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  2. Thinking About Actuarial Work? Why? I Mean, Read On...

    Morning Monkeys, For one reason or another, I've been seeing quite a few references regarding the potential benefits and downsides to being an actuary. And, unsurprisingly, there seems to be a bit of confusion as to the nature and progression of thos ...

    52 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 6 2016 - 6:15pm -

  3. Actuary switch into financial analysis?

    Hi, I'm brand new to WallStreetOasis and newly considering a career switch into finance. If I have posted this in the wrong spot, or if it's inappropriate to post a solicitation for career advice here, I apologize- please let me know. I would ve ...

    29 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 21 2017 - 8:38pm -

  4. 23 year old Actuary breaking into IB advice (London)

    I have just turned 23 and graduated last year from a Russell Group university in the UK with a 1st class honours in actuarial science, having also previously done a 12 month placement as an Actuary. I only decided in my final year that I wanted to break i ...

    10 comments - 2 silver bananas - Nov 26 2017 - 7:51pm -

  5. Corporate development vs acturial science 5 year or so pay!

    Hello all I am somewhat confused between which one is better to pursue and how you get there. Corp Dev What I get from this is that I will prolly have to go to a BB 2 year analyst program and quit and move to some F30 company (Cardinal Health) Actuary Do ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 21 2011 - 4:47pm -

  6. Fund of Funds and Asset Modeling at Insurance company

    Wrote a lot of stuff and a lot of questions but this is one of the hardest decisions i've ever had to make. If anyone can answer any of these questions of give any insight I would appreciate it very much. Objective: To pick the job that is going to p ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 10 2011 - 1:39pm -

  7. 2nd undergrad + Master in financial engineering vs Work

    Hi everyone, I'm graduating this semester from a bachelor of science in actuarial mathematics and I really want to do a Master in financial engineering but I don't think i have any chance to get accepted in the program since it's highly com ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 27 2011 - 2:12am -

  8. MS Actuarial Science School Choices

    I am really glad to announce that I was lucky enough to get accepted to Univ of Iowa, Georgia State Univ, and Univ of Nebraska for MS Actuarial Science program. (+ Pending: Univ of Illinois-Urbana Champaign, Univ of Connecticut-Storrs) Now I have to make ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 8 2016 - 3:51pm -

  9. Career Change HELP!!

    I am a junior at a non-target majoring in Math with a previous career goal of becoming an actuary and working as an actuarial consultant after graduation at PwC, Towers Watson, or Deloitte. Since my freshman year I have held 2 insurance internships (one a ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 16 2010 - 11:10pm -

  10. Target School to Actuary

    I am entering my junior year at a school that some would consider a target school (top 12 usnewsandworld) I need some career advice/suggestions. I took classes from a state university and my credits transferred so I can very probably graduate this year (a ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 31 2010 - 10:02am -

  11. Actuary Investment Consulting--> Hedge Fund Portfolio Manager- Is it possible?

    Hi all, I have an offer for an entry level actuary job in Investment consulting. However, my end goal is to work at a hedge fund as a senior analyst/ portfolio manager. With this actuary role, I can become a fellow and also pass my CFA exams alongside. Th ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 25 2016 - 9:23am -

  12. Actuarial exams- would they be a waste if one decides not to become an actuary?

    I'm in an economics honours program (minoring in math) and I'm considering switching over to actuarial science. I'm not 100% dead set on becoming an actuary at the moment (perhaps looking more toward becoming a quant or in a different path ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 15 2015 - 4:07am -

  13. PLEASE Help! Baruch vs Fordham vs Georgia State (atlanta)

    Choosing from 3 programs: 1 MS in States at Baruch, 2 MS in Applied Statistics and Decision Making at Fordham, (a kinda new program http://www.bnet.fordham.edu/academics/ms_programs/...) and Finally 3 Mathematical risk Management at Georgia State. The pro ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 3 2014 - 2:13am -

  14. I would like to become an Actuary, but I need your advise.

    I have just graduated with a Finance & Business Econ Degree. I will be going to a non target for a Masters in Business Analytics. I would like to become a certified actuary, and I need advice. ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 3 2013 - 12:35pm -

  15. Actuary to Equity Research?

    Hi, everyone, I graduated from college 3 years ago. I've been working as an actuarial consultant in the healthcare industry since then. I have recently started considering switching to equity research (healthcare sector). I am hoping to get some inpu ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 22 2013 - 11:49pm -

  16. Actuary to M&A

    Needed some advice: I currently work as an actuarial associate at a large consultancy and have been offered a job in M&A at a BB. Have some level of exposure to IB as I worked in markets prior to working as an actuary- so know about the lifestyle etc. ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 20 2012 - 8:33am -

  17. FoF vs ALM

    I have a research associate offer with a HF FoF and an actuarial offer in the Asset Liability Management group of a big life insurance firm. Which offer is better if I want to get into hedge funds, MBA, or MFE. Also the ALM offer is $14,000 higher. Which ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 9 2011 - 12:07pm -

  18. AIG Summer Actuarial Internship

    Hi, I recently got an interview with AIG for their Summer Internship Program at their Super Day at Woodland Hills and I was wondering if anyone could give me an idea of what to expect or what they're looking for in an intern. AIG actuary internship S ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Mar 8 2018 - 10:00pm -

  19. Soon to be FSA but bored of the actuarial profession, seeking advice regarding career switch

    I'm going to be a fully accredited actuary early next year. I'm paid well as an actuary and have a very cushy job. However, working with annuity cf projections is becoming very dull for me, there's very little to learn beyond what i already ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Sep 8 2015 - 1:51am -

  20. Introduction- Just finished freshman year

    Hello! I just finished my freshman year and I stumbled upon this site after searching for finance intern info. I took a look around the site and really liked what it had to offer in terms of information and networking. I recently had a change of mind and ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Mar 7 2016 - 3:12am -

  21. Transition help!!!

    I was wondering what area would make for a good transition into the finance for for someone who's been working as an actuary on the P&C side for three years? It would be cool if I eventually landed a gig in private equity or a equity research rol ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Jun 24 2010 - 2:43pm -