Getting Started

3 weeks of coding bootcamp, how I feel…and why I recommend it!

3 weeks and I feel like my brain is going to blow up. It’s too much information, sometimes I feel like “OMG, I have no idea how to do this” and 5 minutes later I figure out that I can…

5 Steps to Get the Most out of Coding Bootcamp

A few months ago I wrote about my experience as a coding bootcamp grad, struggling to find a place in the tech industry. The post resonated with other bootcamp grads and I learned how several had faced unfair discrimination. One person…

My Thoughts On Coding Bootcamps (Now That I’ve Graduated)

Coding bootcamps are so hot right now. They come in all shapes and sizes though, but this article is based off my time at Flatiron School’s Access Labs. It’s a 15 week, deferred tuition program, with a focus on React and Rails.…

Tips from a coding boot camp graduate

It was early February of this year where I was getting close to giving up in my education. I loved the community aspect of college that people may refer to as the “college experience”, but I wanted more from my…

MY STORY – CLIMBING THE WRONG HILL

“Programming? You’re going to leave a 6-figure job to do what?” This is what my mom told me after I told her my plans to quit my job as an investment banker in order to pursue my dream of working…

Part I: What’s A Coding Bootcamp? App Academy vs. Hack Reactor

Update (12/6/2016) – After 2 years of working in software engineering, I decided to start a podcast called Breaking Into Startups where we interview top bootcamp founders and alumni who broke into software engineering. Check it out http://breakingintostartups.com! Today is a very SPECIAL day.…

What I Wish I Knew Before Entering a Coding Bootcamp

Now that I’m 11 weeks into a coding bootcamp, and nearly done (15 weeks), I’ve begun to realize that there were a ton of things I wish I knew from the start. Of course, not all coding bootcamps are created…

Coding bootcamp: how does the daily routine look like?

As you may know, I am currently doing a programming bootcamp at Green Fox Academy, in Budapest. If you have been following my previous articles, you know what kind of knowledge and skills we have been building over the past two…

How to Hack Your Career

“Hacking Your Career” in this case refers to any shortcut, skill, or method that increases productivity and efficiency, in all walks of getting the desired outcome aka job” It was a Tuesday evening and I once again experienced that internal battle…

From journalism to coding bootcamp — weeks 1 / 2

“What was I thinking?” — this sentence crossed my mind a few times in the past two weeks. “Why on Earth did I think I could learn how to code?”. But then something clicked in my head, I figured the solution to…