Linda Smith

Linda Smith

Financial Analyst


Walmart

Milestones

Milestones

My road in life has been direct.
First I went to college.
Found I was good at Math.
Then I did well in school.
Got a job as a junior analyst.
Worked on beefing up other skills.
Education

Education

highschool
High School
undergrad
Bachelor
Rutgers University-New Brunswick
graduate
Graduate
Applied Mathematics, General
Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Career

Career

Financial Analyst

I help people understand the impact of their financial decisions.

Career Roadmap

Roadmap
My work combines:
My work combines:
Numbers
Numbers
Technology
Technology
Problem Solving
Problem Solving

Day to Day

I mostly analyze spreadsheets and make recommendations.

Skills & Qualities Beyond School

Be good at explaining things to people.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for high school students

Take advanced math.

Recommended Education

My career is not related to what I studied. I'd recommend this path instead:

undergrad
Bachelor
Hurdles

Hurdles

The Noise I Shed

From Society in General:

"You should not get a job in finance."

I decided to pursue what I was good at.