When you enroll on Udacity’s Nanodegree programme, you are not paying for the core content, but the support system they have built around it.
Expect to be thrown out of your comfort zone! When learning new skills, do you see difficulties as short-term problems you’ll solve tomorrow, or dead-ends that halt further progress? Pre-empting how to get over the inevitable humps, ahead of the learning curve, could help our future selves to stay the course.
Udacity’s Nanodegree programme developed with tech giants like Google and Facebook reflect the skills they currently need. But don’t automatically assume it’s all about the hard stuff.