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Succeeding at Microverse - From Dev Zero to Professional Software Developer

Do you want a higher salary than your current local one through a career change to tech? Microverse might be the solution. I share my Microverse experience and 8 highly actionable steps to succeeding at Microverse.

Posted on 
May 26, 2022
  by
Steve Wayde Dames Jr
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How I Became a Web Developer Without a Computer Science Degree

Follow my journey from no coding knowledge, to Microverse student, to web developer! Learn what you need to know before enrolling in Microverse's remote learning program.

Posted on 
Dec 13, 2021
  by
Gzim Asani
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Learning to Become a Software Developer on His Own: Avijit’s Journey

Despite dreaming of software development, Avijit pursued a degree in a different area. Years later, he followed his passion for programming and joined Microverse. Read Avijit’s story on his journey to becoming a software developer.

Posted on 
Nov 10, 2021
  by
Ariel Camus
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A Day in the Life of a Microverse Student

Curious to know what it's like to be a Microverse student? Read on to see what a typical day is like for a Microverse student from my perspective.

Posted on 
Oct 21, 2021
  by
Nikolas Escobal
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How Global Experience Helps You Become a Better Developer

Working across cultures helps you gain essential life skills. Microverse alum Sercan gained a lot of skills and knowledge on his journey to landing his first software developer role.

Posted on 
Sep 16, 2021
  by
Ariel Camus
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How Microverse Student Abhigyan Landed a Remote Software Developer Job

Are you interested in changing careers and becoming a software developer? Read about Luis' journey to becoming a software developer and landing a job in the country of his dreams.

Posted on 
Jul 21, 2021
  by
Ariel Camus
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How This Microverse Alum Landed His International Dream Job 

Want to become an international software developer? Read Jaak’s story about how he landed his dream job, without previous coding experience or a university degree.

Posted on 
May 26, 2021
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Ariel Camus
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How To Build a Tech Community: Wilfried's Journey in Burundi

Curious about what it takes to start a tech community? Read Microverse alum Wilfried's journey starting a local tech community after gaining international learning experience.

Posted on 
Apr 20, 2021
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Ariel Camus
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How Gabriela Joined The Global Job Market As A Web Developer

Want to step into the global job market as a software developer? Read Gabriela’s story about how she went from working locally as a software developer to becoming a global software developer through Microverse.

Posted on 
Mar 15, 2021
  by
Meesen Brown
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Trésor Shares His Journey to Becoming a Remote Software Developer

Microverse alum, Tresor, shares his journey to becoming a professional software developer.

Posted on 
Jan 28, 2021
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Meesen Brown
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My Experience: How I Became a Developer Without a Technical Background

A little over a year ago, I decided to switch careers and learn to program. Now, I’m proficient in more than five programming languages and have built more than 50 projects. Here's how I did it, and my Microverse experience.

Posted on 
Jan 24, 2021
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Maria Reyes
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This Microverse Alum Shares His 3 Powerful Keys To Success

When his startup failed, Alex changed careers and retrained as a software developer. Now, he’s a full-stack developer in Europe. Here’s his story.

Posted on 
Jan 15, 2021
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Ariel Camus
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This Microverse Student Landed a Remote Job in Silicon Valley: Musa's Story

When Musa was looking to improve his skills as a software developer, he joined Microverse. After, he went on to land a remote job working for an international company—he's his experience.

Posted on 
Aug 11, 2020
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Ariel Camus
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A Career With Microsoft: How Microverse Helped Pave The Way

Wondering what it takes to get a job at Microsoft? Kevin Mwangi landed a job on the Windows Apps Compatibility Team after completing Microverse in 2019. Here he reflects on his experience at Microverse and how it prepared him for his career at Microsoft.

Posted on 
Jul 17, 2020
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Ariel Camus
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How to Stay Motivated While Becoming a Programmer: Alum Advice

Staying motivated while learning to code is definitely not easy. Two Microverse alums share their actionable, inspiring advice for Microverse students and all aspiring software developers.

Posted on 
Jun 22, 2020
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Ariel Camus
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What it’s Like to Work as a Front-end Developer, Indeed's James Zhang

Being a successful developer goes well beyond your title. James Zhang from Indeed, shares what it's really like to work as a Front-end Developer and what his path to becoming one looked like.

Posted on 
Jun 16, 2020
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Ariel Camus
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How He Became a Full-Stack Remote Developer With the Help of Microverse

Ready for a career change to software development? Microverse alum Abdellani shared his story on how he became a full-stack remote developer with the help of Microverse.

Posted on 
Jun 10, 2020
  by
Meesen Brown
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How to Become a Developer With a Non-Technical Background

Many people switch careers to Software Development later in life or get their first job in tech with no formal training, but how do you sell your non-technical background to a potential employer? Jason shares that and more.

Posted on 
May 7, 2020
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Ariel Camus
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How to Succeed as a Remote Developer: Advice from GitLab Developer

Want to work remotely for global companies? We sat down with Gitlab Software Developer Mario de la Ossa to learn about his journey and advice for becoming a remote developer.

Posted on 
Apr 30, 2020
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Ariel Camus
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From Microverse Student To Team Member: How Alvaro Did It

After joining Microverse as our third ever student, Alvaro went on to graduate and get hired by Microverse as a remote, Full Stack software developer. Here’s how he did it.

Posted on 
Apr 16, 2020
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Meesen Brown
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How This 18 Year Old Landed a Remote Software Job

Juan landed a remote software developer job within months of starting Microverse. Here's how he did it.

Posted on 
Jan 16, 2020
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Meesen Brown
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From Microverse to Microsoft: How Kevin Did It

Kevin Mwangi is a Microverse alum from Kenya, who is working at Microsoft. Read about his experience from Microverse to Microsoft.

Posted on 
Jan 2, 2020
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Meesen Brown
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Lessons & Tips from a Singaporean Hacker in Silicon Valley

An interview on open source, programming languages, a thrilling career, and life in Silicon Valley

Posted on 
Sep 24, 2018
  by
Ariel Camus
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