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Forum: Resume & Cover Letter Advice Forum 05-14-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 293
Posted By Not Paul
Thanks for the tip.

Thanks for the tip.
Forum: Resume & Cover Letter Advice Forum 05-14-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 293
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
Replies: 6
Views: 293
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
Replies: 6
Views: 293
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: 85
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: 495
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: 495
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: 495
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: 697
Posted By Not Paul
That was my experience.

That was my experience.
Forum: Financial Mathematics 12-25-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 737
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: 817
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: 35
Views: 9,251
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: 1,044
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: 1,044
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: 683
Posted By Not Paul
My pleasure. :toth:

My pleasure. :toth:
Forum: Financial Mathematics 12-18-2019, 11:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,779
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: 1,449
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: 5,779
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: 1,449
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: 1,449
Posted By Not Paul
Get 'em! :rock1:

Get 'em! :rock1:
Forum: Financial Mathematics 12-18-2019, 12:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,449
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: 1,449
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: 5,779
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: 686
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: 5,779
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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