Mandy Arola

Mandy has been following developers & tech companies at meetups since 2016. She is NSS’s chief content wrangler, a.k.a. marketing manager. When she’s not writing blogs, managing social media, pestering instructors & graduates for content, or attending meetups, you can find her traveling the world or at home with her beloved dog Lola.
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Recent Posts

Cohort 26 Ends On A High Note
Nov 13, 2018
Cohort 26 graduated last week! By demo day, ten of the graduates had accepted job offers and several more may receive offers this week! This cohort was eager to begin their job search and their efforts are paying off. Read More

Topics: Hiring?

Deciding Between College And An NSS Bootcamp | Graduate Spotlight
Nov 1, 2018
Levi Schubert decided to attend NSS after his college credits wouldn't transfer to another program. A month after graduation, he's thriving in his first job as a junior developer. Read More
Do You Verify Education Credentials For Coding Bootcamp Graduates?
Oct 30, 2018
How do you know the applicant you're interviewing is actually a graduate of NSS? Here are a few key things to look for when talking with an applicant. Read More

Topics: Hiring?

Finding Your Path After Military Service | Graduate Spotlight
Oct 23, 2018
The transition from military life to civilian life can be challenging. When Dillan Teagle left the military he was struggling with PTSD and set low expectations for himself. But then he started to learn to code and found a career path that motivated him with continuous learning. Read More

Topics: Student Stories

Banking On A New Career | Graduate Spotlight
Oct 17, 2018
Ronnie Young was a construction loan processor for a bank in Kansas City before he and his fiancé decided to move closer to home. Before their move to Nashville, Ronnie spent his free time exploring software development and job opportunities in technology. After arriving in Nashville, he decided to make the leap into software development rather than finding a new job in banking. Read More

Topics: Hiring?, Student Stories

January 2019 Bootcamp Now Full Stack C#/.NET
Oct 5, 2018
Due to student and employer demand, we are changing our January full-time bootcamp to our Full Stack C#/.NET bootcamp. Read More

Topics: News

Cohort 25 Wraps Up With A Successful Demo Day
Sep 26, 2018
Thank you to everyone who came out to Cohort 25's Demo Day last week! It was an early morning for our graduates, so we brought in good coffee and a hot breakfast. It didn't take long for employers to arrive and start meeting with our grads. Read More

Topics: Hiring?

Taking Analytics Beyond A Spreadsheet | Data Graduate Spotlight
Sep 13, 2018
Before attending Nashville Software School’s (NSS) Data Science Bootcamp, Justin Rothbart was a workforce analyst for an insurance company. He was working with Excel and SQL but was looking to grow as an analyst and learn more tools. As he explored ways to automate parts of his job, he kept running into Python and R which sparked his interest in programming. He started to look at Master’s programs, but found NSS’s data science program and decided to apply. Read More

Topics: Data Science, Student Stories

The Nashville Analytics Summit Recap
Aug 22, 2018
This week we attended The Nashville Analytics Summit. Several of our recent data science graduates were on hand to share their experience. Read More

Topics: Data Science

Capturing A New Career | Graduate Spotlight
Aug 7, 2018
Before attending Nashville Software School (NSS), Dan Watson was a professional photographer. After dabbling in web development to create a website for his business, he knew he wanted to learn more and eventually work for a company instead of himself. Dan’s creative background was perfect for our first front-end web designer/developer bootcamp and he made the decision to join Cohort 24. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, UI/UX

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