Exam LRM

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Wed, 02 Jan 2019
In November 2018, we surveyed our customers to see how many hours they spent studying on their exam. The survey was sent a few days after they took their exam. The data we collected are shown in the graph below. The key driver in hours studied was the length of the exam (2-hour, 4-hour, or … Continue reading How many hours do fellowship exam candidates study?
Tue, 02 Oct 2018
There are two equally important skills needed to get a passing score on any FSA exam: recognition and recall. The highly comprehensive video lessons we include in the online seminar are intended to help you as much as possible with recognition, and the memory aids we include (Flashcards, condensed outlines, etc.) are intended to aid in recall. … Continue reading Recall vs. recognition
Fri, 28 Sep 2018
As you probably know, you will get a 15-minute read-through time before each exam session (both morning and afternoon for 5-hour exams). Last sitting, there was some confusion around what appeared to be a new “no folding” rule during this read-through time. Fortunately, this is now clarified in the SOA’s official rules and regulations. In paragraph … Continue reading It’s official: do not fold the exam paper during the read-through time
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
The SOA just posted the LRM Case Study for the Fall 2018 sitting. There are no substantive changes to the case study, and the SOA merely updated the header date to reflect the Fall 2018 sitting. At this point, all components of the TIA seminar are updated and ready to go for the Fall 2018 … Continue reading LRM Case Study