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Old 07-06-2005, 11:30 AM
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"actuarial" - adjective, of or relating to the work of an actuary

"actuary" - noun

"actuaries" - noun, plural
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Old 07-19-2005, 08:41 PM
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How long do actuaries remain in their jobs?

http://actuary.ca/actuarial_discussi...ad.php?t=58828

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Old 07-21-2005, 08:18 AM
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Do actuaries leave the profession to gamble full-time? http://actuary.ca/actuarial_discussi...ad.php?t=42804
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Old 07-21-2005, 09:35 AM
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"Actuarian" - noun, not one to be used in polite company http://actuary.ca/actuarial_discussi...ad.php?t=37362
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Old 07-27-2005, 01:54 PM
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Can you point me to some informative actuarial salary discussion threads? http://www.actuarialoutpost.com/actu...ad.php?t=92946

http://www.actuarialoutpost.com/actu...9&postcount=53

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Old 07-28-2005, 08:44 PM
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Please feel free to add your own discussion thread links to the FAQ list as well.

Great avatar! I am far more likely to use a recruiter now.
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Old 07-29-2005, 02:02 PM
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How long does it take to get through the exams? In other words, what's the "travel time"?

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Old 07-29-2005, 02:11 PM
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The search function seems to be down at the moment, but one question I hear a lot (and I am sure there are a couple good threads to cover this) would be:

Is it possible for a university student to have passed too many exams?

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Old 07-29-2005, 02:24 PM
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Is it possible for a university student to have passed too many exams?
http://www.actuary.ca/actuarial_disc...ad.php?t=58304 is a recent discussion of the "sweet spot" of number of exams to maximize one's entry level interviews. In the US, after 4 exams there may be some employers scared off by the potential expense.

If I'm a US citizen, in school and taking exams, personally I'd blow through as many as I could and ignore the problem that some employers might not interview me. You only need one job.™

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Old 08-08-2005, 02:47 PM
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Compare getting a Ph.D. or a graduate degree to gaining actuarial credentials: http://www.actuarialoutpost.com/actu...ad.php?t=59726

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