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BrainStation

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BrainStation

Avg Rating:4.7 ( 1013 reviews )

BrainStation offers full-time and part-time courses in data science, design, development, marketing, cyber security and product in New York City, Miami, London, Toronto, Vancouver, and through an Online Live platform. BrainStation’s goal is to empower individuals, businesses, and brands to succeed in the digital age by offering diploma programs, certification courses, and training options across the full digital product lifecycle. BrainStation provides a collaborative, project-based learning experience, with curriculum updated on a daily basis to ensure professionals gain the skills and experience needed to succeed in their careers.

BrainStation’s class structure combines engaging, in-person instruction with interactive online content and a hands-on, project-based curriculum. To account for different learning styles and schedules, BrainStation offers a variety of flexible learning options, including Online Live. Powered by Synapse, a data-driven learning platform, Online Live learning lets students attend live lectures, collaborate with fellow professionals, and receive immediate, real-time feedback from instructors – from anywhere in the world. Whether students are looking for career transformation or professional development, BrainStation has a learning option, with full-time diploma programs, part-time certificate courses, and specialized skills training.

Established in 2012, BrainStation has worked with over 400+ instructors from the most innovative companies, developing cutting-edge, real-world digital education that has empowered more than 100,000 professionals and some of the largest organizations in the world.

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  • Cybersecurity

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    Network Security, Penetration Testing
    In PersonPart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,250
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationToronto, New York City, Vancouver
    In BrainStation’s Cybersecurity Certificate Course you will learn foundational skills and concepts to increase your awareness of secure systems, information security, data security, and network security. More importantly, you will learn how to identify security vulnerabilities, protect against threats and cyber attacks, and implement strategic security measures that improve the cybersecurity of your organization.
    Financing
    DepositN/A
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelN/A
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Cybersecurity Online

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    Penetration Testing, Network Security
    OnlinePart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,250
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationOnline
    In BrainStation’s Cybersecurity Certificate Course you will learn foundational skills and concepts to increase your awareness of secure systems, information security, data security, and network security. More importantly, you will learn how to identify security vulnerabilities, protect against threats and cyber attacks, and implement strategic security measures that improve the cybersecurity of your organization.
    Financing
    DepositN/A
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelN/A
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Data Analytics

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    Excel, SQL, Data Analytics , Data Visualization
    In PersonPart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,250
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationToronto, Vancouver, New York City, London
    Led by experienced data professionals, BrainStation’s Data Analytics Certificate Course will teach you data analysis, how to work with industry tools and complex datasets, and help you develop essential data skills and knowledge. To complete this course and showcase your new skills, you’ll complete a detailed, final portfolio project based on a data set of your choosing.
    Financing
    Deposit$150
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Data Analytics Online

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    Excel, SQL, Data Analytics , Data Visualization
    OnlinePart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,250
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationOnline
    Led by experienced data professionals, BrainStation’s Data Analytics Certificate Course will teach you data analysis, how to work with industry tools and complex datasets, and help you develop essential data skills and knowledge. To complete this course and showcase your new skills, you’ll complete a detailed, final portfolio project based on a data set of your choosing.
    Financing
    Deposit$150
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Data Science

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    Data Structures, Machine Learning, Python, Data Science
    In PersonPart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,250
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationVancouver, New York City, Toronto, London
    Taught by data professionals working in the industry, BrainStation's Data Science Certificate Course is built on a project-based learning model, enabling students to use data analysis, modelling, coding in Python, and more in order to solve real analytical problems. By the end of the course, professionals will learn how to make data-driven predictions, present results in a data visualization, and have a comprehensive understanding of how data science plays a role in exciting fields including artificial intelligence and machine learning.
    Financing
    Deposit$150
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities.
    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelIntermediate
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Data Science Bootcamp

