Hello everyone

Discussion in 'New Members Introduction' started by sneezie, Aug 31, 2005.

  1. sneezie

    sneezie Nibble Poster

    Hello :D

    I graduated 2 years ago in BSc Business Information Technology and been working as a software tester. It's such a competitive market out there, there are so many Computer Science graduates fighting for the programming jobs and I don't stand a chance against them. I'm not geeky enough. So that was why I took the easier option and went down the software testing route. But I do want a programming job! I want to challenge myself, so I'm going to study the MCAD in VB.Net. Hopefully it'll improve my chances of getting into software development.

    I've been having a bit of a quarter life crisis. My friends are happy with their jobs, whereas I feel like I'm just drifting along, dunno what I'm doing, I'm getting old and soon it'll be too late. Hehe, that's me being depressing :p

    But now I feel focused. I'm gona get my MCAD qualifications. If things don't work out and I can't get into programming, I always have my software testing experience to fall back on. It's not that I hate testing, it's just not that interesting/challenging compared to coding.

    I'm really looking forward to the exams. I love exams!! Now that I'm not a student anymore, I really miss cramming facts into my head and taking exams. (I'm not strange am I? :p )
    Certifications: Degree
    WIP: MCAD in vb.net
  2. tripwire45
    Honorary Member

    tripwire45 Zettabyte Poster

    Greetings, sneezie. Welcome to CertForums. Glad to see you wanting to forge ahead in life, though I am having a hard time seeing you as "old". :biggrin
    Certifications: A+ and Network+
  3. Jakamoko
    Honorary Member

    Jakamoko On the move again ...

    Welcome to CF, sneezie - *bless you* for joining us :)

    I agree with Trip - I don't think you're going to get away with "quarter-life crisis". Theres us old coots here as well, you know :biggrin
    Certifications: MCP, A+, Network+
    WIP: Clarity
  4. simongrahamuk
    Honorary Member

    simongrahamuk Hmmmmmmm?

    Welcome! :D :biggrin :p
  5. AJ

    AJ 01000001 01100100 01101101 01101001 01101110 Administrator

    Welcome to the forums sneezie :biggrin
    Certifications: MCSE, MCSA (messaging), ITIL Foundation v3
    WIP: Breathing in and out, but not out and in, that's just wrong
  6. nugget
    Honorary Member

    nugget Junior toady

    No, not really. The folks around here are much the same, only they won't admit it.:D

    Welcome to the forum.
    Certifications: A+ | Network+ | Security+ | MCP (270,271,272,290,620) | MCDST | MCTS:Vista
    WIP: MCSA, 70-622,680,685
  7. Veteran's son

    Veteran's son Megabyte Poster

    Welcome sneezie! :)
    Certifications: A+
    WIP: N+

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