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The Boot Camp Diaries Week 5: The Introvert’s Challenge

Category: Boot Camp Diaries

When you’re an introvert, interacting with people all day can be draining no matter how awesome those people are. In this post, I talk about how I recharge after a long day of pair programming.

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The Boot Camp Diaries Week 4: I Am a Girl in Tech

Category: Boot Camp Diaries, Code

Who am I? What am I? When can I claim to be what I’m working toward being? When you can’t help but conflate part of your identity with your profession, which is in flux, where do you stand? Sometimes, something small can bring clarity and comfort.

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The Boot Camp Diaries Week 3: Coder, Interrupted

Category: Boot Camp Diaries, Code

Have you ever made a commitment to yourself and then had it derailed by life? Same here! I was faced with some crappy timing and a very tough decision. Sometimes life throws you off your game, and you just have to do what you have to do.

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Lessons My Mentor Taught Me

Category: Code, Educational

My coding mentor is freakin’ awesome, and he’s taught me a TON. These are the top three lessons I find myself coming back to myself most often as well as sharing with the members of my cohort and other code learners. Grab a pen; you’ll want to take notes.

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The Boot Camp Diaries Week 2: Am I Cut Out for This?

Category: Boot Camp Diaries, Code

My second week of boot camp at LEARN Academy! What happens when getting stuck and having success roll in on top of each other so quickly that you can’t figure out whether you’re making progress or not? Read all about it right here.

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The Boot Camp Diaries Week 1: JavaScript, Pair Coding, and Project Management – Oh My!

Category: Boot Camp Diaries, Code

I survived Week One of coding boot camp at LEARN Academy! In this post I talk about first day jitters, the joys (and strifes) of pair programming, and a typical day in the life of a coding boot camper and remotely-working project manager.

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