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Forum: Resume & Cover Letter Advice Forum 05-14-2020, 04:07 PM
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Posted By Not Paul
Thanks for the tip.

Thanks for the tip.
Forum: Resume & Cover Letter Advice Forum 05-14-2020, 03:30 PM
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Posted By Not Paul
Thank you for your thoughts. I am comfortable...

Thank you for your thoughts. I am comfortable talking about why I decided to take some time off to live at a monastery and why I am looking to move on. In fact, I am sort of hoping this period of my...
Forum: Resume & Cover Letter Advice Forum 05-13-2020, 10:08 PM
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Views: 853
Posted By Not Paul
Thank you! Devil's in the details.

Thank you! Devil's in the details.
Forum: Resume & Cover Letter Advice Forum 05-07-2020, 05:03 PM
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Views: 853
Posted By Not Paul
Cover Letter Template

I've put together a generic cover letter that I plan to tailor to the specific needs of the companies from which I am seeking employment. Any feedback on my approach and cover letter advice in...
Forum: Resume & Cover Letter Advice Forum 05-07-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 207
Posted By Not Paul
Career Changer Entry Level Redux

I've made some revisions to my resume based on the advice given here and elsewhere. If anyone is willing to take a second look before I begin my job hunt I will greatly appreciate it.
Forum: Resume & Cover Letter Advice Forum 04-26-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By Not Paul
Thank you! The December 2012 - August 2014 gap is...

Thank you! The December 2012 - August 2014 gap is a mistake! I started teaching in August 2012, not 2014. Fixed!

The gap post college I really didn't do much of any consequence but I am...
Forum: Resume & Cover Letter Advice Forum 04-25-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By Not Paul
Thank you! Its been a while, you think an...

Thank you! Its been a while, you think an estimate is acceptable or should I dig up my transcripts?
Forum: Resume & Cover Letter Advice Forum 04-24-2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By Not Paul
Career Changer EL Resume

I taught middle and high school for about six years before taking some time off to live at a monastery. I've passed P and FM and am ready to look for work. COVID be damned. Any and all feedback on my...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 12-26-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 735
Posted By Not Paul
That was my experience.

That was my experience.
Forum: Financial Mathematics 12-25-2019, 12:55 PM
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Posted By Not Paul
ASM vs ACTEX, a comparison

Having passed FM on my second go I am motivated to compare and contrast the two different resources that I used.

ASM - By mathematicians; For mathematicians.

The ASM authors go out of their...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 12-25-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 978
Posted By Not Paul
TIA or CA?

Both The Infinite Actuary and Coaching actuaries offer 180 access to their IFM preparation courses for $795. Any suggestions on choosing one over the other? At the moment I am leaning towards...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 12-25-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,568
Posted By Not Paul
Having also recently passed FM, I am aiming to...

Having also recently passed FM, I am aiming to pass IFM in July. Lots going on this spring and I don't want to put unnecessary pressure on myself.

Congratulations on landing the internship!
Forum: Financial Mathematics 12-25-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,111
Posted By Not Paul
:iatp: Not that my approval is needed. But...

:iatp:

Not that my approval is needed. But its good advice and its sort of funny :rofl:.
Forum: Financial Mathematics 12-25-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,111
Posted By Not Paul
I wish I'd seen this last week. Surfacing the...

I wish I'd seen this last week. Surfacing the things you know during the exam and keeping them stable is a skill unto itself. Developing confidence in your own abilities is a must and it is a...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 12-20-2019, 12:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 761
Posted By Not Paul
My pleasure. :toth:

My pleasure. :toth:
Forum: Financial Mathematics 12-18-2019, 11:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,125
Posted By Not Paul
Nice work! We are three for three!

Nice work! We are three for three!
Forum: Financial Mathematics 12-18-2019, 11:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,559
Posted By Not Paul
Indeed is one option. Knowing someone who already...

Indeed is one option. Knowing someone who already works somewhere that you want to work is a much better option.
Forum: Financial Mathematics 12-18-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,125
Posted By Not Paul
Crush that test! And don't forget to breathe.

Crush that test!

And don't forget to breathe.
Forum: Financial Mathematics 12-18-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,559
Posted By Not Paul
That's the $64,000 question. And if you get that...

That's the $64,000 question. And if you get that reference you are as old as my dad. :rofl:

I have a friend back in Austin and another in LA that are both offering to help me get in the door. But...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 12-18-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,559
Posted By Not Paul
Get 'em! :rock1:

Get 'em! :rock1:
Forum: Financial Mathematics 12-18-2019, 12:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,559
Posted By Not Paul
Not sure what I can say that doesn't break the...

Not sure what I can say that doesn't break the rules. May the force be with you? They make you sign a non-disclosure agreement so I hesitate to discuss the exam in even a general way. Everything I...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 12-18-2019, 12:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,559
Posted By Not Paul
Talking I passed, handily

In fact, I f***ing crushed it. Only guessed on four. Only had seven to review at the end, three of which I got. Felt like ADAPT level 3-4 with some 5-6 sprinkled in to keep things interesting. Only...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 12-16-2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,125
Posted By Not Paul
Welp its time to face facts, I am just plain not...

Welp its time to face facts, I am just plain not ready. After what seemed like productive studying since my last attempt followed by a weeks worth of working with ADAPT my EL never rose past 4.75....
Forum: Financial Mathematics 12-16-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 746
Posted By Not Paul
Congratulations Hombre! :toth: I passed P...

Congratulations Hombre! :toth:

I passed P last May, somehow. In hindsight I'm pretty sure I just got lucky. Were I in your shoes I'd study for P while taking the probability class. And I'd make...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 12-15-2019, 10:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,125
Posted By Not Paul
Mozel tov to you both. I have very low...

Mozel tov to you both. I have very low expectations for Tuesday. I hope you continue to succeed.
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