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Hey guys, I am just trying to figure out from a very tiny sample, how many people did not finish the am portion and by how many questions (questions meaning parts). 

For instance, I did not complete 4 parts in total. 2 parts from 2 different questions .

Thanks guys!

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Completed the whole portion, except for one 5 point question deliberately left (effectively) blank. Had about 10 min to spare. 

I realized I had a blank 8 pointer in 1 question with less than 5 min left so I frantically wrote what I could to get partial credit. So I guess 1. 

Rushed through a single 5-pointer at the end hoping to get partial credit.  Completed everything else.

Did not have time to review 2-3 that I marked where I feel my response could have been better.

Pay close attention to the people who don't clap when you win.

Finished at +2:00 mins, but it was a rush.

I guess I am the outlier that got wrecked big time due to poor time management. Missed total of 40 marks in the AM (about 2 full questions approximately).

“Completed’ everything, but couldn’t finish 2 questions (8 and 5 pts respectively) completely because of paucity of time. 

I skipped over one small sub question to go back to a bigger one and forgot that I did that.  Remembered during lunch…

The dream is now a reality

Completed entire exam with 15 minutes left

Finished with 3 minutes left on the clock. There were two questions I just wrote something to get partial credits and I know I got them mostly, if not all wrong.

The girl next to me said she left the last two set of questions blank.

The entire AM was a race against time.

I paced my time well and only had to rush on 10 points of the AM exam which were 2 questions I really didn’t know how to do anyway. Just threw down a bunch of formulas and case facts for some partial credit.

Completed the exam with 5 minutes to spare. Paced myself and watched clock throughout. 

I didn’t find the recommended minutes for each question to be that consistent. E.g. there was one 8 minute question that probably took me that long. And there was another 7 minute question that was calculation based that maybe took 2-3 minutes. 

absolute blank i think around 10 mins worth. BS answers maybe another 10 mins worth. Everything else was straight forward

Missed 20 in AM

Missed a single sub-section worth 3 points

Yeah, I think the times are set based on how much credit they want to give on a question primarily and only secondarily based on time to complete. I wrote less on some 3 min questions than I might have because they were 3 minutes but other than that it wasn’t helpful for time management.

3.14159265358979 …

Simplify the complicated side; don't complify the simplicated side.

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I left 20 points completely blank, therefore only being able to answer 160 points worth of questions. 

Will this sink me? I’m assuming a 55%ish on the 160 I did answer which brings me to roughly a 90/180 on the AM. 

Am I screwed? 

S2000magician wrote:

3.14159265358979 …

Python tells me that Pi = 3.142857142857143

Change my mind, Bill! laugh

I think 120 is a pass (intuition).  100-120 is iffy.

I missed about 3 parts, which add up to about 1 topic question.

Thiru Cumaran wrote:
S2000magician wrote:
3.14159265358979 …

Python tells me that Pi = 3.142857142857143

Change my mind, Bill! laugh

http://mathworld.wolfram.com/Pi.html

Simplify the complicated side; don't complify the simplicated side.

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Finished everything on time and managed to re-address question 1b. Got caught out by q1a (5 points I think), so 0 points there for me.  

Skipped one question for 8 minutes and finished right on time without it

I finished with 10m left, I had cramps in my hand at some moment.

At least 1 wrong answer on a 6-point question.

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S2000magician wrote:

Thiru Cumaran wrote:
S2000magician wrote:
3.14159265358979 …

Python tells me that Pi = 3.142857142857143

Change my mind, Bill! laugh

http://mathworld.wolfram.com/Pi.html

Both of you used continued fraction for approximation of Pi. cool

Thiru Cumaran used   22 / 7  (equal to [3;7]   )
Bill used  69305155 / 22060516   (  [3;7,15,1,292,1,1,1,2,1,3,1,12]  which is more accurate   )

My feats:
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https://www.analystforum.com/comment/91782543#comment-91782543
2/ Earn the CFA charter in 2018 https://www.analystforum.com/comment/91838098#comment-91838098

Finished in the am, but did not answer one sub-question worth 7 points. 

For even a well prepared candidate, I think it is pretty crucial to have a watch in front of you to track time.  The updates from the proctors on how much time is left are not granular enough.

Kudos to those who finished all questions in the am.

The pm portion of the exam was not a problem for me personally, from a time constraint perspective.

S2000magician wrote:

3.14159265358979 …

I’d love a piece of that pi. :)

I was aced on Question 1 A.  I wrote something that’s likely to receive a 0, but I just didn’t know the answer so I only gave that problem 30 seconds of my time.  That was 5 points.

Aside from that, I am pretty comfortable with the rest of my answers.  And I felt pretty good with most of PM (*cross fingers*).

Will be pretty devastated if I fail. :(

wlfgngpck wrote:

I was aced on Question 1 A.

+1. I think part of it was nerves. I managed to skip it and work the rest of Q1.  By the time I got back to it, I am fairly confident in what I ultimately left on the paper.

Pay close attention to the people who don't clap when you win.

I left one sub question blank in the first half. Suddenly saw this peculiar 8 pointer which quick-sanded me for around 20 minutes. Still don’t think I got the correct answer. From then onwards, it was a race against time. Feel like the second half of the paper was filled with answers that were first to come to my mind. Therefore, even though all questioned were answered, I would not want to put money on how many were correct after that 8 pointer. 

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