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How can a shy/introverted person succeed in actuarial jobs?

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    I am more of the shy type. I have a few close friends who I talk to a lot but I don't really go to many social events and I am thinking of going down the actuarial route. I'll be starting a maths and economics degree at uni this year if that helps.

    What I want to know is whether actuarial work can be done as an introvert or whether there will be a lot of meetings, public speaking etc...

    Is an actuarial career in insurance better for introverts than something like public accounting at pwc/ey/kpmg/Deloitte ?

    And does anyone here have any tips on how to be less introverted? Like how can I start being more social?
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