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General Assembly

Avg Rating:4.32 ( 416 reviews )

General Assembly offers short and long courses in web and mobile development, product management, data science and more, online and in-person, across 15 campuses in 4 continents. Focusing on the most relevant and in-demand skills across data, design, business, and technology, General Assembly is confronting a skills gap through best-in-class instruction and providing access to opportunities in tech. General Assembly offers a breadth of different course offerings and classes range from full-time immersive courses for learners that want to switch to a new career, to part-time courses for learners that are looking to improve their career trajectory by acquiring a new skill set, and mentor-led online circuits for a more flexible way to acquire foundational skills.

To apply for an immersive bootcamp, applicants need to submit an online application, then connect with a General Assembly admissions representative who will evaluate whether the course is a fit for an applicant's experience and goals. Applicants then complete an admissions assessment to ensure they are prepared for the rigor of the curriculum. Once a student is accepted and has paid a down payment, their spot will be secured.

General Assembly career coaches work with students to create their career path, improve technical interview skills, and build a personal brand. Graduates can attend GA-hosted hiring events and meet hiring managers. The careers team partners with companies for course development and graduate placement and helps companies stay competitive in today's digital landscape. Additionally, General Assembly has made a commitment to affordable and accessible education combined with an education-to-employment approach that helps to create a diverse talent pipeline.

In addition to long-form course offerings, General Assembly courses are also available as short form bootcamps (1-2 day workshops) as well as evening and weekend classes.

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  • Data Analysis On-Demand

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    Data Science, SQL, Excel
    OnlinePart Time12 Weeks
    Start Date
    None scheduled
    Cost
    $950
    Class size
    N/A
    Location
    Stamford, San Diego, Online, Dallas, Melbourne, Boston, Denver, Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, London, Singapore, New York City, Seattle, Austin, Sydney, San Francisco
    The best resource for a comprehensive foundation in data analysis. Acquire the context, practical know-how, and practice you need to confidently analyze data with the program global leaders rely on. Cover fundamentals, including framing questions, cleaning data, visualizing data, and communicating insights. This learning path is ideal for anyone who wants to bolster their analytical toolkit, including business analysts, marketers, product managers, entrepreneurs, and leaders building data-driven teams.
    Financing
    Deposit
    $250
    Scholarship
    No
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill Level
    No previous experience required.
    Placement Test
    No
    Interview
    No
  • Data Analytics (Part-Time)

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    Data Science
    In PersonPart Time6 Hours/week9 Weeks
    Start Date
    None scheduled
    Cost
    $3,950
    Class size
    N/A
    Location
    Melbourne, Boston, Denver, Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, London, Singapore, New York City, Seattle, Austin, Sydney, San Francisco
    Financing
    Deposit
    N/A
    Financing
    Financing available through Climb or SkillsFund. 
    Tuition Plans
    Payment Plans Available
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill Level
    Course is open to beginners. Familiarity with Excel is useful, but not required.
    Prep Work
    Approximately 3 hours of self-guided pre-work to complete prior to starting the course.
    Placement Test
    No
    Interview
    Yes
  • Data Science Immersive

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    In PersonFull Time40 Hours/week
    Start Date
    Rolling Start Date
    Cost
    $15,950
    Class size
    N/A
    Location
    Stamford, Melbourne, Boston, Denver, Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, London, Singapore, New York City, Seattle, Austin, Sydney, San Francisco
    Learn the tools and techniques you need to make better decisions through data, and land a job in one of the most sought after fields in tech. Create predictive models by learning to wrangle, analyze, and visualize data from our team of professional Data Scientist instructors. Develop hard skills like Unix, Git, SQL, Python, machine learning, and modeling techniques while creating your own data projects and applications. Take advantage of the growing demand for data and use the guidance and resources of our in-house career coaches to help you find work. Find more information at https://generalassemb.ly/education/data-science-immersive. Questions or want to chat with our team -- email seattle_admissions@generalassemb.ly or call (206) 258-7033.
    Financing
    Deposit
    N/A
    Financing
    Lending partners available - please contact our admissions team for more details.
    Tuition Plans
    Payment plans available.
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill Level
    Basic SQL query knowledge/scripting and familiarity with Python required. Strong familiarity with math and descriptive statistics required. 2-5 years of experience as an analyst is ideal. Macs are strongly preferred.
    Prep Work
    Approximately 40 hours of self-guided pre-work to complete prior to starting the course.
    Placement Test
    Yes
    Interview
    Yes
  • Data Science (Part Time)

