Student Success

Dr. Kwame Johnson

From Doctorate to Dojo: Redefining Healthcare Through Code

Dr. Kwame Johnson has all the education and knowledge to pursue a career as a neurosurgeon. Instead, he’s chosen to become a product manager at Google’s DeepMind Health, where he now affects millions of lives with his passion for health tech. “Coming to Google represents, literally, the culmination of everything I’ve been working towards,” says Johnson. “Currently …

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Sayer Lagase

Q&A with Sayer Lagase: After High School, Coding Dojo’s Gap Year

High schoolers spend their senior year planning the next steps in their future; whether through a traditional route, like applying for colleges, or a non-traditional route by narrowing down a field that piques their interest and entering the workforce. It’s a time of opportunity: where linking together building blocks acquired through life-long education becomes a pivotal moment. …

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Student Spotlight: GI Bill® Recipient Evan Rice at Coding Dojo

For today’s Student Spotlight we sat down with Evan Rice, a current Coding Dojo student and military veteran. We cover everything from how he got into coding, why he chose Coding Dojo, and the process of using the GI Bill® towards the bootcamp. See below to read the full story! What branch of the military …

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Six Coding Dojo Alumni Enter the Microsoft LEAP Program

Close to 30 hopefuls across the country competed for a coveted spot in Microsoft’s LEAP (Engineering Acceleration Program) software engineering apprenticeship program. Luckily, six talented Coding Dojo alumni made the cut (featured above: Ben Mier, Kabir Kahn, Anya Clawson, Porsha Robinson, Mark Donahue and Lucas Hudson). This week kicked off the 16 week program where LEAP participants …

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