ERIC Number: EJ1035456
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Abstractor: As Provided
Preparing Students to Take SOA/CAS Exam FM/2
Marchand, Richard J.
PRIMUS, v24 n9-10 p856-866 2014
This paper provides suggestions for preparing students to take the actuarial examination on financial mathematics, SOA/CAS Exam FM/2. It is based on current practices employed at Slippery Rock University, a small public liberal arts university. Detailed descriptions of our Theory of Interest course and subsequent Exam FM/2 prep course are provided along with suggestions for course scheduling and strategies for improving performance on the exam.
Descriptors: Risk Assessment, Mathematics Education, Financial Services, Test Preparation, Test Coaching, College Students, Textbooks, Time Management, Student Evaluation, Guides, Scheduling, Learning Strategies, Educational Strategies, Teaching Methods, Educational Practices, High Stakes Tests
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Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania
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