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    Data Science, Python
    In PersonPart Time6 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date
    Rolling Start Date
    Cost
    $3,950
    Class size
    20
    Location
    Stamford, San Diego, Online, Dallas, Melbourne, Boston, Denver, Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, London, Singapore, New York City, Seattle, Austin, Sydney, San Francisco
    Use Python to mine datasets and predict patterns. Build statistical models -- regression, classification, clustering -- that generate usable information from raw data. Master the basics of machine learning and harness large datasets to forecast what’s next.
    Financing
    Deposit
    N/A
    Financing
    Lending partners available include Meritize and Climb
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill Level
    Familiarity with math and statistics and Python syntax/programming fundamentals is required.
    Prep Work
    Approximately 20 hours of self-guided pre-work to complete prior to starting the course.
    Placement Test
    No
    Interview
    Yes
  • Digital Marketing On-Demand

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    Digital Marketing
    OnlinePart Time4 Weeks
    Start Date
    None scheduled
    Cost
    $950
    Class size
    N/A
    Location
    Stamford, San Diego, Online, Dallas, Melbourne, Boston, Denver, Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, London, Singapore, New York City, Seattle, Austin, Sydney, San Francisco
    The best resource for a comprehensive foundation in modern marketing. Craft and launch effective multi-channel brand, acquisition, and retention campaigns with the program that global leaders rely on. Dive into marketing fundamentals, including segmentation, customer insight, CRM, analytics, and automation. This learning path is ideal for both experienced marketers updating their skills and non-marketers expanding their knowledge.
    Financing
    Deposit
    $250
    Scholarship
    No
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill Level
    No previous experience required.
    Placement Test
    No
    Interview
    No
  • Digital Marketing (Part-time)

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    In PersonPart Time4 Hours/week
    Start Date
    Rolling Start Date
    Cost
    $3,950
    Class size
    N/A
    Location
    Stamford, San Diego, Online, Dallas, Melbourne, Boston, Denver, Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, London, Singapore, New York City, Seattle, Austin, Sydney, San Francisco
    Skills & Tools Gain proficiency in social advertising and use Facebook, Google AdWords, and Google Analytics to find meaning in user behavior. Production Standard Develop and plan a campaign driven by data and paid‐search strategies — and measured by key performance indicators. The Big Picture Become a driver of your company's bottom line by using cutting‐edge techniques and platforms to market products and acquire users.
    Financing
    Deposit
    N/A
    Financing
    Lending partners available include Meritize and Climb
    Tuition Plans
    Payment plans available
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill Level
    N/A
    Placement Test
    No
    Interview
    Yes
  • Front-End Web Development

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    HTML, Git, JavaScript, CSS
    In PersonPart Time6 Hours/week
    Start Date
    Rolling Start Date
    Cost
    $3,950
    Class size
    25
    Location
    Boston
    Skills & Tools Use HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, GitHub, and Sublime in concert. HTML, CSS, and JavaScript websites Production Standard Build a fully responsive, interactive website that stands apart from the usual templates. Master technical vocabulary The Big Picture Understand how a skillful mix of programming and layout powers the web we see – and how teams collaborate to create it.
    Financing
    Deposit
    N/A
    Financing
    Lending partners available, including  Pave and Climb
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill Level
    N/A
    Placement Test
    No
    Interview
    No
  • Front-End Web Development (Part-Time)

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    HTML, Git, JavaScript, CSS, Front End
    In PersonPart Time6 Hours/week11 Weeks
    Start Date
    None scheduled
    Cost
    $4,500
    Class size
    22
    Location
    Stamford, San Diego, Online, Dallas, Melbourne, Boston, Denver, Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, London, Singapore, New York City, Seattle, Austin, Sydney, San Francisco
    Use HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, GitHub, and Sublime in concert. Build a fully responsive, interactive website that stands apart from the usual templates. Understand how a skillful mix of programming and layout powers the web we see – and how teams collaborate to create it.
    Financing
    Deposit
    N/A
    Tuition Plans
    Payment Plans Available
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill Level
    Beginner Course is open to beginners. Some familiarity with HTML, CSS and/or JavaScript is useful but not required.
    Placement Test
    No
    Interview
    Yes
  • HTML, CSS, and Web Design Circuit

