From Self-Taught Developer to Web Development Director: Jim’s Story

Although Jim Syphokham had always loved technology, he was intimidated by programming and never had the confidence to consider a career in web development. Instead, Jim chose a very different path after high school, expecting a college degree to secure him a good…
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5 Priceless Pieces of Advice for Aspiring Developers

We all know learning a new skill isn’t easy. It takes dedication, patience, determination and self-discipline. But when it comes to learning to code, there are a few additional challenges that you’ll face that are unique to becoming a developer….
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How Checkmate sharpens skills with Treehouse

Based in New Haven, Connecticut, Checkmate has helped over 50 companies navigate the startup landscape since 2015. Treehouse has enabled its team to speed up the pace of work, increase communication and broaden their talent pipeline with technical training. Today,…
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How I became a developer by choosing self-study over a college degree

Jeffrey worked 50-70 hour weeks in service jobs. He was exhausted and in need of a significant career change. Then he was introduced to coding bootcamps and the idea of a career in web development. However, the $10,000 cost of…
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Reaching a New Level With a Tech Career: Kalina Edward’s Story

Kalina Edwards wanted to make a strategic career move that didn’t require a college degree, would incorporate her creativity and would give her the opportunity to build her own business in the future. She then found a career that met all her needs:…
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Being a Full-Time Mom and Becoming a Front End Developer: Priscilla’s Story

Priscilla Luna was first drawn to the thriving tech industry in Austin, TX. She began learning to code online, but imposter syndrome took over and she decided to put coding on hold. Fast forward 3 years and a long list of jobs later,…
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Link: http://blog.teamtreehouse.com/full-time-mom-becoming-front-end-developer

From Waiter to Programmer & Digital Content Manager: Jonathan Borteij’s Story

In his early 20s, Jonathan Borteij found himself without a college degree, working in a restaurant. It was a badly paid, stressful job that Jonathan didn’t enjoy, and he knew it was time to pursue an entirely new career path….
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98k Treehouse Points & Counting: Jennifer Nordell’s Coding Story

A few months ago, Treehouse student and moderator, Jennifer Nordell, caught our eye in the Treehouse Community. Not only had she worked her way through a phenomenal number of courses, she was also an incredibly active and valuable member of…
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From Aviation Electrician to Back End Engineering: Bret Funk’s Operation Code story

This week, we’re sharing our interviews with members from one of our Treehouse Scholarship recipient organizations, Operation Code, a non-profit that helps military veterans and their families launch new careers in software development. So far, we’ve heard from Operation Code’s…
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