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So, I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about how to land a career in market research analysis. Below are the steps I’ve laid out for myself. Could you tell me if this is a good game plan to get where I want to go? [more inside]

posted by ggp88 on Jun 12, 2014 - 5 answers

posted by ggp88 on Jun 12, 2014 - 5 answers

In studying for my Behavioral Statistics final (it’s a statistics class dealing with psychology research methods) I’ve realized something. I actually kind of enjoy math. As long as I don’t have to memorize formulas (as long as they are right there as I’m going through the work) it’s actually kind of comforting and fun. In fact, every math class I’ve taken in college (I’ve taken two remedial algebras, college algebra, and regular statistics before this class) I’ve enjoyed and made an A in.
I’m really struggling about what I want to major in (I’m in psychology but I don’t have it in the gas tank to get a PhD), but I know that a lot of people don’t like math. They don’t get it. I do, so I’ve got something there, right?
The only problem is, I don’t know what to do with it. These are the parameters… maybe you can think of something that fits? [more inside]

posted by ggp88 on May 4, 2014 - 16 answers

posted by ggp88 on May 4, 2014 - 16 answers

About to obtain a PhD in mathematics, and questions about employment. [more inside]

posted by King Bee on Feb 19, 2010 - 19 answers

posted by King Bee on Feb 19, 2010 - 19 answers

InterviewPrepFilter: I need to brush up on my numerical reasoning. I'm looking for ways to master things like word/story problems (probability, work-rate, distance), and some math review. I have good logic skills, but basic math can be confusing for me, esp. under pressure. Tutoring is not really an option and anything that is cram-friendly is also good. Any books, resources, tips, general guidance from math-y people ?

posted by sidd.darko on Oct 22, 2009 - 4 answers

posted by sidd.darko on Oct 22, 2009 - 4 answers

I have been attending graduate school in mathematics for the last 3 years, in hopes of getting a Ph.D. It hasn't exactly worked out - I'm taking my Master's and getting out of here. What can I do now? [more inside]

posted by Earl the Polliwog on Aug 9, 2009 - 13 answers

posted by Earl the Polliwog on Aug 9, 2009 - 13 answers

Where can I find which quantitative/technical skills are hot, and which ones aren't? [more inside]

posted by lunchbox on Feb 3, 2008 - 13 answers

posted by lunchbox on Feb 3, 2008 - 13 answers

Has anyone applied for a job at Trader Joe's? Please help me with the application... [more inside]

posted by crapulent on Jan 17, 2006 - 20 answers

posted by crapulent on Jan 17, 2006 - 20 answers

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