An Introduction to Actuarial Science

Illinois State University offers pre-college programs for individuals who have an interest in a Mathematics-related subjects (e.g. statistics) and want to learn about careers in Actuarial Science.

This month on the DFS Podcast, Dr. Jeena Owens interviewed Dr. Krzysztof Ostaszewski, Actuarial Program Director and Professor of Mathematics to discuss The Midwest High School Scholars Analytics Academy (MHSSAA) and Actuarial Science. MHSSAA is a FREE summer program for high school students. Furthermore, MHSSAA program participants have the opportunity to earn scholarships for college.

Listen to this month’s DFS Podcast interview to learn details about the MHSSAA eligibility requirements and program  learning outcomes. If you are interested in working with DFS to find pre-college summer programs for your student, it’s not too late- Contact DFS!

Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself. -John Dewey

~Dr. O

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