Although you most likely know what imposter syndrome is, I’ll pull up the definition just so you know what definition I’m working with here.

Feeling like an imposter:

It’s something that most of us have faced/will face at some point in our professional careers. For me, I struggled with this during my first engineering position as a Co-Op at Toyota Motors North America. From the time I landed the interview to three months in to my position, I felt like I just got lucky to land that position. Frankly, I was (I’ll touch more on this later).

In the Fall of 2017, I attended…

So I am currently a 4th year studying computer science at the University of Souther California (feels like the beginning of an elevator pitch). Pretty standard, but it has been a wild journey to get where I am, and while it may be non-traditional, it is a path I do not regret.

For those of you who are in college/university, I’m sure you can remember what the college application process was like. Mostly stressful, but also pretty terrifying to choose a major. I mean, how do I know what I want to do? So naturally, I just browsed the internet…

Andrew Manzanero

I’m a Software Developer who loves full-stack web development and cloud computing! I am also passionate about sharing career experiences and career advice :)

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