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Math Help for the Adult Student Returning to School

Math Help for the Adult Student Returning to School

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- Purchasing a short-term or long-term tutoring service to gain control over your own time and privacy while re-introducing math into your life.

- Starting with small victories, such as adding a column of figures on a grocery receipt or calculating the tip on a meal with a calculator, may help. The longest journey begins with the first small step.

- Being self-compassionate is essential. As with any phobia, one anticipates fear of loss or pain when the essence of the fear is experienced. Understand that the fear is due to a traumatic event or to a series of events which were beyond your control at a time when you did not have the power you now have.

- Don’t expect your concerns to dissipate overnight. It may take an extended period of time with ups and downs to gain control over this fear. Be patient with yourself.

Perhaps the most important thing to remember is that others have faced this difficulty before you and many have overcome it. Building the mathematical part of you might be an experience similar to starting an exercise plan or taking vitamins: good for you in the long run, gives you aches and pains and side effects at first, and something that might be priceless for your future well-being.


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    kinhymi

    8 months ago

    2 comments

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    sahawilliam

    8 months ago

    6 comments

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    maxleo

    about 3 years ago

    24 comments

    I was thinking about obtaining a master degree in social work but till recently I was very circumspect about that because I was always afraid of math. Now I have a friend who is good at math and is helping me, it is very hard but I am sure I will succeed because I am a stubborn person who wants to achieve his goals no matter the difficulties. The idea is not to give up and the success is guaranteed,

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    debjstivers

    almost 5 years ago

    2 comments

    yes it can be stressful , and math phobia especially when it comes to algebra never had it in high school since being out for over 20 some years, but i had really studied hard and i have managed to pass it , which it does pay off of really studying hard and have the determination to do it cause"you can do anything if you put your mind to it".

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    shena2sweet

    almost 5 years ago

    56 comments

    Yes it can be conquer, with the help of God, will say a special prayer for you guys to assist with math for medication, it is hard and difficult, but asked a lot of questions and go to hospitals and volunteer on a specialties units for 1 or 2 hours and see if there are nurses that can explain it better to you, I will be trying this for pediatric math for I have a hard time with. Also continuing my education in nursing. Have a bless holiday season.....

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    Guzman0818

    almost 5 years ago

    8 comments

    I agree with you cuttie.. I just finished my 1st semester(12 credits) back to college after 16 yrs of married, 2 kids, now divorced. All of these stresses including a full time job has so much to do with my high volume of stress. I was able to pull a 4.0 in algebra, but had to put in looong hrs of never giving up and studying more than not!! I have terrible math phobia, but have realized I'm not alone. With hard work and determination it can be done:)

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    cuttie

    almost 5 years ago

    1042 comments

    I think stress has a major part in why many adults fear math. I don't fear math, but I have alot of mid-age stress to deal with, that sometimes block my concentration.

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