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GW Boot Camps

Arlington, Arlington, Washington

GW Boot Camps

Avg Rating:4.59 ( 45 reviews )

GW Boot Camps offer 12-week, full-time or 24-week, part-time web development courses and 24-week, part-time data analytics, cybersecurity, UX/UI, financial technology (FinTech), and digital marketing courses in Arlington, VA, and in Washington, D.C. The full stack curriculum includes HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap, Express.js, Node.js, Database Theory, MongoDB, MySQL, Git, and Java, while receiving hands-on experience.

The data science curriculum includes programming in Excel, Python, JavaScript charting (D3.js, Leaflet.js), HTML/CSS, API interactions, SQL, Tableau, fundamental statistics, machine learning, and more. Students enjoy close collaboration with other professionals while receiving hands-on experience with in-person and online options.

The cybersecurity program offers hands-on training in networking, systems, web technologies, databases, and defensive and offensive cybersecurity.

The UX/UI program provides hands-on training in user-centric design research, design thinking, visual prototyping and wireframing, interface design, storyboarding, visual design theory, web prototyping with HTML5 and CSS, interaction design with JavaScript and jQuery and more.

The FinTech curriculum covers Python programming, financial libraries, machine learning algorithms, Ethereum, blockchain, and more.

The digital marketing curriculum covers highly relevant skills, training students in marketing strategy fundamentals, optimizing campaigns and websites, digital advertising and automation strategy, and more. Students will get hands-on experience with tools such as Google Analytics, Facebook Ads Manager, and Wordpress.

The boot camp curricula are designed with the most in-demand market needs in mind. GW Boot Camps empower expert instructors and TAs to deliver a dynamic learning experience. Whether you choose to pursue web development, data analytics, cybersecurity, UX/UI, FinTech, or digital marketing, over the course of our program, you’ll be immersed in an intensive educational experience. Students not only learn the fundamentals but also apply their knowledge to solve real-world problems and build portfolios. Students will enjoy close collaboration with other professionals while receiving hands-on experience.

GW Boot Camps are designed for individuals who are actively pursuing a career change, advancement, or are looking to gain a new skillset. Applicants do not need prior experience to enroll, but once admitted, all students will complete a pre-course tutorial.

Students will benefit from a wide range of career services to be positioned for success through graduation and beyond. Services include portfolio reviews, resume and social media profile support, high-impact career events, workshops, mock interviews, and 1:1 career coaching. Upon program completion, students will receive a non-credit professional certificate from GW’s College of Professional Studies and will have a portfolio of projects demonstrating a working knowledge of the concepts or a wide set of cybersecurity skills applicable to industry certifications.

GW Boot Camps are offered in collaboration with Trilogy Education Services, a 2U, Inc. brand.

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  • Cybersecurity - Part-Time

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    Cost$11,995
    Class size25
    LocationArlington
    At the Cybersecurity Boot Camp, students get hands-on training in networking, systems, web technologies, databases, and defensive and offensive cybersecurity. You will also learn methods, techniques, and best practices for accurately conveying the severity of the risks facing an organization’s security posture. The Cybersecurity Bootcamp is a challenging, part-time program that takes a multidisciplinary approach to attaining proficiency in IT, networking, and modern information security, throughout the course of 24 intensive weeks.
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  • Data Analytics (Online) - Part-Time

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    Cost$9,992
    Class size25
    LocationArlington
    Learn data analytics wherever you are through an innovative format that blends engaging content to work through on your own schedule and live, interactive online classes led by expert instructors. The curriculum teaches the most relevant tools and technologies including programming in Excel, Python, JavaScript charting (D3.js, Leaflet.js), HTML/CSS, API interactions, databases, Tableau, fundamental statistics, machine learning, Git/GitHub, and more. Build a comprehensive portfolio of projects and earn a non-credit professional certificate from GW's College of Professional Studies.
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  • Data Science and Visualization - Part-Time

