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Three Necessary Beginner Python Progamming Resources

By |2019-05-10T15:36:43+00:00May 2nd, 2019|Categories: Technical|Tags: , |

It can be daunting trying to learn a new skill on your own and studying Python Programming is no exception. Whether you’re a first-time coder or want to solidify your foundation, it is comforting to learn through expert-recommended resources. Lantern Institute, in collaboration with our Python Instructor, has curated the following materials. These resources will provide a strong foundation for any programming use. However, the specific topics listed below are aimed at preparing potential students for our Python Programming Course and our Mathematical Finance and Data Science Program. Online Python Programming Courses Python for Beginners Python with Algorithms These courses are available through Udemy and regularly go on sale. Practice Practice and More Practice You know what they say: Practice Makes Perfect! The saying certainly holds true for learning Python. Therefore, Hackerrank is our recommended resource for your practice. Create an account through hackerrank then use on a daily basis. You will consistently improve your skills as a result. Some important [...]

We’ve made improvements to our Data Science Program!

By |2019-05-10T15:36:40+00:00April 20th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |

One of Lantern Institute’s cornerstone philosophies is continuous improvement to not only stay aligned with industry needs, but to also improve the learning experience for our students. Our Mathematical Finance and Data Science Program now offers three different streams for students to specialize in: Data Analytics Mathematical Finance Data Science How is the Program Structured Now? Students take two fundamental courses, Python Programming and Statistics with R. Then, based on in-class performance, career goals, and our expert instructors’ recommendations, students are filtered into one of the three streams. Students then spend three months diving into advanced topics like machine learning and big data for the Data Science Stream. Mathematical Finance and Data Science Program Specialization Checkpoints are large assessments that help our students, instructors and management team determine which stream the student is best suited for. Benefits for Students 1. More time spent on advanced topics This leads to: a better understanding of topics a deeper dive into core concepts 2. [...]