Two Ways to Get More Out of Your Practice Problems

Two Ways to Get More Out of Your Practice Problems

The most common advice for actuarial exams is to do as many practice problems as possible. And you’ll probably succeed with that strategy. But if you’re familiar with our site, we’re not just interested in what works. We’re interested in what is optimal – how to get...
FAQ: How do you start studying for an exam?

FAQ: How do you start studying for an exam?

This FAQ article series is based on emails we’ve received from actuarial students. Whenever we receive a question that may be useful for other students, we’ll post our response as an article for everyone to read. Question: How do you start studying for an exam? 1....
Restudying for an Actuarial Exam

Restudying for an Actuarial Exam

Most common pitfall   I failed Exam MLC on my first attempt. When I decided to retake the exam one year later, I planned on taking the same general approach: read through the manual, and then do practice problems/tests the last couple weeks. I quickly found myself...