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Default Actuarial Exam Tactics, 2nd Edition

We’re excited to announce a new 2nd edition of our book, Actuarial Exam Tactics: Learn More, Study Less co-authored by the youngest person to ever attain the FSA designation, Roy Ju, and Mike Jennings, FSA.

This book is launching tomorrow on June 11th, and there is special promotional pricing on the book through June 30th.

For free sample chapters, visit RethinkStudying.com/book

In the 2nd edition of the book, Roy and Mike add a 3rd pillar to their exam approach -- Adherence.

In this book, you will find actionable advice to questions such as:
  • What parts of the material should I focus on more than others?
  • What is the best way to read through the study manual?
  • How can I make my review sessions more productive? (When and How to review)
  • How do I create a study schedule and stick to it?
  • How can I pass the exams while spending less time than “100 study hours per exam hour”?
  • What should I do if I fail an exam?

Since releasing the first edition, Actuarial Exam Tactics has sold thousands of copies; it has been reviewed in industry magazines; and it has been adopted as the go-to reference by several universities along with the Actuarial Society of South Africa.

Order the printed or e-book today on our website: https://www.actexmadriver.com/product.aspx?id=453144997
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it has been adopted as the go-to reference by several universities along with the Actuarial Society of South Africa.
What does that mean universities have done? That the Sout Africa society has done?
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You're welcome, Vorian. Please let us know what you think of the 2nd edition. Your feedback was very helpful in making improvements from the 1st to the 2nd edition.

Gandalf, to go into more detail on what you ask, some universities have made the decision to purchase a copy of the text for each of their incoming Freshmen (about 100 per incoming class), while others have purchased multiple copies for their actuarial library.

Regarding the South African Society, aftre reading a copy, they felt that it would be very beneficial for their students and the Society reached a licensing agreement to publish it in South Africa with some adaptations and notes to explain some of the "Americanisms" or "SOA/CASisms" in the book.
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Gandalf, to go into more detail on what you ask, some universities have made the decision to purchase a copy of the text for each of their incoming Freshmen (about 100 per incoming class), while others have purchased multiple copies for their actuarial library.

Regarding the South African Society, aftre reading a copy, they felt that it would be very beneficial for their students and the Society reached a licensing agreement to publish it in South Africa with some adaptations and notes to explain some of the "Americanisms" or "SOA/CASisms" in the book.
Thanks. Good luck with the book, and to the candidates using it.
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You're welcome, Vorian. Please let us know what you think of the 2nd edition. Your feedback was very helpful in making improvements from the 1st to the 2nd edition.
I'll do that. I was given the opportunity to review the 2nd edition before its final print, but some personal issues popped up during that window of review and I wasn't able to give much feedback.

But in my initial of the second edition, I did like much of the new material introduced, but wasn't able to see some of the corresponding graphics.

I pre-ordered the text and currently waiting for its delivery.
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