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    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$15,000
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationToronto, Vancouver
    Prepare for a career as a Data Scientist. BrainStation's Data Science Bootcamp is an immersive, project-based learning experience, designed to transform your skillset and help you launch a new career in data. Offered in a full-time or part-time format, the program's curriculum is challenging, comprehensive, and constantly updated, ensuring you are always learning the most in-demand data science skills, techniques, and tools. Learning from Educators with experience in the field, you will develop and work on real-world data problems, building a standout portfolio of completed projects. BrainStation’s Career Success team will help you refine your portfolio, connect with industry professionals, and prepare for the career search and interview process. Before graduating, celebrate everything you’ve learned and accomplished at Demo Day, where you’ll showcase your final project to BrainStation’s hiring partners and alumni.
    Financing
    DepositN/A
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities. Extended Third Party tuition financing available.
    Tuition Plans3, 6, 12, or 24 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation. Extended Third Party tuition financing available.
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelPrior experience with programming.
    Prep WorkProspective bootcamp students will need to fill out an online application, submit a digital admissions challenge, and complete a video interview with BrainStation’s Admissions team.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewYes
  • Data Science Bootcamp Online

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    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$15,000
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationOnline
    Prepare for a career as a Data Scientist. BrainStation's Data Science Bootcamp is an immersive, project-based learning experience, designed to transform your skillset and help you launch a new career in data. Offered in a full-time or part-time format, the program's curriculum is challenging, comprehensive, and constantly updated, ensuring you are always learning the most in-demand data science skills, techniques, and tools. Learning from Educators with experience in the field, you will develop and work on real-world data problems, building a standout portfolio of completed projects. BrainStation’s Career Success team will help you refine your portfolio, connect with industry professionals, and prepare for the career search and interview process. Before graduating, celebrate everything you’ve learned and accomplished at Demo Day, where you’ll showcase your final project to BrainStation’s hiring partners and alumni.
    Financing
    DepositN/A
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities. Extended Third Party tuition financing available.
    Tuition Plans3, 6, 12, or 24 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation. Extended Third Party tuition financing available. Income Share Agreements (ISAs).
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelPrior experience with programming.
    Prep WorkProspective bootcamp students will need to fill out an online application, submit a digital admissions challenge, and complete a video interview with BrainStation’s Admissions team.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewYes
  • Data Science Online

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    Data Structures, Machine Learning, Python
    OnlinePart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,250
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationOnline
    Taught by data professionals working in the industry, BrainStation's Data Science Certificate Course is built on a project-based learning model, enabling students to use data analysis, modelling, coding in Python, and more in order to solve real analytical problems. By the end of the course, professionals will learn how to make data-driven predictions, present results in a data visualization, and have a comprehensive understanding of how data science plays a role in exciting fields including artificial intelligence and machine learning.
    Financing
    Deposit$150
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities.
    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelIntermediate
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Design Thinking

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    Design
    In PersonPart Time3 Hours/week5 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$2,450
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationToronto, New York City, Vancouver
    BrainStation's Design Thinking Certificate Course provides students with the skills to implement the design thinking process as a problem-solving framework. You will learn the systematic process of design thinking, adopting a user-centric approach while prototyping, testing, and iterating solutions that provide a competitive advantage.
    Financing
    Deposit$150
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Design Thinking Online

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    Design
    OnlinePart Time3 Hours/week5 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$2,450
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationOnline
    BrainStation's Design Thinking Certificate Course provides students with the skills to implement the design thinking process as a problem-solving framework. You will learn the systematic process of design thinking, adopting a user-centric approach while prototyping, testing, and iterating solutions that provide a competitive advantage.
    Financing
    Deposit$150
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Digital Leadership & Innovation

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    In PersonPart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,950
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationVancouver, New York City, Toronto
    BrainStation’s Digital Leadership & Innovation Certificate Course is designed to demystify the latest technologies and trends while teaching the frameworks used by leading companies around the world to drive innovation. Taught by experienced digital leaders with a track record of success in digital transformation, this course empowers new and future business leaders to harness technology and drive digital transformation in their business.
    Financing
    Deposit$150
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelN/A
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Digital Leadership & Innovation Online

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    OnlinePart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,950
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationOnline
    BrainStation’s Digital Leadership & Innovation Certificate Course is designed to demystify the latest technologies and trends while teaching the frameworks used by leading companies around the world to drive innovation. Taught by experienced digital leaders with a track record of success in digital transformation, this course empowers new and future business leaders to harness technology and drive digital transformation in their business.
    Financing
    Deposit$150
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelN/A
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Digital Marketing