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    HTML, User Experience Design, CSS
    OnlinePart Time14 Weeks
    Start Date
    None scheduled
    Cost
    $1,250
    Class size
    N/A
    Location
    Stamford, San Diego, Online, Dallas, Melbourne, Boston, Denver, Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, London, Singapore, New York City, Seattle, Austin, Sydney, San Francisco
    This course enables students to create a well-designed site with the user in mind, and master the technical vocabulary to communicate ideas to designers and engineers. Students will learn how to quickly translate their ideas into functional, stylized websites for personal or business purposes using HTML, CSS, responsive web design and design fundamentals. This course is offered on a flexible schedule to suit your time commitment. You'll receive useful feedback from a mentor who has extensive professional and academic knowledge of the field. By the end of the program students will have built a full functioning website to use as part of a portfolio.
    Financing
    Deposit
    $250
    Tuition Plans
    Most students choose to pursue a 3-part payment plan with a deposit of $250 and then 2 additional installments of $500.
    Refund / Guarantee
    Please see our course catalogue: http://bit.ly/2c6WT3t
    Scholarship
    No
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill Level
    No previous experience required.
    Prep Work
    1-2 hours pre-course.
    Placement Test
    No
    Interview
    No
  • iOS Development (Part-time)

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    Mobile, iOS, Swift
    In PersonPart Time12 Weeks
    Start Date
    None scheduled
    Cost
    N/A
    Class size
    N/A
    Location
    New York City
    Bring together Swift, Xcode, the iOS SDK, and GitHub in work with third-party APIs. Construct a native iPhone or iPad app that loads on a mobile device, stores data locally and connects to larger networks. Gain a real understanding of how concepts for iOS applications translate into user-tested, feature-rich prototypes that can ship to the App Store.
    Financing
    Deposit
    N/A
    Financing
    Financing available through Earnest  Climb  Affirm or Pave.
    Tuition Plans
    Payment Plans Available
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill Level
    N/A
    Placement Test
    No
    Interview
    No
  • JavaScript Circuit

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    HTML, JavaScript, CSS
    OnlinePart Time
    Start Date
    Rolling Start Date
    Cost
    $1,250
    Class size
    N/A
    Location
    Stamford, San Diego, Online, Dallas, Melbourne, Boston, Denver, Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, London, Singapore, New York City, Seattle, Austin, Sydney, San Francisco
    Master the skills required to create dynamic, interactive user experiences with the popular and powerful programming language, JavaScript. This course is offered on a flexible schedule to suit your time commitment. You'll receive useful feedback from a mentor who has extensive professional and academic knowledge of the field. By the end of the program students will have built a full functioning website to use as part of a portfolio.
    Financing
    Deposit
    N/A
    Scholarship
    No
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill Level
    No previous experience required.
    Prep Work
    1-2 hours pre-course.
    Placement Test
    No
    Interview
    No
  • JavaScript Development (Part-time)

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    Git, JavaScript, Front End
    In PersonPart Time6 Hours/week
    Start Date
    Rolling Start Date
    Cost
    $4,500
    Class size
    22
    Location
    Denver, Seattle, Austin, Sydney, San Francisco
    Learn to code in JavaScript, the native language of the web used by developers the world over. Build a single-page web app that persists user data and connects to services like Twitter and Facebook via APIs. Learn the fundamentals of object-oriented programming while receiving support from industry experts and a community of peers.
    Financing
    Deposit
    $250
    Financing
    Lending partners available - please contact our admissions team for more details.
    Tuition Plans
    By application
    Refund / Guarantee
    $0
    Scholarship
    By application
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill Level
    Familiarity with HTML and CSS is required. Some exposure to JavaScript is useful, but not required. Macs are preferred.
    Placement Test
    No
    Interview
    No
  • Product Management (Part-time)

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    In PersonPart Time4 Hours/week
    Start Date
    Rolling Start Date
    Cost
    $3,950
    Class size
    N/A
    Location
    Online, Melbourne, Boston, Denver, Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, London, Singapore, New York City, Seattle, Austin, Sydney, San Francisco
    Guide a product through its lifecycle via lean methodologies like Agile, market research, UX, and financial modeling. Create a roadmap, business model canvas, MVP, key metrics, personas, wireframing, and a stakeholder management plan. Grow capable of launching viable, market‐ready products that anticipate user needs by making tough decisions and working with stakeholders.
    Financing
    Deposit
    N/A
    Financing
    Financing available 
    Tuition Plans
    Payment Plans Available
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill Level
    N/A
    Placement Test
    No
    Interview
    Yes
  • Python Programming (Part-Time)

