Not too easy. Not too difficult.
After studying for three years at university and two years at a technical college, I was fortunate to get work as a computer programmer at the U. of A. from 1979 to 1982. I failed to grow very much in this job, because of my limited talents and the lack of mentoring.
I felt overwhelmed as I puttered away on the more rudimentary facets of the current system for our process-control application. When I quit the job in order to emigrate to Britain, I knew that I would have to get more education.
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Advice for students:
During the last year or two, an enhanced new suite of software was being developed by an independent contractor. (perhaps in an application area such as insurance) before taking on another job in computer programming.