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Data Scientist Roundup: Adopting Python in the Workplace, NLP with Straightforward Tools, & More

By Emily Wilson • April 30, 2020

When our Data Scientists aren't teaching the intensive 12-week bootcamps or corporate training courses, they're working on a variety of other projects. This monthly blog series tracks and discusses some of their recent activities and accomplishments. Check out what's been happening in April.

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Now Through June 15th, Enroll in Bootcamp Prep Courses at Reduced Price

By Metis • April 17, 2020

Now through June 15th, when you enroll in any of our upcoming Bootcamp Prep Courses (no matter the start date), you'll pay a reduced price of $499. During this difficult time, we hope this reduced tuition opens up more opportunities for those interested in building data science skills in a live online format.

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BootcampRankings.com Offers Comprehensive Guide to Metis Online Bootcamp & Prep Courses

By Metis • April 13, 2020

With the goal of helping readers "get a handle on what to expect in a Metis online bootcamp" and to provide "facts that let you make an informed decision about your future," Bootcamp Rankings recently published a comprehensive guide to our course offerings, detailing both the immersive Data Science Bootcamp and part-time Bootcamp Prep Courses.

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Misleading Graphs: Manipulating the Y-Axis

By Roberto Reif • April 06, 2020

One of the most commonly used charts for data visualization is the bar chart. But too often, the starting value of the y-axis is intentionally modified to skew our interpretation of the chart and the data. In this post, see examples and learn how to readily identify this issue.

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3 Ways to Learn Live Online with Metis

By Jane Durand • March 27, 2020

At a challenging time like now, when remote learning is the only option, our live online capabilities have enabled us to continue serving our students and clients without skipping a beat. Here are 3 ways you can learn live online with us.

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Data Scientist Roundup: Improving Recommendation Systems, Math for Data Science, & Pizza + Data Viz

By Emily Wilson • February 28, 2020

When our Data Scientists aren't teaching the intensive 12-week bootcamps or corporate training courses, they're working on a variety of other projects. This monthly blog series tracks and discusses some of their recent activities and accomplishments.

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Deep Dive: Math for Data Science Webinar on Course Report

By Metis • February 24, 2020

In partnership with Course Report, Metis Sr. Data Scientist Kimberly Fessel recently hosted a Math for Data Science webinar. During the 40-minute conversation, Kimberly highlights why you need math skills to be a Data Scientist and goes in-depth into which types of math you need to know in order to launch your career and find lasting success.

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5 Common Questions from Bootcamp Applicants

By Emily Wilson • February 17, 2020

While there are a number of ways to enter the data science field, we believe an immersive bootcamp is the most efficient and effective path with the best overall return on investment. But understandably, many people have questions about how a bootcamp will help them navigate the process of landing a job in the field. In this post, we share answers to 5 common questions that we receive from potential applicants.

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As Data Science Grows in Colombia, Grad’s Career Flourishes

By Emily Wilson • February 13, 2020

Bootcamp graduate Mónica Ramirez was well-positioned when the data science boom hit Colombia, where she was born and raised. Read how her experience at our New York City bootcamp helped further her career at home.

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Sr. Data Scientist Roundup: Quantitative Drawbacks of Word Clouds; How to Solve Math Puzzles, & More

By Emily Wilson • January 24, 2020

When our Sr. Data Scientists aren't teaching the intensive 12-week bootcamps or corporate training courses, they're working on a variety of other projects. This monthly blog series tracks and discusses some of their recent activities and accomplishments.