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Sabio

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Sabio is a developer community offering 13- or 17-week coding bootcamps in Los Angeles, Orange County, and Online. Sabio trains across the full stack in Mobile, Front End, Back End, Source Control, Database and Development platforms. Its project-based learning curriculum and pedagogy provide a superior training experience that exposes its students to the full software development life cycle. Sabio was founded by tech industry innovators, and today taught exclusivel...

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  • Joseph Bee
    Software Engineer • Graduate • Full Stack Node.js with React • Online
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    Jan 17, 2023
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    Veteran to Software Engineer to Entrepreneur

    Attending Sabio has been one of the best career decisions I've made. I used to work in facility maintenance and after just 6 months, I jumped into a career as a software engineer working with one of the top military contracting firms in the U.S., nearly tripling my previous salary.

    Sabio curates their coursework that almost identically mimics the actual day to day of software engineer. This could come as a shock to some, as it isn't necessarily a completely hands on approach to te...
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  • Linda
    Software Developer • Full Stack .Net Back-End with React Front End • Orange County
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    Sep 26, 2022
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    Amazing Program!

    Sabio totally changed my life, the program is truly amazing the instructors are very supportive and with the 17 week program I was able to find my dream job within 2 weeks of graduating!
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  • Morgan
    Software Engineer • Graduate
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    Sep 02, 2022
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    Best Decision!

    Sabio Bootcamp has been one of the best decisions I have made. I came out of this bootcamp as a full fledged software engineer, with a job offer in hand. Sabio gives you the skills that are needed to start a career in tech, and significant support during the job search and after graduation. I am still actively participating in an alumni mentoring program to help others with their job search. I would highly recommend this course to anyone who is looking to become a software engineer. I fa...
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  • Lia
    Software Developer • Graduate • Los Angeles
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    Aug 30, 2022
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    Navy Veteran to Software Engineer in less than 6 months

    Don't walk, RUN.
    This is THE best boot camp on the west coast (possibly the country). If you're a veteran looking to break your way into the tech industry and start making a salary of $80K in less than 6 months, look no further. No prior code experience needed!! No degree needed!!

    I'm a Navy veteran and found myself at home with Sabio. They specialize in helping veterans transition into tech careers. They have veteran staff members and are very knowledgeable in GI Bill assistan...
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  • Javier Duran
    Software Development Engineer • Graduate • Full Stack .Net Back-End with React Front End • Orange County
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    Aug 30, 2022
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    Sabio Changed My Life

    Attending Sabio completely changed my life. I was self employed before Sabio and working long hours. I decided to take a risk and attend Sabio. I was nervous about this since I did not know anything about Software Engineering. I was a complete beginner and did not understand HTML nor CSS. I completed the 17 week course and they prepared me to be a successful Software Engineer.

    The course material was given at appropriate intervals. The bootcamp is challenging and should not be tak...
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  • Glenn Cariaga
    Graduate • Los Angeles
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    Feb 24, 2022
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    Its not for everyone

    I have been working in tech since I graduated from Sabio in 2018.  I definitely make more than the median that is listed for Sabio graduates.  I changed careers much later in life than most people, as my college major was Communication.  I had done some highschool coding classes in Pascal, and done another certification for programming in some quick tech school, but that was years and years ago, before the advent of the modern paradigm of MVC and JVM's.  And Sabio helped start my new car...
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  • Maricruz Gallardo
    Software Engineer • Graduate • Los Angeles
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    Jan 06, 2022
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    10/10 would recommend

    Attending Sabio was the best decision I ever made!! 

    The curriculum was superb, they teach you real life skills. The coding part is only the beginning, they teach you to ask questions, work together as a team, how to speak to product owner, and in the end they give you the fundamentals to take with you to interviews. The way the curriculum is structured is the way your everyday work life will be structured. 

