The 16 Best UX Design Bootcamps

Course Report's Top Schools of 2022

By: The Course Report Team

Last Update: 8/8/2022

As the leading authority on UX/UI design bootcamps, the team at Course Report has been researching, tracking, and sharing updates on the design bootcamp industry since 2013. Each year, we use our knowledge and expertise to curate a list of the top user experience design bootcamps around the world. Put simply, these are the 16 design schools we would recommend to our own family and friends.

These bootcamps teach students the skills to become a web designer, user experience designer, or user interface designer by teaching design thinking, user research, wireframing and tools like Sketch, Figma, Adobe, and more. In 2022, you'll also see AR/VR Design, AI Design, and Product Design courses on this list.

To create this list, we considered UX/UI design bootcamps around the world. We look for the following qualities when selecting schools for this Best Bootcamps list:

  • Alumni + Student Reviews: Students and alumni have left more than 40,000 reviews on Course Report. We consider both quality & quantity of bootcamp reviews, and particular weight is given to Verified Reviews.
  • Time Commitment: UX/UI Design bootcamps included in this list have programs where students dedicate at least 10 hours of study a week and are at least 6 weeks long.
  • Transparency Around Career Outcomes: Schools that have published CIRR outcomes within the past year, though schools that self-publish outcomes are also recognized.
  • Varied Financing Options: Bootcamps that offer a variety of payment options like deferred tuition, income share agreements, or school financing to make their program more accessible to students.
  • Vetted Lending Partnerships: Whether a school has been vetted and approved to work with reputable financing companies like Ascent Funding and Climb Credit.
  • In addition to the above factors, we considered a school’s operation time, number of campuses, selectivity in the application process, caliber of career support, and commitment to diversity when creating this list.

Bootcamps in the Rising Stars category have stood out to us because they’ve been rated highly by alumni, shown growth over the last year, or demonstrated a proven curriculum.

This list is not a ranking, but rather design programs are listed alphabetically. Remember, there is no objective "best UX/UI design boot camp" for everyone - the best school for you depends on your own learning style, availability, career goals, location etc. The following is a list of 16 quality UX/UI design bootcamps, but no matter how many accolades a school has, do your research: read reviews, talk to alumni, visit the classroom, and ask about job outcomes data. Wondering where to start? Check out our Ultimate Guide to UX/UI Design Bootcamps, featuring answers to our most frequently asked questions. This list includes in-person and online bootcamps.

When UX bootcamps stand out in certain areas, we award them the following Badges of Honor:

A school has published their alumni job outcomes for 2021 or later

A school has been operating for more than 8 years and has offered their UX/UI design bootcamp for 4+ years

A school has 40+ UX/UI Design Verified Reviews with a 4.8-star rating or higher

Marketing partnerships that Course Report may have with schools on this list bear no weight in the ranking process.

The 16 Best UX Design Bootcamps:

IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

  1. Avg Rating: 4.89 (127 reviews)

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    Avocademy’s core program is an 8-week UX/UI Foundations course. Each expert-curated lesson in the curriculum builds on the previous content, helping students gain the knowledge and skill required to land a Junior UX/UI Designer job in a relatively short time frame. The UX/UI Foundations lessons consist of video and reading material. After learning key concepts and best practices, students test their knowledge by completing activities rooted in real-world UX/UI deliverables. Throughout the 8-week course, students complete an entire UX/UI project from research to high-fidelity prototyping and testing. 

    Best choice

    By far the best investment on my future, Jump start was a great program that had a well rounded curriculum with 1:1 mentorship , peer support and job ready expe ( ...read more)

    Review By: Michelle Arrieta
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  2. Avg Rating: 4.7 (1170 reviews)

    Toronto, New York City, Online, and 3 more...

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    BrainStation offers full-time and part-time courses in data science, design, development, marketing, cyber security and product in New York City, Miami, London, Toronto, Vancouver, and through an Online Live platform. BrainStation’s goal is to empower individuals, businesses, and brands to succeed in the digital age by offering diploma programs, certification courses, and training options across the full digital product lifecycle. BrainStation provides a collaborative, project-based learning experience, with curriculum updated on a daily basis to ensure professionals gain the skills and experience needed to succeed in their careers.

    Cannot recommend BrainStation enough!