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    Cost$10,000
    Class size25
    LocationArlington
    This program is rigorous, fast-paced, and focused on the practical technical skills needed to analyze and solve data problems. Students will gain proficiency in a broad array of technologies like Excel, Python, JavaScript, SQL Databases, Tableau, and more. Applicants do not need experience to enroll, but once admitted, all students will complete a pre-course tutorial. Throughout the course, students will complete projects using real data sets from the worlds of finance, healthcare, government, social welfare, and more—allowing them to build a strong portfolio with a professional demonstration of mastery.
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  • Digital Marketing - Part-Time

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    Cost$7,500
    Class size25
    LocationArlington
    GW Digital Marketing Boot Camp is a challenging, part-time digital marketing program that takes a multidisciplinary approach to attaining proficiency in marketing strategy, campaign development, digital advertising, and modern tools in site analytics and reporting. Gain experience with in-demand tools and technologies such as Google Ads, Google Analytics, Facebook Ads Manager, Wordpress, and more, while also advancing campaign analysis technical skills.
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  • Financial Technology - Part-Time

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    Excel, Algorithms, Python, Machine Learning, Blockchain
    In PersonPart Time20 Hours/week24 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$10,000
    Class size24
    LocationArlington
    Get hands-on training and instruction in Financial Technology and Analysis using popular tools and methods including Python programming, financial libraries, machine learning algorithms, Ethereum, and blockchain. Maintain your work or college schedule by studying the competitive curriculum part-time, only two days a week, with convenient evening and weekend hours. Students have access to career services like resume and portfolio reviews, interview training, and 1:1 coaching.
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  • Full-Stack Flex - Full-Time

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    MySQL, MongoDB, HTML, Git, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, React.js, Node.js
    In PersonFull Time20 Hours/week12 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$11,995
    Class size25
    LocationArlington
    GW Coding Boot Camp is a 12-week, full-time web development course. The full-stack curriculum includes HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Node.js, Responsive Design, Heroku, Git, User Authentication, React.js, MySQL, MongoDB, and more. Students have access to participate in experiential learning opportunities. Students receive career-planning services, portfolio reviews, and 1:1 coaching to position students for success in the field.
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  • Full-Stack Flex - Part-Time

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    MySQL, MongoDB, HTML, Git, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, React.js, Node.js
    In PersonPart Time10 Hours/week24 Weeks
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    Cost$10,000
    Class size25
    LocationArlington
    GW Coding Boot Camp is a 24-week, part-time web development course. The full-stack curriculum includes HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Node.js, Responsive Design, Heroku, Git, User Authentication, React.js, MySQL, MongoDB, and more. Students have access to participate in experiential learning opportunities. Students receive career-planning services, portfolio reviews, and 1:1 coaching to position students for success in the field.
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  • Full-Stack Web Development (Online) Part-Time

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    MySQL, MongoDB, HTML, Git, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, React.js, Node.js
    OnlinePart Time25 Hours/week24 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$10,000
    Class size20
    LocationArlington
    Learn to code wherever you are. The full-stack, online boot camp curriculum includes HTML/CSS, Advanced JavaScript, Ruby, Code IDEs, Git/GitHub, Database Modelling, Complex Database Relationships, and more. Through hands-on projects and lessons, learners will complete the coding boot camp in 24 weeks over the course of a self-paced learning path. Learners receive support from a variety of channels, ensuring they are never alone throughout their boot camp journey, whether online or in-person. GW’s online coding boot camp gives you the opportunity to “think like a developer.” In addition to learning many of the most in-demand languages and creating your own personal portfolio, you will also partake in an 8-week Agile Team Project that mimics a real-world environment. Students are assigned a piece of the full project (division of tasks into short phases of work and frequent reassessment of adaptation of plans) and then finalize the project together with the assistance of an industry leader who has on average 5-7 years of experience as a software engineer. At the end of this online coding program, you will receive a professional certificate from George Washington College of Professional Studies, helping you stand out to employers.
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  • UX/UI Boot Camp - Part-Time

