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

Making Magic | Graduate Spotlight
Mar 28, 2019
Daniel Combs met several developers at his prior job who encouraged him to give coding a try. They shared some resources with Daniel and he quickly became hooked. When he was ready for a career change, Daniel knew he wanted to become a developer. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Does Having Insurance Affect The Chances Of An Early Cancer Diagnosis? | Discovery Through Data
Mar 26, 2019
Early diagnosis is key for surviving cancer. For his mid-course Data Science capstone project, Ashutosh Singhal explored how health insurance status and the type of health insurance affect at what stage cancer is diagnosed. Read More

Topics: Analytics + Data Science

Change In Start Date Of Data Analytics Bootcamp
Mar 25, 2019
The start of the first Data Analytics Bootcamp has been changed from Tuesday, May 14 to Tuesday, July 9. This change is to accommodate the availability of our new classroom facility (see Nashville Software School Is On The Move). Until we move into the new facility we do not have enough classrooms to accommodate the start of new programs, in fact, that’s the reason we are moving in the first place. Read More

Topics: News

Does Climate Change Have An Impact On Economies? | Discovery Through Data
Mar 20, 2019
Climate change has been a hot topic for over a decade. Researchers have continued to alert the public about the long-term dangers of rising sea temperatures, an increase in extreme weather events, and even the climate’s impact on the economy. Despite their warnings, there is still sizable opposition to the dangers of climate change. Since the opposition’s opinion is rarely swayed by ecological impacts, Jerry Igiozee wanted to explore the economic impacts of climate change. Read More

Topics: Analytics + Data Science

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