Recent Code Platoon Reviews: Rating 4.93
Recent Code Platoon News
- June 2018 Coding Bootcamp Podcast
- November 2017 Coding Bootcamp News + Podcast
- July 2017 Coding Bootcamp News Roundup + Podcast
Full Stack Web Developer Immersive
- Payment Plan
- $10,500 for all Veterans, 2017 $500 All Women Full Scholarship Transgender
- Minimum Skill Level
- Prep Work
Full Stack Web Developer Immersive / Remote Attendance
- Payment Plan
- $10,500 for all Veterans, 2017 $500 All Women Full Scholarship Transgender
- Minimum Skill Level
- Prep Work
Code Platoon Reviews
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I just graduated from Code Platoon and have interviews with companies that would never consider looking at me 14 weeks before. The Code Platoon team is dedicated to providing the best educational experience possibe to its members. If you are a Veteran and are looking at Developr Bootcamps, Code Platoon is the best choice by far.
Code Platoon devotion to the veteran community is unprecedented. The lead instructor is uniquely qualified to get veterans into the tech community. He cares about the students and is a real fan of the technologies he teaches. He brings a no student left behind approach by always making adjustments to maximize learning.
Rod's unique ability to allocate resources is something never seen in the veteran community. He's connected to many companies and involves them to give the students what they need. He created an environment that allowed us to be face to face with the people in the community that we are trying to enter.
They will hit the ground running, so it is important that you know the fundamentals because you are the only limit to how much they will teach you.
I am a Marine Veteran. I've spent 5 years in Supply and Logistics and as I began my transition out of the marines I was trying to figure out a way to move into a career in software engineering. Code Platoon was my solution. I had thought about taking the first job I could find then studying on my own to get to a level that I could be hired at. I am so glad I did not do that. In the 14 weeks of study, I acquired a greater depth of knowledge in Software Development than I could have attained in over a year of studying on my own.
This course was tough and very demanding of my time, however, I have no regrets. The quality of instruction and depth of understanding gained in each area covered is unparalleled. I hope this review has been helpful to you in your decision-making process. Please reach out to me on LinkedIn if you have any questions. linkedin.com/in/conlin-mcmanus-78a39128
I am currently a student at Code Platoon in my 13th week of the program. The program is fully immersive, and takes someone with no coding experience to employable within 4 months. I personally had no prior coding experience besides the prework for the course. Throughout the course, I have learned a tremendous amount, and now feel comfortable interviewing for Junior Web Developer Jobs (which usually start at $60,000). Jon, the lead instructor, does a great job explaining the material. Addittionally, there are multiple TAs in the classroom at all times, helping students with the material.
If you are willing to put in the hard work, with very long days, they will do everything they can to help you learn the material and become employable. Rod, the owner of Code Platoon has a personal relationship with every student, and commits to help all current and former students. Overall, this is the absolute best program for any veteran looking to be a computer programmer.
I'm an Army Reserve on active duty and I just graduated the course a week ago.
1. Unlimited support and resources.
People here are ready to dedicate themselves to help you success. Rod(founder) will help you to provide any help you need and Jon(instructor) always welcome students to come to him with whatever. Plus, there are countless mentors and assistant teachers for more help! (both in person and in remote)
I was covered roughly 80% of the $13,000 tuition and Code Platoon offered the second scholarship for women in tech.
I loved how it was well-mixed with the programming knowledge and soft skills such as resume building and interview practice.
4. People and Community
A class is consist of 7-12 students. Each individuals get to know everyone via pair-programing and group projects. Whenever I was in a panic zone, my classmates were the ones who told me that I can do it. I can’t explain how meaningful they were to me (still are lol) to break through each struggles just like battle buddies.
And if by any chance I get stuck while chasing my passion and success as I knew it, I already have a community to go for advise!
I’m very proud of myself as an ALUMNI and I’ve learned so much in less than a half of a year.
Good luck to everyone!
As I write this, I am trying to answer two questions: What do I wish I knew 14 weeks ago? What do I need to tell another veteran to set them up for success?
First I can not say this more clearly. THIS PROGRAM IS NOT A SCAM. I know you already googled it, we all did. It is the real deal. Rod Levy and CP are the only veteran organization I have ever worked with that delivered 100% on their promise. "If you come everyday and work hard, we will make you into a dev[eloper].”
Rod's lead instructor Jon Young, is a great guy with a ton of character. He isn't just knowledgeable, he genuinely cares that you learn the material, and ultimately about your success; his commitment to this is as clear at week 1 as is it in your final projects.
My own thoughts to set you up for success:
- Buy into the program. There will be changes. Uncertainty. A ton of sleep deprivation. More than healthy doses of stress. Internship opportunities may disappear and others will pop up to replace them weeks later. You may not know what’s going on behind the scenes, your job is to focus on learning. Stay the course. Trust in Rod. Keep your head down. And put in work.
- You’ll hear this phrase again, but “expose your ignorance.” Despite what others may project with the words like “It’s logical, easy, makes sense” this is not an easy subject matter. Developers do not get paid so well because of how easy this is to understand. When you are lost - which will happen frequently - let it be known immediately. Falling behind and making it up after class is not an option due to simple time constraints and the need for sleep.
- Financial planning is essential during the course. Finances are one of the main stressors for most people. You simply don’t need that in your life while trying to take on this task. Plan thoroughly.
- This course is a marathon, not a sprint. Treat it as such. Eat healthy. get in some exercise, and sleep. It will make you a better student and sustain you till the end.
- If you have any questions - engage Rod. He’s a highly intelligent, and resourceful businessman, turned NFP leader. He will help you, and he’s exactly the kind of person you want on your team.
If you have any questions please feel free to contact me on linkedin.
I just completed Code Platoon with the Bravo cohort. It was a great opportunity and I could not have asked for more. Jon is a great teacher and all of the TAs were very helpful/knowledgeable. It is a great way to get your foot in the door of the tech world.
I currently serving Army National Guard. I can't thank enough to the program. I didn't know any coding before I join the program. It is intense but I got more than I paid for and expected it. I got a job offer before I graduate it because of Code Platoon. If you are a vet, currently serving or a spouse and interested in coding please consider this program!
I'm an Air Force vet who had no coding experience when I satrted Code Platoon. I dedicated myself 100% to the process and worked very hard. Now, I am able to code and create software.
The curriculm is very well thought out and you will learn languages and frameworks that employers are seeking.
As somebody who is studying computer science and attended the first cohort of CodePlatoon, I found the bootcamp to be a great way to break into the industry. The 8 of us that graduated the 16 week program gained a deeper understanding of many of the in demand skills employers want and we were all placed in internships that gave us some crucial developer experience. Highly recommend to any veteran seriously interested in a career as a developer.
This program is great. Almost everyone in my cohort was working either full time or in an internship within weeks of graduation. The mentors you will receive are great. Rod Levy is an amazing individual who can trampoline your career into tthe next universe with his networking skills alone. It almost turns into a small community. Everyone is a veteran so there are commonalities between all students. I recommend this program to any veterans who have a passion for problem solving/software development and other veterans who are unsure of what to do 'next'.
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