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    HTML, Git, JavaScript, User Experience Design, CSS
    In PersonPart Time10 Hours/week24 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$10,000
    Class size25
    LocationArlington
    Get hands-on training and instruction in high-demand UX/UI Design methodology which includes software skills in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, XD), Sketch App, InVision, Keynote as well as front-end web prototyping technologies and frameworks including HTML/CSS, JavaScript, Bootstrap, Git/GitHub and more. Maintain your work or college schedule by studying part-time, only three days a week, with convenient evening and weekend hours. Apply what you’ve learned toward building a comprehensive portfolio of projects ranging from AI sketches to mobile-responsive web layouts.
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  • $500 GW Boot Camps Scholarship

    Course Report is excited to offer an exclusive GW Boot Camps scholarship for $500 off tuition!

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    Offer is only valid for new applicants. Applicants who have already submitted an application cannot claim this scholarship. & This scholarship cannot be combined with other offers.

    Qualifying Courses

    • Full-Stack Flex - Full-Time (Arlington)
    • Full-Stack Flex - Part-Time (Arlington)
    • Cybersecurity - Part-Time (Arlington)
    • UX/UI Boot Camp - Part-Time (Arlington)
  • $500 GW Boot Camps Scholarship

    Course Report is excited to offer an exclusive GW Boot Camps scholarship for $500 off tuition!

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    Offer is only valid for new applicants. Applicants who have already submitted an application cannot claim this scholarship. & This scholarship cannot be combined with other offers.

    Qualifying Courses

    • Data Science and Visualization - Part-Time (Arlington)
    • Cybersecurity - Part-Time (Arlington)
  • Cybersecurity
    - 10/15/2020
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    Kelly Dawson • Attorney/Consultant • Graduate Verified via GitHub
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    This was an immersive program that presented a broad overview of concepts underlying cybersecurity, including network and system administration, attacks, defense, and analysis.  The instructors were extremely knowledgeable, and used their real-world experience to help us navigate both theoretical and practical applications of important cybersecurity concepts.  The structure of the course was also perfect for a full time professional who needs both accountability and flexibility.  

    One of the best aspects of the class is that even though a lot of time is devoted to understanding the basics, the curriculum required that we complete several projects involving beginner/immediate penetration testing concepts and efforts.  We then analyzed those efforts from both offensive and defensive perspectives. In short, we got to wear both red and blue hats, and so had to think about the same problem from multiple angles.  This strikes me as a practical and useful approach to learning cybersecurity.  

    Finally, the other great thing about this program is the availability of the instructors, tutors, career services professionals, and program success managers.  Everyone bends over backwards to make themselves available for questions, and to ensure that you get the most "bang for your buck".  

    The only negative feedback I would give relates to some of the instructions in the specific course materials.  In some cases, we would complete activities that would ultimately need to be memorialized in a report or presentation; however, the specific activity instruction would omit some of the steps or work that would ultimately be needed to complete the corresponding report or presentation.  So, we would have to work through a particular problem or step a second time.  While this was good for gaining additional practice, it was sometimes incompatible with time constraints and deadlines.  

    Response From: Boot Camp Team of GW Boot Camps
    Title: Community Team
    Monday, Oct 19 2020
    Thank you for sharing your boot camp journey, Kelly! We're thrilled you found our team to be knowledgeable and benefited from the course structure. Great advice for prospective students—reaching out to the instructors, tutors, career services professionals, and program success managers will help you stay ahead and succeed. We're always working to optimize our course offerings, so we appreciate your feedback. Congratulations on graduating and best of luck moving forward! 
  • Game Changing
    - 9/17/2020
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    Jedu • Amoako-Atta • Graduate • Verified via LinkedIn
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    This program was possibly one of the best learning experiences I've ever had.  It's not often that you go into something as murky as a career change knowing exactly what you want to do.  In 2019, I decided I was going to switch careers to cyber security.  I had no idea how I would get there, how much work it would take, or how long.  But on the advice of several people much smarter than me I decided to sign up for this boot camp.  It's honestly changed my life.

