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Forum: General Actuarial 10-16-2005, 11:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,400
Posted By A:Tony
That program at UofT...MFA..

UofT has a Masters of Financail Economics (MFA) and it' supposedly very quantitative and has rish management and so on.
I'm just wondering, are there other people in risk management who are not...
Forum: General Actuarial 02-14-2005, 07:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,180
Posted By A:Tony
There are so many designations...

There are a lot of designations which seems to be helpful in a business career. Like having a CA, CAPM, etc. Which designations really help the actuarial career? i.e. Would being a Certified...
Forum: General Actuarial 02-01-2005, 12:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,309
Posted By A:Tony
internships

Do you go about looking for interships the same way you go looking for full-time jobs? Emailing companies and using school's job search engines? I'm just wondering how you guys and girls went about...
Forum: Professional Surveys 01-29-2005, 04:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,811
Posted By A:Tony
Actuary City?

Which city in North America could be named Actuary City?

Considering how much money you can make, the most collected amount of actuaries, and best future job prosepcts.
Forum: Professional Surveys 01-29-2005, 04:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,381
Posted By A:Tony
Actuary City?

Which city in North America could be named Actuary City?

Considering how much money you can make, the most collected amount of actuaries, and best future job prosepcts.

Montreal

New York
...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-27-2005, 07:55 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 366,449
Posted By A:Tony
Thumbs up ok...

well...i realize it's 27 pages..... :???:....maybe, I'll print it later....but going to SAVE it anyways! Thanks.... :clap:
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-27-2005, 07:51 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 366,449
Posted By A:Tony
Thumbs up wwwowoow

i just came across this today....but wow....really great work jack! I'm printing this out! THANKS!
Forum: General Actuarial 01-27-2005, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,595
Posted By A:Tony
CA + FCIA = love?

I guess doing both a CA and going through exams will be a good thing if you change your mind after 4 or 5 exams, but would a CA (or any other accountant background) be of aid in being an actuary? If...
Forum: Exam 1/P - Probability 01-20-2005, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 662
Posted By A:Tony
studying means studying right?

I mean, would it be completely off course to study older material from 2001 and forward in order to write exam P? Is the new exam completely different from the older exam that we need to buy new...
Forum: Exam 1/P - Probability 01-17-2005, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 649
Posted By A:Tony
Calc

I'm just doing my calc now. But for the first exam, you would be needed to use differentiation and intgrtn? I mean, would you need have more knowledge than beyond calc 1? (or should I really start...
Forum: Exam 1/P - Probability 01-16-2005, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 952
Posted By A:Tony
Red face Could you just recommend some materials for me to start....

I want to know the full name of the manual please. And where are you taking your course? Are you in Canada?

I have been looking to start studying, and have been relying on the SOA website for...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-06-2005, 06:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,461
Posted By A:Tony
Thumbs up I think I got my answer...

From everything that has been said, it seems like the answer is yes.

The last reply was not what I meant though. I'm not expecting to get hired because of my judo club, but all the implied...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-05-2005, 03:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,461
Posted By A:Tony
Smile extra-curri....

How much does extra-curri-culars count when going for a job. Actuaries are math nerds (people), so I'm thinking that there isn't much required besides just numbers. And yes, it's true that doing...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-15-2004, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By A:Tony
Story Time

Let's write a story

One Word per person at one time during one hour...

I'll start . . .

Why
Forum: Exams - General 12-10-2004, 11:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,162
Posted By A:Tony
MCMASTER!!!

This is really cool to read this! I'm at Mac too...and me being the 3rd person to mention McMaster is a good thing. I didn't think too many people from here went that way at all. And yes...there...
Forum: General Actuarial 12-08-2004, 06:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,396
Posted By A:Tony
Scoring, and Math&Philosophy

First of all,


As often as I possibly can. I'm only 21 right now, but it still takes about 20 to 30 minutes for me to get an errection after having ejaculated once. So, it's sometimes hard to...
Forum: General Actuarial 12-06-2004, 08:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,894
Posted By A:Tony
I just want a guide...not a ranking...a guide...

I'm just curious to find out about math and act sci schools. Of course, Toronto and Waterloo always say they are one of the best in N. Amer., but what other schools are good? I was told by a...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-06-2004, 08:15 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 11,428
Posted By A:Tony
I don't know how you're going to feel after you read this...

There was the Putnam comp. in Toronto. And one Tamil got a perfect score on it, and was immediately, taken by MIT with everything paid, and so on. I thought that was pretty cool. UNTIL now...
...
Forum: General Actuarial 12-05-2004, 03:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,755
Posted By A:Tony
too simple of a question...

ok...that's too simple of a question. But in order to get to that state, you have to have passed all exams and have years of experience. I think if someone is going to pay you $100, 000 a year to...
Forum: General Actuarial 12-04-2004, 01:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,396
Posted By A:Tony
sorry....but...

what is technical writing? I mean where does that fit in? Business? Humanities (english)?

I'm going on: "there is no such thing as a stupid question"
Forum: General Actuarial 12-04-2004, 01:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,396
Posted By A:Tony
What is VITAL during school?

I want to know what courses are vital during school so that you would be in good terms when you start your entry level.

"Math is essential" OK...I'm double majoring in math and philosophy. ...
Forum: General Actuarial 12-03-2004, 07:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,755
Posted By A:Tony
exams....

from everything that was written, I guess it all comes down to exams and being effecient (I don't know how to spell that.... :oops: ) I think that's really good to know. I would like the Dr. beside...
Forum: General Actuarial 12-02-2004, 07:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,755
Posted By A:Tony
hours of work

I don't want to be a lawyer, or a doctor because of their lifestyles. Some doctors and lawyers work a lot of hours, and get paid well...yes....but they don't really have a life.
How true is that...
Forum: General Actuarial 01-10-2004, 03:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,202
Posted By A:Tony
What type of work do students get at insurance...

What type of work do students get at insurance companies though? You said ANY kind of work, but do you know any one who has worked for an insurance company as a student? Or have you heard of any...
Forum: General Actuarial 01-09-2004, 10:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,481
Posted By A:Tony
Princeton Review: What's this about...

Princeton Review:


What's this about accountants being financial physicians? What does that mean? (I'm sorry if this question is coming out a little dumb...I can't help it... :) )
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