To reflect the 2021 syllabus changes, the lessons below are being added / changed. The current plan is to have all of these changes done by the end of March, I’m sorry that that isn’t farther from the exam date. A.3.5 has been removed (Normal-Normal conjugate priors are no longer on the syllabus). I’ve added […]
I’m currently in the process of revising the first 2 chapters of Section B (LMM). If you are already past that, the most important addition is going to be a discussion of using Excel in doing hypothesis tests. The PearsonVUE CBT format gives you a 100 row x 40 column spreadsheet for scratchwork (that carries […]
The CAS has released their 2021 exam schedule. The Spring 2021 MAS-II dates are from April 26th through May 3rd. The exam is still a CBT exam, still given through Pearson VUE. The full announcement (https://www.casact.org/press/index.cfm?fa=viewArticle&articleID=4889) also includes the following: “Registration for spring 2021 exams will open on December 15, 2020, and candidates who register […]
As we are now two weeks out from the exam, it’s time to start focusing on what things will look like on exam day. There is a lot of information you can find at https://home.pearsonvue.com/cas including a link to a demo exam to get used to the format. Some of the most important points that […]
Post deleted b/c Spring 2020 exams are now cancelled rather than just postponed. I hope all is well with you, and stay safe.
I’ve added typed solutions for the Fall 2019 sitting of the exam. If you want to appeal anything, the appeal deadline is Nov. 11. I’ve added notes in some of the problems about what I think they may or may not do with an appeal, but just because I don’t think an appeal will succeed […]
I’m deleting the old version of this post. The CAS has released a new version of their MCMC study note that corrects an error so the post discussing the error and what to do is no longer relevant.
In the Sample Exams tab, I’ve added a 2nd sample exam. The .zip file containing the problems also contains a case study that I’ve created for the exam, as you will receive something similar on the actual exam. I’ve also added solutions to the CAS sample problems to the `Before You Begin’ section. Most of […]
I wanted to let you know what the current plans are for updates this July. I’ll make a similar post at the beginning of August. In terms of new content, there are going to be 3 new / revised lessons by the end of this month. There will be two new lessons at the end […]
I am very excited to announce that the Practice app is now available on both iOS and Android. Now you can practice problems wherever you are without any need for a live internet connection, and your problem history will stay synced across all of your devices. Here are some of the features in v1: Work problems in order or […]