Recurse Center

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The Recurse Center is a three-month, full-time school in New York for becoming a better programer. It is free and provides space, structure, time to focus, and a built-in community of smart builders dedicated to self-improvement. The Recurse Center is entirely project-based and self-directed. Paticipants are expected to start with at least a general programming proficiency as everyone in the program is a teacher and has something to share with their peers. Applican...

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  • Anonymous
    Summer Batch • New York City
    Jan 24, 2015
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    Hacker School is Incredible

    Hacker School isn't a bootcamp. It's more like a retreat. There are no instructors. Rather, everybody can work on whatever they want, which often leads to working with other people, where you both learn an incredible amount from other people, and end up teaching others what you know. There's a wide variety of peple in the community, so you can always find people who are excited about the things you are, or people to help you get started learning something new. 


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How much does Recurse Center cost?

Recurse Center costs around $0.

What courses does Recurse Center teach?

Recurse Center offers courses like Summer Batch, Winter Batch.

Where does Recurse Center have campuses?

Recurse Center has an in-person campus in New York City.

Is Recurse Center worth it?

Recurse Center hasn't shared alumni outcomes yet, but one way to determine if a bootcamp is worth it is by reading alumni reviews. 1 Recurse Center alumni, students, and applicants have reviewed Recurse Center on Course Report - you should start there!

Is Recurse Center legit?

We let alumni answer that question. 1 Recurse Center alumni, students, and applicants have reviewed Recurse Center and rate their overall experience a 5.0 out of 5.

Does Recurse Center offer scholarships or accept the GI Bill?

Right now, it doesn't look like Recurse Center offers scholarships or accepts the GI Bill. We're always adding to the list of schools that do offer Exclusive Course Report Scholarships and a list of the bootcamps that accept the GI Bill.

Can I read Recurse Center reviews?

You can read 1 review of Recurse Center on Course Report! Recurse Center alumni, students, and applicants have reviewed Recurse Center and rate their overall experience a 5.0 out of 5.

Is Recurse Center accredited?

While bootcamps must be approved to operate, accreditation is relatively rare. Recurse Center doesn't yet share information about their accreditation status.

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