Academic paper on why programming is so intimidating


Being a software engineer is more about knowing to think than about being smart.“Sure, there are some really complicated CS problems that only a handful of people in the world are qualified to solve.There’s this holier-than-thou perception of the engineers of the world.

“I would argue that can learn how to program.” Okay, so maybe you’ve convinced yourself that you are actually smart enough to code, but now you start wondering: How will I ever catch up with people who have been working on these challenges for years and years?And a final reminder from those who have successfully become developers?You’re smarter than you think—so don’t get in your own way!Academic concerns and stress are two of the biggest reasons why students meet with counselors.If you would like to make an appointment, visit the CAPS office at 201 Richmond Hall.On the other end of the spectrum, you might devote too much time to worrying about how to make your paper perfect.

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