So when I was in college I took only a few quant classes (double majored in comm and poli sci)...I took 4 quant classes total (Logic, Pre-Calc, Calc and Poli Sci as a Social Science) but I did well in them, getting As in all of them except Calc where I got an A-
. My current position is in purchasing and I manage multi-million dollar contracts so I do work a lot with numbers, but I am afraid that I might seem a bit too "soft" for my dream b-schools.
So, considering that I will be applying next year and have a while to get all this done before I send in my apps, how much would taking a statistics course at a local college help my application? My employer would pay for it so the only thing I would waste is my time. Other course options could be macroecon, microecon, or accounting. Is there any way it could hurt? Besides not doing well, that is, and I would obviously work harder than ever to get an A
I don't think it will add as much value to the admissions decision as some leadership or community involvement - that may be time better spent. Not sure if we have a master list of all activities/leadership opportunities. Anybody has one?