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I want to be a data scientist/machine learning engineer.


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Albert Mar 26, 2018 1508 views

What is the difference between data science and machine learning?

I've been looking into data science careers, and I know that it is closely related with machine learning and big data. I'm confused as to what the difference between data science and machine learning is, and also how big data plays in a part in both fields. What exactly is data science and...

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Albert Mar 26, 2018 1397 views

What are the best data science courses/nanodegrees I can take online?

I'm currently a third year computer science major, and I've recently discovered a passion for data science and machine learning. I've been trying to learn more about it, and I've found many online resources (Udacity's data analyst, machine learning nano degrees, Stanford's Intro to Machine...

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Albert Jan 23, 2018 1414 views

How do I get started in the field of data science/big data/machine learning?

I'm a third year computer science major, and I've been trying to learn more about data science/big data/machine learning. There aren't any classes offered at the college that I'm attending that cover these topics, and I'm a little lost as to how I would get started in any of these fields. What...

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Albert Feb 25, 2017 1696 views

How do you stay confident?

I know that having confidence is very important when you are interviewing with potential employers and for when you are interacting with your peers. However, I find that sometimes I lose confidence when something negative happens, such as being rejected from a company, or doing poorly on a...

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Albert Feb 15, 2017 6700 views

What are the benefits of being a boy scout?

A few of my friends have recently gotten involved in scouting, and it seems like it takes up a lot of their time. Some of them tell me that they are doing it so they can put in on their college applications. Do colleges value boy scouts (or eagle scouts, for that matter)? Is it something that I...

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Albert Feb 04, 2017 1397 views

What do you wear to an interview?

I have a few interviews coming up in the following two weeks, and I'm not entirely sure what I should wear to it. I was planning on wearing dress shirt, a tie, khakis, and dress shoes, but I'm afraid it might be too informal. I'm not sure if I will be afford a suit or where I would be able to...

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Albert Feb 03, 2017 1076 views

What is a phone interview, and how do I prepare for it?

I'm a sophomore in college, and I recently went to a technical fair and talked to a lot of recruiters, and many of them have gotten back to me and said that they wanted to set up a phone interview with me. However, I have little experience in interviews and I'm not sure what I should expect...

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Albert Jan 30, 2017 1360 views

How do you follow up with a recruiter?

I'm a sophomore in college, and I attended a career fair a few days ago. I talked to a lot of recruiters and many of them gave me their business cards so I could keep in touch in them or ask them any questions. I'm not sure how I would follow up with them, or what I should say, and I would love...

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Albert Jan 26, 2017 1205 views

How did you discover what you were passionate about?

I would love to hear your personal story about how you first got involved in your field and what about it captivated you! #college #career #college-major #career-counseling #career-choice #career-path #career-development #non-profits #undecided

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Albert Jan 19, 2017 1090 views

Should I take a gap year?

I am a junior in high school, and I will be applying to colleges in the following school year. I am a little lost on what I want to pursue in college, and I've always wanted to take a break from school to figure out what my dreams and aspirations are, as well as explore other opportunities and...

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Albert Jan 17, 2017 1346 views

What should I do after high school?

I am a junior in high school, and I have a pretty decent GPA (3.7+). I am taking many advanced placement classes, and I'm doing well in them. I have been thinking about my future recently, since I will need to decide soon whether I want to go to college or not. What options other than going to...

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Albert Jan 16, 2017 2494 views

What is a cover letter, and how do you write an effective one?

I am currently applying for internships online, and along with my resume, they often ask me to include a cover letter. I am not sure how to write one, or what it should be about. What do I include in the cover letter? Is there a general format to follow? #college #computer-software #internships...

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Albert Jan 15, 2017 1416 views

Is it a good idea to work part-time in college?

I'm currently thinking about getting a part-time job or participating in a work-study while I'm at school. I could use the money to help pay for my textbooks and for my living expenses, but I'm concerned that my grades will suffer as a consequence. What was your experience working part-time...

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Albert Jan 14, 2017 2427 views

How do you write a good college application essay?

I am a junior in high school right now, and I am going to be preparing to apply for colleges and universities starting this summer. Writing has never been my strong suit, and I'm worried that my essay may bring down my academic achievements. What do colleges usually look for in an application...

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Albert Jan 14, 2017 808 views

After college, should I look for a job, or should I go to graduate school?

I am currently a second year student in college, and I am trying to plan out my future for the next few years (or have a brief outline of what I might want to do). Many of my upperclassmen friends told me that they decided to find a job after college, rather than go to graduate school, and I'm...