495: Stats Versus Calc: A Showdown

16 Oct

A parent asks – which should my student take? AP Calculus or AP Statistics? What do colleges like to see? Will my math choice be the deciding factor even if I am not a math major? How are the math courses “ranked”?

Megan and Erin go to the mat on math! The answer to this parent’s question touches on a much bigger issue in college admission.

RESOURCE: https://justequations.org/resource/a-new-calculus-for-college-admissions-how-policy-practice-and-perceptions-of-high-school-math-education-limit-equitable-access-to-college

No Stupid Questions podcast: Bigger Fish or Bigger Pond? https://freakonomics.com/podcast/bigger-fish-or-bigger-pond/