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The Coding Boot Camp at UCLA Extension

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The Coding Boot Camp at UCLA Extension

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2 Campuses

Los Angeles

1 Course
21650 Center Tower III, Woodland Hills, CA 91367

The Coding Boot Camp at UCLA Extension is a web development course. The full-stack curriculum includes HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Node.js, Responsive Design, Heroku, Git, User Authentication, PHP, Laravel, React.js, MySQL, MongoDB, and more. Students will build a portfolio of web applications to showcase their knowledge, and benefit from a wide range of career services to position them for success through graduation and beyond. This program is offered at UCLA Woodland Hills.

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Payment plans available
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Beginner
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Los Angeles

1 Course
1145 Gayley Ave (Westwood), Los Angeles, CA 90024

The Coding Boot Camp at UCLA Extension is a web development course. The full-stack curriculum includes HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Node.js, Responsive Design, Heroku, Git, User Authentication, PHP, Laravel, React.js, MySQL, MongoDB, and more. Students will build a portfolio of web applications to showcase their knowledge, and benefit from a wide range of career services to position them for success through graduation and beyond. This program is offered at the UCLA Extension Gayley Center.

Course Details

Payment Plan
Payment plans available
Interview
Yes
Minimum Skill Level
Beginner
Prep Work
Pre-work

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7/13/2017
Carlo Anacta • Designer • Graduate Verified via GitHub
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Response From: Alex Garett of The Coding Boot Camp at UCLA Extension
Title: Student Success Manager
Friday, Jul 14 2017

Thank you so much for your feedback, Carlo! It’s wonderful to hear that you’ve seen so many benefits from your Boot Camp experience, and become a valued programming professional.

You make a great point about the course, it does require students to dedicate time outside of class to review lessons and practice their skills. Because our curriculum is fast-paced, we’ve designed our program with built-in support systems for every student including: in-person and virtual instructor office hours, phone and email contact, a dedicated #Slack channel, as well as a range of career services to support our students as they prepare to take their new skills into the professional world. 

We're glad that our team was able to provide the support you needed to be successful in this course. Congratulations on completing the program, we wish you all the best moving forward.

7/6/2017
Rutul Patel • System Engineer • Student Verified via LinkedIn
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Response From: Alex Garett of The Coding Boot Camp at UCLA Extension
Title: Student Success Manager
Friday, Jul 07 2017

Congratulations on completing the program, Rutul!  We really appreciate your feedback.

This program is challenging, so we’re thrilled that the curriculum taught you the key skills you needed and that our team is providing plenty of support to students along the way. Our instructors love what they do, and it's great that they were able to tailor their teaching style to help students best learn the difficult material.

Great job on taking advantage of our free tutoring sessions, they are an excellent tool that our students can use to supplement the in-class instruction. It’s also wonderful that our career services allowed you to meet with potential employers during the program.

Thank you for recommending our course to your friends and others, it’s feedback like this that makes us proud of the hard work that we put into making our program the best experience possible for our students.  We wish you the best of luck in your future endeavors!

6/23/2017
Tony Clayton • Database Administrator Intern • Graduate Verified via GitHub
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Response From: Alex Garett of The Coding Boot Camp at UCLA Extension
Title: Student Success Manager
Monday, Jun 26 2017

We’re so glad that you decided to join our program, Tony! We really appreciate your feedback, and you’ve provided very useful advice for future students. 

It’s wonderful that you had such a great experience with our team during your decision-making process. We realize that boot camp research, selection, and application is a stressful undertaking, so we make a point of providing ample information and guidance throughout the process and beyond. This program is definitely challenging, so we make sure that it is a good match for the students who enroll.

We’re thrilled to hear that our curriculum succeeded in teaching you the skills you needed, and that our instructors and TAs were able to deliver an effective educational experience.  We strive to prepare our students for success in the real world, while supporting their studies along the way.  Feedback like yours makes all of our efforts worthwhile!

Congratulations on all of the hard work you put into completing this program. We're honored that you chose The Coding Boot Camp to change your life around. We wish you the best of luck in your future endeavors!

6/17/2017
Daniel Kang • Student Verified via GitHub
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Response From: Alex Garett of The Coding Boot Camp at UCLA Extension
Title: Student Success Manager
Monday, Jun 19 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback, Daniel. We know this program is rigorous and takes a lot of time and dedication, so we applaud you on your efforts! We’re thrilled to hear that our team is providing students with the knowledge and support they need to be successful in and outside the class, and even after the course has ended as they begin their career search.
 
We hope you’re proud of all of the hard work that you put into the program and would like to congratulate you on completing the course! We wish you the best of luck moving forward.
 

