Please read the following prompt and compose a well written response that addresses all of the components of the question. Please pay close attention to grammar and structure, as well as the content of your response. All essay responses should be written in English and are limited to 300 words.
It is the summer before you join university and you see on the syllabus that a class you have chosen will require you to do data analysis as part of a research project. Although this isn’t one of your strongest skills, you have two months before classes start, which gives you some time to prepare. How would you approach learning something new and what steps would you take to prepare yourself?