I survived my first term in calculus! I also wound up getting an A which feels really, really good. Previous mathrelated posts: You Don’t Have To Be A Math Genius to Learn Computer Science. Plus, …


Succeeding in Calculus and the Power of Great Educators

Don’t Let the Math Scare You: My Experience as a Computer Science Student Who Sucked at Math
I follow a few Computer Science forums and some of the most common questions come from prospective students who aren’t confident in math. I previously wrote about this topic in the post, You Don’t Have To …

/r/IAmA with Allison Bishop, Computer Science Professor and Children’s Book Author
My love of reddit is no secret. I wrote a list of my favorite subreddits here and that list grows longer every day. /r/IAmA is a variation of /r/AMA where someone states who they are/what …

Photo of the Night Before Finals
When my instructor said “Welcome to Finals Week,” all I heard was Effie Trinket. In 10 hours, I’m taking my Computer Science final which is a pencil and paper exam. I was a bit taken …

You Don’t Have To Be A Math Genius to Learn Computer Science. Plus, 6 Math Tips for Everyone Who Isn’t Einstein.
There is an assumption that computer scientists are math geniuses. That assumption is true and false–a binary argument, if you will.