Category Archives: Career

Reflecting on One Year in the Real World

On June 9th, 2015, I hit a milestone as officially one year had passed since my first day of working full time in the real world. I’ve learned a monumental amount of things since then, but looking back on the … Continue reading

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First Week at Blue Cross Blue Shield

Note: This post was written by Jeffrey Pierro and does not reflect the views or ideals of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts. Last Sunday, I moved into my new place right outside of Boston for the summer. On Monday, … Continue reading

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Exam P Conquered

Today was a monumental day in the life of Jeff Pierro. Eight months ago I made the committment to pursue a career in the actuarial field. The first step in this process was to take Exam P/1, or the Probability … Continue reading

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Interview Tips

Last semester, I had the fortunate opportunity to participate in several job interviews while trying to land a summer internship. The more interviews I did, the more comfortable I felt, and the more successful I became at acing the interviews. … Continue reading

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What is an Actuary?

The majority of the time, when I tell people that I am studying Applied Mathematics and Statistics, they (after giving me a look of disgust) ask what career I hope to get into with a degree in Statistics. I tell … Continue reading

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