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    Digital Marketing, Growth Hacking, SEO
    In PersonPart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,250
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationVancouver, Toronto, New York City, London
    BrainStation's Digital Marketing Certificate Course is designed for professionals looking to develop and enhance their skills with the latest digital marketing techniques and concepts applicable to roles in marketing management, advertising, branding, and more. You will learn to develop and execute on comprehensive online marketing strategies, including search marketing, social media, and email campaigns, to receive a certificate in digital marketing.
    Financing
    Deposit$150
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities.
    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Digital Marketing Bootcamp

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    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$15,000
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationToronto, Vancouver
    BrainStation's Digital Marketing Bootcamp is designed to transform your skillset, providing hands-on experience with real-world marketing strategies and techniques to prepare you for a new marketing career. The Digital Marketing Bootcamp is comprehensive and project-based, ensuring you have direct experience with content development and management, social media marketing, search engine marketing, advanced analytics and reporting, and more. At the end of each module, you will apply new skills to complete a real-world project, culminating in a final portfolio piece, which will allow you to develop in-depth knowledge of all aspects of a cutting-edge digital marketing strategy. BrainStation’s Career Success team will help you refine your marketing portfolio, connect with industry professionals, and prepare for the career search and interview process. Before graduating, celebrate everything you’ve learned and accomplished at Demo Day, where you’ll showcase your final project to BrainStation’s hiring partners and alumni.
    Financing
    DepositN/A
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities. Extended Third Party tuition financing available.
    Tuition Plans3, 6, 12, or 24 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation. Extended Third Party tuition financing available.
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner.
    Prep WorkProspective bootcamp students will need to fill out an online application, submit a digital admissions challenge, and complete a video interview with BrainStation’s Admissions team.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewYes
  • Digital Marketing Bootcamp Online

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    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$15,000
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationOnline
    BrainStation's Digital Marketing Bootcamp is designed to transform your skillset, providing hands-on experience with real-world marketing strategies and techniques to prepare you for a new marketing career. The Digital Marketing Bootcamp is comprehensive and project-based, ensuring you have direct experience with content development and management, social media marketing, search engine marketing, advanced analytics and reporting, and more. At the end of each module, you will apply new skills to complete a real-world project, culminating in a final portfolio piece, which will allow you to develop in-depth knowledge of all aspects of a cutting-edge digital marketing strategy. BrainStation’s Career Success team will help you refine your marketing portfolio, connect with industry professionals, and prepare for the career search and interview process. Before graduating, celebrate everything you’ve learned and accomplished at Demo Day, where you’ll showcase your final project to BrainStation’s hiring partners and alumni.
    Financing
    DepositN/A
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities. Extended Third Party tuition financing available.
    Tuition Plans3, 6, 12, or 24 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation. Extended Third Party tuition financing available.
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner.
    Prep WorkProspective bootcamp students will need to fill out an online application, submit a digital admissions challenge, and complete a video interview with BrainStation’s Admissions team.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewYes
  • Digital Marketing Online

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    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,250
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationOnline
    BrainStation's Digital Marketing Certificate Course is designed for professionals looking to develop and enhance their skills with the latest digital marketing techniques and concepts applicable to roles in marketing management, advertising, branding, and more. You will learn to develop and execute on comprehensive online marketing strategies, including search marketing, social media, and email campaigns, to receive a certificate in digital marketing.
    Financing
    Deposit$150
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities.
    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Product Management

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    Design, Product Management, Agile, Scrum
    In PersonPart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,250
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationToronto, Vancouver, New York City, London
    Led by experienced product professionals, BrainStation’s Product Management Certificate Course is designed to introduce the very latest product management concepts and techniques. You’ll gain essential product management knowledge, learning to define a customer-centric product strategy, how to apply Lean methodologies and Agile development practices, and more. You will also explore efficient wireframing and prototyping, and how to bring products to market as a Product Manager.
    Financing
    Deposit$150
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Product Management Online

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    Design, Digital Marketing, Growth Hacking, Product Management
    OnlinePart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,250
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationOnline
    Led by experienced product professionals, BrainStation’s Product Management Certificate Course is designed to introduce the very latest product management concepts and techniques. You’ll gain essential product management knowledge, learning to define a customer-centric product strategy, how to apply Lean methodologies and Agile development practices, and more. You will also explore efficient wireframing and prototyping, and how to bring products to market as a Product Manager.
    Financing
    Deposit$150
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3 or 6 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipMerit Scholarship, Women in Development Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Prep WorkPrep Course is available. It provides introductory material, quizzes and exposure to custom portal.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Python

