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…

How I Got Full-Time Software Development Work at 16

This is how I got a full-time software development job right after high school. Last March, I started to look for a summer internship. I wasn’t a college student like most other applicants, but I’d been programming 40 hours a…

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…

The Future of Talent: Inclusive & Technical

Recently, Glassdoor released a list of 15 companies that no longer require a college degree for employment. The list includes companies like Home Depot and Whole Foods as well as tech giants like IBM and Google. IBM’s Vice President, Joanna Daley, told…

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…

Failure, Resiliency, and Algorithms: My First 10 Weeks of Coding Bootcamp

Intro In January of 2017 I was working full time as a teacher in South Florida while heavily involved in activist work. I had just written down my 1 year plan to become a junior software developer, which entailed 4…

A Comprehensive Examination of Life After Coding Bootcamp

I started out my adventure nearly 10 months ago with no technical experience and just landed my first job offer as a software developer! How’d I do it and what is my advice to others? Here are some of the…

From journalism to coding bootcamp

What happens when a journalist decides to become a software developer? The most obvious thing: not only does she start learning how to code but she also writes about it. This is the first article of a series that will…