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Forum: Financial Mathematics 05-05-2017, 07:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 782
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Well that's awesome to hear! Thanks everyone, Ill...

Well that's awesome to hear! Thanks everyone, Ill just stick to ASM and then Adapt videos towards the end (that helped so much with P).
Forum: Financial Mathematics 05-05-2017, 05:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 782
Posted By risk41
Finance course are offered through our business...

Finance course are offered through our business school, which I am not a part of, so they make it extremely difficult to get into those classes. I've been taking comp sci classes in the mean time...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 05-05-2017, 12:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 782
Posted By risk41
Online Course Worth It?

I am a statistics major (econ minor), and can't take any finance classes at my university, so I am starting my FM review without almost any prior subject knowledge. Is taking one of the online...
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-28-2017, 12:59 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,885
Posted By risk41
Big 4 Actuarial Jobs

Considering a role in a Big 4 company. I have seen mentioned before that PwC in particular hires a lot of actuaries, I've seen mentioned before that Deloitte pays exceptionally well, etc, etc. Does...
Forum: Probability 03-20-2017, 11:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,959
Posted By risk41
Somewhere I saw someone say that a day or so...

Somewhere I saw someone say that a day or so before exam day they retook a previous exam they had already done. This way you would expect to do extremely well to give you confidence, but it's also...
Forum: Probability 03-20-2017, 12:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,959
Posted By risk41
Biggest advice at your stage is just to remember...

Biggest advice at your stage is just to remember to check your answer so you don't make silly mistakes. (A practice problem I did today said X was Poisson (maybe?) with mean 1. Find E(X | X > 2). 2...
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-16-2017, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,214
Posted By risk41
Area of Focus as a Student

Hey all,

I am an actuarial student and wondering if anyone can comment on the *fundamentals* (maybe too broad of a word?) about what I've found to be some of the standard practices actuaries take...
Forum: Probability 02-06-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,959
Posted By risk41
March P/1 Exam

Hey y'all,

Who else is taking exam P in March? I've been reading the ASM manual and will get a 45 day Adapt subscription (or maybe wait a couple weeks and just get 30), and then I'll probably do a...
Forum: General Actuarial 02-01-2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,015
Posted By risk41
ASA Curriculum Change

Does anyone have any insights into the new exam(s) and VEEs required to become an ASA? It seems like the changes are mainly additions. In other words, is the SOA trying to make it more difficult to...
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-23-2016, 02:00 PM
Replies: 708
Views: 1,000,163
Posted By risk41
Hello, I am a actuarial student who was fortunate...

Hello, I am a actuarial student who was fortunate enough to accept an offer for an actuarial internship with an insurance company back in October. I have just now received an offer for an actuarial...
Forum: Probability 12-13-2016, 11:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 26,909
Posted By risk41
I am also taking P in January. Anyone else using...

I am also taking P in January. Anyone else using Adapt? If so, what progress are people making? I was worried I started poorly (3 range) but am now slowly moving up. Lots of studying before Jan 6...
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