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Blog Category: Alumni

Leveling Up: How A Coding Beginner Became a Coding Boot Camp TA

Though Cody Hebert was a beginner when he applied to University of Arizona Coding Boot Camp, coding had been on his mind for a while. “I was always interested in computers, how they were designed, and what you could do on them,” he explained. At one point, Cody had even attended college for a semester and…

How to Move From Junior to Senior Web Developer

Senior Web Developer

Senior-level web developers are in high demand. These professionals are sought after for their ability to self-manage, prioritize tasks and provide guidance to junior web developers, and employers typically compete for their skills with attractive incentives. So how do you transition from a junior to a senior web developer role? It’s important to plan out…

Fernando Aguilar Made the Impossible Possible—with a Little Help from a Coding Boot Camp and a Loan to Pay for It

It can be difficult to develop a “whatever-it-takes” mentality to make the impossible possible. But for Fernando Aguilar, who completed the University of Arizona Coding Boot Camp, this drive comes naturally.  Fernando’s path to the boot camp wasn’t exactly linear. He worked as a pharmacy technician and was known by his colleagues as the go-to IT…