top of page

High School Day

The Drake Symposium is the premier student-led actuarial conference in the country. On April 3, Drake students and industry professionals will host an engaging and informative session about the actuarial profession and insurance industry at Drake University. Any local high school student is invited to attend, along with prospective and admitted Drake students from across the country!

Schedule of Events


Wednesday, April 1: Registration ends for the Drake Symposium High School Day

Friday, April 3 (3:00 pm - 4:00 pm)Optional Campus Tour of Drake University

Friday, April 3 (4:00 pm - 4:30 pm): About Drake and Actuarial Science Presentation

Friday, April 3: (4:30 pm - 5:45 pm): Insurance Market Simulation

Friday, April 3: (5:45 pm - 6:00 pm): Wrap-Up with Refreshments

Benefits for Local Students

  • Explore a potential career opportunity

  • Learn more about Drake University

  • Apply your mathematical skills to a

    real business problem

  • Meet with current Drake students and get advice about attending college

Benefits for Admitted and Prospective Students

  • Learn more about the actuarial science program at Drake University

  • Meet with current Drake Students and find your best fit

  • Apply your mathematical skills to a real business problem

  • Explore Drake University and the Des Moines Community

bottom of page