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Old 02-20-2017, 05:30 PM
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Sounds like you're going to make a great future exam committee member that eventually matriculates into a leadership role and can work to make these reforms you mention.
From what I hear it's very difficult to get on the exam 6 committee.
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Sounds like you're going to make a great future exam committee member that eventually matriculates into a leadership role and can work to make these reforms you mention.
How can you be on a future exam committee when you believe that the exams and committee should not exist in the first place?

The exams are like the wall Trump is proposing to build. A barrier to keep out competition and justify high compensation for those who are part of the "special society".

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How can you be on a future exam committee when you believe that the exams and committee should not exist in the first place?

The exams are like the wall Trump is proposing to build. A barrier to keep out competition and justify high compensation for those who are part of the "special society".

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I don't believe this.
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How can you be on a future exam committee when you believe that the exams and committee should not exist in the first place?

The exams are like the wall Trump is proposing to build. A barrier to keep out competition and justify high compensation for those who are part of the "special society".

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Says the guy who gave up before finishing the prelims
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Says the guy who gave up before finishing the prelims
Yup, Only people who have a vested interest in the status quo have the...ummm...requisite experience to critique it.
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How can you be on a future exam committee when you believe that the exams and committee should not exist in the first place?

The exams are like the wall Trump is proposing to build. A barrier to keep out competition and justify high compensation for those who are part of the "special society".

-Riley
This is a bit cynical for me. I think the credentialing systems adds value. It maybe more signalling value than knowledge value, but thats true for about everything.
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This is a bit cynical for me. I think the credentialing systems adds value. It maybe more signalling value than knowledge value, but thats true for about everything.
I think they add value in lieu of having absolutely nothing else in their place, but I think the real problem is that the opportunity cost needed for the exams compared with their benefit added is outweighed by cost/benefit combination of learning other useful topics that are more directly applicable to our work.
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Yeah, they were too hard. I couldn't handle them.

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I think they add value in lieu of having absolutely nothing else in their place, but I think the real problem is that the opportunity cost needed for the exams compared with their benefit added is outweighed by cost/benefit combination of learning other useful topics that are more directly applicable to our work.
My comment was intended to be cynical. However, this comment is pretty good.

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Yup, Only people who have a vested interest in the status quo have the...ummm...requisite experience to critique it.
This but unironically.

Dear Exam Committee, please let me pass CAS 6
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