The right attitude

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude – Thomas Jefferson How true this saying is for all of us in various situations. Our study group met this week for the second […]

It takes a village

I have visited Oslo, Norway’s Vigeland Park and also have a postcard in my office of the little Angry Boy (Sinnataggen) statue and it reminds me of the frustration I have occasionally felt while attempting to teach myself SAS programming. There are times when I want to mimic this little’s […]

Meet Christine Kjellberg, PROC CERTIFY; victim

“Just when I think I have it down, I find I’m actually trapped underneath it.” - Kathleen Kanz This seems to perfectly sum up my first few weeks of self-study to prepare for the Base SAS certification test. You see, I’m not a technical person by any means and, although […]

Operation PROC CERTIFY; begins!

Becoming SAS Certified is no easy task. Don't you have the fondest memories of studying for the SAT or GRE? Late nights poring over practice exams, running through vocabulary flashcards with study partners, and attending prep courses. What I remember most was the absolute rush of relief upon finishing these […]