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    Algorithms, Data Science, Data Structures, Data Visualization, Python
    In PersonPart Time3 Hours/week5 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$2,950
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationToronto, New York City, Vancouver, London
    One of the most widely used programming languages, Python is the language of choice among Data Scientists, Machine Learning Engineers, and Back-End Developers. BrainStation's Python Certificate Course uses a project-based learning model to provide hands-on experience using Python to solve complex data problems. Taught by industry experts, you’ll learn to apply Python to clean, analyze, and manipulate data, and explore the Python ecosystem of essential libraries, dictionaries, and scripts.
    Financing
    Deposit$150
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelAdvanced
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Python Online

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    Algorithms, Data Science, Data Structures, Data Visualization, Python
    OnlinePart Time3 Hours/week5 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$2,950
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationOnline
    One of the most widely used programming languages, Python is the language of choice among Data Scientists, Machine Learning Engineers, and Back-End Developers. BrainStation's Python Certificate Course uses a project-based learning model to provide hands-on experience using Python to solve complex data problems. Taught by industry experts, you’ll learn to apply Python to clean, analyze, and manipulate data, and explore the Python ecosystem of essential libraries, dictionaries, and scripts.
    Financing
    Deposit$150
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition PlansFinancing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelAdvanced
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Search Engine Marketing

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    SEM, Digital Marketing, SEO
    In PersonPart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,250
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationVancouver, Toronto, New York City
    BrainStation’s Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Certificate Course is designed to introduce advanced SEM and analytics skills. Taught by professionals currently working in the industry, the course uses a collaborative, project-based learning model that mimics what Search Engine Marketers experience in the field. You’ll learn how to best target your customers, uncover unique insights, and optimize your digital presence.
    Financing
    Deposit$150
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities.
    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Search Engine Marketing Online

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    SEM, Digital Marketing, SEO
    OnlinePart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,250
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationOnline
    BrainStation’s Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Certificate Course is designed to introduce advanced SEM and analytics skills. Taught by professionals currently working in the industry, the course uses a collaborative, project-based learning model that mimics what Search Engine Marketers experience in the field. You’ll learn how to best target your customers, uncover unique insights, and optimize your digital presence.
    Financing
    Deposit$150
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities.
    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Social Media Marketing

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    Social Media Marketing, Design, Digital Marketing, Growth Hacking
    In PersonPart Time3 Hours/week5 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$2,450
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationVancouver, New York City, Toronto
    BrainStation's Social Media Marketing Certificate Course is designed to introduce key social media concepts, tools, and best practices. Taught by industry-leading professionals, the course uses a project-based learning model that mimics what Social Media Marketers experience in the field. You’ll gain hands-on experience with social media management platforms, building measurable, end-to-end social campaigns, and optimizing performance.
    Financing
    Deposit$150
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities.
    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation.
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Social Media Marketing Online

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    Social Media Marketing, Design, Digital Marketing, Growth Hacking
    OnlinePart Time3 Hours/week5 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$2,450
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationOnline
    BrainStation's Social Media Marketing Certificate Course is designed to introduce key social media concepts, tools, and best practices. Taught by industry-leading professionals, the course uses a project-based learning model that mimics what Social Media Marketers experience in the field. You’ll gain hands-on experience with social media management platforms, building measurable, end-to-end social campaigns, and optimizing performance.
    Financing
    Deposit$150
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities.
    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation.
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • User Experience Design

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    Design, User Experience Design
    In PersonPart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,250
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationToronto, New York City, Vancouver, London
    BrainStation’s User Experience (UX) Design Certificate Course was designed to give professionals the skills required to improve the user experience of their product or digital properties. Taught by industry leaders, discover the UX design process and learn best practices for conducting research, creating wireframes, and applying user-centered design principles to create experience-focused digital solutions.
    Financing
    Deposit$150
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities

    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • User Experience Design Bootcamp

