After working in animation for ten years, Chris Bradley was ready to head back to the East Coast and change careers. He was looking for a high-quality remote programming course, so he applied to Hack Reactor's newly announced Remote program. Check out our interview with Chris- it's full of useful information about the Hack Reactor admissions process, what to expect when learning online and how the Remote course compares to the in-person option!Continue Reading
Nicole Klein was bored in her job and searching for something she loved. When she found coding was similar to her childhood interests (puzzles and Legos!), she knew she had to pursue it. Luckily, she found Sabio.la in Los Angeles and was able to keep working while she trained to change careers. We talk with Nicole about her experience at Sabio and how she landed a job as a web developer immediately!Continue Reading
With a Political Science degree and a love for computers, Edgard Navarrete applied to Turing School in Colorado. We talk to Edgard about why he chose Turing, diversity in his cohort, and how he uses the Turing mentor network to get through tough challenges.Continue Reading
DevPoint Labs, a full-time immersive bootcamp in Salt Lake City, Utah, is taking full advantage of their surroundings this winter by offering a unique Code and Ski promotion.Continue Reading
Giuseppe Frustaci is passionate about using technology to connect with people, tell stories, and educate. A graduate of Launch Academy and now its Marketing Manager, Giuseppe spends his days writing about coding and how people learn to code. Here, he explores reasons for a bootcamper to pick up roots and move to a new city for a code school (and why it's not for everyone)!
You’re at that point in your life where you want to make a change in your career. Awesome! Now you have to figure out which bootcamp you want to go to, and you have so many to choose from. Hopefully you’re not pulling out your hair trying to make a decision, but if you are, we’re here to help you narrow down your options.Continue Reading
Have you thought about learning web development to get a job as a software engineer in Southern California? LearningFuze is a full-immersion 12-week web development training program in Los Angeles. Watch our webinar with Fabian Toth, Director of Technology & Learning at LearningFuze.Continue Reading
Fabian Toth started his professional coding career almost 6 years ago in a transition from trading currencies, options, and stocks and is a testament to others looking to enter the world of web development. As an instructor at LearningFuze, his past knowledge and experience is indispensable to new students. Here, Fabian blogs about opening a coding bootcamp in a smaller market, Irvine, California, and how to choose the right programming language when learning to code in Southern California.Continue Reading
Former teacher Emily Davis was looking for a career change and knew Jeff Casimir would be a great educator in her journey to code. She is now a student at Turing School in Colorado and talks to Course Report about the application process, how she pushes through burnout and challenges, and what's next for her!Continue Reading
Last Friday, Course Report was invited by the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy to participate in an all-day brainstorming session with coding bootcamp industry leaders. The goals for this meeting were two-fold: widening the pool of potential bootcamp students to be more inclusive of diverse socioeconomic, racial, and gender demographics and discussing how to boost confidence in bootcamps and encourage more employers to hire from non-traditional educational backgrounds. We were joined by Brian Forde (Senior Advisor to the U.S. Chief Technology Officer), Ryan Burke (Policy Advisor to the National Economic Council), Byron Auguste (Deputy Director of the National Economic Council), and Megan Smith, the Chief Technology Officer. Of the United States. Of America.