6/11/2017
Eva Lieu • Web Developer • Graduate Verified via GitHub
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Response From: Alex Garett of The Coding Boot Camp at UCLA Extension
Title: Student Success Manager
Tuesday, Jun 13 2017

Hi Eva,

Thank you so much for your detailed review, we love your enthusiasm!  You bring up some important points about the program and how future students can achieve success just as you have.  We really appreciate this feedback.

We make it a point to hire experienced web development professionals as our instructors, so that they can offer their insights into the real-life career of a web developer in today’s market.  We’re glad that you were able to learn so much about the industry.  It makes us proud to hear that our instructors are creating such a positive experience by going the extra mile to support our students.

We believe that creating a sense of community is important and we’re thrilled to hear that our community has helped you to grow as a professional and find new opportunities.  It makes our jobs worthwhile to know that our program is helping students reach new heights in their careers.  Congratulations on completing the program and we wish you nothing but the best moving forward!

4/27/2017
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Response From: Alex Garett of The Coding Boot Camp at UCLA Extension
Title: Student Success Manager
Monday, May 01 2017

It’s so awesome to read reviews like yours, Andrey! Thank you for taking the time to write such a thought-out overview—and thank you for choosing our program. We’re really happy to hear that you had such a positive experience with all aspects of the program, equipping students for success is what drives our team! We couldn’t agree more that you’re only going to get out what you put in and that practice is KEY. Congratulations on all your hard work and on your new contractor position, we wish you great success going forward.

1/25/2017
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Response From: Alex Garett of The Coding Boot Camp at UCLA Extension
Title: Student Success Manager
Thursday, Jan 26 2017

Hi Gary, thank you so much for the detailed review! We pride ourselves on our proven curriculum, so we’re glad to hear you had such a positive experience as you worked to expand on your existing programming skills. You are right that students must dedicate a minimum of 20 hours per week on outside work in order to really immerse themselves in the topics covered in class. And we couldn’t agree more that what you get out of the program depends solely on what you’re willing to put in. You’ve definitely put in the hard work, so we congratulate you on your accomplishments! We know you will go on to do great things in your current job and whatever job you pursue in the future. 

1/18/2017
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Response From: Alex Garett of The Coding Boot Camp at UCLA Extension
Title: Student Success Manager
Friday, Jan 20 2017

We’re so thankful that you took the time to write such a detailed review, Ceejay! We know that your insight on the different aspects of the program will be incredibly helpful to future students. Our instructors and advisors really love what they do, so we’re glad to hear that you felt supported throughout the journey. Even though this is a part-time program, you’re right that it takes a large amount of time and dedication to soak in the material and master the topics—so a big congratulations on all your hard work and success! The entire staff here is cheering you on as you begin this next phase of your career.

6/6/2017
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Response From: Alex Garett of The Coding Boot Camp at UCLA Extension
Title: Student Success Manager
Friday, Jun 09 2017

Hi Juan,
 
We really appreciate your feedback, this is fantastic advice for future students! The course is certainly intensive and designed to teach a large amount of material in an abbreviated time period, so we’re really proud of your success and all the hard work you put into the program.
 
Our Instructors and TAs work tirelessly to ensure the success of our students and we’re thrilled to hear that you had such a positive experience with our team. Congratulations on completing the program, we wish you nothing but the best moving forward!

6/26/2017
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Response From: Alex Garett of The Coding Boot Camp at UCLA Extension
Title: Student Success Manager
Wednesday, Jun 28 2017

Thank you so much for your review Allan, feedback like this lets us know that all of our hard work is paying off for our students!

Your observations about the program are very important points for future students to know.  We understand our curriculum is intensive and requires serious dedication.  It's important to complete all pre-work before day 1 and stay on top of the coursework as it's easy to fall behind. That is why we offer our students numerous avenues for support including in-person and virtual office hours, email and phone support, a dedicated Slack channel, and free tutoring.  We’re glad that our instructors and TAs are succeeding in providing students with the resources they need in and outside of class.

Congratulations on completing the program! We are proud of all of the hard work you put into learning your new skills and wish you the best in your future endeavors.

6/17/2017
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Response From: Alex Garett of The Coding Boot Camp at UCLA Extension
Title: Student Success Manager
Monday, Jun 19 2017

Thank you for your review Matt, we really appreciate your feedback! We definitely understand that the course is challenging due to the large amount of material covered in an abbreviated time period. You are right that it takes serious commitment in order to succeed, and you have given very useful advice for future students. 
 
It makes us proud to hear that our team is doing a wonderful job at providing our students with the attention and instruction that they need to get the most out of the program. Congratulations on all of the hard work you put into completing this course, we wish you great success in all you do!

