1. Studying for actuarial exams combined with doing well in regular coursework, holding down a part-time job, maintaining relationships with friends & family, etc. can be a recipe for burnout. Sometimes this can lead to unproductive compromises, or putting-off justifications, such as, “I’ll start studying again once I finish this course project” or “We can always…

  2. Actuarial students wanting to join the ranks at entry-level, whether it be with an insurance company, consulting firm, or an investment manager, need to have passed some exams – that is a given. The optimal number of passed exams for entry is arguably at least two, while we may speculate it is going to be…

  3. The path from student life to corporate office will be a challenging one for many of us. To ease the transition, internships offer a relatively low-stakes opportunity for both students and employers. Students gain insight into the business and hands-on experience applying knowledge of actuarial concepts to company operations; employers gain temporary human capital to…