What Is a Bounce Rate in Google Analytics?

Marketing analytics is at the heart of any digital marketing strategy. Ask anyone who’s dealt with marketing analytics, (which in most cases is Google Analytics), a bounce rate is a very scary number. Since it’s ideal for a website to have a low bounce rate, the higher that number goes, the scarier it is. It’s literally the number that leaps out at you every time you bring up your analytics dashboard.



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Career transition from a Mechanical Engineer to a Data Scientist – Jesse Fredrickson | Student Story

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Story of career transition of Jesse Fredrickson from a Mechanical Engineer to a Data Analyst

Career transition has been a challenge for many. We come across numerous working professionals who want to change their career paths. But, they are not able to do so because of either lack of opportunities or lack of required skills. 

But not for Jesse Fredrickson. When he wanted to transition his career from Mechanical Engineering to Data Science, he ensured to take the right steps. He enrolled for Udacity’s Data Analyst Nanodegree Program first and then for the Data Scientist Nanodegree Program.

Here’s how Jesse became a Data Scientist in just a little over a year:



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Introducing the Data Streaming Nanodegree Program from Udacity

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In pursuit of our mission to power careers through tech education, Udacity is excited to introduce the newest addition to our School of Data Science: the Data Streaming Nanodegree program. Data Streaming is a prime example of a cutting-edge skill that will give Data Engineers a significant advantage in their current role or in their pursuit of new opportunities, and there’s no better time to learn than now.



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Mentors & Students – Charting their success path with Udacity’s School of Data Science (Part II)

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In our previous blog, we shared the story of how one of our mentors, Chrysanthi, has been instrumental in creating success for many of our students including Manal.

Manal is a mother of three and a graduate from Udacity’s Data Analyst Nanodegree program and thinks that she couldn’t have done it without her friend and mentor, Chrysanthi.



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Life as a Udacity Student: Sanjeev Yadav’s Experience

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At Udacity, we are constantly investing in new ways to add more value to our programs so our students can be successful. Recently, we redesigned our Nanodegree programs and launched new features to help our students master the skills needed to be competitive and advance their careers.  

Today, we have the privilege of speaking with one of our multi-Nanodegree program veterans, Sanjeev Yadav. He is currently enrolled in one of our recently redesigned Nanodegree programs and has completed five Nanodegree programs in the last two years. He was eager to share his experience with us.



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