    I have completed 10 out of 12 weeks of the web development bootcamp course at the London campus and I cannot speak highly enough of the experience. The teaching ( ...read more)

    Review By: Joseph Shandley
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  3. Avg Rating: 4.67 (1249 reviews)

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    CareerFoundry is an online bootcamp that offers flexibly paced programs for career changers in web development, UX design, UI design, and data analytics. Headquartered in Berlin but with a global student base, CareerFoundry has provided tech education since 2013. CareerFoundry combines the flexibility of online learning with the guidance of mentors and tutors through their dual mentorship model, training students to become job-ready in four to 12 month or their money back.

    All programs cover the in-demand job skills required as well as real-world tools employed by professionals in the field. The 7-month Web Development Program explores HTML, CSS, JavaScript, API building, server-side development, test-driven development, progressive web apps, native app development, and more and covers how and when to use industry-standard tools including Atom, GitHub, Node, React, Angular, Vue, and Bootstrap and more. The 10-month UX Design Course explores the entire UX design process including ​user​ ​research​ ​and​ ​testing,​ ​rapid​ ​prototyping,​ ​iterative design,​ ​interaction​ ​design,​ ​responsive​ ​design,​ ​and visual​ ​design​, and covers the tools ​​Balsamiq,​ ​Sketch, Figma, ​InVision and more. The 6-month UI Design Program explores responsive design, visual design principles, designing for different platforms, wireframing, mockups, prototyping, testing, and UX design. It covers the tools Sketch, Adobe XD, InVision, Balsamiq, Figma and more. The 9-month Data Analytics Program explores statistical analysis and testing, data visualisation, data querying, predictive analysis and covers the programming language Python and tools Excel, TableauTableu, PostgreSQL and more.
     

    Great course overall

    In my opinion, the best thing about this boot camp was access to an experienced mentor to answer all my questions and give me valuable feedback on projects. I n ( ...read more)

    Review By: Laurel Ronning
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  4. Avg Rating: 4.6 (15 reviews)

    Online, Bangalore, Mumbai, and 2 more...

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    Designerrs Academy is a UX design program that offers part-time bootcamps in UI/UX Design From Scratch (14 weeks), Augmented Reality in UI/UX Design (14 weeks), and Voice & Conversation UI/UX Design (10 weeks) online or in person at various campuses in India. Designerrs Academy provides a safe learning space for designers across the world. The academy aims to make design education accessible for everyone by providing learning experiences and training programs for User Experience and User Interface Design, Design Thinking, Interaction Design, Visual Design, Designing for Immersive Experience (VR, AR, XR), Voice UX and other specializations. Designerrs Academy’s learning pedagogy involves hands-on activities, live projects, gamified teaching methods, and curriculums designed by their learning experience design team under the guidance of experts from the industry such as Samsung, Microsoft, Google, Cisco, Byjus, Thoughtworks, and alumni from NIDs and IITs. With a vision to "Democratise Design Education,” Designerrs Academy is focused on creating the next million designers and help them become better problem-solvers.

  5. Avg Rating: 4.77 (522 reviews)

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    Designlab teaches in-demand UX/UI design skills online through 4-week short courses and a 15 to 28-week UX Academy. Designlab courses consist primarily of hands-on projects and 1-on-1 mentorship from expert designers so that students can master the techniques needed to design stunning web and mobile products. The Designlab community of mentors gives students timely feedback on work and Skype with students regularly to help them improve. Mentors include top industry professionals from companies like Twitter, Airbnb, Dropbox, and more. Courses are self-paced, which means students can complete the readings/projects whenever their schedules permit. Designlab is ideal for a developer, product manager, entrepreneur, marketer, aspiring designer, or anyone working on web/mobile products.

    Great Experience!

    I really enjoyed the UX Academy Foundations course! The content was laid out in a logical and easy to understand way. Each unit (1-7) consisted of some readings ( ...read more)

    Review By: Wendi Fisher
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  6. Avg Rating: 4.53 (545 reviews)

    New York City, Online, Denver, and 1 more...

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    Flatiron School offers immersive on-campus and online programs in software engineering, data science, cybersecurity, and product design (UX/UI design). Flatiron School’s immersive courses aim to launch students into fulfilling careers by providing a robust career services framework and dedicated one-on-one coaching post graduation that is included as an added value with the tuition. 

