Mock Interview Leads To Job Offer | Graduate Spotlight
Mar 18, 2019
When Michael Clark was considering his options to learn web development, he knew he wanted a school with a strong career placement program. He chose Nashville Software School and took advantage of all the career programming which helped him to land his first job as a developer. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?

Data Science Students Compete in Kaggle Competition
Mar 12, 2019
Kaggle creates a community to promote learning from others and provides a platform for practicing machine learning. Students in Data Science Cohort 2 recently competed in an Earthquake Prediction competition on Kaggle sponsored by Los Alamos National Laboratory. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Analytics + Data Science

Seeking Challenge | Graduate Spotlight
Mar 6, 2019
Leo Taylor was looking for a career where he could continue to learn and be challenged. One of his friends suggested web development so he started to explore coding with online learning platforms. He enjoyed it, but knew if he was going to make this a career, he would need a structured, hands-on learning environment. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Does Phthalate Metabolite Concentration Differ Among Population Groups? | Discovery Through Data
Mar 5, 2019
UrLeaka Newsome’s midcourse capstone project was inspired by a podcast where the guest drew a comparison between consumer spending on health and beauty aid products and health disparities for certain population groups. She explored this claim and learned that research has found a connection between phthalate metabolites and obesity, reproductive and developmental disease, and disorders. Read More

Topics: Analytics + Data Science

A Shorthand Guide To Debugging
Feb 28, 2019
Writing software is hard. Debugging software is harder. It comes as a surprise to some students to learn that software developers spend much more time reading, understanding and debugging code than they do writing it. The expectation is usually the opposite. Read More

Topics: Technology Insights

How Do Topics Compare Between The Russian And English-speaking Stack Overflow Communities | Discovery Through Data
Feb 26, 2019
As a frequent user of both the English version of Stack Overflow and it’s Russian counterpart, Sergey Motorny was curious to see if there were any trends when comparing tags between the English and Russian language versions of Stack Overflow. Read More

Topics: Analytics + Data Science

Do Rest Days Affect The Outcomes of NBA Games? | Discovery Through Data
Feb 19, 2019
Over the past couple of decades, sports teams have come to embrace data analytics, including the NBA. As a fan of basketball, Andrew Marsee has been intrigued by the use of analytics in team personnel decisions and in-game strategies and decided to do some analysis of his own for his Data Science mid-course project. Read More

Topics: Analytics + Data Science

Always Believe In Yourself | Graduate Spotlight
Feb 12, 2019
What happens when you graduate with a college degree, but realize you don't enjoy working in that field? Mark decided he wanted to pursue a career in tech and was excited to hear about an accelerated pathway to his new career via a bootcamp. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Web Development

What is the Difference Between Data Analytics And Data Science?
Feb 6, 2019
Both data analysts and data scientists are concerned with generating insights from data, and both use tools to explore and understand data, but do you know how they differ? Learn how the past, present, and future separate data analytics from data science. Read More

Topics: Analytics + Data Science

Ask A Million Questions | Graduate Spotlight
Feb 5, 2019
Kelly Cook was a customer service representative for an organization that provided continuing education credits for licensed professionals. When a colleague announced to the team that he was putting in his two weeks notice to attend NSS and become a web developer, it sparked Kelly’s curiosity. Learn how Kelly made the transition from customer service to to web development. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

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