    All the instructors are extremely knowledgable, have worked in the...
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  • Dominique S. Ewell
    Frontend React Development • Graduate • Full Stack Node.js with React • Online
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    Sep 02, 2021
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    Making the leap

    Making a career change is nerve racking as it is exciting. My biggest concern was will I succeed as a professional in this new field. I’ve learned  everything I need to know, now what?  Where do I start?  What calmed some of my fears was my experience with Sabio. The curriculum is based on in demand skills that employers are seeking right now, which definitely gives you an edge as a candidate. Whether it’s an instructor, alumnus or classmate there is always someone online to answer quest...
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  • Rob Salas
    Application Developer • Graduate • Full Stack .Net Back-End with React Front End • Online
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    Aug 31, 2021
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    Combat Vet to Application Developer

    I have been genuinely shocked at how dramatically my life has changed. Thats probably how most of these cheesy reviews start. I expected "okay" results coming into this. At least I would come out knowing more than absolutely nothing about software development. Nope. This program set me up. Starting with the fundamentals to the job search process Sabio is the complete package to break into the industry. I landed a full-time role as an Application Developer. I loved it so much I post all t...
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  • Jared Valle
    Entrepeneur (Self-Employed Owner) • Graduate • Full Stack .Net Back-End with React Front End • Los Angeles
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    Sep 21, 2020
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    Remote Fullstack Course absolutely life changing

    Before the course, I had always had an interest in programming. I have always dabbled in a few languages but the way things connected eluded me and I had no idea how to solve even the simplest programming task. I did the Remote Fullstack course and now I am literally about to publish the first web app ever, and I did the programming for the frontend, middleware (c#.net) and the backend. I feel extremely confident in my abilities. The instructors have a big emphasis on self-learning, so b...
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  • Richard Comeau
    Associate Software Engineer • Graduate • Online
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    Sep 15, 2020
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    Sabio Changed My Life

    I was in the military for seven years and had a job lined up that would allow me to finish my degree in Management in Information Systems. It was a great plan- till COVID 19 hit. A lot of things changed, and the job I had lined out at separation fell through. I decided that I need to make a hard pivot and make a change. I looked through my VA benefits and found that I could receive funding for technical training. I explored my option, and while researching, I found Sabio. I did an info s...
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  • Jacob Washington
    Student • Full Stack .Net Back-End with React Front End • Orange County
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    Aug 13, 2020
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    Don't Make the Same Mistake

    For those of you looking for a quick summary, Sabio is... a bust. You're lured in with excellent marketing, a plethora of well produced testimonials, and, if you're like me, the rap video starring the school's cofounder and CTO is the straw the breaks the camel's back. "This is the perfect coding school for me," I thought. But, just like a damsel awaiting her prince in shining armor, my expectations were too high. 

    Things started off well. I was a VA student using my VOC Rehab ben...
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    Liliana Aide Monge of Sabio

    Co-Founder & CEO

    Sep 02, 2020

    Our program is intensive, which is why we call it a coding bootcamp.  We offer Senior Instructors from Monday  - Friday all day from 9am - 6pm, and often on Saturdays, our Co-Founder and CTO, Gregorio will also help students.

    We understand that during COVID alot of students are eager to train with us in-person, on-campus like we have done for many years; however, the health emergency does not allow for that. 

    These are all very difficult times for everyone, and everyone at Sabio is still working full time schedules, while juggling the pandemic, kids at home, and loved-ones that may be unwell. 

    We provide all of our students with 100% support and assistance, no other program in the nation offers the type of contact hours with a Senior Instructor as we do, and we build amazing products that help you launch our career in tech.  C88 graduated less than 2 weeks ago, and already 5 people have found meaningful employment, and many more will continue to do so. 

    We understand the program is stressful, and we are a technical training program that is condensed. You already explained that you were with us much longer than the typical student. And we can accommodate various schedules; however, we cannot tolerate that our faculty and team members be spoken to with flagrant redistrict. 

    We stand by all of our training materials, as we are a Candidate for Accreditation via the Council for Occupational Education, and BPPE re-approved our 5 year license in Feb 2020.  We also go through audits via the VA. We know that our program is top-notch, albeit intensive. 

    We wish you nothing but the best, and know you have learned a lot during the many months you were with Sabio, and wish you luck in your career journey.

