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Microsoft Codess Interview Experience

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In the month of March, I gave an online competition called Codess.  It had some basic questions on DSA(linked list, queues, stacks, heaps). These were MCQs so you should be clear with basic concepts in DSA.

Engage-2020: When I cleared the Codess, I got into Engage 2020 which is a mentoring program organized by Microsoft. It had two projects from which we had to complete one project.

I had Tic-Tac-Toe with AI agents. In this, we used JavaScript to use the recursive functions. You can refer to the code from the link given below.

https://github.com/nitya2602/tic-tac-toe. 

We had a great experience doing the project under our mentor allotted by Microsoft.

Interview: Then, we got our interview scheduled.

It was a half an hour interview. He first asked me to introduce myself, so I told him about my few projects so we discussed one of them for 10 min. Then rest of 20 min he asked a coding question:

  1. Write to Rearrange characters in a string such that no two adjacents are the same.

Tips: Try to solve as many questions as possible for the interview and be interactive with the interviewer.


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