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Sabio

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Sabio is a developer community offering 12-week full-time coding bootcamps in Los Angeles and Orange County. Sabio focuses on .NET/C# and 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.
 
The Sabio curriculum prepares students for entry-level developer jobs by including a real-world project for a client and 4 weeks of career support and guidance. Students also get 6-12 weeks of instructor-led pre-work before starting the intensive bootcamp. All students have access to Sabio's extended mentorship and their professional development program for five years. Sabio instructors have over 100 years of combined professional software engineering experience. Their commitment to small classrooms and expert instruction gives students an edge when competing in the job market.
 
Sabio is approved by the state of California and is also a founding member and current board member of CIRR, a coding industry organization seeking to provide transparency in outcomes reporting, illustrating their commitment to student outcomes and truth in advertising. Sabio innovates based on experience, expertise and market knowledge.
 
Applicants do not need previous programming experience, but individuals with prior experience are placed in a faster track than others. The application process at Sabio identifies motivated and engaged students from a variety of backgrounds. Past students include those with advanced degrees in Computer Science, Engineering but also Musicology, Psychology, Finance, Mathematics and many others. All applicants should have a great personality, work ethic, and ability to solve basic logic problems.

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  • Downtown LA ASP.Net // C# Full Stack With React

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    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$15,000
    Class size15
    LocationLos Angeles, Online
    Microsoft's .Net Platform is an industry leading framework known for its reliability and wide scale adoption in both small startups and large enterprise organizations. Our Full Stack .Net course will prepare you for the major challenges and opportunities as a software engineer. Learn the client-side frameworks like React, database architectures, APIs, tools and soft skills you need to master Asp.Net and launch your career in just 12 weeks. Master the full stack, and graduate with a deep understanding of both the front and back-end web development that employers are seeking. Our curriculum is open and flexible, and your course instructor will be an industry veteran that’s dedicated 100% to your success.
    Financing
    Deposit$99
    Financing
    • Income Share Agreement
    • SkillsFund
    • SallieMae
    • All Major Credit Cards Accepted
    Tuition PlansMonthly Payments Are Allowed
    Refund / GuaranteeYes, fully pro-rated. State of CA does not all Gurantee.
    Scholarship$5,000 General Coding Scholarship $5,500 Women in Tech Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelSome JavaScript
    Prep WorkYes for free
    Placement TestYes
    InterviewNo
  • Full Stack Weekday - REMOTE

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    HTML, Git, C#, JavaScript, .NET, ASP.NET, jQuery, CSS, Express.js, React.js, Node.js, Front End, SQL
    OnlineFull Time40 Hours/week13 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$15,000
    Class size13
    LocationLos Angeles, Riverside, Online, Orange County
    The full stack program will equip you to utilize a myriad of software development tools used by industry professionals to develop, debug and design dynamic web applications; conducting both front-end and back-end development, application program interfaces (API’s), back-end data stores such as relational database management systems (RDMS) and team development strategies. The course will prepare you to perform the duties of a typical entry-level Full Stack Web Developer. A Full Stack Web Developer is a programmer with a technical skill set that allows them to perform in client side, server side/middle tier, and backend-database development environments. Their main tasks are to develop, design and debug software that runs in a cross-browser environment served out of a web server backed by a database server for data persistence. The course will allow you to be substantially knowledgeable in the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) from concept to finished product and the ability to specialize, if they choose, in anything from front-end to back-end development technologies. You will obtain the knowledge and skills to develop relational databases and work with data that is not stored in a relational manner. They will interact with their own API’s and third party API’s. They will also be exposed to many User Interface and User Experience (UI and UX) () design concerns while building an understanding of how to gather customer and client requirements. They will be fluent in performing quality assurance testing and fundamental security concerns. Specifically, the course will produce a programmer/developer that can work with many of the most popular design patterns, third party APIs, libraries and technologies including but not limited to: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Bootstrap, MVVM, MVC, AngularJS, jQuery, Ajax, Inversion of Control, Dependency Injection, Principles of Object Oriented Design, Data Structures, Data Access, Database Design and Architecture, GIS, SMS, SMTP and RESTFul Api Design. Sabio focuses on a single, group based project that exposes you to the full Software Development Life Cycle as experienced in a team practicing Agile/Scrum project management and development principles.
    Financing
    Deposit$99
    Financing


