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Learn Data Science, Launch Your New Career with Dataquest

Data professionals are in demand, and the opportunities are growing, but breaking into the field can feel overwhelming. Data science is everywhere, and data professionals work in every imaginable industry, but you’ll need a few skills before you can start a new career in data science — or advance in your existing career. That’s where […]

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Evolution of Data Science: Growth & Innovation

The term “data science” — and the practice itself — has evolved over the years. In recent years, its popularity has grown considerably due to innovations in data collection, technology, and mass production of data worldwide. Gone are the days when those who worked with data had to rely on expensive programs and mainframes. The […]

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17 Reasons Why You’re Getting Rejected for Data Science Jobs

Data science jobs are abundant, and the numbers are growing. Despite the influx in demand, some data professionals are still struggling to find a job. If you’ve filled out numerous job applications you feel you’re easily qualified for, only to be rejected, you’re certainly not alone. In this article, we’ll go over some of the […]

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Most Helpful Python Libraries for Data Cleaning in 2021

Most surveys indicate that data scientists and data analysts spend 70-80% of their time cleaning and preparing data for analysis. For many data workers, the cleaning and preparation of data is also their least favorite part of their job, so they spend the other 20-30% of their time complaining about it . . . or […]

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30-Day Data Science Challenge

We’re excited to kick off the 30 Day Dataquest Challenge! Here’s why: Building learning habits is crucial to your data career, but it can be difficult to get into a new habit. Maybe you’ve tried building before, but, time and time again, you fall off. Something comes up. What starts off exciting becomes too difficult. […]

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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 shares 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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Learn R the Right Way in 5 Steps

R is in an increasingly popular language for data analysis and data science. Here’s how you can learn R and be sure it sticks so you can get the career you want.

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How Long Does It Take to Learn SQL?

How long does it take to learn SQL? It depends on your goals and your background, so we’ve broken down a variety of scenarios for you.

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How to Learn Fast: 7 Science-Backed Study Tips for Learning New Skills

Want to learn a new skill as fast as possible? These science-based tips will show you how you can learn more efficiently.

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Making Learning to Code Friendlier with Art — An Interview with Dr. Allison Horst

Learning to code for the first time can be intimidating. One way to make it more approachable? Fun pictures of fuzzy monsters.

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