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    Design, User Experience Design
    In PersonFull Time40 Hours/week12 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$15,000
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationToronto, Vancouver, Miami, London
    BrainStation's User Experience Design Bootcamp is an immersive, project-based learning experience, designed to transform your skillset and help you launch a new career in design. Offered in a full-time or part-time format, the program's curriculum is challenging, comprehensive, and constantly updated, ensuring you are always learning cutting-edge UX/UI design concepts, skills, and tools. Learning from Educators with experience in the field, you will build an impressive portfolio of completed projects and work on a fully realized mobile app. BrainStation’s Career Success team will help you refine your design portfolio, connect with industry professionals, and prepare for the career search and interview process. Before graduating, celebrate everything you’ve learned and accomplished at Demo Day, where you’ll showcase your final project to BrainStation’s hiring partners and alumni.
    Financing
    DepositN/A
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities. Extended Third Party tuition financing available.
    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation. Extended Third Party tuition financing available.
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
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    BrainStation's User Experience Design Bootcamp is an immersive, project-based learning experience, designed to transform your skillset and help you launch a new career in design. Offered in a full-time or part-time format, the program's curriculum is challenging, comprehensive, and constantly updated, ensuring you are always learning cutting-edge UX/UI design concepts, skills, and tools. Learning from Educators with experience in the field, you will build an impressive portfolio of completed projects and work on a fully realized mobile app. BrainStation’s Career Success team will help you refine your design portfolio, connect with industry professionals, and prepare for the career search and interview process. Before graduating, celebrate everything you’ve learned and accomplished at Demo Day, where you’ll showcase your final project to BrainStation’s hiring partners and alumni.
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    BrainStation’s User Experience (UX) Design Certificate Course was designed to give professionals the skills required to improve the user experience of their product or digital properties. Taught by industry leaders, discover the UX design process and learn best practices for conducting research, creating wireframes, and applying user-centered design principles to create experience-focused digital solutions.
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    User Interface (UI) Design is the practice of transforming user goals and requirements into beautiful, intuitive, and functional digital interfaces. Taught by industry experts, BrainStation’s UI Design Certificate Course uses a collaborative, project-based learning model that mimics what UI Designers experience in the field. You’ll be introduced to leading design principles, responsive design, prototyping, as well as visual trends and patterns relevant to crafting engaging websites and mobile applications.
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    In BrainStation's Web Development Certificate Course, learn to create beautiful, responsive websites by mastering the building blocks of the Web: HTML, CSS, and more. Get hands-on experience applying these skills to build a professional website of your choice that can be showcased in your portfolio.
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    BrainStation's Web Development Bootcamp introduces you to all of the skills and technologies required to produce a modern web application. Offered in a full-time or part-time format, this program focuses on project-based learning, creating an environment where students spend the majority of the time working on projects and assignments. You will learn how to build a complete software solution for the modern web through iterative lessons and labs that build on each other, empowering you to become a Full-Stack Web Developer with an in-depth understanding of how software for the web is built. BrainStation’s Career Success team will help you refine your web development portfolio, connect with industry professionals, and prepare for the career search and interview process. Before graduating, celebrate everything you’ve learned and accomplished at Demo Day, where you’ll showcase your final project to BrainStation’s hiring partners and alumni.
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    In BrainStation's Web Development Certificate Course, learn to create beautiful, responsive websites by mastering the building blocks of the Web: HTML, CSS, and more. Get hands-on experience applying these skills to build a professional website of your choice that can be showcased in your portfolio.
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    I am writing this review after completing the course and being currently employed as a fulltime PHP developer in Miami. I first heard of Wyncode when one of my close friends had told me that he was enrolling in a full-time web development course, at the time I was employed in a different city and was very interested in changing my career and becoming a software developer, however I felt that in my current situation that was only a far fetched dream. Some months later an opportunity presented itself and after researching some schools and seeing firsthand how this school had changed the life of some of my friends I decided to enroll into their immersive full-stack web immersive course.

    Initially, I spoke with Matt Campbell and Bianca Monaco the school's directors, this was 3 months before starting the course, we spoke on multiple conversations regarding the school and what it entails, they advised me to complete the prework to see if this was something that I would really be interested in doing. Soon after I would be devoting several hours of my day to learning and studying the intricacies of software development. 

    Fast forward to January 2017 I had relocated to Miami and had begun the 3-month cohort, the first day of class I met many of the team members, the awesome staff, my classmates and the head instructor Ed Toro. Everybody was extremely welcoming and very thorough in explaining how the next 3 months would pan out, how the school works and what I could expect out of the program. 

