• Thanks for choosing Coaching Actuaries for Exam IFM! Below 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 you have seen the solution. Do your best to understand the underlying…

  • The key to passing FM is to answer all the questions that you know how to do correctly. There are 35 questions in the FM exam. On the SOA website, you can see that the recent historical pass marks for FM were around 70%. So, you know you need to answer at least 35(0.70) =…

  • Thanks for choosing Coaching Actuaries to help you prepare for Exam FM! Below 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 you have seen the solution. Do your best…

  • Exam MLC is challenging. It’s the only preliminary exam with a written-answer portion, which can seem daunting when you’re used to the multiple-choice CBT format. These are some helpful approaches you can take to preparing effectively for this exam. Keep these in mind when you’re studying and you’ll feel more prepared on exam day. Master Your…

  • Thanks for choosing Coaching Actuaries to help prepare for Exam MLC! Below 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 you have seen the solution. Do your best to…

  • Written by Bryce Peterson of the University of Michigan There are many important decisions that you, a student actuary, will make in your journey to a successful actuarial career. Among these are which school to attend, which society to pursue credentials with, and which companies to apply to. However, one of the most important choices a young…

  • Written by Shambhu Rajeev of Binghampton University The basis of communication and learning is asking meaningful questions and seeking rich answers. We do this every day in many forms, explicitly and implicitly, whether that is by asking direct questions to other people or doing a quick online search or even looking inward and questioning ourselves….

  • Written by Byron Brane, Vice President of the Actuarial Society at the University of South Florida “I chose a half measure, when I should have gone all the way.” -Mike Ehrmantraut, Breaking Bad Often in our exam preparation, we will seek out the advice of others who have already passed. When I was studying for exam P/1,…

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    Written by Shambhu Rajeev If you are a full-time college student like myself, you are probably already familiar with the expression “there are not enough hours in the day.” I confess that up until recently, I also wholeheartedly accepted this as a fact of life. I mean, how could I possibly find enough time to…

  • Written by Karen Liu As a senior looking back at my college career, the one piece of advice I would tell all the underclassman is that being involved will only benefit you. Whether it’s becoming more involved with professional organizations, social organizations, or both, they will make your college experience more enjoyable and even help you…