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    Written by Shambhu Rajeev If you are a full-time college student like myself, you are probably already familiar with the expression “there are not enough hours in the day.” I confess that up until recently, I also wholeheartedly accepted this as a fact of life. I mean, how could I possibly find enough time to…

  2. Written by Karen Liu As a senior looking back at my college career, the one piece of advice I would tell all the underclassman is that being involved will only benefit you. Whether it’s becoming more involved with professional organizations, social organizations, or both, they will make your college experience more enjoyable and even help you…

  3. Written by Anthony Van Dyke I started my professional career with an internship in the IT department at Amway, a direct selling manufacturing company. When I accepted the position, I envisioned a career in IT and business. However, exposure to the actuarial sciences at college gave me newfound interest in a career pathway I had…

  4. Written by Jacob Langerman The holidays, a time of year accompanied by friends and family that you seldom have the privilege of spending time with. However, seeing your loved ones and dearest friends often means hearing some form of the question, “How is everything going in school, and what do you plan on doing when…

  5. Written by Leo Bird I emailed my staffing agency about jobs I was qualified for, and I was told that I was most qualified for the Verification of Income position. However, I was not allowed to miss work for the first month and even after that my employer would be strict on attendance. That is…

  6. I’m here to tell you a little about my path into this wonderfully rigorous field of mathematics.  I had grown up with a love and an above average skill (at least I would like to think) in learning the math and sciences. Among my friends, I was known as THAT friend that was really into…

  7. Written by Kelsey: When I dropped out of my science classes to pursue the actuarial profession, I knew I had a rough road ahead. I knew actuarial exams were very difficult, but I enjoy challenges and thought this would be a great opportunity to gauge how far my brain could take me. This was two…

  8. Written by Elizabeth Wortman: With career fairs and interviews just around the corner, most students are contemplating various companies of interest as well as what they need to do to land a position. An important, but underrated topic related to landing an internship and pursuing success, is networking. Students are often told, “You need to…

  9. Written by Alex Sabrowsky: As a kid, it was the one present I always wanted. Whether it was my birthday or Christmas, there was only one thing I truly ever wished for. The joy of hearing the distinct sound as I shake the box to confirm that once again, Santa came through for me. But the…

  10. Written by Daniel Slonim:  Preparing for actuarial exams is a marathon. You fit practicing into your normal daily routine during the months leading up to the exam. But in the last week or two of preparation, I have found it helpful to clear my schedule, buckle in, and spend as much time preparing for the…