    Part-Time Software Engineering

    I have always had an interest in software engineering growing up, but I ended up in another career field because I felt that I didn't know much about the tech i ( ...read more)

    Review By: Christopher Cid
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  7. Avg Rating: 4.31 (588 reviews)

    New York City, San Francisco, Sydney, and 48 more...

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    General Assembly offers short and long courses in web and mobile development, product management, data science and more, online and in-person, across 15 campuses in 4 continents. Focusing on the most relevant and in-demand skills across data, design, business, and technology, General Assembly is confronting a skills gap and providing access to opportunities in tech. General Assembly offers a breadth of different course offerings and classes range from full-time immersive courses for learners that want to switch to a new career, to part-time courses for learners that are looking to improve their career trajectory by acquiring a new skill set, and mentor-led online circuits for a more flexible way to acquire foundational skills.

    Product Management

    I participated in the remote online Product Management course that spanned the course of 10 weeks. During which I had the opportunity to learn about the product ( ...read more)

    Review By: Kristina K.
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  8. Avg Rating: 4.98 (55 reviews)

    Hong Kong

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    H Academy offers a 15-week, full-time immersive Full Stack Web Development bootcamp and part-time bootcamps in UX Design (6 weeks), Data Science and Machine Learning (6 weeks), and Digital Marketing (10 weeks) in Hong Kong. All H Academy bootcamps are offered both online and in-person at the H Academy Sheung Wan Hong Kong campus. Courses are held two evenings per week to accommodate school or work schedules. All H Academy students will work on real world projects with companies such as Samsung and Citibank. 

    HR Analyst

    In these 6 weeks, it is one of the most unexpected courses that I have ever had. Design thinking theory is not difficult to understand but the tricky part is ho ( ...read more)

    Review By: Jerry
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  9. Avg Rating: 4.4 (25 reviews)

    New York City, Manchester, London, and 4 more...

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    Shillington School is a graphic design bootcamp offering 12-week full-time and 36-week part-time courses with campuses in New York, London, Manchester, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and online. Shillington is focused on the entire design process, and instructors take students through the design process from beginning to end, integrating idea generation, technical knowledge, and studio skill. Students will also learn design theory, typography, and packaging for mobile app design, and user experience (UX).

    My experience

    My Shillington experience was incredible. Every day working on new challenging briefs that taught me specific skills I needed to be a graphic designer but while ( ...read more)

    Review By: Daniel Crossley
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  10. Avg Rating: 4.8 (412 reviews)

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    Skillcrush is a woman-owned, independent, online coding & design school founded in 2012. Skillcrush offers both free and paid programs, including the self-paced Break Into Tech + Job Guarantee program, which prepares students for entry-level positions in front end development and design. Skillcrush is on a mission to empower career changers — with a special focus on women and BIPOC — with the technical skills they need to transition into higher-earning, more fulfilling and flexible careers in tech.

    Best Coding Bootcamp for Career Changers

    If you are a career changer, Skillcrush is the BEST program out there. You will not find a better, more cost-effective bootcamp experience out there. I signed u ( ...read more)

    Review By: Jeni Williams
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  11. Avg Rating: 4.64 (1270 reviews)

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    Springboard is an online learning platform that prepares students for the tech industry’s most in-demand careers with comprehensive, mentor-led online programs in software engineering, data science, UI/UX design, cybersecurity, tech sales, and more. All Springboard courses are 100% online, remote, and self-paced throughout an average of 6-9 months. Springboard acts as a support system, coach, and cheerleader for working professionals who are ready to level-up or make a major career shift. Students have access to a unique community of industry mentors, thought leaders, and alumni, who are on hand to offer insights, networking opportunities, and support throughout the program and well past graduation. Every Springboard student is matched with a personal student advisor and industry mentor who guides them throughout the program through regular video calls.

    Springboard Rocks

    I had a terrific experience with Springboard. Main features for me: Job guarantee, great mentorship program, up to date curriculum. If you're able to work compl ( ...read more)

    Review By: Zachary Frame
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  12. Avg Rating: 4.72 (69 reviews)

    Madrid, Online, Valencia, and 2 more...

