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Old 09-18-2018, 07:15 PM
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I'm looking for some quick advice any of you may have on things I should focus on before graduation. I'll give a quick summary of my current standing. I am a senior majoring in Act. Sci. along with a risk management and insurance certificate. Thus far I have completed all of my VEE's and have also passed three of the preliminary exams, as you can see in my signature below. My graduation date is December of 2019, so I'll be sitting for my fourth preliminary exam (LTAM) next April, and if all goes well I'll attempt STAM Fall of 2019. Last summer I had a successful actuarial internship with a large life insurance company, where I worked in financial reporting and developed strong Excel/VBA skills as well as exposure to MG-ALFA. I also received a return offer to come back for next summer, which I have accepted. I feel as though I am in good standing for full time employment after graduation, but would appreciate any feedback on extracurriculars I could get involved with, technical skills to hone in on, etc.

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You should focus on partying, dating, that sort of thing. Sounds like you've got the rest locked up.
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Old 09-18-2018, 07:25 PM
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I recommend doing some serious chilling, hanging out with friends, dating, travel, or whatever you most enjoy doing. You have your whole life to take actuarial exams and sit in meetings.
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Start collecting wine. The best wine will often take 10 to 20 years of cellaring to reach its peak. If you start putting some away now, by the time your cohort is interested in starting a wine cellar when they reach their 30s, you will have 10 years on them and will become the most interesting actuary in the world (as long as you also do all the stuff that ElDucky said).
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Start collecting wine. The best wine will often take 10 to 20 years of cellaring to reach its peak. If you start putting some away now, by the time your cohort is interested in starting a wine cellar when they reach their 30s, you will have 10 years on them and will become the most interesting actuary in the world (as long as you also do all the stuff that ElDucky said).
Uhhhh, where exactly are you storing the wine before you get the cellar?
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Parent's basement. Uncle's. Grandmother's. Family friend's. As long as it doesn't get above 77 degrees, you're good.
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Parent's basement. Uncle's. Grandmother's. Family friend's. As long as it doesn't get above 77 degrees, you're good.
55-65 degrees, please.

So, get one of these:
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