MATE Seminars Design & Pricing Seminar

The MATE Seminars Group and Health Design and Pricing seminar will be held from Aug. 30 – Sept. 2 on a virtual platform. The seminar includes a review of all syllabus readings. The focus is on exam-type questions, with the primary emphasis being on math questions.

The seminar schedule is as follows: (Mountain Time Zone)

Mon, Aug 30 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tue, Aug 31: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Wed, Sep 1: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Thu, Sep 2: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

You can register on this site by purchasing either the seminar alone or the everything package, which offers a reduced rate when also purchasing the study manual and note cards.

You may also register by mailing us a check and a registration form.

A 40% discount is available if your employer does not pay for seminars or reimburse you if you pass the exam. Please contact us prior to ordering for the coupon code to receive this discount.

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Dustin Conrad

Dustin has work experience in benefits consulting, commercial and government insurance, experimental design consulting, and teaching.
He enjoys discussing how math and models combine to explain occurrences in our everyday world. He has earned a master’s degree in the fields of Actuarial Science and Statistics. He is in his fourth year of teaching with MATE Seminars, and teaches all three of our Group and Health exam prep seminars.

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What the Seminar Offers

◊ The focus is on exam-type questions, with the primary emphasis being on math questions
◊ A large set of practice problems is provided, including both original problems and exam problems from past FSA exams that apply to the current syllabus
◊ The instructor offers his support for the entire exam season, by being available to discuss questions that arise before and after the seminar
◊ An explanation of how exams are graded
◊ Suggestions on successfully preparing for the exam and answering the different types of exam questions
◊ A review of the case study and all syllabus readings
◊ Summary lists of past exam questions, indicating the source of the SOA’s illustrative solution
◊ Non-math questions from past FSA exams are listed in the seminar outline provided, to illustrate topics that have been tested in the past and how those questions were worded
◊ Ability to watch recorded videos of the seminar
◊ Computer based testing (CBT) specific strategies
◊ Digital access to practice problems to help simulate the new CBT experience
◊ Math practice problem tables provided in spreadsheet format
◊ A copy of the spreadsheet the instructor uses to explain difficult math concepts and the math questions at the seminar