• Written by Kaitlyn Fleigle of Maryville University As we all know, actuarial science requires a high level of mathematical and analytical skills. However, I have recently realized the extent that other skills play in the success of an actuarial candidate – namely technical and soft skills. Typically, technical skills may come easier than soft skills for…

  • Written by Shambhu Rajeev of Binghampton University The basis of communication and learning is asking meaningful questions and seeking rich answers. We do this every day in many forms, explicitly and implicitly, whether that is by asking direct questions to other people or doing a quick online search or even looking inward and questioning ourselves….

  • We’re excited to release our latest study tool for Exam P, the Coaching Actuaries P Manual! With the content from our printed and PDF versions, our new online manual is designed help you master the exam material efficiently and effectively. Here’s what makes our P Manual unique: Fully Online Format Our P Manual is entirely online, so no matter…

  • What is the risk of autonomous cars?

    Written by Angela Fang, Officer of the Actuarial Science Club at the University of Texas in Austin The level of autonomy increases in vehicles as technology and time advances. Some of your vehicles may already come equipped with automated features, such as cruise control, lane-centering, and collision avoidance. Eventually, maybe in ten years, cars with full autonomy…

  • VEE Applied Statistics

    I’m excited to announce a new feature for our VEE Applied Statistics course! To help you learn, we now allow you to count the highest of your first two attempts of each assignment toward towards your final grade. This is possible because we’ve more than doubled the size of our VEE Applied Stats question bank….

  • With all the changes coming to the SOA and CAS in 2018, determining the best path to getting your ASA or ACAS designation can be confusing. But depending on how close you are to reaching your goal, we can help you form a study plan to either avoid or incorporate the 2018 changes. Get all…

  • Our FM team is working around the clock to revamp the FM video lessons for the new syllabus. The new videos will closely follow our new FM Manual. Here is a schedule of when we anticipate releasing these videos. Section Release Date 1 – Interest Measurement Available Now 2 – Annuities 3/23* 3 – Amortization…

  • Coaching Actuaries FM Manual

    We’re excited to release our latest product for Exam FM, the Coaching Actuaries FM Manual! With content written for the FM syllabus change coming this summer, our new manual is designed help you master the exam material efficiently and effectively. Here’s what makes our FM Manual unique: Fully Online Format Our FM Manual is entirely online,…

  • 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…

  • Coaching Actuaries' Coach Kester (left), with DePaul University Professor and Executive Director of Fred Arditti Center for Risk Management Tom Edwalds (right)

    Coaching Actuaries was proud to be a sponsor of last week’s Midwest Actuarial Student Conference at DePaul University in Chicago! The turnout was fantastic, and we got to meet many of our wonderful customers and many other future actuaries. If you’ve never been to the conference or another like it before, here are three reasons…