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    The Bridge offers cybersecurity, data science, UX/UI product design, full stack web development and digital marketing bootcamps both remotely and at its headquarters in Madrid and Valencia, Spain. Full-time bootcamps are 16 weeks long and the part-time programs are 31 weeks long. During The Bridge bootcamps, students get access from O’Reilly content and have the chance to work with people in the other bootcamp programs for a multidisciplinary approach. The Bridge’s goal is to teach students everything they need to know to excel in a technical career.

    Career chance - Data Science

    I have just finished my bootcamp in Data Science and I can guarantee that was one of the best choices in my life.I am 36 years old and I decided to change my ca ( ...read more)

    Review By: Hugo Meschini Rocha
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  13. Avg Rating: 5.0 (25 reviews)

    Paris

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    The Design Crew offers an 8-week, intensive Product Designer bootcamp in Paris, France. The Product Designer bootcamp curriculum covers the Double Diamond framework, UX writing, UI using Figma, and students conduct research to understand user needs and test prototypes. The Design Crew students will learn how to collaborate with product managers and developers. Bootcamp students will work on three, real world projects which can be used in portfolios to share with potential employers. The bootcamp meets Monday through Friday. 

    Une formation complète et de qualité !

    J'ai fait partie du batch 6 de la formation Bootcamp (mai à juillet 2022). J'ai passé deux mois de formation très enrichissants, tant d'un point de vue humain q ( ...read more)

    Review By: Delphine G.
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  14. Avg Rating: 4.55 (911 reviews)

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    Thinkful, a Chegg service, provides every adult learner with a pathway to a rewarding career. This online bootcamp offers fast-paced, career-focused programs in Software Engineering, Data Science, Data Analytics, UX/UI Design, Digital Marketing, and Technical Project Management. These programs are offered in part-time and full-time formats. Students commit 20-25 hours per week in the part-time format, and up to 60 hours in the full-time option. All programs include personal mentor meetings, a custom-built curriculum, and Q&A sessions with industry professionals. 

    Software Immersion

     Thinkful was so helpful and I believe it was the solid foundation and starting point of my software development journey. I enjoyed studying with them and I fel ( ...read more)

    Review By: Lindsey
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  15. Avg Rating: 4.52 (64 reviews)

    Denver

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    University of Denver Boot Camps are 12-week, full-time, or 24-week, part-time web development, UX/UI, data analytics, financial technology, and cybersecurity courses, and 18-week, part-time digital marketing, tech project management, and product management courses. The full stack curriculum includes HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap, Express.js, Node.js, databases, MongoDB, MySQL, and Git.

    Coding Bootcamp

    I finished the coding boot camp in February of 2022. Overall, I had a good experience. There were about 30 people in a class and 1 instructor and 2 TAs. The cou ( ...read more)

    Review By: Zachary Elliott
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  16. Avg Rating: 4.8 (44 reviews)

    Online

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    UX Design Institute is an accredited online UX design program that offers intensive 6-month or 12-month courses, resulting in a Professional Diploma in UX Design from the Glasgow Caledonian University. Courses cover UX principles, user research, analysis frameworks, interaction design, prototyping, and wireframing. The courses are delivered entirely online with video modules and regular mentor-led webinars. Each course has a dedicated mentor, all of which are UX professionals with years of industry experience. Students create several projects throughout their time in the program with the aim of enhancing their prospects in the job market. The programs conclude with a 2-hour exam required to receive the Diploma. 

    UX Design

    Excellent! The content and the format is very well done. I did the course at my own rhythm and never felt alone or behind the group. Support in Slack is also ve ( ...read more)

    Review By: Ana Germain
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Rising Stars of 2022

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  1. bedu/tech-logo

    Bedu/Tech offers part-time, full stack web development courses in Mexico City, Guadalajara, and online. The curriculum covers the MEAN stack (Mongo, Express, Angular, and Node) in an intensive environment. 

    Fullstack Javascript

    Una muy buena experiencia con este bootcamp, los expertos o los maestros son personas que han trabajado en la industria y con las tecnologías que imparten por l ( ...read more)

    Review By: Sergio Rodrigo Cruz Veloz
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  2. Avg Rating: 5.0 (16 reviews)

    Barcelona, Online

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    Cyber Patio offers an 11-week, full-time UX/UI Bootcamp which can be attended in-person in Barcelona, Space or online, and a 10-week, part-time, live online UI Design Intensive bootcamp. These UX/UI Bootcamp is held from 9 am to 6 pm Monday through Friday, and the UI Design Intensive bootcamp takes place Monday, Wednesday, and Friday evenings. The bootcamps are taught in Spanish and English.

