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Bloom Institute of Technology

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Bloom Institute of Technology is an online coding bootcamp that trains people to become software engineers, data scientists, or back end developers at no up-front cost. The computer science academy offers full-time, 6-month programs for Web Development and Data Science, and a 9-month program for Backend Development, which is jointly developed by BloomTech and Amazon. Throughout the rigorous programs, students will demonstrate mastery of core front end and back end ...

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  • Clint Fix
    Software Developer • Graduate • Full-Stack Web Development (Full-Time) • Online
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    Jun 12, 2021
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    You get out of it what you put into it

    As my business was going to crap during the pandemic, a life-long curiosity -- software development -- began to grow stronger and stronger. I had messed with some web dev stuff prior to lambda, but usually using no-code tools like webflow. I had always wanted to develop much richer web applications though. In November of 2020 I decided to go all-in and enrolled for Lambda School's web development track.

    I started in January 2021 as part of the Web40 cohort. This is just after som...
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  • Kevin Silvestre
    Web Developer • Full-Stack Web Development (Part-Time) • Online
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    May 26, 2021
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    DON'T!

    Here is the thing. When I first started with Lambda , it was ok. But now you are basically learning on your own. They removed stand ups meetings, code reviews, 1:1  help and such. So you are basically left out with live lectures , which even though they are great, you can find the same content on youtube. I am towards the end of the program and can't really do nothing about it but to warm people to stay away. I will have to do my best with the little I got to get a job but you are better...
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  • Matthew Smith
    Student • Full-Stack Web Development (Full-Time) • Online
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    Mar 05, 2021
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    PLEASE RUN FROM THIS PROGRAM

    I joined Lambda School with high hopes. I began the program when they still had Tech Leads (minimum wage paid students to help you). The Tech Leads were advertised to some degree as subject matter experts.  Once they were removed the value of the program diminished greatly. We started each day with 1hr lectures from mediocre instructors, then you are left to code by yourself all day. If you're stuck, well there is google. Lambda tells you they're not there to hold your hand but to give y...
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  • Mike
    Student • Full-Stack Web Development (Part-Time) • Online
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    Feb 11, 2021
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    Lambda Ghosting Students

    I was a new programmer in the field and wanted to develop my skills so I could land a job in software engineering. I saw the Lambda School commercial and was hooked. I immediately applied, and in haste, I received a response from Lambda School to fill out some information, and add a video. A day or so later I received a response asking to complete the assessment exam which consisted of several coding sections, with Q & A. I passed this portion and was immediately enrolled in Lambda s...
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  • David
    Graduate • Data Science • Online
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    Jan 21, 2021
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    Lambda took me from 0 to 100 as a Data Scientist

     Lambda School was great. Just what the doctor ordered. I love the instructors and the community. Not perfect, but it has definitely put me on track to become a Data Scientist. About me, I was a preschool teacher before and as of today I am looking at 3 potential prospects for data sci work in regenerative agriculture, federal government contracting, and ironically training others in data science, with more opportunities coming down the job hunt pipeline. Lambda's Flex program...
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  • Jessica Fuller
    Student • Full-Stack Web Development (Part-Time) • Online
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    Dec 12, 2020
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    If it sounds too good to be true, it is

     After I was a few Units in (3) and thus financially obligated to pay the ISA, they removed core components of the program. There are no more assigned team leads. There are no more standups with your classmates so you can discuss the same project and see the many different ways to approach a solution. There is no more 1 on 1 review of your work. Where a mentor was paid to mentor you, you are now forced to mentor other students and vice versa. I've never heard from my mentor. You grade yo...
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  • Sean
    Student • Full-Stack Web Development (Full-Time) • Online
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    Dec 09, 2020
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    Save your money and teach yourself

    The first month or two of Lambda is good and has a lot of useful information, but the moment your ISA takes effect and you owe them money the curriculum goes downhill fast. The morning material is useless and teaches you practically nothing. The instructors have absolutely not experience with teaching which makes for a bad learning experience. Just because someone knows how to code, doesn't mean that they can teach someone else how to code. 

    The majority of the time I have to refe...
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  • Catherine
    Student • Full-Stack Web Development (Part-Time) • Online
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    Nov 30, 2020
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    All the 5* reviews are expired

     Lambda has changed how things are done!
    All the reviews here prior to 10/2020 are for something far different then the current set up. 
    I think it is important to understand how drastically the changes have devalue Lambda for myself and others.  
    When I started Lambda my schedule for each sprint looked like so:
    • 1 Hour of ‘fluff’ Career Readiness
    • 8 hours guided projects / instruction ...
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  • Samuel Rowan
    Student • Full Stack Web Development • Online
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    Nov 22, 2020
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    Once great but lost its support structure due to greed

    If you would have asked me about the school before the overhaul I would have rated it highly and recommended it.  Once you had TLs and a small group of 10 or fewer students that would help you along the way and could help push you and give you tips etc. Now they don't have TLs or TL groups at all.  You are pretty much left to go at it on your own and good luck if you need any help with anything.  Save yourself some money and go through a couple Udemy courses or maybe Zero To Mastery or s...
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  • John Michaels
    Student • Full-Stack Web Development (Full-Time) • Online
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    Oct 19, 2020
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    Mediocre Before, Terrible Now

    The course was questionable to begin with. This is a bootcamp who produced web developers - their "training kit" was nothing more than a semi-organized dump of YouTube videos and links to free third-party resources. Nearly every instructor would say, at some point during their class, "You should really take this Udemy course to really understand the material." And it's true - there was simply no time, in the complete disorganization of the course, to dig deep into topics. It was just use...
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  • Mountain Scott
    Lifelong Student • Student • Data Science • Online
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    Mar 12, 2020
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    Data Science Programs Needs Checks and Balances

    Before you continue reading I must state that one should be suspicious of the predominantly positive ratings about Lambda School on this platform because it is biased towards individuals asked to complete reviews after finding employment.  People who have bad experiences may not even bother finding review sites like these and posting on them.  Also, I can assure you that the signals of the internal level of satisfaction with Lambda from students (based on comments by students within the ...
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  • Benjamin Wilson
    Software Engineer • Student • Full-Stack Web Development (Part-Time) • Online
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    Feb 08, 2020
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    The hardest good decision I ever made

    I was highly skeptical with the program in the ads. It seemed too good to be true. After enough nagging from my friend who is a designer, I started to look deeper into it, and eventually applied.

    I started classes in March of last year. I had just lost my house in my divorce. I was living with my grandma, sharing a room with my son. I started my classes on an old laptop I got from a pawn shop in my bed.

    I was a single dad who woke up at 4am every day. I'd take my son to his...
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