    The school day is usually broken up in the following format, first thing in the morning you have the morning announcements, usually this will let you know what  the agenda for the week and the agenda for the day, this is very important since its very easy to lose track or what is going on, usually the morning announcements will also give you some insight into any events the Miami Tech community may be having. These events usually involve hackathons, talks, and community forums, sometimes there will be the occasional breakout, this when they will host a study group regarding a specific subject. These community gatherings are very key in the success of the students as one of the factors in the success or starting a new career is meeting the influential people in the tech community. I personally went to various events, they were all very well put together, the people were super friendly and engaging, I was able to make many friends this way and make many connections that eventually could have possibly led to a job. 

    During the course we did a mix of lecture-based classes and live coding, homework and projects, and 'one on ones ' (these are extremely important as they show the instructors how you are doing) the days are very long, and it is encouraged that you spend as much time as you can learning the material and practicing, usually once the lecture is over you have the rest of the space to work, not only that but you also have the help of the staff , the teacher assistants usually come after a certain time and they can help you out if you ever  need help with a specific part of the homework or with your projects, they are available in person and in slack for you at all times. 

    Part of the coursework focuses on sharpening your people skills, for example, some the skills involve learning about email etiquette, how to approach potential employers and how to be successful at interviews, all of these lessons were extremely helpful at the end of the cohort. While learning all about how to make an awesome application is only part of the puzzle of being able to be hired afterward. I believe that this point is where the team truly shines the most, the whole cohort is geared so well to get you hired, finding a job afterwards was one of my greatest fears during the course, but I trusted the team, listened to their advice and sure enough I was one of the first ones hired out of my cohort. 

    The next most important part of the experience is working and presenting your applications. Now you end up making lots of apps during your time in class and outside, but there are two that you actually present to the outside world. Both of these experiences really test your skills and push you to the next level, as you will be using all the resources that you have learned throughout your time there. Once your app is complete you work on your presentations, further cementing your knowledge on the material, since you will be explaining what you have created, how it works and what you used to build it.  The first time you present this to your friends and family, so it relatively relaxed, the second time around you present a more refined application to not only your friends and family but also leaders of the Miami tech community, judges, and potential employers.

    So once you graduate and present your app you are done, right? No sir, that's just when the real battle begins, and the Wyncode team knows this. I believe that this is probably one of the hardest parts of this whole ordeal, programming, in general, is a practice, 10 weeks of coding 12 hours a day will kick start your programming career, but unless you keep it up and continue to code, whether on your own or as your day job, it may all be for naught. So it imperative that afterwards you continue to code , so once you are done you are invited to go to Wynwork, in this phase you are placed with director of hiring partnerships Miguel Cruz , he was super inspiring and gave some accurate advice on how to get hired and make it in the industry,and sure enough everything he said was true and I was hired within a month from my graduation date. 

    A couple of caveats regarding the school that I must say is that while it is extremely tough to learn to code in a short stressful time, the staff really does their very best to get you through it. Teacher assistants stay late throughout the night working with you, even through slack and even the head instructors will help you out even late at night if you are in a pickle, and after the course if you have any problems. However you have to have the drive to want to learn the material, and be able to work hard and 'hustle the extra mile' as they say, they will never give up on you and they will always treat you like family.

    Currently, now that I have finished the coursework and now that I am working full time as a developer I am planning on working part time in the school as a teacher assistant. So that's my story, I went on a limb, took some chances and they paid off, at times I felt the existential dread set in, but in the end, it was all ok and everything went according to plan, which is exactly what I was looking for. Big thank you to Jo, Juha, Bianca, Matt, Jose, Don, Tim, Izzy Angel, Miguel, Miguel, Maddie, Victoria, Joe, Nick, Nick, Auston and of course Ed, you guys changed my life.

  • Digital Marketing
    - 5/15/2017
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    This course has been extremely informative. It is also super awesome that our instructors are apart of the industry - currently working in it. Also always avaliable to chat if you need to. Brainstation gives you all the tools you need to succeed. You really have to take away what you want from the program. Overall, this has been a very educational class! It also makes things better when you're not stuck in a stale classroom. Brainstations space is beautiful and bright, making it easy and comfortable to learn. 

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    - 3/21/2017
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    I just completed the Digital Marketing course and feel so excited to utilize all that I learned! 

