The Skills Schools Don't Talk About

Skills We Wish We'd Learned In School

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Life Skills We Wish They'd Taught Us In School
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    Hi there! This lesson won’t be about coding. Some of us here at the Codecademy headquarters got to talking, and we realized there are lots of useful practical skills we never learned in school. Thi…

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    Creating a budget is an essential step of ensuring you will always have enough money to meet your needs and establish financial independence. Our in-house data scientist Catherine Zhou has a strai…

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    Credit score who? A credit score is a figure that essentially summarizes how likely a person is to repay debt. Credit scores are personal and they are calculated based on a number of factors….

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    Whether you are taking out student loans, a mortgage, or a personal loan, understanding how interest works is an important part of assessing the terms on any loan. For example, one could reasonab…

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    Saving for retirement is an important part of accumulating wealth for the future and ensuring you’ll be financially independent during your golden years. But saving for retirement can come with its…

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    Choosing a health insurance plan is an important but sometimes daunting task. The first step is to figure out what your options are. Many employers offer health insurance as an employment benefit a…

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    Filing for taxes is required by federal and state law in most countries. We will focus on the income tax process in the United States. This process will vary in implementation if you are “self-empl…

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    Another soft skill we all wish we’d learn in school is a bit more practical, getting rid of stains can be very tricky and ruin an outfit you love. Picture this: you’re about to walk out the door to…

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    LinkedIn has a user base of hundreds of millions of workers, making it one of the best tools for recruiters to source candidates for roles they are hoping to fill. By adding keywords to your profil…

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    In school, we may learn about covalent bonds and trigonometry proofs but seldom do we learn about navigating relationships with other human beings. In my 20s, I realized that I graduated from unive…

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    From saving and investing, to getting that coffee stain out of your white top, we hope this lesson taught you some useful skills about navigating the world. Just remember, no matter how many inti…

The Skills Schools Don't Talk About

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