Since Fall 2016 I have served as the **actuarial exam advisor** for Colgate undergrads.

Exam info: Probability & Financial Math.

- To take Exam P, you need a solid knowledge of calculus-based probability at the level of MATH 316, which is offered every fall (Fall '16 listing here).
- Colgate does not offer a course that prepares for Exam FM, but a study guide (Broverman) is available at the Case-Geyer Library.

My Exam P impressions + advice (November 2016).

An independent study course. We covered roughly the first 12 of Dan Spielman's course notes, some functional analysis (Laplacian ↔ Dirichlet form ↔ semigroup, connection to Markov chains), and Doyle and Snell's "Random walks and electric networks".

I taught the Honors version of MATH 3160 (to be renamed MATH 3165 in 2017) in Spring 2015 and Fall 2015.

For a history of Honors probability at UConn, see my report [pdf].

Tom Roby and I recorded Lightboard video lectures for MATH 3160 in Fall 2015, with the assistance of the Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning. UConn affiliates can access the video catalog using their NetIDs and passwords. If you are not a UConn affiliate and wish to access the videos, please contact me or Tom.

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