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Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-23-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 19
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Posted By HaloPewPew
Still seems a bit early for me

Still seems a bit early for me
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-19-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,613
Posted By HaloPewPew
I disagree. I'd always attach the resume and let...

I disagree. I'd always attach the resume and let them know you are looking for a position. Make sure you've already looked up whether they have any openings or not, and then ask if they are the right...
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-19-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,613
Posted By HaloPewPew
This x1000. I sent out about 200 emails over the...

This x1000. I sent out about 200 emails over the summer last year, and the select few companies that I really wanted I dropped a few lines in there about the company culture, prestige etc...

That...
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-17-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,247
Posted By HaloPewPew
Pros - Pay is generally pretty good, hours...

Pros - Pay is generally pretty good, hours outside of busy season are not that bad, it's very good experience that opens a lot of doors later on, which means that you will likely be working with some...
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-16-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,247
Posted By HaloPewPew
I work at an audit firm. PM me if you wish

I work at an audit firm. PM me if you wish
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-10-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,754
Posted By HaloPewPew
That thread was very helpful to me last year. I...

That thread was very helpful to me last year. I quit my job, emailed probably 200 actuaries and got a pretty solid response rate.
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-09-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,754
Posted By HaloPewPew
From personal experience, 2 exams is not...

From personal experience, 2 exams is not competitive any more in the EL market. You are much more likely to stop taking them or just not get your credentials in general than someone having 3+. Lower...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-14-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,454
Posted By HaloPewPew
I could see how you could get 25-30% per jump,...

I could see how you could get 25-30% per jump, learn everything you can in 2 years, pass exams, rinse repeat etc.....

It's a good market right now especially to take advantage of
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-10-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,257
Posted By HaloPewPew
I did this for my first 4 prelims, then used it...

I did this for my first 4 prelims, then used it as a feather in my cap when interviewing for actuarial positions. Many actuaries will be sympathetic to your situation if you are working and taking...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 11-30-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 86,387
Posted By HaloPewPew
Making my study schedule now! Have TIA and going...

Making my study schedule now! Have TIA and going to use adapt quizzes in between topics.

I just started a new job so it looks like I'll be studying mostly in the AM
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-02-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2,765
Views: 703,242
Posted By HaloPewPew
quit my job a in July in search of a full time...

quit my job a in July in search of a full time actuarial position.

Applications - 20ish, strategy was mostly emailing from directory
Cold Emails - 75
Interviews - 12 or so
Offers - 2. Took the...
Forum: MAS-II 06-22-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 99,389
Posted By HaloPewPew
passed this afternoon. very drunk

passed this afternoon. very drunk
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 06-22-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 106,326
Posted By HaloPewPew
passed this afternoon. very drunk

passed this afternoon. very drunk
Forum: MAS-II 06-20-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 99,389
Posted By HaloPewPew
You should be fine. Level 5-6 is near test level...

You should be fine. Level 5-6 is near test level and you have a pretty healthy margin on those.
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 06-20-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 106,326
Posted By HaloPewPew
You should be fine. Level 5-6 is near test level...

You should be fine. Level 5-6 is near test level and you have a pretty healthy margin on those.
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 05-04-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 106,326
Posted By HaloPewPew
anybody here at the JD seminar? :D

anybody here at the JD seminar? :D
Forum: MAS-II 05-04-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 99,389
Posted By HaloPewPew
anybody here at the JD seminar? :D

anybody here at the JD seminar? :D
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 02-26-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 106,326
Posted By HaloPewPew
If i pass in June will I get credit for new SRM...

If i pass in June will I get credit for new SRM exam?
Forum: MAS-II 02-26-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 99,389
Posted By HaloPewPew
If i pass in June will I get credit for new SRM...

If i pass in June will I get credit for new SRM exam?
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 02-21-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 106,326
Posted By HaloPewPew
I usually do as well as I used it and adapt to...

I usually do as well as I used it and adapt to pass my first 3. I actually felt really prepared for C compared to the rest and didn't get close.

TIA does a great job of explaining concepts and...
Forum: MAS-II 02-21-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 99,389
Posted By HaloPewPew
I usually do as well as I used it and adapt to...

I usually do as well as I used it and adapt to pass my first 3. I actually felt really prepared for C compared to the rest and didn't get close.

TIA does a great job of explaining concepts and...
Forum: MAS-II 02-21-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 99,389
Posted By HaloPewPew
General Pass rate (effective) is usually around...

General Pass rate (effective) is usually around 50. I think someone that without the seminar would be looking at a 5 would benefit mostly, whereas someone who thinks that 32 hours of intensive review...
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 02-21-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 106,326
Posted By HaloPewPew
General Pass rate (effective) is usually around...

General Pass rate (effective) is usually around 50. I think someone that without the seminar would be looking at a 5 would benefit mostly, whereas someone who thinks that 32 hours of intensive review...
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 02-13-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 106,326
Posted By HaloPewPew
Failed this one yesterday. Ditching TIA/Adapt and...

Failed this one yesterday. Ditching TIA/Adapt and going with Mahler after 3 weeks or so break to regroup. I feel like there are some drastic changes to C after June so this will be my best shot
Forum: MAS-II 02-13-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 99,389
Posted By HaloPewPew
Failed this one yesterday. Ditching TIA/Adapt and...

Failed this one yesterday. Ditching TIA/Adapt and going with Mahler after 3 weeks or so break to regroup. I feel like there are some drastic changes to C after June so this will be my best shot
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