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

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

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

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

Mock Interview Leads To Job Offer | Graduate Spotlight
Mar 18, 2019
When Michael Clark was considering his options to learn web development, he knew he wanted a school with a strong career placement program. He chose Nashville Software School and took advantage of all the career programming which helped him to land his first job as a developer. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?

Data Science Students Compete in Kaggle Competition
Mar 12, 2019
Kaggle creates a community to promote learning from others and provides a platform for practicing machine learning. Students in Data Science Cohort 2 recently competed in an Earthquake Prediction competition on Kaggle sponsored by Los Alamos National Laboratory. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Analytics + Data Science

Seeking Challenge | Graduate Spotlight
Mar 6, 2019
Leo Taylor was looking for a career where he could continue to learn and be challenged. One of his friends suggested web development so he started to explore coding with online learning platforms. He enjoyed it, but knew if he was going to make this a career, he would need a structured, hands-on learning environment. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Always Believe In Yourself | Graduate Spotlight
Feb 12, 2019
What happens when you graduate with a college degree, but realize you don't enjoy working in that field? Mark decided he wanted to pursue a career in tech and was excited to hear about an accelerated pathway to his new career via a bootcamp. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Web Development

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