    Sincerely, Liliana Aide Monge




Sabio Alumni Outcomes

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Employment Rate
93%
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Below is the 180 Day Employment Breakdown for 39 graduates included in report:
180 Day employment breakdown
Employed in-field82.0%
Full-time employee82.0%
Full-time apprenticeship, internship or contract position0.0%
Short-term contract, part-time, or freelance0.0%
Started a new company or venture after graduation0.0%
Not seeking in-field employment3.0%
Employed out-of-field5.0%
Continuing to higher educationN/A
Not seeking a job for health, family, or personal reasonsN/A
Still seeking job in-field10.0%
Could not contact0.0%
salary breakdown

Sabio Scholarships

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  • Full Stack Node.js with React (Los Angeles)

Recent Sabio News

Imogen Crispe
Published March 23, 2017
  How do you get a job after coding bootcamp if you have no relevant, real-world work experience? Only 1.4% of bootcampers have worked as developers in the past, but most career-changers have little – if any– client experience when they start looking for a developer job. Some bootcamps help students overcome this hurdle by offering opportunities to work for the bootcamp itself, or with rea...
Imogen Crispe
Published March 14, 2017
After successfully establishing Sabio’s second campus in Orange County, Aaron Gibson is moving to Seattle to launch the coding bootcamp in a third city. Meetup events have already started at Sabio’s Seattle campus, and the first cohort is due to start in late May 2017. We asked Aaron why the Sabio team chose to expand to Seattle, why Sabio will stand out amongst the other coding bootcamps...
Imogen Crispe
Published February 07, 2017
Dan Tutolo was a Chinese linguist in the U.S. Army, then worked as an Oracle Administrator and learned SQL before deciding to become a web developer. As a Military Veteran, he chose to enroll at Sabio in Los Angeles, partly because the school accepts the GI Bill, and because he would learn by working on a real-world project. Dan tells us about the process to apply for GI Bill funding, and...
Liz Eggleston
Published January 04, 2017
In our Cracking the Bootcamp Application series, we’re diving into the admissions process at coding bootcamps around the world. Los Angeles bootcamp Sabio has a unique two-track admissions process where candidates can either take an advanced level assessment straight away, or participate in a paid, four-week pre-work course. We sat down with Sabio founder Gregorio Rojas to find out just w...
Liz Eggleston
Published December 12, 2016
If you want to get tons of coding experience in 24 hours (or you just want your resume to stand out), then you should already be thinking about hackathons! These are 24-48 hour events where programmers meet to create new products that usually answer a problem. And coding bootcamp graduates know a thing or two about participating in (and winning) hackathons. So we asked two bootcamp grads ...
Imogen Crispe
Published October 11, 2016
Should I do a coding bootcamp? This is a question we hear all the time, and for good reason. As more coding bootcamps launch (not to mention the rising media coverage), you’re probably wondering, “should I jump on the bandwagon and learn to code?” A recent TechCrunch article implored you not to learn to code unless you’re ready to put in the work to be great, whereas President Obama wants...
Imogen Crispe
Published October 03, 2016
Welcome to the September 2016 Course Report monthly coding bootcamp news roundup! Each month, we look at all the happenings from the coding bootcamp world from new bootcamps to big fundraising announcements, to interesting trends. Of course, we cover our 2016 Outcomes and Demographics Report (we spent a ton of time on this one and hope everyone gets a chance to read it)! Other trends includ...
Lauren Stewart
Published August 31, 2016
Tessa had a background in communications, but felt she wasn’t using her skills to the fullest in her retail job. So instead of taking a higher level management position in retail, she took a leap and learned how to code at Sabio’s full-time web development bootcamp in Los Angeles. As Sabio’s 100th Fellow, learn why Tessa chose Sabio over other bootcamps, what it’s like being a woman in tech...
Imogen Crispe
Published August 31, 2016
Welcome to the August 2016 Course Report monthly coding bootcamp news roundup! Each month, we look at all the happenings from the coding bootcamp world from new bootcamps to big fundraising announcements, to interesting trends. This month the biggest news is the Department of Education's EQUIP pilot program to provide federal financial aid to some bootcamp students. Other trends include j...
Liz Eggleston
Published August 05, 2016
Julia Wells took a leap of faith 3 years ago to enroll at Sabio, a new Coding Bootcamp in LA. Since then, Sabio has expanded to new campuses and refined their curriculum. Julia is on her third dev job since graduating, making over $100K/year. Find out more about Julia’s impressive career and her advice about salary negotiating and mansplaining for women graduating from coding bootcamps. ...

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Sabio costs around $15,000. On the lower end, some Sabio courses like Node.js Full Stack with React cost $9,500.

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Sabio has in-person campuses in Los Angeles, Orange County and Riverside. Sabio also has a remote classroom so students can learn online.

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