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See what it takes to get into The Data School

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The quality of applications for DS23 was astounding! See what is took the team to get into The Data School.

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Andy Kriebel

Mon 26 Apr 2021

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DS22 has started their training. Here's a look back at what they created to get into The Data School.

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Andy Kriebel

Tue 23 Feb 2021

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DS21 has graduated and moved onto their placements. Here's a look back at what they created to get into The Data School.

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Andy Kriebel

Fri 05 Feb 2021

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When you make it to the final interviews, there are four possible outcomes, three of which are positive: 1. You get offered a spot in the cohort you are interviewing for. 2. You get offered a spot in a future cohort. 3. You get asked back for the final interviews for the next cohort. 4

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Andy Kriebel

Mon 06 Jul 2020

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DS19 is finishing up their third week of training and DS20 final interviews are just two weeks away. It’s a good time for us to reflect back on DS19 and see what each of them created to get them into The Data School. As you look at these, you might notice the data sets are different

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Andy Kriebel

Fri 21 Feb 2020

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Let’s take a look at what it took to get into DS18. As you look at these, you might notice the data sets are different. Many of them joined us at different times. Some were offered positions when interviewing for prior cohorts. At least five of them had applied once before and didn’t get in

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Andy Kriebel

Mon 13 Jan 2020

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DS18 interviews are coming up next week, so I wanted to look back at what it took to get into DS17. We had another record number of applications for DS18, with nearly 200 candidates submitting their work. The benefits of our application is the diversity of candidates

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Andy Kriebel

Mon 21 Oct 2019

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As we approach yet another deadline for applications (they’re coming thick and fast these days), I wanted to look back at what it took to get into DS16. Things are getting a bit crazy at DS HQ as the applications are coming at us incredible fast at incredible volume

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Andy Kriebel

Wed 25 Sep 2019

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We had whopping 68 applications for DS15! They’re now a couple of months into their training, so it’s about time I show what they created to get into the DS. Let’s take a look at DS15’s applications. As you look at these, you might notice the data sets are different

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Andy Kriebel

Wed 17 Jul 2019

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We had 58 applications for DS14, who started their training in early April 1st. Week 1 was all about learning the basics of data prep, whereas week 2 was about visualization best practices and an intro to Tableau

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Andy Kriebel

Tue 23 Apr 2019

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We had 62 applications for DS13, who started their training in early February. Week 1 was all about learning the basics of data prep, whereas week 2 was about visualization best practices and an intro to Tableau

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Andy Kriebel

Mon 18 Feb 2019

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We had 84 applications for DS12, who started their training on December 3rd. This week, as DS11 finishes their training, and DS12 become the more senior cohort next week, I wanted to look back at their applications and share what each of them created to get into the Data School

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Andy Kriebel

Wed 30 Jan 2019

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We had a record 105 applications for DS11, who started their training on October 8th. As they’ve started the second half of their four-month training program this week, I wanted to look back at their applications and share what each of them created to get into the Data School

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Andy Kriebel

Tue 04 Dec 2018

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It’s final interview day for DS11…20 interviews for two spots. I figured what better way to kick off the day than to show everyone what it took to get into DS10

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Andy Kriebel

Thu 06 Sep 2018

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The 9th cohort of The Data School saw 96 applications vying for the coveted 8 spots. As I’ve done for previous cohorts (yes, I’m late this time), allow me to introduce you to DS9 by showing you their applications

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Andy Kriebel

Thu 09 Aug 2018

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[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”3_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.101″ background_layout=”light”] 71 applications for 8 spots; that was the competition to get into the 8th cohort of the Data School

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Andy Kriebel

Tue 06 Mar 2018

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With DS4 finishing this week and cohort 5 starting in less than two weeks, I thought it would be useful to see what it took for DS5 to get into The Data School. As part of the application process, we require people to submit something in Tableau Public. This can be with any data set they want

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Andy Kriebel

Wed 01 Feb 2017

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Our next cohort of The Data School begins their training in early October. I thought I’d share a bit of insight into their final interviews. First, let me explain how the interview process works. It’s a two-part interview, with one candidate in each of the two interviews, then they swap spots: 1

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Andy Kriebel

Wed 31 Aug 2016

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Our next cohort of The Data School begins their four months of training in just two weeks, on May 9th to be exact. I thought I’d share a bit of insight into their final interviews. First, let me explain how the interview process works

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Andy Kriebel

Fri 22 Apr 2016