Learning New Tools Creates Desire To Build Tools | Graduate Spotlight
Apr 23, 2019
As a digital marketer, Kelly Morin loved learning new tools and digging into marketing technology. As her career progressed, she realized that she loved understanding the tech underneath the tools more than marketing and decided to take the leap into software development. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Web Development

Do You Need A Ph.D. To Become A Data Scientist?
Apr 18, 2019
In an article titled Why Does A PhD Hurt You?, Lindsey Morris, Director of Data Science & Analytics at axialHealthcare and supporter of Nashville Software School (NSS), looked at the skills acquired when working toward a Ph.D. degree that are valuable for data scientists and those skills that post-docs may not have had an opportunity to acquire. Read More

Topics: Community, Analytics + Data Science

Networking Leads To Job Offer | Graduate Spotlight
Apr 16, 2019
As a Systems Operations Analyst for a healthcare company, Rachel Daniel was managing a team of analysts and temporarily managed a team of developers. “I always loved analyzing and presenting data, but when I had the opportunity to supervise developers, I made it a point to get familiar enough with our code base so that I could be a first line of defense for questions about our software,” Rachel shared. “As a result, I fell in love with code and realized it was my true calling.” Learn more about Rachel's experience at NSS and how she landed a job before graduation. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Web Development

Thinking Philosophically About Software Development
Apr 11, 2019
NSS instructor Andy Collins shares what it means to him to think philosophically about software development and how it could help some students understand an abstract concept more deeply. Read More

Topics: Learning

Curd nerd Alert | Graduate Spotlight
Apr 9, 2019
Andrew Herring is no stranger to new experiences. Four years ago he bought a one-way plane ticket to Prague to become an English teacher. “It was the adventure of a lifetime and I saw and met people I will never forget,” he shared. After a few years abroad, Andrew was ready for the next adventure. He returned home to Nashville and his friends told him all about their experiences at Nashville Software School (NSS). “From the very beginning, I knew what I would always love about software development, infinite learning potential and the satisfying feeling one gets from creating something with their hands,” he explained. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Music, Jokes, and Code | Graduate Spotlight
Apr 4, 2019
Robby Hecht spent last summer on tour. He had a lot of fun as a singer/songwriter, but was burned out and ready for something new. He knew several musicians that had transitioned to development through Nashville Software School (NSS) and they were all happy with their experience and their new careers. Robby decided to give coding a try with Web Development Jumpstart before pursuing a bootcamp. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Update On our new Facility
Apr 3, 2019
We let you know a few months ago that we were moving to a new facility in 2019. Ever since, we’ve been getting asked when the move is happening so we thought it made sense to give y’all an update on the planned move to 301 Plus Park Blvd. Read More

Topics: News

You Can Learn A Lot In Six Months | Graduate Spotlight
Apr 2, 2019
Nolan Little was skeptical when he first heard about Nashville Software School. Could you really learn front-end and back-end development in six months? After attending an Info Session, Nolan was eager to find out. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development