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Forum: University of Washington 03-05-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,355
Posted By strangeloop
Just a friendly reminder that this event is...

Just a friendly reminder that this event is today, from 6:30-9:30 in the HUB Bowling Lanes at the UW. All local actuaries are invited!
Forum: University of Washington 02-11-2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,355
Posted By strangeloop
I'm not really sure what you mean by un-copyable....

I'm not really sure what you mean by un-copyable. Is the link not working for you?

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1e53-9DwMi_paKoskZBP0eYtBylxsBQpIMCIiWFW4J3s/viewform?c=0&w=1
Forum: University of Washington 02-09-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,355
Posted By strangeloop
Actuarial Bowling Night

Hey all! The UW Actuarial Club is having our Bowling Night next month for students and local actuaries to meet each other and network. All Seattle-area active actuaries are invited for free, and...
Forum: Resume & Cover Letter Advice Forum 10-23-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,337
Posted By strangeloop
I think it would look somewhat redundant to list...

I think it would look somewhat redundant to list the club name twice. Instead I just put in 1.5 line spacing. Does this work?



No lol :(
Forum: Resume & Cover Letter Advice Forum 10-22-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,337
Posted By strangeloop
So here's draft 3. 1) Sorry I forgot to ask...

So here's draft 3.

1) Sorry I forgot to ask this the first time you suggested it, but why call it "Actuarial Exams" as opposed to simply "Exams"? It seems rather redendant to me, I can't think of...
Forum: Resume & Cover Letter Advice Forum 10-21-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,337
Posted By strangeloop
Here is the revised version of my resume. I still...

Here is the revised version of my resume. I still have some things that aren't so clear to me:

1) Is the suggestion that I should remove the bold section headings now or that they are optional? I...
Forum: Resume & Cover Letter Advice Forum 10-19-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,337
Posted By strangeloop
1) My cumulative is just a 3.2. Are you sure it's...

1) My cumulative is just a 3.2. Are you sure it's better to put that than 3.6 in the Math major?

2) Point taken

3) Correct. Math and Applied Math are separate departments here, the latter...
Forum: Resume & Cover Letter Advice Forum 10-19-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,337
Posted By strangeloop
Resume Critique

Alright, so I really want to get an internship this summer, hence I want to make sure my resume is as good as it can be. I've looked over it many times now, and I can't think of any clear ways to...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 08-04-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 43,724
Posted By strangeloop
The scores don't quite work like that: getting a...

The scores don't quite work like that: getting a 6 on the 0-10 scale doesn't necessarily mean you got about 60% of the questions right, it means you got between the passing score and 110% of the...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 07-30-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 43,724
Posted By strangeloop
My understanding was that MLC has more in common...

My understanding was that MLC has more in common with P than it does with FM, whereas FM's derivatives section can be thought of as a primer for MFE. Is that not accurate?
Forum: Financial Mathematics 07-30-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By strangeloop
I faintly recall TIA spending about 30 seconds on...

I faintly recall TIA spending about 30 seconds on it out of their 21 hours of lessons, and I haven't run into a practice problem on them so far. If you have nothing better to study at this point,...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 07-30-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 688
Posted By strangeloop
Actually, the formula for a geometric...

Actually, the formula for a geometric annuity-immediate with n payments is (1+((1+r)/(1+i))^n)/(i-r), with i-r in the denominator rather than 1-v, as you seem to be suggesting. The formula is fairly...
Forum: University of Washington 08-02-2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,082
Posted By strangeloop
I'll be a new transfer this coming Fall, so I'd...

I'll be a new transfer this coming Fall, so I'd love to join the revived Actuary Club. Also, I was wondering what sorts of UW classes correspond to the exams, particularly FM and MLC. The info on the...
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