Student Stories

A Banker’s Guide To Winning His First Hackathon

Hackathons aren't all about  glasses, geeks, pocket-protectors, and Red Bull, although such stereotypes may turn off many from entering them... This may have been the case with Dan Griffin, a self proclaimed "finance guy," who had considered enter...

Student Interview: Coding Bootcamp to Data Integration Engineer

Nathaniel - "Nat" - Greenwald, a statistics major in his twenties, decided to break into data science by enrolling in Byte Academy coding bootcamp.  Nat now has an exciting career working as a data integration engineer in the AdTech industry.  Read...

Just In Time For The Elections: PolitiPic Student Final Project

Can voter preferences be predicted by facial features?    This was what the Gordon cohort explored in their final project - Politics of the Face presented at their graduation April 8.  One of the team members, a political science major,  was i...

Our Students’ and Team’s Video Debut!

Our student and instructor videos have debuted (the Academy is already preparing their Oscar nominations)... Want to learn something new or get a taste of coding? Look no further than our YouTube channel. Our instructors and students are now produ...

Why is learning to code so hard?

Our instructor Jeff is also an author, here are some tips from his blog, a great coding resource: As an instructor at Byte Academy, a high school AP computer science teacher, and a former middle school teacher, I’ve worked with countless begin...