My experience as a software engineering student at Flatiron is reminiscent of my 14 years of math class in grade school. It’s not the material that’s similar. It’s the method of teaching. We dive into each a new topic by exploring the “why” of it all — and then work to understand the processes underneath the trunk by learning the arduous manual approach to solving the problem. Only once we have mastered that understanding does the teacher disclose the simple, much more streamline process, flipping the truck closed to expedite things along. Don’t we all love that moment! …

Susana Vik

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