What I’ve Learned About Learning

I started leading Ruby study groups at Launch School in the fall of 2016. Currently, I’m running several JavaScript-focused study groups. Over the years, I’ve met with many students who have come to Launch School from a wide variety of backgrounds. I’ve had the privilege of watching many of them advance through Launch School’s curriculum, grow as developers, and begin their careers.

After observing so many learners over time I can say with certainty that a student’s success is not dictated by their personal characteristics. A person’s age, career history, location, and…