Reframing Learning Programming

cartoon people. First person says Do you have any practice coding? Second person responds: No, but I'm skilled at looking over someone's shoulder and reminding them that they forgot a semicolon.

In a 2022 survey of 1,000 United States students conducted by KX, 58% consider coding vital to future success. The desire to learn coding has exploded in popularity over the years, but learning a new programming language can feel daunting. You could be a student applying to the IAA, nervous Continue reading Reframing Learning Programming

Preparing for IAA: A Professional’s Journey 

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I dedicated a year and a half to studying before enrolling in the IAA program. As a working professional without prior experience in data-related fields, I took rigorous online courses to acquire the necessary technical skills. Throughout this journey, I recorded several milestones in a journal, documenting my preparations for Continue reading Preparing for IAA: A Professional’s Journey 

SUCCEEDING IN THE MSA: PROVEN METHODS FOR EFFECTIVE LEARNING

Mindmap of 6 effective study techniques: second brain, associative learning, active recall, spaced repetition, Feynman Technique, and Active Learning

Learning is an art, and through this post, I intend to shed light on six proven scientific study techniques I have used to adapt to the rigors of the Master of Science in Analytics program at NC State University. The MSA program is well known for its uniquely designed curriculum Continue reading SUCCEEDING IN THE MSA: PROVEN METHODS FOR EFFECTIVE LEARNING

Fitness Trackers’ Ethical Use of Data

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Fitness trackers have been flourishing in recent years. As our society continues to emphasize health and fitness, an increasing number of people seek to monitor their health and fitness data with such trackers. According to the National Institute of Health, 21% of Americans wear fitness trackers daily,  which amounts to Continue reading Fitness Trackers’ Ethical Use of Data