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Are you learning to code but worried you’ll never truly be a professional coder? You may be experiencing Imposter Syndrome, and don’t worry – it’s pretty common. As the Dean of Students at all-women’s coding bootcamp, The Grace Hopper Program, Meg Duffy has heard first hand about the anxieties that come with learning to code. We sat down with Meg to find out what exactly Imposter Syndrome is, why it’s common among coding bootcamp students (especially women), and four tips to overcome imposter syndrome so you can build a career as a software developer. Watch the video or read the summary.
 

What is Imposter Syndrome?

 

How to Overcome Imposter Syndrome

Tip #1: Be persistent

Tip #2: Cultivate a growth mindset

Tip #3: Curb negative self-talk

Tip #4: Remind yourself of previous achievements

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Imogen is a writer and content producer who loves writing about technology and education. Her background is in journalism, writing for newspapers and news websites. She grew up in England, Dubai and New Zealand, and now lives in Brooklyn, NY.

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