    From the course content to the instructional team, everything was constructed to make sure you had every opportunity to learn, and got all of the support you needed.  For me personally the biggest highlight was my instructional team.  Our instructor, Rashed Rabie, was always willing to go the extra mile to make sure we understood the concepts we were learning and consistently provided opportunities to expand on these concepts.  our TAs Niyah Lester and Christian Tremp were always available to answer questions while still encouraging us to go the extra step to figure it out on our own.  Our Student Success Manager Gemini Sanford was always present and available to ensure that we had everything we needed to make sure our experience was as smooth as possible.  Even more so when the pandemic hit and we we're forced to go remote.  They've sparked a passion and love for this field, and I've continued learning researching and growing even after the boot camp ended.

    I could literally, right a novel about my experience (I still might), but I just want to say thank you to everyone on my instructional team, everyone at the Hyatt, and everyone at GW.  I'm looking forward to seeing what comes next.  Also, I think the hotel owes Rashed a coffee maker.
    Response From: Boot Camp Team of GW Boot Camps
    Title: Community Team
    Monday, Sep 21 2020
    Amazing, Jedu! Thank you for choosing our program to make a significant career change.

    We're glad to hear you had such an impactful and life-changing experience. Our entire team is truly passionate about enabling student success and helping learners reach their professional goals, so we're glad this resonated with you. We couldn't agree more that Rashed, Niyah, Christian, and Gemini are all fantastic at what they do. 

    Like you mentioned, your cohort did experience a disruption due to COVID-19 that resulted in your studies transitioning online. We're happy to hear this unplanned change was delivered successfully and that you benefited from the virtual format. Congratulations on graduating and thank you for your review! We're confident you'll go on to do amazing things with your newfound skillset. 
  • Andrew Bratcher  User Photo
    Andrew Bratcher • Graduate • Verified via LinkedIn
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    The people at GW Boot Camp are just the best.  You can get the program details elsewhere, but if you want an in-depth preview of who you will work with as a new student, read on:

    Each class was led by our instructor, Gary.  Every day he greeted us warmly, always in a good mood, and got to know each of us (even quiet people like me) as individuals.  You really want to log in to class every morning just to hear Gary tell another story from his time in the tech world, or to hear him crack a joke.  He always stayed late and showed up early for ‘office hours,’ where he can help you navigate your way out of any coding challenge.

    Our TAs, Dan and Erick, were just as awesome.  They helped bridge connections in your brain by explaining tricky concepts in plain language. Any time you have a question and don’t want to interrupt the lecture for it, Dan and Erick were there to help you 1-on-1.  You can even ask them in a direct message if you don’t feel like sharing your question with the class.  They’re both knowledgeable and friendly, and are always ready to help.

    The admin and career support staff are just as fantastic.  Gemini, the Student Success Manager, guides the meta of your development as a student and a coder.  She is very friendly and helpful, and she’ll be in contact with you regularly and will quickly answer any big questions or concerns you might have.  Her regular emails are encouraging and she has great resources on combating stress and ‘impostor syndrome.’  Best of all, Gemini is your audience for your major projects.  She offers you a world of encouragement, feedback and keen insight into how to bring your coding ideas to market.  This is great practice for showing off your projects to prospective employers. She even has an adorable pet pig who will show up at presentation time to help put your mind at ease.

    Finally, Christy will help guide you with the transition from coder to student.  As Career Director, Christy helps you organize and perfect your professional materials so you’re ready to enter the job market.  She shows you how to turn a stack of class projects into a strong portfolio. The interview practice and networking insight she has given me since graduation alone is excellent.

    Not only will Gary, Dan and Erick remain my favorite teachers for years to come, but I am still getting ongoing career support from Gemini and Christy in the few weeks since graduation. I couldn’t be more grateful for all their help and have never been more prepared to enter the job market.  In an environment like this one, every positive person on your side is worth their weight in gold-- and the people at GW Boot Camp are the new gold standard.


    Response From: Boot Camp Team of GW Boot Camps
    Title: Community Team
    Wednesday, Sep 16 2020
    We appreciate you sharing your boot camp experience, Andrew! We're glad to hear you found our entire team to be so supportive and helpful throughout your learning journey.

