1. The key to passing STAM (or any exam for that matter) is to correctly answer all questions you know how to answer. This is different from answering as many questions as possible. There are 35 questions on the exam. Because STAM is a new exam, there are no historical pass marks. However, pass marks for…

  2. Thanks for choosing Coaching Actuaries! We want to ensure you receive all the help you need to pass Exam STAM. Here are a few recommendations on how to use our products. Phase 1: Learn To learn the material, read the online manual and/or watch the video lessons. Attempt the examples on your own even if…

  3. Thanks for choosing Coaching Actuaries! We want to ensure you receive all the help you need to pass Exam C. Here are a few recommendations on how to use our products. Phase 1: Learn To learn the material, read the online manual and/or watch the video lessons. Attempt the examples on your own even if…

  4. The key to passing MAS-I (or any exam for that matter) is to correctly answer all questions you know how to answer. This is different from answering as many questions as possible. The CAS has stated that candidates should expect 35-40 questions on the exam. Each question worth two points. According to the CAS, the…

  5. The key to passing C (or any exam for that matter) is to correctly answer all questions you know how to answer. This is different from answering as many questions as possible. There are 35 questions on the exam. According to the SOA, the recent historical pass marks for C have been a little under…

  6. Thanks for choosing Coaching Actuaries! We want to ensure you receive all the help you need to pass Exam P. Here are a few recommendations on how to use our products. Phase 1: Learn To learn the material, read the online manual and/or watch the video lessons. Attempt the examples on your own even if…

  7. The key to passing P (or any exam for that matter) is to correctly answer all questions you know how to answer. This is different from answering as many questions as possible. There are 30 questions on the exam. According to the SOA, the recent historical pass marks for P have been a little over…

  8. Written by Neil Nguyen: I am a planner. If you are like me, you get excited when a brand new manual is in the mail. 4 months before the exam, you delicately set up a study schedule, and of course, constantly check Actuarial Outpost. Having gone over the syllabus, you decided ahead of time what…

  9. Written by Baron Cao: This is a question I asked myself when I was at the P/1-FM/2 crossroad. It’s not like a LeBron James decision where you can only choose one and regret it afterwards. Actuarial students have to pass both exams anyway. However, if you are curious, here are my comments. A couple of…

  10. Continued from Part 1 & Part 2. The first factor of predicting success was discussed in Part 2. Now, let’s examine the second factor – the number of Adapt exams that a user has completed. Is this a good predictor of whether or not an Adapt user will pass? To predict if an Adapt user…