     
    Tuition PlansOnly through financing, not through the institution.
    Refund / GuaranteeYes, tuition is pro-rated
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelNo programming background required
    Prep WorkMinimum of 1 PreWork course (4 weeks) or successfully passing the assessment.
    Placement TestYes
    InterviewYes
  • Irvine ASP.Net // C# Full Stack With React

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    Start Date None scheduled
    Cost$15,000
    Class size15
    LocationOrange County
    Microsoft's .Net Platform is an industry leading framework known for its reliability and wide-scale adoption in both small startups and large enterprise organizations. Our Full Stack .Net course will prepare you for the major challenges and opportunities as a software engineer. Learn the client-side frameworks like React, database architectures, APIs, tools and soft skills you need to master Asp.Net and launch your career in just 12 weeks. Master the full stack, and graduate with a deep understanding of both the front and back-end web development that employers are seeking. Our curriculum is open and flexible, and your course instructor will be an industry veteran that’s dedicated 100% to your success.
    Financing
    Deposit$99
    Financing
    Tuition Plans60/20/20
    Refund / GuaranteeYes, program is pro-rated when it comes to cost. State of CA does not allow us to provde a job gurantee, otherwise we would.
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelJavaScript
    Prep Work4 weeks of javascript for $99
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Node.js Full Stack with React

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    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$9,500
    Class size15
    LocationLos Angeles
    Train in React and also Node.js for the back-end. Become an awesome full stack web developer that knows how to create elegant and efficient databases, beautiful pages that render super fast. Secure the exact interview training needed to launch your amazing career in tech.
    Financing
    DepositNone
    Financing
    Tuition PlansMonthly Tuition Plan Are Available
    Refund / GuaranteeTuition is prorated
    ScholarshipJill H. Mays Women in Tech $5,500
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBasic JavaScript
    Prep WorkComplete Sabio's Online PreWork Course
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo

1 Scholarship

  • $5000 Sabio Scholarship - Women In Tech

    Course Report is excited to offer an exclusive Sabio scholarship for $5000 off tuition!

    Eligibility

    No eligibility restrictions.

    Qualifying Courses

    • Full Stack Node.js with React (Los Angeles)
  • Anonymous • Full stack developer • Graduate
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    Sabio provides a great environment for anyone interested in becoming a full stack developer. I came into the program knowing very little and I was able to secure a job within a couple weeks of finishing the program. 

    The program is structured so that you are coding and building a project for the entire 12 weeks. There are very few lectures and most of the learning is done by you actually getting your hands dirty in the code and debugging any problems.

    You can't talk about Sabio without mentioning the founders, Gregorio and Liliana. They are both completely invested in the success of every person that decides to enroll in the course. They have made it their mission to keep Sabio Nation an open network for their fellows even after they have completed the 12-week program. 

    If you are looking for the right boot camp to help you take the next step in learning to code, I would encourage you stop by one of Sabio's open houses to get additional information and meet the staff in-person.

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    First off, the founders, Gregorio and Lili, are the best kind of people out there. They're like your parents. Greg is really really invested in your future, and Lili is the mother that makes sure everything is ok. 

    My instructor (not Gregorio) was great! He always gave you enough to get you started but not give you the full answer (good way to learn...that whole "give a fish" vs. "teach how to fish"). 

    The curriculum is tough! But in a very good way. It means you WILL learn. But that also means you HAVE to put in the effort outside of class. Live, breathe, eat, sleep <code>. It pays off in the end because you'll be able to get a job pretty quick. My cohort all got jobs within 1 month. 

    Remember that this skill is perfectly transferable to other companies so it doesn't pigeon hole you into one skill set (so to speak). 

    Best life choice I've made so far. Just wish I did this earlier.

    Oh, and if you decide to do this...DO ALL YOUR PREWORK, and more if you can...trust me. I didn't and it bit me in the behind.

     

  • Gema Ramila • Software Developer • Graduate
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    There are not enough words to describe how truly grateful I am for what I received from my experience at Sabio. My time there was not easy but it was absolutely worth doing all over again. I guess the biggest reason why I picked Sabio became apparent to me after first interviewing with them. They are not a coding sweatshop ran solely to make money, though it is grueling; the founders are incredible people who care deeply about each of the eight people who finish a cohort. As a result of the level of quality they deliver, I was able to land a high paying job before I even graduated the bootcamp. 