    We strive to be responsive and foster a collaborative and encouraging classroom environment for all our students, so we're thrilled this resonated with you. We also have to agree that Gary, Dan, Erik, Gemini, and Christy are all fantastic and passionate about what they do. 

    We commend you for taking advantage of all the available resources and the dedication you committed to your studies. Congratulations on successfully graduating, we're rooting you on in all your future coding endeavors!
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    I came into the program with the idea that I wanted to change careers, but I was not completely confident that I would be able to pick up so many skills in a 6-month time frame. The pace of the program is aggressive, but Dartanion is one of the best teachers I've ever had, full stop. He makes the pace manageable, the classes fun and it's evident that he truly cares about the successes of his students, both during and after the class ends. When you're going into a program like this where you know so much material is going to be covered, it is such a confidence booster to know you have this type of support and it has truly made the difference for me as I finish up.

    Not only does he possess an encyclopedic knowledge of each programming language/library/software or topic covered in the course, he is an exceptional communicator that can break down the most advanced concepts and make the instruction relatable to you, regardless of your skill-set coming in. 

    He is also someone who is so completely immersed in the data industry/community and is willing to help. Whether you need to discuss a concept, a gentle nudge with an assignment or just want to converse about an interesting data-related topic outside of class, Dartanion not only makes himself available, but so clearly displays passion for not only the topic at hand, but empowering you to understand and execute your vision. It was intimidating to come into this course with very little coding experience, but having someone like Dartanion who is definitely an expert, but more importantly relatable and approachable, really helped me take the next step as I was not afraid to ask questions or to reach out.

    The classes are highly-structured and the syllabus is clear in terms of how you will be building up different skill sets, but doing so with the understanding of how each each concept/topic relates to each other and will work together as you build full-stack projects. The collaboration on the projects is a fantastic dimension, as it prepares you for professional environments where project management and collaboration are essential. 

    The balance between homework assignments and reviewing class material, while challenging, is certainly manageable and the assignments really allow you to practice, which is clearly the key to immersing yourself in the material. The TA's provide timely and helpful feedback on both in-class and homework assignments, the Student Success Managers are there to assist and are willing to work with you. It's clear they truly understand the challenge of balancing this course with life and your work schedule.  The Career Counselors are quite helpful and work hard to help you, wherever you are on the job spectrum.

    This has been a fantastic experience and I highly recommend the course to anyone interested in Data Analtytics, regardless of your experience or job status!
    Response From: Boot Camp Team of GW Boot Camps
    Title: Community Team
    Thursday, Aug 20 2020
    Way to go, Chris! We're thrilled you benefited from the support of your instructor and found him to be so knowledgeable throughout your boot camp journey. We also have to agree that Dartanion is pretty incredible. Like you noted, this is a challenging and fast-paced course, one that will require extensive hours both inside and outside of the classroom. Great advice for prospective candidates — managing your time and reaching out to the team will definitely help you stay ahead and understand complex concepts. Thank you for your review, we wish you all the best moving forward!
  • Cybersecurity
    - 7/14/2020
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    Mathurin Emessiene • Cyber Security Analyst • Graduate • Verified via LinkedIn
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     Six months ago, I felt hopeless in our technology-driven world. I did not even know what an IP address was. The command line was like a black beast for me and I could not interact with a computer outside of a very friendly graphical user interface. I decided to enroll in George Washington University Cybersecurity Bootcamp.


    My journey in the Bootcamp has been one of the best learning experiences in my life. The multidisciplinary approach of the curriculum helped me earned my CompTIA Security+ certification. Today, as I am graduating from the Bootcamp, I have a clear understanding about the tactics, techniques, and procedures an attacker may use for initial access, execution, persistence, privilege escalation, defense evasion, credential access, discovery, lateral movement, collection, command and control, as they compromise a victim’s network infrastructure.


