Date: Mon, 9 May 2005 14:04:53 -0400
Reply-To: Doug Rohde <douglas.rohde@PRUDENTIAL.COM>
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From: Doug Rohde <douglas.rohde@PRUDENTIAL.COM>
Subject: Re: Actuary
First off I must confess I know nothing about the job prospects for those
versed in the actuarial arts. However, I did attend college, so I do know
something about that. My advice to you is rather than taking classes
tailored to a specific career path, take classes that interest you, and
your career path will reveal itself.
When I started college I thought I wanted to write computer programs for a
living, so I took a computer science class. I decided that wasn't for me,
so I became an business/economics major. Now I write computer programs for
Funny how it all works out.
Also, make sure you learn how to write while you're in college.
On Sun, 8 May 2005 13:01:53 -0700, codeus@GMAIL.COM wrote:
>Hi, I am a 16 year old student who is planning on going to the
>University of Washington next year. I am planning on becoming an
>actuary, but I have a few questions:
>1. How is the job market for actuaries?
>2. Are there are any other careers related to actuaries (plenty of math
>involved) that still pay good?
>3. Will there still be a lot of positions for actuaries in 10/20/30