     

    Before I started the bootcamp I had absolutely no experience in programming, and didn’t even feel comfortable with a computer. I have an unrelated degree in Spanish and History; and yet, I decided to look into programing and started checking out different bootcamps and reading reviews to figure out which one to join. I’ll list out the reasons I decided on Sabio and what I learned in hindsight.

    Reason’s why I would choose Sabio all over again:

    It is NOT a factory pumping out programmers with little to no skills. This was a determining factor in choosing not to go with some of the other options, and after having finished the bootcamp, I came out confident in my ability to figure out problems needed to get things done.  

    -It is NOT a class where you go and listen to someone go on for hours

    -It is NOT a place to be babied.

    -They DO NOT hire they own fellows. All the instructors have 10 years of experience or more.

    -They teach you to be resourceful and think like a programer.

    -There are only 8 students per class.

    -They have a TON of pre-work and resources to make sure you learn as much as possible before you start the program so that you get the most out of your time there.

    -They invest in you before you invest in them. You can come to their pre-work classes and get a taste of the program and make your decision without having to pay anything up front.

    -They have a system in place that has proven to be successful (I got a job a week before graduating) 

    -The founders are real people who genuinely care about you and your success and you can feel that when you meet them. 

    The program is intense, but very rewarding. Gregorio and Liliana (the founders) take the time to meet everyone and make sure that everyone’s needs are met. They check up on you as often as they can and adjust reasonable requests. Gregorio usually stays on campus late, so if you're there programing he makes himself available to answer questions and help you when you're stuck. You definitely get way more attention than what you pay for and this was invaluable to me. 

    The best thing about this program is that you’re actually building a product that you can then brag about. The other bootcamps out there have little projects that anyone with decent google skills can build without going through a 3 month bootcamp. Throughout my 3 months at Sabio we build an app, had meetings with the product owner, worked in an agile development… to say the least, it is as close to the real world environment as it can get. So when you get your first job, you are already familiar with how things run in a development environment and you can easily navigate through it.

    Choosing Sabio was one of the best decisions I've ever made, and I guarantee you that it will also be yours.

     

    PS: There is an added bonus… They feed you Cuban food every now and then! ;)

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    I know what you are thinking. "can I really be a full stack developer in 3 months?". Well the answer is yes you can! I was very skepticle at first but It honestly works. 4 people out of the 8 (including myself) already have jobs! and good paying ones as well! Sabio hiring is in the high 90% range. 

    The Course it self is a great way to learn how to code. Form day 1 you start to code! there is very lillte lecture and a whole lot of coding.

    If you are really interested go on the website and Contact Liliana! shes awesome and will answer any questions you have.

    you wont regret it!

     

     

  • Jonathan Furuta • Software Engineer • Graduate
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    With no prior computer programming experience, I was able to change my career path with the 12-week weeday program that Sabio offers. I was initially on track to become a scientific researcher with a background in biochemistry, however, choosing to apply problem solving skills to the booming tech industry was been the best decision I've made for my future thus far. The Sabio founders are completely committed to the programmers that pass through their program and they have created an explorative atmosphere of pushing boundaries when it comes to the development of their students. Their mentorship extends far beyond the duration of the "in-class" training and I consider myself lucky to be part of the Sabio family. With smaller class sizes (7 in my cohort), there is unlimited access to a senior developer and that attention went a long way in ingraining .Net development skills into my daily routine. I worked on this cohort team to create a functioning web app, similar to the workplace environment. I learned technologies/policies that companies are eager to develop in and was an immediate target for employers right out of my 12 weeks. I would highly recommend Sabio for anyone attempting to shift their career path into the tech industry. It is a difficult transition to make, and there will always be an excuse to remain stagnant. However, my days are fulfilling in the workplace and I have a sense of satisfaction through completing the program and coming into the office facing new challenges that I know I can overcome through the fundamentals learned at Sabio.

