Scaler Edge is taking me along a path of discovery and pursuit of excellence.
I cultivated my skill, passion and love for coding by becoming a part of Scaler Edge. I never knew that coding could be so much fun to learn and so rewarding indeed.
My name is Aayush and I am pursuing Civil Engineering at Birla Institute of Technology and Science in Pilani, Rajasthan. Considering I wasn’t from a computer science background, I realised the importance of honing my coding skills quite early on in my academic years — especially considering that I wanted to be, not only good but an exceptional civil engineer.
It was right after completing the 12th standard examinations that I enrolled to study civil engineering. Though the course was robust and wholesome, it lacked the extra knowledge one needed to pass the Google Summer of Code Examination — one that I had my eyes set on for a long time.
My dream course required me to be the best, and it was for this purpose that I began searching for alternates or companion courses to complete my curriculum learning.
I needed to know everything about the process of coding. A few weeks later, my luck turned, and I got a call from Scaler Edge. I had interacted with them earlier in the year, during a workshop, and here they were offering me the right support and companion curriculum to help me improve my coding calibre.
During my time at BITS Pilani, I met many students who were as motivated as I was about learning how to code. They were talented individuals — some of them also held top-ranking positions. Unfortunately, only a few took the extra step to hone their coding skills outside of the college curriculum. Yet, I wanted to be different.
As I started my journey at Scaler Edge, my interest in coding and programming became more ingrained and passionate. I also began to deeply appreciate the pivotal role of Teacher Assistants (TAs) and Mentors, who provided us with some invaluable guidance. I have great respect and gratitude for all the support I have got during my time at Scaler Edge.
My experience with Scaler Edge has allowed me to take the extra steps that I needed to ensure my education was well-rounded and grounded.
While it has been only a few weeks since I started the course, my experience in this short time has been nothing less than enriching.
The experiential learning module is a key highlight and takeaway for me. Unlike my college curriculum, Scaler Edge has allowed me to apply my learning in a practical sense and has pushed me to learn from my mistakes.
The faculty indeed stands out in their dedication and commitment to one’s learning. Another thing that stood out for me was the relationship I cultivated with my TA. I very dearly remember all the meaningful discussions that shaped our understanding of a topic for the better.
Despite my college course being a little distant from my professional goal, my time at Scaler Edge has allowed me to develop the much-needed structure for my future.
I now eagerly look forward to my time at Scaler Edge, for they have made learning fun for me.
To conclude, I would like to mention that even though my journey between managing college and the Scaler Edge’s Course has been stressful, I am certain that in the end, my hard work will pay off.