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    Data Science, Python, Data Structures
    In PersonPart Time6 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date
    Rolling Start Date
    Cost
    $3,950
    Class size
    15
    Location
    Stamford, San Diego, Online, Dallas, Melbourne, Boston, Denver, Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, London, Singapore, New York City, Seattle, Austin, Sydney, San Francisco
    Discover why professionals ranging from analysts to web developers rely on Python programming to excel in their work. Dive into fundamental concepts and techniques, and build your own custom web or data application. Tap into the demand for Python programming skills, and translate new knowledge into career gains. Our dynamic coursework is designed by industry experts to align with today’s employer demands.
    Financing
    Deposit
    $250
    Tuition Plans
    By application
    Refund / Guarantee
    $0
    Scholarship
    By application
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill Level
    No prerequisite knowledge required
    Placement Test
    No
    Interview
    No
  • React Development (Part-Time)

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    JavaScript
    In PersonPart Time6 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date
    Rolling Start Date
    Cost
    $3,950
    Class size
    15
    Location
    Stamford, San Diego, Online, Dallas, Melbourne, Boston, Denver, Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, London, Singapore, New York City, Seattle, Austin, Sydney, San Francisco
    Financing
    Deposit
    $250
    Tuition Plans
    By application
    Refund / Guarantee
    $0
    Scholarship
    By application
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill Level
    N/A
    Placement Test
    No
    Interview
    No
  • Software Engineering Immersive

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    HTML, Python, JavaScript, Django, SQL, Rails, CSS, React.js, Front End, Ruby
    In PersonFull Time40 Hours/week12 Weeks
    Start Date
    Rolling Start Date
    Cost
    $14,950
    Class size
    N/A
    Location
    Stamford, Online, Dallas, Melbourne, Boston, Denver, Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, London, Singapore, New York City, Seattle, Austin, Sydney, San Francisco
    Your best course for career transformation. Our award-winning program, expert instructors, dedicated career coaches, and 19K+ hiring partners get grads hired at A-list companies.
    Financing
    Deposit
    N/A
    Financing
    Flexible Financing options available
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill Level
    N/A
    Placement Test
    Yes
    Interview
    Yes
  • Software Engineering Immersive - Remote

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    Start Date
    Rolling Start Date
    Cost
    $14,950
    Class size
    N/A
    Location
    Stamford, San Diego, Online, Dallas, Melbourne, Boston, Denver, Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, London, Singapore, New York City, Seattle, Austin, Sydney, San Francisco
    Your best course for career transformation. Our award-winning program, expert instructors, dedicated career coaches, and 19K+ hiring partners get grads hired at A-list companies.
    Financing
    Deposit
    N/A
    Financing
    Flexible financing options available
    Tuition Plans
    Available - discuss with your Admissions Representative.
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill Level
    N/A
    Placement Test
    Yes
    Interview
    Yes
  • Software Engineering Immersive - Remote (Flex)

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    Start Date
    None scheduled
    Cost
    $14,950
    Class size
    N/A
    Location
    Stamford, San Diego, Online, Dallas, Melbourne, Boston, Denver, Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, London, Singapore, New York City, Austin, Sydney, San Francisco
    Your best course for career transformation. Our award-winning program, expert instructors, dedicated career coaches, and 19K+ hiring partners get grads hired at A-list companies.
    Financing
    Deposit
    N/A
    Financing
    Flexible Financing available
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill Level
    N/A
    Placement Test
    Yes
    Interview
    Yes
  • User Experience Design (Accelerated 1 Week)

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    User Experience Design
    In PersonPart Time40 Hours/week1 Week
    Start Date
    Rolling Start Date
    Cost
    $3,950
    Class size
    N/A
    Location
    Melbourne, Seattle
    This is an accelerated version of our User Experience Design part-time course - condensed into one week. Use industry standard tools such as Sketch and Invision to prototype and wireframe design solutions. Put together a full suite of UX documentation for a digital product, from user personas and wireframes to interactive prototypes. Connect and convey how insights into customer behavior -- from problems to solutions -- can optimize any product or service. Find more information at https://generalassemb.ly/education/user-experience-design. Questions or want to chat with our team -- email seattle_admissions@generalassemb.ly or call (206) 258-7033.
    Financing
    Deposit
    N/A
    Financing
    Lending partners available - please contact our admissions team for more details.
    Tuition Plans
    Payment plans available.
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill Level
    Course is open to beginners.
    Placement Test
    No
    Interview
    Yes
  • User Experience Design Immersive