    The last 10 weeks were full of so much energy, knowledge and great industry leaders.  
    The ability to have a case study based on local brands was so interesting, and the chance to present to these brands face-to-face was very rewarding.  


    Our instructors were so passionate about their industry and sharing their experiences. Not once, did they avoid answering a question nor turn anyone away for asking. They always had great examples and information.  
     

    The fact that I could come in and work from Brainstation the entire duration of the course was amazing. That is such a perk! I was there every Monday at noon before my 6pm class.  It's a light and airy space right in the heart and soul of downtown Vacnouver.  

    I look forward to attend more workshops and courses in the future.

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    I just finished the part time SEO/SEM course at Brainstation. I came into this course with a serious goal. I wanted the confidence to put SEO on my resume and the confidence to assist a client with the basics of SEO/SEM. After presenting our final project, I can say I achieved this goal. 

    The 10 week course structure was brilliantly managable and the Brainstation Vancouver team created an energetic and clean space that made the learning experience great. The instructors/gurus Zak Ramdani (SEO) and Emily Leung (SEM) were experts in their field but even more so, they were great teachers. 

    If you were looking to expand your skill set in tech, I couldn't recommend Brainstation enough! Don't waste your time falling asleep on a free online tutorial. Take a moment and ask yourself what you want to gain from the skill, and if you're serious with yourself, I'm sure you'll find yourself in this space too. 

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    I'm currently enrolled in the Digital Marketing program at Brainstation Vancouver and I love the program. Our course is almost near completion and I'm going to be walking away with a completely new understanding of the ever changing, online market space. I came into this course with the objective of applying the teachings to my own start up business. Conner Gallaway and Laura Andersen taught the course and they are both experts in the industry. It was great to be taught by people who own and work with successful local companies. The community is amazing and everyone makes you feel welcomed. You're even encouraged to use the Brainstation co-working space for the duration of the course. This is a super awesome feature for a start-up entrepreneur! I feel confident in applying the materials to my own business and highly recommend this course to anyone looking to build on their digital marketing skills.

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    I am currently enrolled in the Digital Marketing at Brainstation in Vancouver and I cannot say enough good things about this program. I have always been a firm believer in "it's who you know, but what you know", and not only does Brainstation give you the skills it takes in this industry, but they also give you the opportunity to meet experts in the industry. I have learned a lot in this program and I can not thank my teacher Conner Galway for his knowledge, resources and enthusiasm. He is truly an expert in his field. Learning from industry experts has allowed me to understand the industry in a whole new way. I would recommend Brainstation to anyone looking to get into the Tech industry. 

  • BunsenCode
    - 2/3/2017
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    Fantastic Experience. Prior to coming to Wyncode, I had been following the self-study route. However, I knew from past educational experiences that I was more of a classroom learner, so I chose to attend Wyncode, and I don't regret it. Wyncode and Auston took me from a hobbyist level of understanding, to a web developer with several web applications under my belt. The curriculum is difficult, and at times you will be frustrated, but like with any new skill, its all about practice and continuing to push yourself learn outside of class and after your cohort. 

    Auston was an excellent teacher, and cares about our success. He continues to assist me, daily, lol. He is an invaluable source of knowledge and a great mentor. Sure, there were lectures that felt like a grind but Auston and the T.A.'s always made themselves available to help, whether in person or on Slack, a communication tool utilized widely in the industry. The mentorship the staff provides is invaluable. Their advice has helped me grow not only as a developer but as a professional, as well. 

    Wyncode stresses an iterative philosophy- through feedback sessions each week they tailor the program according to criticism and suggestions from the students themselves. If a particular teaching method didn't work for you, speak up, as the team will work to make accomodations for you quickly and genuinely. This adaptive nature is one that I was greatly impressed by. 

    I believe there is validity to some of the criticisms found on sites like this. As part of my due diligience I researched the hell out of the school, contacting alumni, going through reviews on coursereport, reddit etc. This is a process I highly recommend, as attendance is an investment, not only of money but your time. It is key to note that as part of Wyncode's iterative ethos, many of the criticisms found on CourseReport are addressed and considered by staff. In fact, during my time in the course I noticed modifications thatl likely made my experience better than what a previous student's testimonial reported. 

