1. As college graduation quickly approaches, I have been trying to figure out how to transition my approach on studying. This past spring I took a semester off from school and worked as an intern for a consulting firm. This experience gave me good insight on what studying around a work schedule really looks like. At…

  2. The Casualty Actuary Society (CAS) has rolled out a new exam. Exam S! Take a look at the new exam’s syllabus. A while ago, the Society of Actuaries (SOA) decided to discontinue their agreement with CAS to administer the preliminary exams jointly. This gave CAS a way to better educate actuaries following the casualty track….

  3. When it comes to actuarial exams, we all study like crazy. Crazy amounts of time, crazy hours, and crazy times of the day. When it comes to how you are studying, would you consider it crazy? I’ve come to realize that even though I studied like crazy for my past two exams, I might have…

  4. One of the biggest motivations that drove me to pursue a career as an actuary, was that it was consistently ranked as one of the top jobs in America. This told me that actuaries enjoy their job. However, as I started studying for exams, I began to doubt that. We go through this grueling exam…

  5. One of the hardest things to do when studying for an exam,  is to sit down and start. For me, once I get to that point it’s smooth sailing. I know a lot of us actually enjoy solving problems and learning new topics, but how do we get to that point of starting? I know…

  6. At this point in my summer, I am able to reflect back on my internship and look forward to my last semester of classes. Of course, an internship does not only render technical skills, but it also opened my eyes to what I truly want out of my education and my time in college. With…

  7. At an early point in my college career, I was given the opportunity to work as an undergraduate research assistant. I saw this as an opportunity to fill a place on my resume, have a small (but constant) cash flow while in school, and as a way to add to my knowledge base. I believed…

  8. We all know that Actuaries consistently have one of the top ranked jobs and a coveted zero percent unemployment rate. With that being said, we have options, and instead of going for “whatever job we can land”, we should look around and know what kind of position will make us happy as individuals. There are…