  • A Great Choice!
    - 8/22/2015
    Anonymous • .NET Developer • Graduate
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    Having had no former training in computer science or coding, within just three months at Sabio I learned enough about the languages, theories, and culture of web programming to get hired in a mid-level role, making $20K more per year than I ever had in any previous job. Students will definitely get out of it what they put into it, so be prepared to commit 12 hours/day to the bootcamp to maximize your experience and realize the best financial gains after graduation. Some instructors are better than others, so I would recommend going to a couple info sessions, meeting the instructors and some former/current students, figuring out whom you might learn the most from, and register accordingly. The curriculum was still being refined when I went through but I hear it's getting stronger. "Job Assistance" comes in the form of one (two if you're lucky) mock interview, a study guide with potential interview questions, a resume writing seminar, and the occassional referral to recruiters or hiring managers. Sabio does what they can, but with limited staff focused on other priorities, they can't offer much and you shouldn't expect them to place you. In order to get hired you're going to have to put in a ton of your own effort, perhaps over the course of months. Nevertheless, despite the room for improvement that exists, the Sabio experience is incredibly rewarding. The co-founders are super-genuine and passionate about what they do, and the #sabionation provides all graduates with an amazing network of colleagues and industry insiders for life. Investing in Sabio was probably the smartest decision I've made in my entire professional life. I highly recommend it to anyone serious about learning and seriously willing to make a full commitment to a 12-week bootcamp.
  • Awesome
    - 8/22/2015
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    Best experience of my life, I found a developer job less than a month after graduation, the level of dedication of the Cofounders and instructors is awesome.
  • Melissa Hargis • Software Developer • Graduate
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    Less than a year ago I had zero programming experience, and now I've been employed full time as a software developer for 7 months. I was hired 3 weeks before the program even ended. Sabio throws you into the full development experience right from the beginning. I quickly gained the skills that make me a highly desirable asset to companies looking for tech talent, and I was given all the core knowledge and resources to be able to learn and grow independently. It's unbelievable where I am with my skill level and confidence in coding in such a short amount of time, and this is just the beginning. This career is exciting, fun, and best of all, it's challenging and engaging every day. A complete life changer all thanks to Sabio.

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    The bootcamp program drops you into the trenches of learning how to code as a full-stack developer. From application life cycle to third party api's the course allows you become a confident entry-level developer. Not only in theory but in actual pratice. The process, the srcum methodologies, moving from front-end on one task to back-end on the next.  The instructor is great providing the tools for you to succeed, in addition the right amount of handholding for you to be able to start picking up habits that transfer into the workplace. 

  • Julia Wells • Web Developer • Graduate
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    I did the 20-week weekend Sabio course; it was grueling, but it paid off for sure.  I knew nothing about coding before joining Sabio, and now I'm enjoying a great full-time job as a web developer, making $10,000 more/year than I was at my last non-tech job -- plus better benefits.  I still get calls from recruiters every day offering me jobs, and those recruiters who know Sabio state unequivocally that its graduates are hands-down better prepared and demonstrably more knowledgeable than graduates of any of the other bootcamps in town.  Our class competed in and won $2500 in a hackathon four months into the program (two months before we graduated), and I've since won first place at another hackathon since graduating.  The instruction at Sabio is amazing, and the support outside of class remains incredible.  Especially if you are female, you will not be able to find a more supportive learning environment, guaranteed.  Forget the other bootcamps in town that teach you next-to-nothing and cost just as much if not more; what you want is Sabio.

  • Fellow
    - 10/20/2014
    Sara Inés Calderón • Student
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    My experience with Sabio thus far has been stellar. The co-founders are really personable, and seem genuinely concerned about all of their graduates -- even after they leave the program. They are building a community around the program, which is great for networking and mentorship. The amount of pre-work assigned was manageable, and the instructor made himself available to go over questions in the pre-work too. Once the course started there has been a lot of support -- not just from the instructor, but also for the space, where we can stay into the wee hours of the night to work together. Especially as a woman and a Latina, I find Sabio's mission to diversify tech to be really comforting and a great way to enter the tech scene. And perhaps the biggest plus: the class is only 8 people, so there's a lot of one-on-one attention for each student — I can't imagine trying to do this work and also trying to compete for an instructor's time. I love how this program is geared toward getting Fellows professional gigs as soon as possible, too. I would enthusiastically recommend this program to anyone who is interested in working in tech.

Sabio Outcomes


93%
On-Time Graduation Rate
82%
In-Field Employed
$65,000
Median Salary

Below is the 180 Day Employment Breakdown for 39 graduates included in report:

180 Day Employment Breakdown:

Full-time employee
82.0%
Full-time apprenticeship, internship or contract position
0.0%
Short-term contract, part-time, or freelance
0.0%
Started a new company or venture after graduation
0.0%

Employed out-of-field
5.0%
Continuing to higher education
N/A
Not seeking a job for health, family, or personal reasons
N/A

Still seeking job in-field
10.0%

Could not contact
0.0%

Salary Breakdown:

100% of job obtainers reported salaries.

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