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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on APRIL 21, 2014
    IronHack is an 8-week coding bootcamp with campuses in Madrid, Barcelona, and soon, Miami! We talked with cofounder Ariel Quinones about their Rails curriculum, how they attract American students to "study abroad" in Spain, and what sets Ironhack apart.    Tell us about how IronHack started. I come from a finance background- I’m originally from Puerto Rico, but spent 5 years in N...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on APRIL 16, 2014
    Rahul Parmar is a cofounder and Director of Business Development at Lighthouse Labs, a thriving programming bootcamp in Canada that offers courses in both Web and iOS development. Between huge community events like the HTML 500 and their intense, project-based courses, Lighthouse Labs is making waves in the Vancouver tech scene, and we got the scoop from Rahul! Remember, the Course Rep...
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  • With most coding bootcamps charging upwards of $10,000, this popular path can be financially off limits to some students. Antonio Rowry, founder of Code Chicago, wants to change this trend. He writes about the misconceptions in pricing, the decision to lower financial barriers, and what Code Chicago seeks in students.    The Code Chicago initiative exists to provide pathways toward ...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on APRIL 16, 2014
    Coding bootcamp tuition can range from $9,000 to $21,000, and without the help of traditional loans and financial aid, scholarships can make or break your decision to change your career. Below is our comprehensive list of over 30 bootcamps around the world that offer coding scholarships. We've included scholarship specifics like the amount of the discount and eligibility requirements – good l...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on APRIL 15, 2014
    Most programming bootcamps describe themselves as “immersive,” with students spending up to 80 hours per week in front of their computer screens and in lecture, learning to code. Coding House takes this immersive model one step further, setting their cohorts up in a house during their 8-week tenure at the program.   More time to code should equate to better coders, right? But we’ve seen The ...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on APRIL 9, 2014
    Jamal O'Garro is a bootcamp pro- he has taught at General Assembly's Web Development Immersive and now teaches at The Startup Institute's Web Development track. On top of that, he runs Code Crew, a New York organization that encourages collaborative learning and coding. We got to talk with Jamal about his path to coding and the differences he notices between the GA and Startup Institute app...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on APRIL 7, 2014
    Sean Daken comes from a startup background and genuinely loves helping people pivot into careers that they love. So in 2013 he founded RefactorU, a Boulder-based bootcamp that specializes in Web Development. We talk with Sean about what he looks for in potential applicants, why JavaScript is their teaching language of choice, and what's next for RefactorU.   Tell us your story- how ...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on APRIL 4, 2014
    Mike McGee and his co-founder Neal Sales-Griffin taught themselves to code in early 2011 and decided that the world needed a way to do the same. They launched Starter League, a 3-month "bootcamp" in Chicago and just started a 9-month program as well. With their rigorous curriculum and a leadership team stacked with talent like Jason Fried and David Heinemeier-Hansson, it's clear that Star...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on MARCH 31, 2014
    In the Course Report webinar series, we give you the opportunity to get valuable information straight from the source. In this episode, we're joined by Roshan Choxi, CEO of Bloc. Bloc is an online school that emphasizes work with mentors to teach you web development. Find out about their apprenticeship programs and see real-life projects presented by a recent Bloc graduate.   Remember...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on MARCH 24, 2014
    Makers Academy is a highly-selective, 12 week full-time program that teaches web development in London. We talked with Rob Johnson, cofounder of Makers Academy, about their admissions process, teaching style, and impressive job placement record.  Remember, the Course Report community is eligible for a £250 scholarship to Makers Academy!   Tell us about your story and how you ende...
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