Learning about others – and myself – at the CUNY Tech Meetup

by Bishwo Gurung, The City College of New York Last Wednesday night was the February 2016 CUNY Tech Meetup, where the guest speakers spoke about their experiences from their respective industries. I arrived with a group of students after  our Wednesday session for CUNY Tech Prep. The atmosphere was very open and positive. We had five … More Learning about others – and myself – at the CUNY Tech Meetup

Epic F.A.I.L.!

by Tung Ling Lin, Queens College Last month, I had the first formal technical interview of my career. I was interviewing at a big company for an associate software engineer position. I revised my resume based on the suggestions that my program manager Jessica gave me, studied topics that my mock-interviewer Benjamin recommended I know … More Epic F.A.I.L.!

Welcome to the CUNY Tech Prep blog!

This year, 38 CUNY students majoring in Computer Science and related fields will participate in a brand new program, and we’re excited to share our journey with you! In addition to pursuing our degrees, we wear several hats: front-end developers; back-end developers; data scientists; interns; gamers; waiters; programmers; freelancers; activists; hackers; and designers. We hail … More Welcome to the CUNY Tech Prep blog!