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    User Experience Design
    In PersonFull Time40 Hours/week9 Weeks
    Start Date
    None scheduled
    Cost
    $14,950
    Class size
    22
    Location
    Melbourne, Boston, Denver, Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, London, Singapore, New York City, Seattle, Austin, Sydney, San Francisco
    Attend classes designed and taught by some of the industry’s best UX designers. Apply your UX skills across five class projects and build a working portfolio. Become an apprentice or junior UX designer.
    Financing
    Deposit
    $500
    Tuition Plans
    Payment plans available
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill Level
    Beginner
    Placement Test
    No
    Interview
    Yes
  • User Experience Design On-Demand

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    User Experience Design
    OnlinePart Time
    Start Date
    Rolling Start Date
    Cost
    $950
    Class size
    N/A
    Location
    Stamford, San Diego, Online, Dallas, Melbourne, Boston, Denver, Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, London, Singapore, New York City, Seattle, Austin, Sydney, San Francisco
    The best resource for a comprehensive foundation in user experience (UX) design. Create intuitive digital experiences that solve user problems and meet business demands with the program that global leaders rely on. Dive into fundamentals, including user research, prototyping, personas, affinity mapping, and wireframing. This learning path is ideal for visual designers transitioning into the UX field, software engineers and product managers who work with UX designers, and entrepreneurs looking to build customer-focused strategies.
    Financing
    Deposit
    $250
    Scholarship
    No.
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill Level
    No previous experience required.
    Placement Test
    No
    Interview
    No
  • User Experience Design (Part-Time)

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    User Experience Design
    In PersonPart Time4 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date
    Rolling Start Date
    Cost
    $5,000
    Class size
    20
    Location
    Stamford, San Diego, Online, Dallas, Melbourne, Boston, Denver, Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, London, Singapore, New York City, Seattle, Austin, Sydney, San Francisco
    Use industry standard tools such as Sketch and Invision to prototype and wireframe design solutions. Put together a full suite of UX documentation for a digital product, from user personas and wireframes to interactive prototypes. Connect and convey how insights into customer behavior -- from problems to solutions -- can optimize any product or service.
    Financing
    Deposit
    N/A
    Financing
    Lending partners available include Meritize and Climb
    Tuition Plans
    Payment Plans Available
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill Level
    Course is open to beginners.
    Placement Test
    No
    Interview
    Yes
  • Visual Design (Part-time)

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    Design
    In PersonPart Time4 Hours/week
    Start Date
    Rolling Start Date
    Cost
    $3,000
    Class size
    22
    Location
    Seattle, Austin, Sydney, San Francisco
    Apply Photoshop’s powerful functions to digital product design. Start with an idea and a moodboard: finish with a production‐ready mockup of a responsive webpage. Grasp how effective visual communication — from font pairings to style tiles — helps translate compelling ideas across any team, in any field.
    Financing
    Deposit
    $250
    Financing
    Lending partners available - please contact our admissions team for more details.
    Tuition Plans
    By application
    Refund / Guarantee
    $0
    Scholarship
    By application
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill Level
    Course is open to beginners. Some familiarity with Photoshop or Adobe CC is useful, but not required.
    Placement Test
    No
    Interview
    No

