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Forum: Careers - Employment 02-08-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,835
Posted By Act airy
Well I'm in Japan because I got terrible uni...

Well I'm in Japan because I got terrible uni grades and came here to teach English as a foreign language (just an excuse to live abroad) but gradually became able to teach maths at high school. I...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-05-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,835
Posted By Act airy
Woodrow Which country is this? Japan. But...

Woodrow Which country is this?

Japan. But the company is UK based.
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-05-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,835
Posted By Act airy
Recruiter thinks she can get me a consultant job

I also have only got P so far and FM coming up in two weeks.

She mentioned working 11 hour days (at least in my first year) 9am to 8pm, because I have to learn to do the job. This leaves very...
Forum: Actuarial Exams: Asia 01-23-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,769
Posted By Act airy
I'm planning to if I can find a job. I'm a career...

I'm planning to if I can find a job. I'm a career changer, so I'm not sure about the university route, although I saw AIG at a careers fair. If I have no luck, I'll be heading back to the UK.
Forum: SoA Exams - General 01-21-2018, 03:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,897
Posted By Act airy
Cheers d45! This is awesome. (PS: Is that...

Cheers d45! This is awesome.

(PS: Is that name from the martin guitar?)
Forum: SoA Exams - General 01-20-2018, 11:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,897
Posted By Act airy
IFoA or SOA

Hi there,

I'm studying for FM in Feb, did P in Jan. I originally tried P for fun, to see how far I'd get, but my success has egged me on to see how far I can get with these exams. However, I am...
Forum: Actuarial Exams: Asia 12-28-2017, 07:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,769
Posted By Act airy
Talking Study group in Tokyo, Japan

Merry Christmas and Happy new year. I've passed P/1 in November and studying for FM/2 in February.

Anyone else in Tokyo doing the same? Let's get a study group together!

Alex
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-30-2017, 07:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,400
Posted By Act airy
It's fair to say that I didn't do any work at all...

It's fair to say that I didn't do any work at all when I was in University. After teaching a few subjects (Maths, French and EFL) I figured that actually Math is the thing I'm most passionate about...
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-30-2017, 07:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,400
Posted By Act airy
Awesome. I'm pretty sure I got hired in Japan for...

Awesome. I'm pretty sure I got hired in Japan for the same reasons 8-)
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-30-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,400
Posted By Act airy
Maybe you're right. I might be full of myself....

Maybe you're right. I might be full of myself. Right now I'm just trying to pass as many exams as possible, as quick as possible, and get an EL position/ internship somewhere (anywhere).
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-30-2017, 07:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,400
Posted By Act airy
It seems they are available here in Tokyo!...

It seems they are available here in Tokyo! Although some exams do really get exempted one for one with SOA exams. Halfway through FM (which exempts me from CT3) so I'll just carry on with that for...
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-28-2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,400
Posted By Act airy
Smile Terrible university grades

As the title suggests, I got a 3rd in my university degree (Mathematics) (3rd means between 40%~50% average) which is way too low to get anywhere in the actuarial world. This has led me on to run off...
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