Oh Failure

According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, failure can mean the following: Lack of success A falling Short One that has failed (thanks Webster) Failure sucks. When you decide to set a goal, be it obtaining a certification, preparing for a technical interview for a company you've dreamed of working, you research what content is needed to... Continue Reading →

uCertify Course Review (MCSA 70-742)

What's up, y'all? A while ago, I was asked by uCertify to review any one of their courses. Since I need to brush up on my Active Directory skills for work, I decided to check out their MCSA 70-742 Active Directory course. What is uCertify? Allow me to back up a bit and explain what... Continue Reading →

Back to School I Go

What's up, y'all? I recently made the decision to go back to school for my Bachelor's degree in Network Operations and Security at Western Governor's University (WGU). I start classes July 1st and I am beyond excited! What Made Me Want to Go Back to School? After passing my CCNA R&S in December, my motivation... Continue Reading →

How I Chose My Specialization

The IT field is kick a#% ! Working in tech is fun, it's challenging, it can get boring (depending on what you define as boring), it's ever-changing, and if you want to be good at what you do, you have to keep up with the latest and greatest technology out there. Not to mention, there's... Continue Reading →

5/23 Update

What's up, y'all? I hope you all are doing well. Just wanted to say hello and give an update on what I've been up to. Work has been extremely busy. I just finished building out a deployment system that would mass image a large amount of computers with Windows 10. I've never done that before... Continue Reading →

You vs. You: Impostor Syndrome and Overcoming It

“They’re gonna find me out! My manager and my team are going realize I have no idea what I’m doing, I’m not on their level, and they are going to fire my a*&. How will I make my car payment? Maybe McDonald’s will hire me back. I was a cute Fry Girl!” -Me, circa 2005... Continue Reading →

MCSA Server 2016

It has been a busy couple of months! The new job is going well. I am still learning a lot about our internal systems, helping users on the fly, sitting in on conference calls with vendors, and working in the data center here and there. My job is to not only help maintain the current... Continue Reading →

Being a Black Woman in IT

With Black History Month coming to an end, I felt compelled to write about something from my own point of view: Being a Black Woman in IT. When people ask me what it's like to work in this field, I usually talk about my first IT job, how I got into tech, but I have... Continue Reading →

I’m A Systems Administrator

I must say, 2019 looks to be very promising. I recently accepted a role as a Systems Administrator for a local company and will start that next week. I am excited to start my new opportunity as a Systems Administrator. I can't wait to learn new things and get started on the projects my new manager... Continue Reading →

How I Passed My CCNA

On August 31 of 2018, I passed my CCENT. On December 17th, I passed my ICND2 exam and became CCNA certified (yay!). I've had a few people reach out to me on Instagram and LinkedIn asking what I did to prepare for the exams, so I wanted to take some time and talk about that... Continue Reading →

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