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    If you have a background or degree in tech, great if not good luck. I compare this course to learning Chinese, inside of a Chinese classroom, with a Chinese instructor, who only speaks Chinese and you've never heard a word of Chinese in your life. Some people were able to catch on but the majority of them had degrees or a background in Tech. If you're just a regular person such as myself, I definitely would not recommend General Assembly to you. This course is not designed for every day people who want to change their lives. Immersive doesn't even describe how fast the course moves. We spent literally one day on HTML two or three days on CSS and that was it. After that you get a couple weeks of Ruby, a few of Javascript and more advanced JavaScript later on. You don't have time to even begin to grasp one concept before you're given another and expected to be able to perform it. Two of the most common sayings I heard while at General Assembly were, "Google it" because the teachers usually didn't want to even answer your questions and "Well in the interest of time" and then the instructor would proceed on to the next thing and encouraged us to try to figure out whatever we were wondering in our spare time. The staff at General Assembly offers little support aside from advising you to stay after class where you can speak with the teacher for 15 minute intervals and work with other lost students -even then I didn't find the instructors to be very helpful. They never seemed to be able to grasp the concept of "I don't understand". The class projects are basically given to you before you have to do them. The teacher does a whole app with the class (code-a-long) that's just like the one you will have to do and then you just go along and redo the teacher's and just change a few things to make it your own. I built applications for project assigments without remotely knowing how to actually do it on my own. The prework and admissions assignment are child's play compared to the course. Overall I would say if you have a background in web development, if you played around with it at home for a while this course might be great for you but if you're just a regular person with no experience in web development I definitely would not recommend General Assembly.

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    The material taught is good enough for you to get a job as a junior developer but there is not much coverage on computer science topics.

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    Completed a 5-week online course. For 5 weeks, it was a good amount of information and learning. Definitely good for beginners looking to learn more about digital marketing. The online course was very flexible and accommodating to my needs as I am a full-timer. I was able to complete units in my own time and 1 on 1 mentor hours were very flexible. Was also able to extend the course for a couple of weeks to ensure I could complete the units properly. Support team was great and the content was insightful. 

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    Excellent class.  I highly recommend this class to anyone who wants to market online.  The one on one sessions after each assignments was very helpful.  

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    Great introductory course to data science and great material. However, classes were full of slides and actual practice was about 20% of the course which made it a bit boring. Even tough we talk to the instructor many times about this he refused to chaged his metodology.

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    Getting the skills required to be a full stack developer could take 6 months to a year. However, enrolling in General Assembly's WDI program allows you to acquire those skills in 3 months. The instructors, fellow students, and campus on GA were top notch and enabled me to be engaged, excited, and learn a vast sum of knowledge with great joy. The cirriculm was upto date with technology in demand, which is no small feat considering how quickly things change, and thorough with students required to devote everything in order to compherend and master the material teached. As with any bootcamp what you put in is what you will get out, but the help/attention from the instructors and other students made life a little bit easier. I cannot reccomend GA enough.

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  • UX Designer
    - 5/2/2018
    Maria • UX Designer • Graduate
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    Very good experience! I felt that all my questions were answered with this course. I was exposed to UX methods, techniques, and procedures. The staff was super friendly and the school had a great atmostphere.

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  • Josh Ahadian • Graduate Student at NYU • Graduate
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    I selected the 1 week intense course in Product Management. I chose this because it aligned with my schedule given the I was working full-time. The class size was small, no more than 12 of us and everyone came from diverse backgrounds. This provided a unique aspect to the class when working together during group projects. Our instructor, Aditi Joshi, was extremely knowledgable about the subjects covered and showed personal interest in our success.

    The GA facility was an incredible space to learn in during and after class. I found myself spending majority of my time at the facility because I felt more encouraged to get work done. GA's facility, staff, and program was one I am very grateful for having been a part of. I highly recommend taking a course here whether your looking to learn something new, expand on a current skill, or simply want to be surrounded by people looking to better their lives.

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  • Kate Nguyen • Graduate
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    I 100% honestly believe if it wasn't for my instructor, Shanu, I wouldn't have enjoyed it as much as I did.  Even after a long day at work, I still look forward going to class because she outlines the course to be relatable,  straightforward and engaging. She was flexible when it came to assignments if it was reasonable, she provided honest feedback on our progress and you can see she sincerely cares. Huge shout out to the GA staff in SF too for being accommodating. 

    The course itself really helped me apply the concepts to my real life projects at my workplace.  The only pro I can think of was it was a bit challenging using Schoology but that is more of their fault. ;)

    I would definitely recommend GA to any of my family, friends, peers, strangers, pretty much anyone looking to further their education in any of the courses GA offers. It is definitely worth the investment. 

