1. With my exam in Financial Mathematics set for this week, along with finishing up the exam in Probability earlier this year, I am excited to see what is next in store with the next two exams: Models of Life Contingencies & Models of Financial Economics. By just taking a peek of the material that I…

  2. Written by Justin Alick:  I have very much enjoyed the road to becoming an actuary over the past years. I passed the Probability exam in May, studying countless hours that paid off. To get there, I spent the summer between my Freshman and Sophomore years of college taking calculus classes at a nearby college in…

  3. It’s no secret that studying for actuarial exams is quite laborious. Those of us studying (and those who have passed) understand the enormous amount of work that is needed to pass. Regardless of which exam it is and how many hundreds of recommended study hours there are – each one brings similar challenges. One of…

  4. As an actuarial student, I strive to pass my exams on time and on the first try. When I was studying for Exam P, I made sure to take advantage of every resource available. First and foremost, class laid the foundation for me to begin reinforcing the material with supplemental methods. Most students also take…

  5. Programs in actuarial science at universities across the country tend to have a bulletin of required courses for students majoring in this math-centric field. These courses typically prepare (or at least lay the foundation for) students to pass the difficult exams administered. As a student in actuarial science, I was eager to pass the Probability…

  6. While studying for the Probability exam in the spring like other actuarial students, I had high hopes of earning the opportunity to join a strong company as an actuarial intern. Many know that competition is very stiff when it comes to applying and interviewing for the few competitive positions in the insurance world. I was…

  7. Studying for actuarial exams can be exhausting to the mind and the body. Most students put forth months of late nights, poring over books with intense studying. This is a mentally, physically, and an emotionally strenuous process. The constant assault on the brain that actuarial students go through to successfully pass an exam is very…

  8. After passing the Probability Exam this past week I have been looking back at the challenges, tough decisions, and triumphs I have had since beginning my actuarial journey that started over a year ago. Through this process I have garnered experience and knowledge that I hope to pass on to those studying for the actuarial…