    Knowledge of attacker tactics, techniques, and procedures coupled with an understanding of secure network design gives me an edge when it comes to defending a network against cyber-attacks. This Bootcamp has transformed me into a cybersecurity professional who not only can leverage tools such as Nmap, Nessus, Metasploit, and many others to assess the vulnerability posture of a network, but also write rules in ELK stack or Splunk to continuously monitor network traffic and stop emerging threats in real-time.


    This transformation would have never been possible without the dedication of exceptional teachers, Rashed Rabie who patiently clarified the misunderstanding I had and used different teaching method to make the curriculum accessible for me, Ms. Niya Lester and Christian Tremp who, through their scaffolding techniques guided me to the solution of difficult problems, successfully building me self-esteem in the process, and our beloved administrator, Ms. Gemini Sanford, who has remained present throughout the Bootcamp to make sure we had had everything we needed to succeed.


     
    Response From: Boot Camp Team of GW Boot Camps
    Title: Community Team
    Thursday, Jul 16 2020
    Amazing, Mathurin! We're thrilled you had such a positive learning experience and have a clear understanding of the fundamentals of cybersecurity. We take pride in our curriculum and are happy to hear that you not only understood complex concepts but also developed the ability to properly use industry tools. We also have to agree that Niya, Christia, and Gemini are all fantastic at what they do. Congratulations on successfully graduating the program and thank you for your review! We're confident you'll go on to do great things with your new skill set. 
  • Pooja Chauhan  User Photo
    Pooja Chauhan • Student Verified via GitHub
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    The GW Coding bootcamp has been the most rewarding experince of my life as it relates to eduational institutions. I came from a non IT background and the course got me from nothing to a whole lot more with the ability to understand programming in HTML, JavaScript, CSS, React, Mongo , Express and Node. The instructors were amazing with a great supporting cast of teching assistants who were passionate about teaching and helping. More so the Administration staff was excellent and very supportive. They supported me through my time in the BootCamp and made a graduate of the GW Coding Bootcamp . 

    Response From: Boot Camp Team of GW Boot Camps
    Title: Community Team
    Wednesday, Nov 13 2019
    Thank you, Pooja! We're happy to hear you found the program to be rewarding and successfully learned the fundamentals of web development. Congratulations on graduating! Our entire team is rooting you on in all your future endeavors. 
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    I had very little programming experience prior to the GW boot camp and after the 6 month part-time program (which I would recommend over full-time) I feel that I now have a very solid foundation to build on. I signed up for the course because I wanted to make a career change from a different field and didn't really have any technical skills. I am now confident that what I learned in this program will be very helpful with landing a new job.

    My instructor was very knowledgable and had an engaging teaching style, which made the 3 hour classes go by fast. The TAs were also very helpful and responsive whenever I ran into problems. Career services were a great resource for things like resume writing, interview prep, and one-on-one career coaching.

    Some of the material was covered for a very short amount of time (like Java), but I appreciated the introductions, even though they were brief. Self study is a huge part of your success in this program, so if you are not able to commit 100% it is easy to fall behind. Be prepared to spend at least 10-15 hours a week outside of class. But if you stay committed throughout the program it is managable, even if you are working full-time.

    Overall I'm very happy I decided to take the course, and would recommend it to anyone that's thinking seriously about making a career transition or adding to their technical skillset. 

    Response From: Boot Camp Team of GW Boot Camps
    Title: Community Team
    Wednesday, Nov 13 2019
    Way to go, Nico! Thank you for choosing our program to make a significant career change. We're thrilled you benefited from the support of our entire team and enjoyed the curriculum. Like you noted, prospective students need to be prepared to spend extensive time both inside and outside of the classroom. Congratulations on successfully completing the boot camp and thank you for your review! Best of luck moving forward. 
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    Afomia • Front end developer • Student • Verified via LinkedIn
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    This Boot camp gave me 13 challanging weeks of my life but i recived the maximum support from the stuff. other than the new things i have learned i got 4  job interviews in the 8 week and i already got a job offer in Boston. over all if you are in the DMV area and ready for a challange this is the best place you can join.

    Response From: Boot Camp Team of GW Boot Camps
    Title: Community Team
    Friday, Nov 08 2019
    Amazing, Afomia! We're glad to hear you're enjoying the program and benefited from the support of our entire team. We commend all the hard work you've dedicated thus far and look forward to helping you through the completion of the boot camp!
  • Well Worth
    - 11/5/2019
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    Jordan Holland • Software Developer • Student • Verified via LinkedIn
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    Signed up for the GW coding bootcamp as part of my attempt to make a career transition and was successful in finding a job before the course was over. Course gave me insight into tech that I hadn't gotten familiar with yet and let me deep dive into programming. TAs in particular were very helpful when it came to job searching. Very happy with my choice to take this bootcamp

    My biggest complaints: Some of the cirriculum choices, I'm not sure weeks were needed for things like Firebase or Handlebars and would have happily taken extra time with React (in particular) or something more prominent in the industry like a brief intro into AWS. I do believe they are getting rid of Firebase for AWS in the future, at least.

    My biggest advice to anyone going in is that you need to be realistic about the amount of time that you can put into the bootcamp. If you think that you are just going to attend class and that'll be enough to get a job after, think again. They say put it in at least 20 hours outside of class, but the more the better. Do your own projects outside of class, go deeper than the course does into things like React. 

    Response From: Boot Camp Team of GW Boot Camps
    Title: Community Team
    Tuesday, Nov 05 2019
    We appreciate you sharing your experience, Jordan! It's great to hear you enjoyed the boot camp and are thrilled you chose our program to make a significant career change. 

    We're always optimizing our curriculum to ensure participants are learning the most valuable skills, so we appreciate your insight. Great advice for prospective learners—this course will require extensive time both inside and outside of the classroom to master the topics covered. Congratulations on graduating! We're rooting you on in all your future endeavors.
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    I thought the program was very valuable and useful.  We covered a lot of material during the course.  In some cases, I think it would have been more valuable to slow down and make sure the core concepts were understood before moving onto other areas.  But for the most part, the course was well run.  Here are some special notes to consider before taking the class:

    - Take at least one course in Python on udemy.com before beginning this course.  it will make the learning more valuable. 

    - You need to commit time to homework every week, probably no less than 8 hours.  The homeworks are like projects and require a lot of work. 

    - It would be best to get a tutor to help you if you fall behind.  I ended up needing one because I feel too far behind.  If I got one early on, I probably wouldn't have got so far behind.

    Response From: Boot Camp Team of GW Boot Camps
    Title: Community Team
    Monday, Jul 29 2019
    Thank you for sharing your experience, Andrew! As you mentioned, this course is fast-paced and covers a lot of material in a short period of time, so we appreciate your tips for future students. Congratulations on completing the program. We wish you continued success applying your new skillset to your work!
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    Our class thought us a lot of new technologies and skills. Although I have no coding background, they explained things really well. Our instructors and TA's are all patient with of us. We also got a lot of academic and emotional support. Gemini Stanford is also an awesome admin. She will try her best to help for you make it through the bootcamp. She will listen to your needs and would try to resolve any issues you experience in the class.
    Response From: Boot Camp Team of GW Boot Camps
    Title: Community Team
    Wednesday, Jun 26 2019
    Thanks, May! We're happy to hear you learned the fundamentals of web development and received a wide range of support from our entire team—we have to agree that Gemini is awesome. Congratulations on successfully completing the program, we're rooting you on in all your future endeavors!
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    I was part of the just ended GW Data Analytics cohort. Dartanion was my instructor and he is simply the most dedicated ,detailed and all around experienced Data Scientist and instructor I know. It is one thing to be knowlegeable in this filed, it is another to succesfully impact that knowledge to other poeple. Some of us had no coding experience whatsoever and we finished this course creating some really cool apps. Forever, we will be his Dartlings.

    Response From: Boot Camp Team of GW Boot Camps
    Title: Community Team
    Monday, Jun 24 2019
    Thank you, Debroah! Our entire team is passionate about enabling student success, so we're glad your instructor, Dartanion, had such a significant impact during your learning journey—we also think he's fantastic. Congratulations on graduating, we wish you the best in all that you do!

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