- What were you doing before joining Makers Academy?
I was working in the finance sector as a mortgage broker.
- How did you come across Makers Academy and what made you decide to apply?
I came across Makers Academy on the Scroobius Pip podcast.
- What did you find difficult on the course?
Some of the earlier ideas like the abstract coding concepts were very difficult to get my head around straight away.
- What was your end of cohort project?
FixitSOS - Shared Skills App. It's an AngularJS based web app designed to help people in a community share skills and help each other out.
- How has your life changed since learning to code?
I've become a lot less stressed and a lot more content with knowing that I have an employable skill.
- What advice would you give to people thinking of changing career?
Do it and don't look back!
- What was your biggest fear before joining MA and how do you feel about it now?
My biggest fear was that I would not be clever enough. I still don't think I'm clever enough but I've realised that it's possibly to reach levels that I thought I couldn't reach before hand.
- Sum up your Makers Academy experience.
Really fun! Really Exciting and friendly. A step into the unknown.