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Galvanize is an education company that offers software engineering bootcamps under its Hack Reactor by Galvanize brand name. Galvanize offers programs for rapid career transformation, designed so that anyone with motivation can succeed, regardless of education, experience, or background. Please visit the Hack Reactor page on Course Report here to learn more about these bootcamps. 

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  • Rochelle Valdez
    Senior Application Developer • Graduate • Software Engineering Immersive • Online
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    Oct 06, 2021
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    Used to be good, but can't recommend anymore

    I'll start this review off by saying that I was a die-hard Hack Reactor stan from 2017-2020. I actually published a 5 star review a few years ago on this site, but requested to un-publish the review due to alarming changes in tone of the administration towards its student body. 

    Take for example the alumni community: what used to be the most compelling reason to choose Galvanize/Hack Reactor over other bootcamps. In my day it was the most vibrant community of technical professiona...
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  • JS
    Applicant • Online
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    Oct 04, 2021
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    Overrated - Premium Prep Experience

    The Good: Hack Reactor's curriculum is very well developed and does an excellent job preparing lay people for a career in tech. Their instructors are also very helpful and very encouraging. You also really feel a sense of community with your peers, even though you are interacting remotely.

    The Bad: The JavaScript curriculum is intense and exhaustive. Compared to other prep courses, Hack Reactor expects you to get JavaScript down very quickly and...
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  • Sim Borodach
    Austin
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    Jul 14, 2021
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    Data Science Immersive

    The Galvanize DSI was everything I expected it to be and more. I was in the Austin campus, studying remote from NJ due to the pandemic. My instructors were passionate and dedicated every step of the way. Galvanize absolutely prepares its students for what's to come in the industry. If you are considering the course, reach out to me! I'd be happy to share some perspective :)
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  • Juliette
    Data Scientist • Data Science Immersive • San Francisco
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    Jun 13, 2021
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    Data Science Immersive

    Galvanize was a great experience for me, and I'd recommend the DSI to anyone looking for a career transition to data science. The course material is interesting and comprehensive, staff is engaging and knowledgeable, and my cohort was friendly and motivated. I also appreciate that the curriculum seems up to date with current data science industry standards, based on conversations with people in the field. In terms of structure, the DSI is a combination of structured vs. unstructured and ...
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  • Noah S
    Data Science Resident • Graduate
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    Jun 05, 2021
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    An Amazing and Valuable Experience

    The Galvanize Data Science Immersive is a challenging and immersive course. The course took me from hobbyist programmer to serviceable junior data scientist in a few short months. Also worth a mention is their great post-graduation career services.
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  • Ken S
    Graduate • Data Science Immersive • San Francisco
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    May 13, 2021
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    Data Science Immersive

    For prospective students considering doing a bootcamp, let me demystify some things about how they work that will hopefully help inform your decision. Let me first preface by saying that I am a graduate from the Galvanize Data Science Immersive so my experience is anchored to that program and your mileage may vary.

    Q: "Is this program going to give me everything that I need to get a job in data science?"

    A: Yes and no. Data science is such ...
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  • Nicholas K
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    May 12, 2021
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    Data Science Immersive

    I want to be clear about what a bootcamp is and what it is not: it's not a silver bullet that will make you employable and professional. Your diploma is not an 8 1/2'' x 11'' ticket you turn in for a job and neither is a bootcamp certificate. What it is is a place to build yourself up and a community that will move there with you.

    When the pandemic hit I learned as much programming as I could, but after a while I hit a wall. I found myself without direction or motivation. I decide...
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  • Thomas Garabedian
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    May 10, 2021
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    Galvanize DSI Review

    A hard 3 months, but don't quit and keep practicing and it's worth it.
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  • Louis Bove
    Machine Learning Engineer • Graduate • Data Science Immersive • San Francisco
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    Mar 26, 2021
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    Data Science Immersive

    Came into the course with very little coding experience in Python but some good fundamentals in Math. The prep course was very useful and set me up really well to start the course. Once we began the actual course it held a very fast tempo and you really need to be focused to keep up with all of the material. Lucky for us, the instructors and assistant instructors are dedicated to helping you understand the material and complete your projects! The course, material, and instructors are top...
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  • Nick Henderson
    Data Scientist • Graduate • Data Science Immersive • San Francisco
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    Mar 03, 2021
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    Great Experience

    I would highly recommend Galvanize to anyone who is looking to change careers and become a data scientist. The instructors were excellent, the pacing was just right, and I really liked all of my classmates. I was able to learn a lot in a short period without burning out. The program provided a great opportunity to work collaboratively on projects, and to take ownership of solo projects from end to end, which are both valuable skills that came up in interviews. I felt that I finished the ...
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  • Heather Berginc
    Associate Data Science Instructor • Graduate • Online
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    Feb 25, 2021
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    Data Science Immersive Program

    I loved the experience and it has completely transformed my day to day life for the better. Getting involved with the Data Science Curriculum through Galvanize was really tough but equally rewarding. The material presented is not something you couldn't necessarily go find on your own online, but the pace, the structure, the community and the organization of teach/reteach has given me the power to feel like no matter what I come across, I now have the power to quickly teach myself. I left...
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  • Zack Magnotti
    Data Scientist • Graduate • Data Science Immersive • San Francisco
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    Feb 24, 2021
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    Transformative Experience

    As someone who didn't finish college and didn't have a clear plan for my life beyond paying next month's rent, Galvanize has changed my whole life in so many ways. While studying here I not only learned and honed the essential skills necessary to be a data scientist, I also connected to a massive network of amazing people and did a number of awesome projects which I'll be able to put on my resume forever.
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Galvanize costs around $17,980.

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Galvanize offers courses like Beginner 19-Week Coding Bootcamp, Intermediate 12-Week Coding Bootcamp.

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Galvanize teaches students Online in a remote classroom.

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