I'm Going On An Adventure!
Then something Tookish woke up inside him, and he wished to go and see the great mountains, and hear the pine-trees and the waterfalls, and explore the caves, and wear a sword instead of a walking-stick
So if you are a developer/coding enthusiast living in India, you may have heard about this:
Google and Tata Trusts offering 1000 scholarships for Android Nanodegree course at Udacity
Well, guess what? I applied for it. There were steps, like trials of sorts. First one has to take an online assessment to see if they have the pre-requisite knowledge, then there was a face-to-face video conference interview with some Googlers, and then after a couple weeks of waiting I recieved a mail telling me that I’d qualified.
Yup, that’s right! I got selected among THOUSANDS of other applicants! How awesome is that?
So here’s the deal: this means I have a LOT more workload now… though the program is self-paced, it still has guidelines to pace ourselves and assumes 10 hours of work every week. Combined with college work and all, that’s pretty daunting. But hey, I can work with that, right?
(Sure hope so…)
That’s about it for now…I’ll leave some links down below for you to check out if interested.
Note: This blog post was not sponsored or anything, and all of its contents are my own personal opinion