What was it like for me being the only girl in my coding boot camp cohort? Why wasn’t it weird for me? Why is this still an important conversation to have? Answers to these questions and more, in this post!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
I’ve enrolled in a coding boot camp called LEARN Academy! I’ll be giving you the inside scoop on what a boot camp is really like via a series of posts called The Boot Camp Diaries (recommended reading if you’re considering taking the plunge!)
Whether you’re a code newbie looking for a leg up or an OG in search of a refresher, here are five more learn-to-code resources to add to your bookmark bar. Pro tip: make a folder on your bookmark bar, and stay tuned here for even MORE resources!
I’m SO excited to present to you my very first blog post, on my very own blog! In order to explain what this moment means to me, the fact that YOU are here reading this text, I’d like to take you on a trip back in time. The year is 2015…
No matter how much you love what you do, if you do it a lot, you risk burning out. These are just my tips for keeping the fire of passion and energy burning brightly, and I’d love to hear your tips to beat burnout as well!
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