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Forum: Careers - Employment 05-01-2007, 11:30 AM
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One final time, since this conversation appears...

One final time, since this conversation appears to be veering off topic. I'm not questioning whether I'd have the ability to get a quant job or the intelligence to be successful in a quant or trading...
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-30-2007, 10:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,265
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I really appreciate that, Morrison, and I believe...

I really appreciate that, Morrison, and I believe I am in fact going to make a run for it, however, the impotus for asking the question wasn't as much to find support as it was to find out the...
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-30-2007, 01:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,265
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Thanks for the help. I'll go over to one of those...

Thanks for the help. I'll go over to one of those boards.
I appreciate the honest responses.
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-30-2007, 12:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,265
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Take advantage of arbitrage opportunities in the...

Take advantage of arbitrage opportunities in the market to make $$$. I'd like to leverage my quantitative and analytical skills to make a career in one of these shops. Does not having any computer...
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-30-2007, 12:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,265
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Make a lot of money. I also have a great contact...

Make a lot of money. I also have a great contact at a major hedge fund.
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-30-2007, 12:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,265
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Could I make it as a quant or trader?

I'm looking into switching into a more financial field, maybe going to a hedge fund or a bank but I have no programming knowledge. I'm an excellent math student, I scored an 800 on both the PSATs ans...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-13-2007, 11:37 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 31,595
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I guess then my follow up question would be is...

I guess then my follow up question would be is there really a point on becoming an actuary if you work in a consulting gig like mine. no one seems to care and all the big shots are not actuarial.
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-12-2007, 06:55 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 31,595
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I guess I'll try talking about it with my...

I guess I'll try talking about it with my supervisor, however I'm concerned I'm going to end up in hot water.
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-11-2007, 12:09 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 31,595
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No. What I'm saying is I entered the field...

No. What I'm saying is I entered the field thinking passing exams will be the berometer for moving up fast and career development. I viewed the field as attractive b/c I'm a good math student with a...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-10-2007, 08:35 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 31,595
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Thanks everyone for the responses. I appreciate...

Thanks everyone for the responses. I appreciate all the feedback regardless of how critical it is because I'm looking to find the true answers for my disillusionment. The reality is I have not passed...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-09-2007, 02:16 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 31,595
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Thanks all for the information and experiences...

Thanks all for the information and experiences you've shared. I have not been passing exams as I should be but I've also seen in my company that exams aren't really requisite to moving up. (Besides...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-08-2007, 07:43 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 31,595
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Advice Please - Not Excited Anymore

Only 8 months ago I entered the consulting actuarial world as my screen name reads - very excited, ambitious, hoping to move up fast (of course through putting in the work needed). But in this short...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 02-05-2006, 09:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,525
Posted By Excited to Begin
ASM

ASM
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-26-2006, 01:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,428
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Thanks for all the advice and the survey, DWS....

Thanks for all the advice and the survey, DWS. Looks like I better grab this opportunity. I'm in top 10% and am getting a $5,000 sign-on bonus on top. Thanks all and I'm now "Even More Excited to...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-26-2006, 09:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,428
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D.W. Simpson- Is it good for NY? The other...

D.W. Simpson- Is it good for NY? The other respondents said it was not.
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-26-2006, 09:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,428
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I do live in NYC - so it's not that good?

I do live in NYC - so it's not that good?
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-26-2006, 09:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,428
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Is this starting salary good?

Hi, I don't know that much about the ins and outs of the actuarial world or what's considered a good starting salary, so please help me out. I got an offer with 2 exams passed, at a big consulting...
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