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Episode Summary

We're mixing it up today by having a current college student, Chase Goodband, on the show. Chase is currently a senior at the University of North Florida where he is a computer science major. 

In this episode we discuss:

  • [2:16] Has Chase always been interested in computer science?
  • [3:20] What is it about software development that interests Chase?
  • [4:53] What ideas does Chase have with his passion for entrepreneurship?  
  • [7:11] What was Chase's experience like starting at a community college and then transferring to a four year school?
  • [10:02] How did Chase balance his time between school and baseball?
  • [15:01] Most valuable part of Chase's college experience so far
  • [22:02] How Chase overcame his nerves when reaching out to the dean at a couple different colleges
  • [24:04] How practice interviews and meeting with company representatives at his school helped Chase gain confidence 
  • [25:40] Anything at college that Chase regrets?
  • [28:12] How did Chase find his internship?
  • [30:20] Did Chase do an in-person or virtual internship?
  • [31:02] What was Chase's best experience with his internship?
  • [34:50] Best practices Chase used while working virtually over the summer
  • [37:14] Chase's thoughts on his internship experience versus what he has learned so far in college courses
  • [40:22] Chase's final piece of advice for college students

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Guest Details

Chase Goodband, senior student at the University of North Florida

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Ryan has been heavily involved in the world of Information Technology and entrepreneurship since the early 2000s. From small business consulting to Fortune 500 IT leadership, Ryan has a wide array of tech industry knowledge. Ryan has his BBA and MBA from the University of Iowa. Connect with Ryan on Twitter or Instagram.

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