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Old 10-29-2006, 10:19 PM
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Hey, any members here from Concordia University Actuarial program?
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Old 11-08-2006, 02:37 PM
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Old 01-07-2008, 05:37 AM
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I am applying for it.
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Old 03-10-2008, 01:02 PM
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Default Tough stuff

Garrido has the best exams!!!!
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Old 09-21-2008, 10:37 AM
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I'm in my 1st year in Concordia.
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Old 12-05-2008, 11:43 AM
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But how do you really feel?
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with respect to the person who does the happy honey to me
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Old 12-05-2008, 03:15 PM
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Originally Posted by bob_binette View Post
I'd like to thank Concordia for kicking me out before I even had a chance in their actuarial program.
It's not like their requirements to get in were very high. My CEGEP R-Score was 35. I just made the mistake of trying computer engineering at McGill before finding out I actually hated it and enjoyed applied statistics/math instead.
I had no choice, I had to work hard afterwards. Try applying for a job without a university degree backing you. I had to prove I was competent.
Now, 2 years after being kicked out without ever having received any help when I asked for it, I have 5 exams and 2 year's experience with the largest Quebec P&C insurer, I'm making 70 000$ and that's not where I'm gonna stop. (Oops, still no degree, guess I'll have to one day join the university drop-out ranks of the Steve Jobs and Bill Gates of this world)

Thanks for not giving me a chance or making life easy for me. I had to earn my own success. I'll thank you again when I'm CEO of some insurance consortium and I'm donating an actuarial department to McGill.

I feel better now.
(Seriously, there`s nothing wrong with Concordia, I'm just pissed off at them)

Somehow something seems fishy in this post.
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Old 12-18-2008, 12:22 PM
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Married to a Concordia alumn. And I'd like to say to y'all....

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Old 06-09-2012, 02:57 PM
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starting my second year at concordia
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