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Discussion on: Coding Advice I Wish I'd Trusted Earlier

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Ignacio Vargas

Great article!
One thing that I 100% agree with you is the LinkedIn profile. I just started to realize how powerful and risky it can be putting myself online!

I guess above creating a profile in any kind of employment social network, its really useful to have contacts along your professional path. Not only for chatting tech stuff but also for mentoring.

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Sandra Spanik Author

This! Having a mentor definitely helps loads. Learning to code via a non-Uni route can feel very isolating, so it's amazing to have a network of people to ask for help.

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jackritenour

Yes this is absolutely crucial -- the networking part. In fact, 50% of univ. is establishing contacts and the other 50% is actual univ. work. :-D