Sometimes It's the Journey, Not the Destination

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Recently, I read Dr. AnnMaria De Mars' blog post "Translating Ruby to SAS (or vice versa)." I found that I really liked it, and not just because she mentions me (although that was pretty cool). But rather, I like the end of the post, where she identifies a key value of certification: The preparation process exposes you to new programming methods that you may not have considered before. Sometimes the journey is as important as the destination.

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Mark Stevens

SR Certification Specialist

Mark Stevens is a Certification Specialist for SAS Global Certification and has been working in training and certification since 2004. A SAS Certified Base Programmer since 2010, Mark enjoys every opportunity to dive into new SAS products and features. When he isn’t working on the next SAS certification, he can be found coaching his kids' soccer teams.

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  1. I've been considering pursuing certification - just reading this made me put that on my "to do" list for things I want to accomplish in the next year. Thanks for the perspective.

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