For now, I am taking the Calculus requisites, but I still have no clue what the typical work life of a data scientist really is. Any data scientist here? Do you enjoy your work? How is the job any different from a Statistician who knows a little bit on computer programming? Not really great at math but I love the predictive power of statistics. Mastering it kills the fake news and gives you direction on making big decisions in life. Reading a book now called "Data Science from Scratch".