"Personally, I think it has given me the confidence to tackle any problem life may throw at you, even if it's not mathematical or statistical in nature. The statistics classes I took at Duke really helped sharpen my problem solving skills. Professionally, it has given me a solid foundation to further develop more skills and knowledge in my career path of being an actuary and a data scientist."
"I would advise students to get more exposure to computer programming. I didn't realize the importance of it until after graduation. Now with the rise of data science, programming skills will be even more important."