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When I earned my Bachelors degree (English), I underperformed gradewise. When I started working, I started taking classes at a local community college (business, math, econ, stats courses-91 credits, 3.94 GPA) and a four-year business college (two Masters degrees-Marketing and Statistics, 3.95 GPA). I was able to attend both schools because my employer offered a fee waiver to a certain group of schools.

My question is this: would an Admissions Committee need me to explain in my statement of purpose that I pursued coursework at two non-prestigious institutions because I could not afford (financially and timewise as commuting was also an issue) to take coursework elsewhere otherwise? The school at which I pursued my graduate degrees is the best of the cluster of schools for which my employer covered tuition, but it is still a relatively unknown regional school (though fully accredited, brick and mortar, not-for-profit, 100 year history). And the community college is...well, a community college. The school I earned my Bachelors degree from is higher ranked than both of the other schools combined. Or is an Admissions Committee not going to care where I took Linear Algebra or Regression Analysis, as long as I took them?
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