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One Woman's Not-So-Easy (But Not Impossible) Journey to Tech

Katie on May 30, 2019

If you found yourself on this blog post, welcome! I am going to assume you are here because you are trying to look for tips on how to secure your f... [Read Full]
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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.

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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.

Gl.

 
 
 
 

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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