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AACC Workshops Help You Overcome Math Anxiety

Friday, March 4, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Megan Mann
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Don’t Let Math Fears Keep You from Achieving Academic Goals

Don’t let your math difficulties get in the way of your academic future. This spring, Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) is offering several workshops focusing on ways people can overcome their math anxieties. The two-hour workshops are free to both current students and people considering attending or returning to college.

Some of the topics covered include:

  • Discovering how your past math performance may be impacting your present reaction to math.
  • Conquering math anxiety, math avoidance and math procrastination.
  • Adopting new approaches for solving word problems and using formulas.
  • Using effective memory strategies to help retain what you learn.
  • Starting the habit of checking your math work to minimize careless errors.
  • Reducing math test anxiety so you can relax and demonstrate what you know.

No pre-registration is necessary. Workshops are scheduled on the Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway, unless otherwise noted:

  • 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, March 8, in the Careers Center building (CRSC) Room 107.
  • 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, in the Careers Center building (CRSC) Room 107.
  • 4-6 p.m. Thursday, March 24, at Glen Burnie Town Center Room 103, 101 Crain Highway N, Glen Burnie.
  • 4-6 p.m. Monday, April 4, in the Careers Center building (CRSC) Room 107.

For information about the workshops, contact Nancy L. Chell, associate professor of mathematics, at or visit and click on “Overcoming Math Anxiety Spring 2016.” If you are unable to attend a workshop, visit to get started.

About Anne Arundel Community College

Anne Arundel Community College is an award-winning, fully accredited public two-year institution serving approximately 50,000 students each year through classes offered at more than 50 sites in Anne Arundel County or online. AACC offers national and regional studies leading to a degree, certificate, industry credential, transfer to a four-year institution or career enhancement, personal enrichment and lifelong learning. 

Laurie Farrell, assistant director, public relations and marketing
Susan Gross, public relations specialist

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