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  • Loved GA
    - 5/2/2018
    Aaron Klein • Art Director • Graduate
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    GA was exactly what I needed, as I was coming off of a bad experience at a graduate program in Los Angeles. I was looking to learn real-world skills, that are relevant to today's work. GA gave me exactly what I was looking for, and then some. I felt like I was becoming more professionally capable every day, I was able to work with talented people, and make great connections. The GA environment allows everyone to help everyone. It is competitive, but it is a friendly competition. I felt that my teachers and staff were more than qualified, and they truly cared about the future of everyone in the class. The way that the course was set up, there was no rest, and I liked that. I signed up and paid for the class because I wanted to push myself and learn, and that is what I was able to do. At GA, you get out what you put in. I put in a lot, and the returns were immeasurable. 

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  • Data Analytics
    - 5/2/2018
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    Improve Excel skills, learn to parse and manage data with SQL, and visualize data in Tableau. https://generalassemb.ly/education/data-analytics

     

     

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  • Mustafa Inamullah • Creative Director • Graduate
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    GA provides a community that will remain valuable to me for the rest of my life. Being in GA is like being in a giant band with reach throughout the country. Everytime you meet another GA graduate, you have an instant friend. The networking aspect is impecable. Not only is there hundreds of brilliant GA grads, but GA creates a space that attract some of the best minds and speakers in the industry. 

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  • UX Designer
    - 4/24/2018
    Peter Lew • UX/UI Designer • Graduate
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    Overall I found General Assembly to be a great experience and was extremely valuable for me in making the transition into UX. When I finished the program I felt like I had the absolute minimum skills necessary for a UX Designer but I was able to build upon the foundation after many months of additional learning and practice. The program was heavy on research, presenting, collaborative teamwork, so it allowed me to work on skills that were not my greatest strengths.

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  • Anya Melnyk • Interactive Developer • Graduate
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    GA has been great. It has opened the doors to a new career for me. 
    Our instructors were amazing, super helpful, knowledgable and personable. 
    The course was very intense, with tons of information in the class and a lot of homework. The course has definitely helped me build a foundation for understanding how programming works. And prepare us students for the real world projects.
    Overall I was very happy and have a great job now and feel accomplished with my career.

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    I have spoken to my attorney and I have been assured there is nothing the General Assembly legal team can do about my factual review. DO NOT LET THEM INTIMIDATE YOU.

    I was harassed constantly while attending the WDI course and despite making this proof evident to General Assembly, the bully was not disciplined, instead allowed to thrive. Clear violations of the alleged code of conduct were ignored. I have been told this is not the first time where rules were broken and the perpetrator was not reprimanded.

    Most of the harassment was sexual in nature which is not advantageous to an educational environment.

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  • Nico • Graduate
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    The 10 weeks UX immersive bootcamp at General Assembly in Sydney was one of the best learning experiences of my life! The UX course was a good mix of theory and practice. We covered both research and design and worked on 5 projects to put everything we learned into practice. My instructor was very passionate about UX and had extensive industry knowledge, he provided a lot of constructive feedback throughout the course. The outcomes program was great, they helped me tailor my linkedin/resume/portfolio and assisted me until I found a job. Overall my experience at General Assembly was great, I can't recommend it highly enough! 

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  • James Ferguson • Frontend developer • Graduate
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    This course is a great way to kick start a new career in web development. I took my course at the Sydney GA campus and found the course and staff were excellent.
    Over the 12 weeks the course covered a great deal of content and was structured in a way that was very conducive for learning.
    The course content and the network of people I met through General Assembly, helped me change career and become a Frontend developer in a full time job.

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  • Data Analytics
    - 4/4/2018
    Aneesa Malik • Graduate
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    Having recently undertaken the accelerated Data Analytics course in Mar-18, I can safely say the course was well taught from start to finish. The instuctor, Joana and teaching asistant, Jasmine, were extremely approachable and made sure all students had a firm grasp of the contents and the concepts covered on the course. Alongside this, the facilities and staff at the General Assembly created a great flexible working environment which allowed students to continue with course work in the evenings in a safe and comfortable space. 

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  • Anonymous • Product Designer • Graduate
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    I took the UXDI class and absolutely loved it. It was the perfect fit - instruction from an experienced designer, the theory behind UX design, real world examples, and hands on projects. My favorite part of the class was the hands-on client project. Being able to work on a project that had real world goals and impact made the work I had put in earlier in the class all come together. Plus, having that in my portfolio was huge boon when finding a new job! 

    The job support is thorough and well structured. While studying in the immersive, there are weekly assignments to ramp up your application process. It was nicely spread out so it was manageable and effective. By the end of our cohort I had updated my LinkedIn, resume, cover letter, and learned so many skills I would need when applying to a new job. Julie the outcomes coach is AMAZING.

