1. Written by Bryce Peterson of the University of Michigan There are many important decisions that you, a student actuary, will make in your journey to a successful actuarial career. Among these are which school to attend, which society to pursue credentials with, and which companies to apply to. However, one of the most important choices a young…

  2. Written by Shambhu Rajeev of Binghampton University The basis of communication and learning is asking meaningful questions and seeking rich answers. We do this every day in many forms, explicitly and implicitly, whether that is by asking direct questions to other people or doing a quick online search or even looking inward and questioning ourselves….

  3. The MFE July exam is over. So far, we received over 300 survey responses. We appreciate the time and effort survey respondents spent to provide our team with invaluable feedback. Every bit of feedback helps us to improve our products and better serve our users. The MFE July exam was the first to use MFE’s…

  4. We’re excited to release our latest study tool for Exam P, the Coaching Actuaries P Manual! With the content from our printed and PDF versions, our new online manual is designed help you master the exam material efficiently and effectively. Here’s what makes our P Manual unique: Fully Online Format Our P Manual is entirely online, so no matter…

  5. Our MLC team is working around the clock to revamp the MLC video lessons. The new videos will closely follow our new CA MLC Manual, and are instructed by Coach Dave Kester, FSA, MAAA. The goal is these new videos can be used by students preparing for the October 27, 2017 exam.  Here is a schedule…

  6. We’re excited to release our latest study tool for Exam MLC, the Coaching Actuaries MLC Manual! With content written for the MLC sitting October 27, 2017, our new manual is designed help you master the exam material efficiently and effectively. Here’s what makes our MLC Manual unique: Fully Online Format Our MLC Manual is entirely online, so no…

  7. What is the risk of autonomous cars?

    Written by Angela Fang, Officer of the Actuarial Science Club at the University of Texas in Austin The level of autonomy increases in vehicles as technology and time advances. Some of your vehicles may already come equipped with automated features, such as cruise control, lane-centering, and collision avoidance. Eventually, maybe in ten years, cars with full autonomy…

  8. VEE Applied Statistics

    I’m excited to announce a new feature for our VEE Applied Statistics course! To help you learn, we now allow you to count the highest of your first two attempts of each assignment toward towards your final grade. This is possible because we’ve more than doubled the size of our VEE Applied Stats question bank….

  9. Written by Byron Brane, Vice President of the Actuarial Society at the University of South Florida “I chose a half measure, when I should have gone all the way.” -Mike Ehrmantraut, Breaking Bad Often in our exam preparation, we will seek out the advice of others who have already passed. When I was studying for exam P/1,…

  10. With all the changes coming to the SOA and CAS in 2018, determining the best path to getting your ASA or ACAS designation can be confusing. But depending on how close you are to reaching your goal, we can help you form a study plan to either avoid or incorporate the 2018 changes. Get all…