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I am a 41 yo single mom going back to college (my second degree) to get my BSN. I was very nervous to take the required math classes. I have not taken math since 1985 in high school! In my first degree, I avoided math and actually changed my major from psychology to anthropology so that I would NOT have to take a single math class. It was a bragging point for me that I had managed to avoid it for so long.
Now, after 4 quarters of college Math, I actually enjoy it. (but don't tell my facebook friends who are forced to listen to my rants about it!) It's concrete and there are rules to follow and if you do them in the right order, you get rewarded with the correct"answer". In my crazy life, nothing else is so streamline and simple. I sort of NEED this math class as a touchstone. I'll be sad when the quarter is over and I'm on to less concrete classes with out "right" and "wrong" answers!
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