Each exam is offered several times a year. Application forms for the preliminary exams are available on BeAnActuary.org. In particular, the preliminary exams are:
Some of these exam can be taken locally at Binghamton and Vestal. Binghamton University is an examination center for Exam MLC. There is also an exam center near campus that is not affiliated to the university which administers Exam P/1 and Exam FM/2. The university itself has nothing to do with the design of the exam questions; it is merely an agent of SOA / CAS, administering the exams for the convenience of the Binghamton students. Please contact the actuarial societies and BeAnActuary.org for information about registering for an exam.
The fastest way for a student to pass four to five exams in college is to
If everything goes as planned, the student can pass two exams before his/her junior year. Then in the fifth semester (Fall of the junior year), he/she can have a better chance to be hired as a summer intern. Permanent position offers are often derived from summer internships.