How Melissa Hazelgreen Became Her Company’s Go-To Data Analyst

At the beginning of 2020, Melissa Hazelgreen felt stuck in an uninspiring role as a business analyst. While hunting for something more fulfilling, she...

How Juan Pablo Sada Keeps His Skills Current in an Ever-Changing...

Juan Pablo Sada was wearing a nifty pair of glasses when we spoke to him via video chat from his apartment in Mexico City....

Freelancing Without Fear: How This Data Analyst Gained Skills and Confidence...

Melissa Wright was at a crossroads. As a military veteran and military spouse, she had moved around a lot over the years. New to...

Project Spotlight: COVID in America Explores Data Integrity

The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted a hyper-focus on data. With case counts and restrictions changing monthly and even weekly, it’s become increasingly important for...

Changing Keys: One Student’s Surprising Journey From Music Teacher to Front...

Embarking on a new career is never easy — but Northwestern Coding Boot Camp helped Adi Cepela launch a fulfilling career in front end...

How Has Small Business Lending Changed Since 2010? James Smith Used...

For years, James Smith worked in global sourcing for manufacturing brands like GE, Black & Decker, and Eaton. Shortly before leaving his last company,...

Learning How to Learn: How a Boot Camp Prepared This Data...

Bincy Narath had an extensive career in technology and data in India, but she came to a point where she needed change. In February...

Building the Africa Conflict Dashboard: The Five-Person Team That Went Above...

For some boot camp learners, projects are a means to an end. For others, they’re a spark that ignites something much, much bigger. Cole Fingerut,...

How Stephen Webb Went From Front of House to Front End...

Until recently, coding was the last thing on Stephen Webb’s mind. Running a pair of stores with his dad, he was busy keeping a...

From the Stock Market to Cultural Studies: Shaked Shtauber’s Search for...

When Shaked Shtauber wanted to find out if there really is a police bias against minorities and if so, which communities are most at...

Switching Lanes: One UX Designer’s Strategy for Thriving During COVID-19 and...

The reality of COVID-19 is a world where face-to-face interactions are limited and the virtual exchange of information, goods, and services reigns supreme. The...

How to Learn Online: Berlys Deardorff’s Secret to Succeeding in a...

“You can only learn so much from a book,” said Berlys Deardorff. A full-time college student currently pursuing her bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity, Berlys...

Mare’a Armstrong Felt Like an Imposter in the Coding World. The...

After five years of working in IT, Mare’a Armstrong felt stuck in the daily grind. Eager to escape his comfort zone, he enrolled in...

How the UX/UI Boot Camp Helped Muriel Saroufim Reboot Her Design...

Like so many among us, COVID-19 turned Muriel Saroufim’s life upside down.  She was laid off from her job as a senior visual and UI...

Switching Paths: Margie Churchill’s Search for the Perfect UX Career

Margie Churchill was undeniably stuck. After graduating from the University of Alabama in 2017, she’d planned on pursuing a Master’s and PhD in psychology....

Embracing a New Career: Helen Kim’s Decision to Leave the Healthcare...

After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in health promotion, Helen Kim started her career in healthcare. Soon after, she furthered her study by completing...

Clarity, Community, and Confidence: How The Coding Boot Camp at UCLA...

Nancy Hinojos traces the beginning of her tech journey back to consulting. While working at Deloitte, she started using data visualization tools like Tableau...

When COVID-19 Struck, James Zimmermann Traded in His Classical Music Career...

James Zimmermann had a suspicion that learning to code would be similar to learning a musical instrument. Both involve dedication, intense practice, and technique...

Network Until You Get Work: How Clayton Seastrand Landed His Job...

Remodeling. Insurance sales. Production analysis. After graduating from college, Clayton Seastrand tried numerous careers on for size — but nothing totally clicked. While working at...

Going The Extra Mile: How Nickolas Strong Went from Listening to...

When Nickolas Strong was six years old, his father left the picture. As his mother worked three jobs to provide for their family, Nickolas...