficult concepts and builds links to other readings on the syllabus.

Condensed Outlines

Condensed outlines for review and memorization. These condensed outlines are provided in addition to the full detailed study manual and video lesson handouts.


This course offers 175+ digital flashcards written in a "Q&A" style to facilitate recalling information for exam-oriented questions. They are available on your computer or via our Flashcards app on iOS and Android. The app will download all the flashcards for the course to your device so can study at a moments notice!

Practice Exams

This course includes a full length sample exam with each question having a solution walking you through the best way to answer it. This sample exam is created to give you a true sense of what you can expect exam day.

Online Discussion Forum

Active dedicated course forum loaded with existing questions and answers on syllabus material and past SOA exam questions. Instructors and our Support Team try to ensure everyone's questions are answered in a timely manner.?

Study Schedule

Built directly into the lessons, just enter the day you are going to start studying and select your exam day. We will then populate a suggested completion date for every lesson and the sample exams to have you on track to pass! This course also offers a downloadable spreadsheet version to customize yourself.

Detailed Formula Sheets

Your instructor has created formula sheets for relevant sections as a quick reference guide for you. They cover each formula used in that section giving details about the formulas and defining the variables.

Past SOA Questions

Comprehensive spreadsheet listing of all past SOA questions relevant to the current syllabus (broken down by question topic, point value, and type) with the ability to filter and sort to your exact specifications.

Full Instructor Access

Full-time instructor support! Your instructor(s) created 100% of the video lessons for this online seminar and will answer any questions you have by email or in the TIA forums.

Offline Videos

Take our videos with you everywhere you go and don't worry about a data cap or WiFi signal. Use our Learn app on iOS and Android to download lessons or solutions videos and have them right at your fingertips. ?

Variable Speed Playback

Watch our lessons and video solutions at your pace! When watching our videos on a desktop or our Learn App you can select the speed that makes the most sense for you. The variable speed increases all the way up to 2x.

MP3 Lessons

Don't want to download the video lessons using our Learn App, but still have access to the lessons offline? We have you covered! Download the audio only versions of the videos and follow along with the instructor using the printable handouts. The MP3s will work in your MP3 player of choice.

Excellent Customer Service

You're never alone with The Infinite Actuary. Get help from your instructor and assistants in our online forum. Anything else you need help with, not related to the course material, just reach out to our customer service team and they will get your questions answered!

Free Extension

Life happens, and despite your hard work, you may fail an exam. If that happens to you, we offer one free 6 month extension for this online course. Once you activate your extension, you will have 6 months access to the entire course again. Learn more about our extension policy here. ?

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