Thank you for sharing your story and advice, Katie! I also come from a marketing background and would love to learn more about your day to day. I completely agree that joining a community of like-minded people can make a difference in your journey to tech.
Congrats, you seem to be flying.
Takeaway #3, spot on. Make things.
I feel like I have the opposite problem of Takeaway #3.
All I ever did was learn how to build things (self-taught programmer), and while I am somewhat confident in making things work, I have little to no clue of how to solve certain algorithms and most definitely never did any whiteboarding exercises
So I made it a personal goal for this year to go over at least a third of the challenges in leetcode, so I can get a good handle on how to pass technical interviews
The opposite is not actually a problem but solid foundational basic knowledge can help experts too.
Wooo! ✌️ Great read :)
Great stuff, Katie! Keep it up!
Failure can be a very good teacher too =). Well, I wish you the best of luck! But something tells me that you're not going to need luck ;) (Hard work will pay off)
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