Learning to Code

Educational resources for getting into tech, including learning how to code and learning data science.

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Is DataCamp Worth It? A Data Science PhD Student’s Perspective

Are you thinking about buying a premium subscription to DataCamp, but not sure if it’s worth the money? In this article, I’ll give my best answer to the question, ‘is DataCamp worth it?’ from the perspective of a PhD student currently studying data science. ✅ TLDR: I do think DataCamp is worth the money, particularly …

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Insider Insight: Doing a PhD in Computer Science Online (Day in the Life)

Are you thinking of doing a PhD but not sure what it’s like at the moment with everything going on in the world? Or, are you a current grad school student looking for some motivation to work from home? In this article, I’ll go through a day in my life as a remote PhD student …

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Foolproof Tactics to Learn New Skills And Smash 2021

I’ve been there. If you’re working full time or are a full-time mom or student, it’s hard to find the time to learn new skills. But if there’s something you’ve been thinking of learning for a while and haven’t had the time to commit to, the new year is a great time to start! In …

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Why Learn to Code? How to Figure Out if Computer Science is a Good Fit

Now, if you’ve read my blog before, you probably know that I ultimately answered yes to the question, ‘should I learn to code?’. But it’s been quite a process to get where I am today. In this article, I’ll go through that journey as well as the reasons I ultimately decided to learn to code, …

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Why You Need a Website: How to Create Your Own Website in a Day (For Free!)

This article is all about why you need a website as a PhD student and how you can create one for free (in just an afternoon!). Why You Need a Website as a PhD One of the first things my student mentor said to me in our introductory meeting was, “You should make a website.” …

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