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Simple Programmer Podcast

The Simple Programmer Podcast is a short podcast that is a mix of career advice, philosophy and soft skills from successful author and software developer, John Sonmez. John is the founder of http://simpleprogrammer.com, one of the most popular software development blogs, and the author of the best-selling book, "Soft Skills: The Software Developer's Life Manual." (http://simpleprogrammer.com/softskills) Geared towards a programmer or software developer audience, but contains practical advice on: Career development Entrepreneurship Fitness Finance Productivity Personal development And more... That anyone can benefit from. Each episode is between 5 and 10 minutes long with at least 3 new episodes each week.
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Oct 13, 2016

Coming to the decision of quitting college is already a hard process. This is a difficult decision which has to overcome a lot of challenges, including the ones imposed by society, parents, friends, the future and the "security" you get when you get a degree.

So, you came up with the decision that you want to quit college. If you're just like 80% of people who are in college, you're probably a teenager that is still under your parent's care and you still own them some explanation about your life, especially when it comes to school and college.

So... how do you tell your parents you want to quit college? Difficult, isn't it?

I'm going to start off saying that this isn't an easy task. In fact, it can be very difficult and there is no EASY way to do that. What you can do, instead, is making it less worse.

So, what is the best way of approaching your parents and telling them you don't want to be in college anymore? Should you be aggressive? Should you argue? Should you present the facts and your arguments? Listen to this episode and find out!

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