Progress Meter

I added a little progress meter to the top as a visual reminder of my progress through the ASM manual for my next exam, which is in June.  I think I could spend a few hours tweaking the progress bar design-wise, but then I probably wouldn’t get much studying done today.  I watched a video at work yesterday that told me that visual metrics aid in completing goals but I like to make things pretty so making the bar look nice is like a goal in itself for me.  Maybe I need a progress bar for redesigning the progress bar! This is my second thorough run-through the manual.  It’s quite a hefty tome so it looks like it’s going to be more of a long marathon run than a short jog through the park.  Failing Exam C is like completing a marathon and then having to do a do-over from the start because your shoes were untied midway through.  Not very fun.


  • Anonymous

    February 21, 2011 at 12:04 pm Reply

    The actuarial exams are known to be one of the most difficult professional exams. They are “tough”. Another aspect: the ability to do both art and math professionally is truly rare and remarkable; regardless of which actuarial exam one may advance to.

  • theo

    February 22, 2011 at 8:50 am Reply

    That’s true but not as impressive as the circus performer/nuclear scientist combo.

  • Anonymous

    February 25, 2011 at 2:18 pm Reply

    The progress chart is almost as exhilarating to watch as the stocks. Better, it progresses in the right direction steadily all the time.

  • theo

    February 25, 2011 at 3:52 pm Reply

    I’m watching it all the time, and I know what chapter I’m on!

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