    Web Development, Programming, coding are difficult trades. You will have nights where you stare at your screen frustrated beyond belief. Don't let the mantra "anyone can learn to code" let you get lazy. Keep pushing yourself to be better. However, know that in attending Wyncode, you've joined a supportive community of developers, all more than willing to help solve any questions or issues you may come across in the field.

    As far as the job hunt goes- Know that you're trying to get into the industry as a person on the ground floor. Accept that your lack of work experience will be noted in applications and on interviews. This means that for every project you are assigned during your cohort you need to give it your all, as these will be the first works in your portfolio. These projects will give you something to talk about with potential employers. GO TO THE NETWORKING EVENTS. Not just for potential work opportunities, but to practice talking about yourself and your development career. This practice has helped me considerably in interview settings.

    All in all, Wyncode was an excellent introduction to Programming, and It gave me the momentum I needed to keep developing my skills. Know that this is a field where you are expected to learn new languages, technologies, etc. Wyncode can't teach them all to you, but you really do "learn how to learn", a valuable skill that employers look for.

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    Before you start, I will recommend that you take some intro courses on programming, be it on Codecademy, CodeSchool etc. These will greatly help, and will help you decide if programming is for you. Also, do your research!!

     

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    Hi everyone,

    I'm a recent grad of the UX Design Full Time program at Brainstation.  Overall this program was a great life-changing experience that exceeded my expectations.  Friendly staff, nice facilities, great location, and an environment where you really feel at home during and even after the course is over.  They really do keep you in the family long after the course is over.  

    Pros:

    -Staff is friendly and always there to help

    -Lectures are thorough and easy to understand

    -Building is clean and usually stacked with plenty of snacks, fruit, and drinks

    -They throw good parties 

     

    Cons:

    -Feedback could have been more direct (I can take it)

    -More time and lectures could be allotted to porfolio building as that is what gets you your job when its over (I heard that this was updated in the next cohort)

     

    Overall, I had a great time at Brainstation.  I left fully prepared to start working in UX, and what more can you expect from a 10 week program?  

    For those who are concerned about "will I get a job", you will get a job if you are worth hiring.  Seriously, if you think a 10 week program will magically get you a job just cause you paid some money you are dilusional.  You will get a job because you work hard, learn, network, and excel.  This program puts you in an environment where you can do that, but its really up to you.  Trust me, everyone who worked hard in this class got a job, thats all it is.

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    - 10/31/2021
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    The course was very informative and was at an excellent pace. The instructors took the time to explain the concepts well and were eager to answer any questions that were posed by the class participants. The ability to work on problems during the class and have the instructors post their solutions allowed me to learn by verifying what my thought process was. The final project allowed me to use all the skills I learned in the course to present an actual case and have it evaluated. Excellent course to learn the basics.

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    - 10/22/2021
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    This bootcamp was tough, but it gave great insight to web development and really gave excellent skills on React, CSS, HTML, JavaScript, Node.js, and more. Definitely would recommend to anyone wanting a career change!
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    During the pandemic last year, I found myself with more time as work projects slowed down and we were all locked down at home. I was already working in a marketing role, but I wanted to further upgrade my skills in the digital space with some of the more technical skills such as SEO, SEM, paid ads, branding processes, DM tools, etc. 

    BrainStation's DM Bootcamp was the most brutal 3 months of my life. However, I learned SO much. It was a really valuable experience. Not only was it a great exercise in regenerating some of my dormant cognitive abilities, but I learned a lot about my own working habits, collaborative work under extremely high pressure/stress, and personal boundaries re: mental health. Mel Greene was my educator and she was AMAZING. She was so organized, knowledgeable, kind, but also firm. She knew how to keep us motivated and on our feet. 

    Pro-tip: If you also suffer from anxiety and depression, please make sure you have a strong support system in place before starting the program. I cried, A LOT. Doubted myself, A LOT. I was very lucky that I had close friends and family who were always there to support me when I was overloaded. Deadlines are tight, the workload can be overwhelming, and there may also be tense situations in group settings, so please equip yourself with the right tools before diving into the rabbit hole. 

    My feedback to BrainStation: PLEASE provide more mental health assistance for the bootcamps. Bootcamps are inherently tough mentally, please don't make it even harder for those who suffer from pre-existing mental health issues. Much like the career advisors, I think it would have helped me significantly if there was a counselor or a professional to talk to during this highly stressful period of time. 

Thanks!