Last Group Focus Session tomorrow (10/30/2020)? :*(

I know I previously posted about how I wasn’t as sad about losing Group Focus sessions (like the one tomorrow) since learning about Codecademy Chapters. Turns out, I actually am sad because I think tomorrow’s the last focus session :cry:

I’ll try to make it to tomorrow’s focus session… these sessions been a great way to meet others & be productive in a coding project or lesson. I’ve attended these sessions a couple of times to try to make some progress in the Data Scientist Career Path.

@lilybird I’m hoping decisions have changed about focus sessions & I’m wrong about tomorrow being the last session :crossed_fingers: :slightly_smiling_face:

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Tomorrow is still the last session, and I really hope you can join us, @webdevholland! :smiley: We may have someone taking it over going forward, though! :crossed_fingers: I will be sure to update the crew if that happens.

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Group focus sessions are back and now hosted by your fellow Codecademy learners!

Carlos and Dharma (Focus Btyes) are hosting focus sessions every Friday at 1pm EST.

Fede, Lisa, and Pedro (NYC) will be hosting a focus session every Wednesday at 1pm EST!

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Hey, @webdevholland. How’s it going? This is Dharma. I and my friend, Carlos,(we actually met in these focus sessions. Can you believe it?) used to attend these focus sessions and we were gonna miss them, same as you. So, I talked with Lil if there was something we could do about it and here we are! With a new Chapter and the same old Focus Sessions! I have set up the event page for this week’s focus session. Did you join it yet? Here’s the link to the focus session if you haven’t RSVPed yet and here’s the link to the chapter. Feel free to look around! And if you have any questions, feel free to reach out to me! or @lilybird. I’m sure we’ll be able to help you out!

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Hey Dharma, :wave: thanks so much for reaching out! Lil did mention the Focus Bytes chapter to me… I’m so happy that both your chapter & the NYC chapter will be continuing focus sessions!

Things have been a little hectic for me, but I hope to get back to joining focus sessions again in the next week or two. I’ll keep in mind this Friday’s session hosted by Focus Bytes… thanks again for the invite! :blush:

Christine

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Awesome. Hope to see you there soon! @webdevholland

Hey all,

I assume that those focus sessions can be the thing for me.
Could you please describe what’s the procedure during a session like that @goku-kun?
Thanks in advance!

/Kostas

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Hey, @konstantinosr23. I hope you’re doing well. The first focus session is being held this Friday, 27, Nov, 2020 at 12pm EST. I’ll be the one hosting it and you should totally join in!

The process in these sessions is:

  1. We meet and greet, introduce ourselves and our goals for the focus session that we’ll be working on.
  2. We go into our focus time where we work on these goals individually with no distractions.
  3. We come back and then discuss if we were able to achieve our goals and then wrap up the session.

They are super fun to attend and I have gotten a lot of work done this way.

The link to the event is https://community.codecademy.com/events/details/codecademy-focus-bytes-codecademy-chapter-presents-focus-session-01/#/
You’ll find more details once you visit this link about how to join in the session and more. Remember to RSVP!

And the link to the chapter if you wish to join it, is https://community.codecademy.com/focus-bytes-codecademy-chapter/

I hope to see you this Friday!

Cheers,
Dharma

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Hey @goku-kun, thanks for reaching out this fast.
I’ve already RSVP’ed a spot and I can’t wait to join and meet you.
One last question: Are we using webcams, mics, etc.? Or it’s just chatting over a platform?
Thanks again, Dharma!

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Hey, @konstantinosr23
We, the Hosts, will be using our cams and mics and you’re welcome to join us. However, it’s fine if you just want to participate in the live chat and we support that as well. The choice is up to you!

Now that you’ve RSVPed, you’re all set!

Thanks for reaching out, Kostas.

-Dharma

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That’s great.
Thanks again and see you tomorrow. :slight_smile:
All the best

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We’re hosting the second focus session tomorrow, 04 Dec, 2020, from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST.

You can find more information by using the following link:

See y’all there, @webdevholland and @konstantinosr23!

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This is actually a good idea! :slight_smile:

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The NYC chapter has a focus session every Wednesday at 1. Scroll up a few posts where Lil has our link.

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