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Forum: General Questions about Actuarial Science Universities 10-09-2013, 09:18 AM
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Views: 1,526
Posted By AEG
Master's choice help

I am an international studen who is currently studying master's in information systems in Turkey. I have plans to move to us next year, the easiest way to do that is through a second masters. I got...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 07-14-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 38,484
Posted By AEG
I only have 4 weeks left (sitting on 11th) and I...

I only have 4 weeks left (sitting on 11th) and I am still terrible at derivatives markets :/ kind of freaking out
Forum: Probability 07-10-2012, 04:02 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 18,432
Posted By AEG
Passed with a 9 too :) Huge boost from my...

Passed with a 9 too :) Huge boost from my previous score of 2 :P
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-27-2012, 04:17 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,808
Posted By AEG
I never said they were the same. I merely said...

I never said they were the same. I merely said that gender was irrelevant in most cases. Gender does not define what person is capable of achieving-professional wise. I simply say that gender...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-26-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,808
Posted By AEG
Most likely, never. If it ever happens, it would...

Most likely, never. If it ever happens, it would be when people realise that gender is merely a tool to produce offspring and other than that it has absolutely no meaning.

This is also when, in...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-14-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,953
Posted By AEG
Hahha thanks :) I will first have to prove that...

Hahha thanks :) I will first have to prove that what happened in undergrad is not an indicator of my talents and that I'm a very good candidate. I doubt any professor would like to work with someone...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-14-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,953
Posted By AEG
I will do that. Thanks for the info :)

I will do that. Thanks for the info :)
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-14-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,953
Posted By AEG
I will try my best. Hopefully I can get into a...

I will try my best. Hopefully I can get into a highly regarded institution even though my chances are pretty slim. I decided I will pursue masters whether I decide to pursue a PhD or not. So we'll...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-14-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,953
Posted By AEG
I don't see the point of fighting. This is...

I don't see the point of fighting. This is obviously what the majority of the Turkish people want. This is the 3rd time in a row AKP got elected by the 50% of the votes and there are like 89734983...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-14-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,953
Posted By AEG
Everybody is hoping the industry will expand...

Everybody is hoping the industry will expand rapidly in next 10 year. I personally don't see it happening. At least not fast enough to actually matter.
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-14-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,953
Posted By AEG
That is correct. There are only around 130...

That is correct. There are only around 130 credentialed actuaries in Turkey. Considerable amount is academic, some of them are retired, most of them are executives since it's been ages since they are...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-14-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,183
Posted By AEG
I guess I am kinda late for this thread - as the...

I guess I am kinda late for this thread - as the discussion strayed away. But I don't think this article is based on a significantly large sample. Having said that, I also think that neither of those...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-14-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,953
Posted By AEG
It is USD and that's what I have been told but it...

It is USD and that's what I have been told but it could be a mistake. The conversation was shocking enough anyways back then. But, assuming what I have been told is true, it would be unreasonable for...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-13-2012, 04:19 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,953
Posted By AEG
Happy to help. :) Good luck.

Happy to help. :) Good luck.
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-13-2012, 04:11 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,953
Posted By AEG
She finished her prelims now. Just to let you...

She finished her prelims now. Just to let you know.
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-13-2012, 04:11 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,953
Posted By AEG
I talked to the professors at my uni, some of...

I talked to the professors at my uni, some of them recieved their PhD from US schools but not the top ones. One of them recieved the PhD from LSE though. Thanks for the info. I'll look into other...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-13-2012, 04:09 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,953
Posted By AEG
Something like that. If you are going to apply to...

Something like that. If you are going to apply to those positions I suggest you establish contact with people in Treasury. I'm not sure if they would be willing to help (since things are very...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-13-2012, 03:49 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,953
Posted By AEG
Someone I know with 2 SOA exams and no industrial...

Someone I know with 2 SOA exams and no industrial experience was offered a position with 120k/year. I'm pretty sure an FSA would make 500k.

Edit: While salary surveys are not done in Turkey and I...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-13-2012, 03:46 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,953
Posted By AEG
I have no idea. With the salary being told, I'd...

I have no idea. With the salary being told, I'd like to say that those positions are filled with people who have outdated knowledge of actuarial science and no designation. They happen to be the...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-13-2012, 03:37 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,953
Posted By AEG
I don't lack advanced math courses. Advanced math...

I don't lack advanced math courses. Advanced math courses are compulsory for every quantitative department in Turkey. My grades are actually good in math classes. As for the real analysis, I have the...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-12-2012, 05:32 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,953
Posted By AEG
Someone with one year experience does not make...

Someone with one year experience does not make much. Fsa with 10 year experience about 500k us dollars per year.

For the record I make a lot more than actuaries with my experience. So money is...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-12-2012, 02:22 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,953
Posted By AEG
How many course credits does a reguler...

How many course credits does a reguler undergraduate actuarial science program requires for graduation?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-11-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,639
Posted By AEG
Just enough time to make sure you can provide a...

Just enough time to make sure you can provide a happy environment for the animal so it won't live it's life in a torture. It is kind of like prep course for adopting a baby.

P.S: I have 2 dogs and...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-11-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,953
Posted By AEG
Yep I will do just that. This is very helpful...

Yep I will do just that. This is very helpful really. Thank you.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-11-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,639
Posted By AEG
Total obsessive behaviour of both the guy and his...

Total obsessive behaviour of both the guy and his family. (I have been stalked by his mother after we broke up, she tried to force me to marry her son o.O)

Bottomline: Getting married just after 2...
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