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Infographic – 13 Common Mistakes Amateur Data Scientists Make and How to Avoid Them


The path to becoming a data scientist is one riddled with traps and challenges. If you’re not careful, you might just fall into one of them! There are so many resources out there which aim to help aspiring data scientists become experts, but most of them are half-baked efforts that leave a gaping hole in your data scientist journey.

This infographic lists down 13 common mistakes we have seen fresher data scientists make, and we even porvide tips on how to avoid them. To get a more comprehensive overview of this infographic, and to get free resources on how to avoid each mistake, head over to our popular article – 13 Mistakes Amateur Data Scientists Make and How to Avoid Them.

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  • Filippo Ghelfi says:

    Thank you very much! as a post graduate student I wasn’t realizing my mistakes (specially the one about try to learn a lot of things all togheter and stay on the theory without practicing)

  • Paresh says:

    Excellent Article Pranav & Analytics Vidhya team! Very useful for aspirational data scientists

  • Krushna Borkar says:

    Great points. Thank You