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Old 09-13-2015, 09:08 PM
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The actuarial exams may be the hardest professional exams, but they're still jokes at the end of the day.
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i know i wont write proofs as an actuary but I think becuase I didn't have the mathematical creativity, I wouldn't make it as an actuary.

Are you saying there is no creativity involved in actuarial science? It's just figuring out which formulas to use?
Just figuring out what cookbook formulas to use is not my view of actuarial work.

Please read the thread with "entry level advice." Read all of it. Then, if you still think your question is appropriate, go ahead and ask it again.
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LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL

All you're doing is reusing formulas and algorithms shown in the study manuals.
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Old 09-13-2015, 09:35 PM
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Actuarial work is the farthest thing from creativity.
You clearly have a great understanding of real actuarial work. Never change.
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Old 09-13-2015, 09:40 PM
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Actuarial work is the farthest thing from creativity.
All you're doing is reusing formulas and algorithms shown in the study manuals.

People are seriously overestimating the amount of mental firepower required to pass actuarial exams. The actuarial exams may be the hardest professional exams, but they're still jokes at the end of the day.
OK, I have to ask this. If your IQ is so high, why aren't you too busy at MENSA Outpost to spend so much time here?
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That doesn't sound right. We're pretty smart, which obviously wouldn't be true if this were a troll thread.

Also, trolls typically get in trouble when they troll in the careers forum (or any of the other serious fora). My conclusion is that this guy's not a troll, just someone who has severe confidence issues.
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That doesn't sound right. We're pretty smart, which obviously wouldn't be true if this were a troll thread.

Also, trolls typically get in trouble when they troll in the careers forum (or any of the other serious fora). My conclusion is that this guy's not a troll, just someone who has severe confidence issues.
what the hell? I was asking out of genuine concern. How does that mean I have confidence issues?
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what the hell? I was asking out of genuine concern. How does that mean I have confidence issues?
Not you.
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I'd guess most actuaries are 90th to 99th percentile in intelligence. Exams are going to be tough below that level, and you are unlikely to draw too many 1%s into the profession.
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