How do I go about finding a mentor?

I just started the program and would like to find a mentor to help answer questions about the coding landscape that is outside of the coursework contained here. Thanks!

You can just post questions on the forum here. We are essentially a community of folks that like mentoring in public.

Finding a person who has the time and energy to provide one-on-one mentoring takes a lot of work, because you are asking a lot of someone when you ask for a one-on-one mentor.
There is a freeCodeCamp news article about the process though:

thank you for the reply this will help out!

I’ve got no affiliation with it, but I connected with someone who specializes in one of the languages I’d eventually like to get in on here, so far so good: