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  • Steven Weiss and Shawn Broukhim graduated from the General Assembly Web Development Immersive in April 2014 with a baseline knowledge of software development, but felt like they needed more structured learning and career development. They both got fellowships with the NYC Dev Shop, the self-described "Grad School for Bootcamps" and are currently working in project management and developme...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on JULY 29, 2014
    Located in the heart of Boston Chinatown, Launch Academy is a vibrant, open space that invites learning around every corner. We got to take a tour of the classroom- check out our photos below!   Keep Calm & Code!   Launchers gather in the open classroom for the morning and afternoon guided teaching sessions:   Students pair program at each computer station, rot...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on JULY 28, 2014
    Cameron Buckingham is a student at gSchool, a 6-month coding school in Colorado. He blogs each week about his experience at gSchool- here, he talks about working with CRUD and how gSchool is keeping Cameron sane and fit with tubing trips and hikes! Remember, the Course Report community is eligible for a $500 scholarship to gSchool!   After digesting SQL commands and working with ...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on JULY 23, 2014
    Data Science for n00bs We learned so much in our webinar with Laurie & Irmak of Datascope Analytics and Metis, including: Laurie & Irmak's unique journies from academia to the new world of Data Science The skills that you need to get a job as a data science, and why you're probably underestimating your skill level! How and when you can become involved in the next Metis Data...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on JULY 22, 2014
    Roger Le is an instructor for Coder Vox, a 12-week coding bootcamp that just launched their full-time PHP course. We talk to Roger about the differences between bootcamps and academia, the lessons he's learned at Coder Vox, and the project-based curriculum at the coding school.  Remember, the Course Report community is eligible for a $500 scholarship to Coder Vox!   How did you g...
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  • Emma Zimmerman is the Global Marketing Manager for Startup Institute, creating digital marketing campaigns to build brand awareness for startups online. She was drawn to startups in college, but didn't realize working for a startup was a real job option until she had the opportunity to leave her 9-to-5 for a startup role. She's taking the RampUp Intro to Web Design course in Chicago this ...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on JULY 18, 2014
    After working at an IT company managing programmers, Jaime Munoz decided that he wanted to learn coding skills, so he enrolled in IronHack, a coding bootcamp in Madrid (with locations in Miami and Barcelona). Jaime tells us why he chose IronHack, the technical and soft skills he learned in his course and the mentors who have helped him along the way.   What were you up to before dec...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on JULY 17, 2014
    David Silva taught himself to code using books and tutorials in Colombia. He won an AngelHack Hackathon in 2013 and when AngelHack launched their education vertical with One Month Rails, he got involved. David is now instructing and mentoring students at AngelHack Education- we talk to him about the structure of the course, expectations and student outcomes, and how their collaboration with...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on JULY 16, 2014
    Join Liz of Course Report and Laurie & Irmak of Metis on Tuesday, July 22 for a free webinar. You'll also have a chance to ask any questions you have about the Data Science course at Metis! Date: Tuesday, July 22 Time: 6:30pm EST SAVE YOUR SPOT NOW! Think it takes a PhD to be a data scientist? Think again! Metis recently announced their first course in Data Science, and you ha...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on JULY 16, 2014
    Marta Fonda needed to improve her web development skills in order to compete for jobs at her dream companies, so she enrolled in IronHack, an 8-week intensive programming course for developers and entrepreneurs. We talk to Marta about how she succeeded in the class and got a job as a front-end engineer at floqq.com! What were you up to before deciding to enroll in IronHack? Did you hav...
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