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How to Attend Hackcon for Free Using Your School's Conference Budget

Hackcon is the only Major League Hacking (MLH) event each year that requires you to pay money to attend and we recognize this may be hard for students on a tight budget. In this blog post, we will explore strategies for leveraging your school’s conference budget to attend Hackcon for free. Read More

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Fiona whittington

Major League Hacking (MLH) is excited to announce a partnership with MongoDB, to empower developers globally! Together, Major League Hacking, a global community powering the next generation of developers, and MongoDB, a developer data platform that makes data incredibly easy to work with, will help teach students critical data and developer skill sets. Read More

Posted by Fiona Whittington | March 27th, 2023
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Unlike a hackathon, Global Hack Week is a great opportunity to learn because there is no stress or pressure to build a project on a deadline. You’re able to make the time to attend different streams that allow you to learn new things from different people and sponsors. Read More

Posted by Matt Davison | March 20th, 2023
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Fiona whittington

Global Hack Week: APIs is next week, and we can’t wait to spend an entire week learning all about APIs with our community! To get us excited and ready to start our API adventure, we’ve put together a list of beginner-friendly APIs you might run into next week with some ideas on how you might want to use them in your hackathon or side projects. Read More

Posted by Fiona Whittington | March 28th, 2023
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Our virtual event series, Global Hack Week is back in 2023! Last year, we had 9.5k attendees over 6 Global Hack Week events. This year, we’re turning up the heat and hosting a Global Hack Week every single month. Read More

Posted by Fiona Whittington | February 22nd, 2023
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Last summer, the MLH Fellowship hosted its largest class with 200+ participating fellows collaborating with 20+ companies. The MLH Fellowship Summer program is back, and we can’t wait to share with you everything we have in store! Read More

Posted by Fiona Whittington | Ferbuary 3rd, 2023
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Damir temir

Participating in a hackathon is an excellent way to build a portfolio of projects, network with other professionals, and showcase your skills to potential employers. It’s a great opportunity to think outside the box and stand out from other candidates in today’s competitive job market. Read More

Posted by Damir Temir | January 26th, 2022
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To a recruiter, going to hackathons means you sacrificed a valuable weekend to work on your craft, build something, and engage with the community. Read More

Posted by Galaxia Wu | December 14th, 2022
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Michelle shen

The MLH Fellowship allowed me the opportunity to develop both soft and hard skills that I’ve continued to use in academic classes, personal projects, industry internships, and interviews. Read More

Posted by Michelle Shen | November 14th, 2022
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