Tag: Student Stories

Learner Spotlight – Ashray Adappa

Ashray started his professional journey in chemical engineering, but when he felt like he had lost his way, he discovered data science, taught himself on the Dataquest platform, and landed a job as a data analysis consultant. This is the story of how he decided to change his life, step by step. 1. First, what […]

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Learner Spotlight – Otavio Silveira

Meet Otavio Silveira, an economics graduate who discovered Python and data science when trying to learn Python and SQL on YouTube to improve his chances of landing his first job in data. He joined Dataquest and later won a scholarship which he used to complete his learning path. Here’s his story… 1. First, what are […]

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Learner Spotlight – Rahila Hashim

Meet Rahil Hashim, a zoology graduate with no prior experience in programming who enrolled in Dataquest’s SQL path after winning one of our scholarships. Keep reading to find out how Rahila took advantage of Dataquest’s courses to land a job as a technical data scientist. 1. First, what are your preferred pronouns? She/her 2. All […]

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Learner Spotlight – Viktoria Jorayeva

Meet Viktoria Jorayeva, a Ukrainian student who made the transition from philology to data science in just a few months with Dataquest. As a person from a non-technical, non-mathematical background, breaking into the field of data science was possible thanks to Dataquest’s data science career path. Her story is a true inspiration to learners around […]

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Learner Spotlight: Solange Van Der Kolff

Meet Solange, a software engineer who got into data science because she wanted to contribute to society. She chose Dataquest to help her prepare for a database migration. Here’s her story… 1. First, what are your preferred pronouns? She/her 2. All right, Solange! What’s your current job title? At which company? I am a software […]

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Learner Spotlight: Gino Parages

Meet Gino Parages, a former sales and IT business analyst with no coding skills who decided it was time to learn coding to give his career a boost. He chose Dataquest to help him achieve his learning goals and land the job he wanted. Here’s his story… Q: First, what are your preferred pronouns? A: […]

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Learner Spotlight: David Rushton

Meet David Rushton, a former Physical Education teacher who transitioned his career into data. After doing some research he found coding and decided to learn his new skills with Dataquest. Here’s his story… Q: First, what are your preferred pronouns? A: He/him Q: All right, David! What’s your current job title? At which company? A: […]

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How I Learned Data Science in 6 Months

Everyone’s journey to become a data scientist is different, and the learning curve will vary depending on many factors, including time availability, prior knowledge, the tools you use, etc. One learner shared her story about how she became a data scientist in 6 months with Dataquest. Here’s how her journey began: As the title suggests, […]

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Learner Spotlight: Data Engineer Student Veena Sanjeeve

Meet Veena Sanjeeve, a graduate of Dataquest’s data engineering career path. Two months ago, Veena started her new job as a Data Engineer at a private IT firm. Here she works with distributed systems on AWS. Here’s her story . . . Q. Hey Veena, tell us a bit about your background … I’m rooted […]

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How Dataquest Helped an SEO Expert Save Tons of Time

Antoine Eripret, the SEO Lead at Liligo.com, decided to learn Python for SEO because he realized he was wasting time. He got interested in search engine optimization as a student, and entered the industry full-time after getting his Masters in 2016. As he built experience in the field, he says, “I realized that I was […]

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Why Jorge Prefers Dataquest Over DataCamp for Learning Data Analysis

When Jorge Varade decided he wanted to learn data analysis, he tried both DataCamp and Dataquest, and found he strongly preferred the latter. Here’s why.

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How Dataquest Made the Difference for Stacey’s Data Job

Stacey had tried learning data science on other platforms, but it didn’t stick — she wasn’t making progress. Here’s how Dataquest made the difference.

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How Victoria Doubled Her Salary with Dataquest

The data skills you learn on Dataquest can be life-changing. Victoria, for example, started studying on Dataquest and doubled her salary almost overnight.

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How Dataquest Helped Mohammad Become a Machine Learning Engineer

Learn how Mohammad went from zero background in data science to becoming a machine learning engineer with the help of Dataquest’s data science courses.

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M-Kopa Case Study: ‘Dataquest is Changing the Way We Work’

When the M-Kopa Solar team realized they needed to level up their data science skills, they came to Dataquest for team training and found exactly what they needed.

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