The most common advice for actuarial exams is to do as many practice problems as possible. It works, but is it optimal? Here are two ways to take a quality over quantity approach.read more
People told me I needed 300-500 study hours to pass a 5-hour FSA exam. I didn’t have time for that – I still needed to balance writing a book, my actuarial job, and wedding planning. Here’s my experiment to cut down on study time.read more
Students often discuss strategies for reviewing actuarial exam material (which practice problems to use, or how many to complete). However, there is a key part of the study process that is often overlooked in discussions of study strategy.read more
Studying is viewed as an intense, focused process. However, relaxation is overlooked as part of the problem-solving process. Read more about how to use breaks to strategically improve your learning.read more
Do you make any of these 3 common mistakes while studying for actuarial exams? Learn more about how to correct these study habits to accelerate your exam progress.read more
Should you have one dedicated study area, or switch between different environments? Learn how your choice of study area can affect your exam performance.read more
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