If you commit to 1-2 hours of practice per day, you can complete any of these resolutions in one month or less.
Incoming analysts at the world’s biggest financial institutions are all learning Python and SQL. Catch up with them this year. Build predictive models, run regression analyses, and go further than Excel can take you.
For those interested in: financial analysis; business intelligence; management consulting; economics; marketing analytics
For those interested in: web development; marketing; web design; user interface design
It may feel like we’re entering the fourth consecutive “Year of AI and/or Machine Learning.” That’s because we actually are. These technologies have—and will continue to—permeate every corner of our lives. Get caught up this year by learning the ins and outs of predictive modeling and neural networks.
For those interested in: machine learning engineering; data science; computational linguistics; finance
For those interested in: game development; web development; starting a unique side project
This is the year you learn the basics. Start using the world’s most popular programming languages and see their practical applications. After a month, you’ll be able to say you’re “learning to code” and actually mean it.
For those interested in: coding 101; popular programming languages; learning to communicate with developers
This is the year you’re going to get that coding job. Start it off the right way—learn the world’s most popular programming language, and then learn how to think like a real developer. With a foundation in data structures, algorithms, and technical interview problems, you’ll be ready to call yourself an entry-level developer.
For those interested in: preparing for a technical interview; brushing up on programming knowledge
This year, you want to commit to coding. Like, really commit. You’re thinking a bootcamp is the way to go, and we get it. But the best bootcamps don’t accept complete beginners. We’ll get you prepared, so you can walk into your interviews with confidence.
For those interested in: prepping for bootcamp interviews; supplementing bootcamp coursework
This year, you’re going to learn enough code to actually use it. Kick things off by building websites from the ground up. Learn everything you need to design and deploy professional websites from scratch—HTML, CSS, navigation and color theory, and GitHub.
For those interested in: web development; web design; marketing; entrepreneurship
Jobs requiring data analysis skills are on the rise, and with good reason—everything we do creates data, and industries from medicine to food delivery are changing in response. Unlock the ability to sort through this data with SQL, and then learn to manipulate and analyze that data with Python.
For those interested in: data analysis and visualization; database administration; scientific research; marketing analytics