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I can sense your frustration; I feel similarly. I got a degree in Psychology of all things, which makes my self-taught programming skills even less desirable compared to most.

Reason I went to shipping my own code for clients and customers is that they don't care about my degree or programming practices...they only care if I can ship or not.

Join the club. I also got a degree (and almost a PhD) in psychology. I'm now working as a web analyst, learning hadoop and various other things for big data. Seriously though, one thing a psychology degree tends to give you is a solid understanding of experimental design, which is an extremely marketable skill in this world of AB testing. So stick it out, and you'll get there.


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