    The community at GA is fantastic. I became close friends with people in my cohort, in the other cohorts down the hall, and the GA staff. Naida works at GA and is such a supportive and encouraging person. It was great having her and others there - it turned what could be a scary transition period into a fun time of personal growth and bonding. I was able to call GA my second home while I was there, and I love going back for alumni events.

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  • David Lam • UX Designer • Graduate
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    Incredible learning environment and very supportive staff. Learning is very efficient by method of "I do, we do, you do". Learned lessons and practically by working on real projects. Felt really connected with industry as I was encouraged to attend meetups, was connected with a alumni mentor and attended office visits.

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  • Andy • Web Developer • Graduate
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    This course enabled me to change career into a field I absolutly love. The classes have a high teacher/student ratio, they are obsessed about using the latest tech and have an enormous network of past grads and potential employers. If you're looking for a sign, this is it. Go for it.

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  • Anonymous • Graduate
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    I recently completed FEWD at General Assembly Sydney and couldn’t recommend it more! Jay is a legend and the course materials set me up to succeed in my current role. One highlight for me was celebrating with all my classmates and the Instructional and Production Teams at the end of the course! Couldn’t recommend more!

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    An incredible (and practical) introduction to data science. I wish college courses were like this. It was so much information. Since we applied everything we learned I got a lot out of this class and can do a lot more than I expected I would with only 60 hours of class time. For me, pre work and homework too about double the estimated time but it was definitely worth the effort. Those with prior experience in either statistics or programming will have a leg up, but it's not necessary to get started. 

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  • Just Do It
    - 3/26/2018
    Ian • Software Developer • Graduate
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    I had no development experience prior to attending this course, and was completely unsure what to expect. I can only say that it was the best thing I could have possibly done for my career. 18 months later I'm still loving my new career and couldn't have done it without the support of the people at GA in Sydney. It was a hard 3 months but I would do it again in a heartbeat. I had so much fun throughout, and I couldn't have asked for more support from my instructors and the rest of the team there. 

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  • Susana • UX Designer • Graduate
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    GA was one of the best decisions and experiences in my life, mainly due to the amazing leaders here and the community of people that I have met, that will be long lasting relationships. It has certainly enriched my life. 

    I graduated from the General Assembly UXDI program at the NY campus, in December 2017. I am now 2 weeks into my first full-time UX Designer position and couldn't be happier.

    I had such wonderful and dedicated mentors. I am extremely impressed with the guidance, support, encouragement, communication and opportunities that my GA instructors and career coaches have continuously provided me. I can't thank them enough for helping me transition and advance in my career so seamlessly!

    That being said, the course itself is intensive. A lot of work compacted into an accelerated program. It's not for everyone but it was perfect for my situation. I come from a visual design background with 10+ years in marketing so I was looking to solidify my UX design knowledge in practice, to transition in my career. I took a 6 month online course with another school prior but that only wet my appetite. The in class GA UXDI course offered much more guidance and collaborative effort, which made a huge difference for me. The course covers a broad range of topics but there isn't enough time to really put everything to practice before you move onto more material. The projects help solidify concepts. You get as much as you put into it so be sure to ask questions and dig deeper into any topic that you're not strong in.

    In terms of professional development, I can't speak for everyone but I receieved great support from them. I was also proactive in communicating with them post course, which I'm sure has an impact on the outcome. My current job was actually reccomended to me by one of the GA career coaches. They were just as proactive in helping me along and now I am in a company and position that I was looking for, as a great starting point to my new career.

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    The course was heavily overpriced for anyone not being covered by work.

    The curriculum and instructors did not provide a thoroughly instructive approach for any form of "product manager."

    The course attempts to instruct would-be and aspiring entrepreneurs on the basics of business and product management, while also claiming to and attempting to cover the nuances of actual product management within an established company -- failing to sufficiently train in either.

    My experience may have been tainted by the instructor Aditi Joshi. She ultimately showed with little respect for students, feigning interest and recognition of the importance of questions, answering in ways that illustrated her own "impressive" experience and awareness of trends instead of addressing the nuance and struggle with concepts behind a student's question. It's possible that a more attentive and talented instructor would have been able to substantially address product management in both the entrepreneurial and established business contexts, but seems like the course is just most likely over-ambitious and should be split up into 2 different courses.

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