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Avoid Math Anxiety

Programs that are rich in quantitative-oriented courses can be the most difficult to take, especially if you are an adult who has not practiced basic algebra, statistics, or accounting in a while. If you are feeling anxiety about the math courses you’ll be required to take, step back and talk to your counselor about taking some fundamental, beginner math courses before diving into a full-blown, required course.

 Be prepared to put in enough time to refresh the basic math skills you’ll need to get through your program. About.com's "What is Math Anxiety?" covers what math anxiety is all about and how you can overcome it, including links to worksheets and a variety of math formulas, calculators and reference resources.