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Forum: Careers - Employment 08-17-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,292
Posted By DjPim
Those numbers seem awfully low. My company's...

Those numbers seem awfully low. My company's interns are fairly well compensated (20+) and after annualizing that pay, it's more like a 50% increase when starting full time (not including benefits). ...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-16-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,996
Posted By DjPim
I got a cheap (<$40) mechanical keyboard off...

I got a cheap (<$40) mechanical keyboard off amazon to bring to work. Brown switches, so different from my blue switch keyboard at home, but still makes me happy.

Anyway, only did it twice to not...
Forum: General 08-13-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 40,466
Posted By DjPim
Haven't quite gotten there yet, but I know the...

Haven't quite gotten there yet, but I know the descriptions for modules 6-8 explicitly mention topics from SRM, and so far the modules haven't shied away from saying 'Read Chapter xx from this...
Forum: General 08-13-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,696
Posted By DjPim
Only done the prelims so far, but haven't failed...

Only done the prelims so far, but haven't failed yet. Hopefully PA won't be the exception.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-10-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 321
Posted By DjPim
That is assuming everyone has a >=50% chance of...

That is assuming everyone has a >=50% chance of winning at blackjack. I haven't played enough to know, but I'm assuming with a basic strategy and without counting cards that shouldn't be impossible....
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-10-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 321
Posted By DjPim
If the number of rounds per contest are not set...

If the number of rounds per contest are not set beforehand and you can treat it as a 'do while (wins<losses)' loop, then by the law of large numbers I'm pretty sure you can have a 100% (rounded)...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-10-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,103
Posted By DjPim
:iatp:

:iatp:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-10-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By DjPim
They've had a notice that they were going to do...

They've had a notice that they were going to do maintenance for a while, so not unexpected/not a crash. Not much anyone can do about it but wait. Maybe they're adding the rest of the modules for PA...
Forum: Software & Technology 08-09-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 23,599
Views: 5,286,353
Posted By DjPim
If anyone here plays Overwatch, the summer event...

If anyone here plays Overwatch, the summer event is starting tonight! LUCIOBALL FOR THREE WEEKS STRAIGHT yesss
Forum: Statistics 08-09-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,190
Posted By DjPim
I called the customer service number...

I called the customer service number (1-888-697-3900), followed the prompts for questions about exams or something like that. I eventually got transferred to Roxana, who is in charge of VEE's, so...
Forum: General 08-08-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 40,466
Posted By DjPim
IFYP True, maybe having your ASA before...

IFYP

True, maybe having your ASA before getting out of college is a little much for someone getting an entry-level college-recruited position, but in my experience, the people with the most exams...
Forum: General 08-07-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 40,466
Posted By DjPim
I'm about to start the modules tomorrow, so I...

I'm about to start the modules tomorrow, so I might come back and change this, but if you still need to take STAM, you might rather take the extra 2 months, study for that for the valentine's day...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-06-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,711
Posted By DjPim
I imagine it serves as a study of price...

I imagine it serves as a study of price discrimination and how the varying costs for tickets per person will affect sales of concessions per person, which could change price structures for box office...
Forum: Software & Technology 08-06-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1,209
Views: 109,009
Posted By DjPim
Sounds like you still need to finish getting the...

Sounds like you still need to finish getting the pieces to finish a build out. I highly recommend starting out by trying to get everything listed in a build guide on icyveins website. Go to your...
Forum: Software & Technology 08-03-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1,209
Views: 109,009
Posted By DjPim
I find it easiest to focus on getting one set as...

I find it easiest to focus on getting one set as strong as possible quickly (70+ GR is a good place), then farm normal rifts to get a lot of keystones, then do the hardest GR you can rush through...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-30-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5,156
Views: 471,299
Posted By DjPim
>Drop phone from 3<x<100 feet = screen shattered...

>Drop phone from 3<x<100 feet = screen shattered into 10k pieces
>Drop phone from >13000 feet = no damage

Must have been some really soft grass lol
Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 07-27-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 907
Posted By DjPim
What about the ERM Exam? Is that still going to...

What about the ERM Exam? Is that still going to be offered as an alternative to GHS? I didn't see anything about it on the page about track changes, which I'm assuming means it didn't change but will...
Forum: General 07-27-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 40,466
Posted By DjPim
Nah, my computer appears to meet the hardware...

Nah, my computer appears to meet the hardware requirements. ;)
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-27-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,711
Posted By DjPim
I've really enjoyed having MoviePass, and I hope...

I've really enjoyed having MoviePass, and I hope it stays around. It's always seemed too good to be true, so I won't be terribly surprised when it goes belly-up. I was just hoping they had some...
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-27-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,242
Posted By DjPim
I recently went through this process, so here's...

I recently went through this process, so here's my take on it:

-Take as many exams as you can. True, the company I work for has offered internships to several people that had 0 exams passed and 0...
Forum: Software & Technology 07-27-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 809
Posted By DjPim
It depends. If you can do it in excel, it's...

It depends. If you can do it in excel, it's pretty savvy doing calculations on dates. How are your dates formatted? Depending on that, you might need to do a little bit of data cleaning, but formulas...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-26-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 43,409
Posted By DjPim
<3 Gauntlet. Good memories

<3 Gauntlet. Good memories
Forum: Statistics 07-26-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,190
Posted By DjPim
Ended up requesting a new physical copy of my...

Ended up requesting a new physical copy of my transcript from my university and had it sent to the SOA address. Had to call them yesterday since it had been a while and Roxana put me on hold for a...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-23-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 382
Posted By DjPim
My phone is on vibrate 99.9% of the time. If...

My phone is on vibrate 99.9% of the time.

If I accidentally turn up the volume, or a rare circumstance has me put the volume on, then my ringtone is the intro to "Bass Cannon" by Flux Pavillion....
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-20-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 64,491
Posted By DjPim
I've always liked Lily Allen's version of...

I've always liked Lily Allen's version of "Somewhere Only We Know" over Keane's.
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