1. All actuaries have, at some point in their career, received the question “What made you choose actuarial science?” Before any actuarial interview, you should always reflect on why you want to become an actuary because the interviewer is definitely going to ask you this question. When thinking back to why I decided to pursue an…

  2. Interview season has descended and as aspiring actuaries, there are great internship and full-time job opportunities within arms reach. This can be an extremely exciting, as well as intimidating time for those of us relatively new to the actuarial career. As a current college senior majoring in actuarial science and looking for a full-time job, I…

  3. To those of you on your actuarial career path, do you ever find yourself questioning if you are approaching your goals in the right order? Do you ever compare yourself to your classmates and doubt your accomplishments based on the fact that you are not doing exactly what your neighbor is doing? Our enthusiastic actuarial…

  4. Internships can be a great opportunity to get hands-on experience in the workplace and to get a better idea of what an actuary does day-to-day. After just a few days in my own summer internship program, I have already gained insight far beyond what I learn in the classroom. Although it can be intimidating to…

  5. Actuarial exams are interesting things. In some sense, they are completely optional. Unlike other qualifying exams like the Bar Exam, where you must pass before practicing law, actuaries take exams at their own pace. So why do so many students approach them? As a college student, my faculty advisor is very encouraging for us all…

  6. Confidence is something we all work toward as we step into actuarial exams. As I prepared for my first sitting, prior to using Coaching Actuaries, I felt relatively confident. I walked into the testing center thinking I knew everything I could possibly know to ace the test. After finding out that I had not fulfilled…