Design & Pricing Seminars

MATE Seminars will offer two options for seminar preparation for the Fall 2020 Design & Pricing exam

The Chicago, Illinois session will be held September 28 – October 1 at the Hyatt Regency. (The live session is currently out of stock. Please contact us if you would like to attend the session in person.)

The seminar schedule is as follows:

Mon, Sep 28 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tue, Sep 29: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wed, Sep 30: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thu, Oct 1: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This session can also be attended as a Virtual Seminar during September 28 – October 1, or watched at your convenience after the completion of the event.

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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 for the coupon code to receive this discount.

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Dustin Conrad

Author and Instructor

Dustin has a vast array of work experience in benefits consulting, health insurance actuarial departments, experimental design statistics consulting and teaching at the university level.

Dustin 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 third 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

◊ A virtual seminar option

◊ Ability to watch recorded videos of the seminar you attended

◊ Access to several pre-recorded chapters and practice problems before the seminar