[TSE] How to improve your quality of code reviews on Microverse

Always read the comments of the PR (especially on capstones where you’re projects)

most TSEs would read only the title and description when checking a PR, but sometimes, a student would comment on the bottom with something that is important, so always make sure you read the whole thing.

Give as much information to the student as possible

on the Enumerable project for example, we have automated tests which help us find the errors easily, but I noticed a lot of TSEs either copy pasting the errors or pasting the code that failed, and it’s error message and what you would expect, but I don’t see the variables being listed there, so when you tell them “array.my_each(&block)” they have no idea what are “array” and “block” and it would confuse them
here’s how I list all variables used in testing:

please always link at the bottom of your reviews a contact method, so the students can reach out to you if they need some help!

a student might get confused by your review and need more clarification, giving them a way of contacting you will make it easier to reach out to you and solve the confusion, of course, if they reached out to help them in a problem that they couldn’t fix, and you’re not sure either how to fix it, you can always link them the Zendesk article to schedule a meeting with a full time TSE!



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