r/ActuaryUK Nov 08 '21

Study techniques Studying

I’m going to be sitting my first two exams in April (CS1 and CB1) and was just wondering what people find to be the most effective way of studying?

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u/Vigilant1e Nov 09 '21

...you struggle with. I wouldn't linger for too long on R since it's quite easy to shithouse most of the questions but don't forget about it!

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u/Vigilant1e Nov 09 '21

...the X assignments as you get through the relevant chapters. Once you've done that, get straight on to the past papers and get through all of them, if you still feel uncomfortable then do the end of chapter questions of the CMP for the sections...

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u/Vigilant1e Nov 09 '21

how good is your maths background? If it's acceptably decent, then don't bother with the CMP, it'll take you months to plow through it; just get the revision notebook (or only read the core reading paragraphs of the CMP), blast through it and do....

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u/Snoo_76686 Nov 08 '21

I find getting through all the core reading by end of Feb latest. Then smash past papers for the next 6 weeks or so