Applying to Bootcamps

Admissions tips, how to prepare for a bootcamp, and understanding what a bootcamp is really like.

  • Prior experience used to be the greatest barrier to entry at Springboard. But the Springboard team recently launched Foundations courses to help incoming students with no previous tech knowledge get accepted into a Springboard Software Engineering or Data Science Career Track and graduate with a $20,000 increase in salary. Find out from Springboard’s Amy Umaretiya what you can expect from a F...
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  • Jess Feldman
    Published on JUNE 6, 2022
    BrainStation has tripled its physical footprint in NYC with its expanded flagship campus in SoHo! BrainStation Founder and CEO, Jason Field, walks us through what students can expect at this new campus, the bootcamps and courses they’ll teach in New York City, and how BrainStation is equipped to help students make career pivots and upskill in the city. Plus, find out which companies are hirin...
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  • Jess Feldman
    Published on MAY 25, 2022
    Lighthouse Labs boasts a careers curriculum that includes face-time with employers before a student even graduates! Jack Lee, Manager of Employer Partnerships-North American Market at Lighthouse Labs, shares why employers love hiring Lighthouse Labs grads and how the career services team supports students for coding and data interviews at companies of various sizes and in all industries. From...
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  • This post is sponsored by Devmountain. Devmountain was recently approved by the American Council on Education and now has ACE recommendations for up to 18 semester credits. We talked to Jason Poole, Director of Operations at Devmountain about the process of getting their bootcamps' approval from ACE and how students should use the credit that can be transferred to universities and programs f...
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  • Jess Feldman
    Published on MAY 11, 2022
    Marty Nelson, CEO and Chief Alchemist at Alchemy Code Lab modeled their careers curriculum based on what graduates can expect from today’s tech industry. Marty shares what the careers curriculum covers and how students can apply their past “career capital” to their new tech career. Find out the typical job titles and salaries of today’s Alchemy grads, and how Alchemy’s free Developer 101 cour...
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  • Jess Feldman
    Published on MAY 9, 2022
    Enrolling at an online coding bootcamp can be intimidating! Todd Schreiber, Admissions Director of Coding Temple, walks us through their 2-step admissions process, prework, and how to determine which of Coding Temple’s program formats is the best fit for you. Learn which technical skills and soft skills Coding Temple expects from their incoming students, and the kinds of tech jobs (and salari...
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  • Nat Davis
    Published on MARCH 22, 2022
    Coding bootcamps are certainly the most efficient way to quickly make a successful career pivot. But what is a coding bootcamp actually like? Since 2014, we’ve spoken with hundreds of alumni about their in-person, online, full-time, part-time, and self-paced bootcamp experiences and now we’re sharing their insights with you! Let’s break down a typical day at a bootcamp, teaching styles, and e...
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  • Cybersecurity is one of the fastest-growing fields in tech, with the field projected to grow by 33% during this decade. To help fill a large skills gap, DigitalCrafts has launched an online Cybersecurity Bootcamp. Gareth Marchant, Cybersecurity Expert and Curriculum Creator at DigitalCrafts, explains how the bootcamp’s curriculum and labs are giving DigitalCrafts students the hands-on practic...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on FEBRUARY 17, 2022
    In this Live Alumni Q&A, the panel answered real questions from the audience like: How these 6 bootcamp grads did their research – and why they chose bootcamps like General Assembly, Tech Elevator, Springboard, NYC Data Science Academy, Code Fellows, and Codesmith. What were your favorite free resources to prep for a bootcamp? Any tips that you can give future bootcampers about wh...
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  • Jess Feldman
    Published on FEBRUARY 16, 2022
    You probably know Springboard for Cyber Security, Data Science, Software Engineering, and Design bootcamps, but they’ve recently launched the Tech Sales Career Track for career changers looking to get into tech but without learning to code. Springboard Learning Designer, Dalia Abbas, shares what you’ll learn in the tech sales curriculum and why it’s a perfect time to pivot into the exciting w...
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