    A great course

    I started the course with a background in UX design and wanted to improve my UI and frontend skills and knowledge. This course was very helpful for that. At the ( ...read more)

    Review By: Imogene
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  3. Avg Rating: 4.59 (329 reviews)

    Dallas, Lehi, Online

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    Devmountain is a technology school that offers full-time and part-time programs at campuses in Lehi, Dallas, and Phoenix. The immersive courses include Web Development, Java Software Engineering, Python Software Engineering, Data Analytics, Software Quality Assurance (QA), iOS App Development, and User Experience (UX) Design. The Web track covers front-end and back-end JavaScript (HTML/CSS, jQuery, AngularJS, Node.js, Express, data sources like SQL, Mongo, Firebase). The iOS track covers mobile development in Swift. The UI/UX course covers prototyping, visual/motion design, sketch, adobe suite, UX research, wireframing, and analytical tools. Devmountain instructors are all coding industry professionals and aim to bring real-world applications into the classroom. The immersive courses require 40 to 60 hours of pre-course work, 40 hours of class per week, and 10 to 20 hours of work outside of the classroom. The part-time programs require 30 to 40 hours of pre-course work, 11 hours of class per week, and 10 to 20 hours of work outside of the classroom. The school was started in 2013 in Provo, Utah. 

    Best bootcamp

    I couldn't recommend Devmountain enough! I learned so much in my 16 weeks attending there, and they truly go above and beyond for each student. Every day of cla ( ...read more)

    Review By: Ethan Sharp
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  4. Avg Rating: 5.0 (2 reviews)

    Online

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    Dribbble is an online product design school offering a 16-week, part-time, live online Product Design Course designed to level-up skills in the areas of Visual, UX, and UI Design. The course covers topics like design thinking, UX/UI research, wireframing, flow diagrams, designing in Figma, and more. Dribbble's flexible learning curriculum allows students with busy lifestyles to learn on their own schedule, on their own time. Dribbble also offers an Intro to UI Design Course for beginners, which can be taken for upskilling or as a pathway to the Product Design Course. Dribbble’s courses follow a dual delivery instructional model that mixes on-demand video lectures with weekly, live mentorship sessions led by industry leaders.

  5. Avg Rating: 5.0 (10 reviews)

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    Mento Design Academy is an online, self-paced UX & UI Design bootcamp that takes students 20-45 weeks to complete. The bootcamp curriculum is tailored to match each student's level, background, interests, and learning pace. Since the bootcamp is self-paced, students can choose to organize their learning schedule in a way that works for them (most students keep their full-time job during the bootcamp). There are no classrooms or fixed hours, and the study groups are mindful of timezones (and optional). Students are matched with a dedicated mentor based on their learning needs and career goals, and they meet with their mentor in a weekly 1:1 session. 

    "A safe place to learn UX design with honest professionals and a real word based curriculum"

    Before enrolling with Mento I spend some good 6 months searching and reading about all the different options out there. Although they seem to be very similar at ( ...read more)

    Review By: Régis Camassola
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  6. Avg Rating: 4.52 (88 reviews)

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    Nuclio School is a digital training school based in Spain, and courses are held online and in-person at campuses in Barcelona and Madrid. Nuclio offers Master’s programs in Data Science, Digital Product Management, UX/UI Design, Full Stack Development, Blockchain, Digital Marketing, and more. Courses are offered in English and Spanish. Nuclio School offers small, collaborative classes taught by tech sector professionals.  

    Master Data Science

    Experiencia muy buena y recomendable para quien quiera aprender el mundo del data science y machine learning de la mano de grandes profesionales del sector, con ( ...read more)

    Review By: Carlos
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  7. Avg Rating: 4.5 (6 reviews)

    Online

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    NYU Tandon School of Engineering offers a 24-week Professional Certificate in UX and Emerging Interaction Design bootcamp and a 28-week Professional Certificate in AR/VR Development and 3D Graphics bootcamp. Both NYU bootcamps are offered online and require a time commitment of 15-20 hours per week. 

    Great Program

    I loved this program. Each week covered an important topic in AR/VR development within Unity.  It really covered a lot of ground in the seven months. And we wal ( ...read more)

    Review By: Michelle Vawer
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