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As an Aspiring Data Scientist, What Do I Really Need to Know About Statistics?

As the popularity of data science has grown, so too has advice on how to get jobs in data science.  A common form of advice is a list of sample questions you might be asked at your job interview (see here and here for examples).  Often, the list starts out with statistics, but beware: itContinue reading “As an Aspiring Data Scientist, What Do I Really Need to Know About Statistics?”

Student Spotlight: Suma Krishnaprasad

Meet Suma Krishnaprasad Data Scientist, Cleveland Clinic Suma Krishnaprasad was the first data scientist hired at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. She works to develop and deploy predictive models, and also to provide statistical design and analysis for dozens of clinical trials and other research projects. She came to the Institute for Statistics Education initially for aContinue reading “Student Spotlight: Suma Krishnaprasad”

Student Spotlight: Jessica Sproviero

Meet Jessica Sproviero,Assistant Vice President at Merrill Financial Services Jessica Sproviero has been working for several years in finance (asst. VP at Merrill Financial Services) while pursuing a degree at Thomas Edison State University (TESU).  She entered the data science portion of the program (provided by the Institute for Statistics Education) in mid-2019 and completedContinue reading “Student Spotlight: Jessica Sproviero”