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Old 07-09-2016, 09:18 PM
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Unhappy Fresh Grad here

I am quite a bit depressed and desperate right now. I am 20 years old and a fresh graduate from College with a BS Math degree. I worked my ass off for two preliminary exams (P and FM) when I was 18 and 19 respectively. As I head my way on preparing for my third exam (MFE), I feel a bit discouraged now since no insurance company has replied to me yet for my application. Really, motivations for preparing for actuarial exams have diminished a bit, since I have been expecting that as a fresh grad, my two preliminary exams will put me an edge over other applicants.

I am situated here in the Philippines. It has been 24 days since a company reached out to me. I have never heard from them ever since.
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Old 07-09-2016, 09:28 PM
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Not sure that you will get a lot of solid advice with regards to the Philippines.
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Old 07-09-2016, 09:36 PM
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Should I start searching jobs in the US then?
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If you ever do hear from them, be sure not to answer the phone with "Hello?" for your phone interview.
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Apply to other jobs while continue to study for actuarial exams? (While also applying to actuarial jobs of course) I do not see the harm in applying to jobs in the US, just do not get your hopes up that by applying for jobs in the US you will get one, there are people in the US that cannot get an entry level position.
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No idea how the market is in the Philippines
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I am quite a bit depressed and desperate right now. I am 20 years old and a fresh graduate from College with a BS Math degree. I worked my ass off for two preliminary exams (P and FM) when I was 18 and 19 respectively. As I head my way on preparing for my third exam (MFE), I feel a bit discouraged now since no insurance company has replied to me yet for my application. Really, motivations for preparing for actuarial exams have diminished a bit, since I have been expecting that as a fresh grad, my two preliminary exams will put me an edge over other applicants.

I am situated here in the Philippines. It has been 24 days since a company reached out to me. I have never heard from them ever since.
The market must be WAY different than in the US/Canada if this is a true statement
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Humblebrag for graduating at 20.
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