4/28/2017
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Response From: Alex Garett of The Coding Boot Camp at UCLA Extension
Title: Student Success Manager
Monday, May 01 2017

You rock, Eric! We’re so thankful you took the time to write such a detailed review, it’s very helpful to future students. As you mentioned, this is a boot camp and it requires a serious amount of challenging work, discipline and dedication. You should be incredibly proud of your accomplishment—we are! And we love hearing that you thought so highly of the curriculum and staff, our team is really passionate about what they do. Thank you again for sharing with us and for choosing our program. Congrats on graduating, we’re rooting you on as you embark on this new journey!

1/17/2017
Eliot R • IT Systems Administrator • Graduate
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Response From: Alex Garett of The Coding Boot Camp at UCLA Extension
Title: Student Success Manager
Wednesday, Jan 18 2017

Thank you so much for your review, Eliot! Our instructors, student success and career services teams make it their mission every day to help students succeed, so it’s wonderful to hear that you had such a great experience. We applaud you for dedicating the serious time it takes to really immerse yourself in the program and get the most out of it. Thanks again, and congrats on graduating! We wish you great success in all your future efforts.

1/10/2017
Izzy N. • Chief Revenue Officer • Graduate
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Response From: Alex Garett of The Coding Boot Camp at UCLA Extension
Title: Student Success Manager
Wednesday, Jan 11 2017

Thank you so much for your detailed review, Izzy! We’re thrilled to hear that your experience with the program was so positive as you worked to become an even better tech entrepreneur. Be proud that your hard work and hours of dedication have definitely paid off. Our instructors, TAs, student and career services teams all care so deeply about the students, so it makes us happy to hear that you felt that from them. And it’s always inspiring to see how our students work together and support each other throughout the program. Thank you again, and congratulations on graduating! We wish you all the best in your future endeavors.

12/19/2016
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Response From: Alex Garett of The Coding Boot Camp at UCLA Extension
Title: Student Success Manager
Tuesday, Dec 20 2016

Way to go, Jemma! We love reading testimonials like yours. You followed your ambitions while pursuing Computer Science, and it’s clear that you were dedicated and put in the effort required to get the most out of our program. We’re extremely proud of our instructors and TAs, and it’s great to hear that they were valuable resources. Our student and career services make it their mission to help you each step of the way, and it’s awesome to hear that they did just that. You’ll be heading back to your university next semester with an amazing set of skills and we know you will go on to do great things! Thank you for sharing with us and for choosing The Coding Boot Camp at UCLA Extension—we’re honored to have been part of your journey. 

12/19/2016
Leonard Oh • CEO • Student
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Response From: Alex Garett of The Coding Boot Camp at UCLA Extension
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Tuesday, Dec 20 2016

Amazing, Leonard! Successfully going through the program while running your own company and taking care of a family is inspiring. You are right that coding is a lifestyle and you never stop learning and growing, and we’re thrilled to know that the program gave you the skills and experiences you needed. You definitely put in the hard work required both in and outside of class, and we know you will go on to develop awesome things for your e-commerce website and more. Thank you so much for taking the time to share your thoughts with us. Congrats on graduating, we wish you all the best going forward!

6/22/2017
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Response From: Alex Garett of The Coding Boot Camp at UCLA Extension
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Monday, Jun 26 2017

Thank you for your feedback!  Our academic team is constantly improving our curriculum, while our instructors, TAs, and student success team, work hard to support our students throughout the program.  We’re glad you had a positive experience, and wish you the best of luck moving forward!

3/31/2017
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Response From: Alex Garett of The Coding Boot Camp at UCLA Extension
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Monday, Apr 03 2017

Hi Student, thank you so much for sharing your review with us. Our team loves hearing success stories from students like you. We're glad that you enjoyed the program and found our instructors knowledgeable—we couldn't agree more! Congratulations on your hard work, and thank you for choosing our program. We wish you all the best going forward!

3/6/2017
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Response From: Alex Garett of The Coding Boot Camp at UCLA Extension
Title: Student Success Manager
Friday, Mar 10 2017

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us.  We will strive to respond to each of your concerns.

The Coding Bootcamp at UCLA Extension is a data-driven program. Based on market conditions, we actively adjust the curriculum to best serve the long-term needs of our students. This equips our students with skills sought after by local employers.  A great example of this was the curriculum update from Angular to React, which took place before classes began and the shift from PHP to Java in the fall. React and Java were each in higher demand.

As you note, the boot camp model is rigorous and fast-paced, and we cover a great deal of knowledge in a limited amount of time. We do our best to communicate to students that because we cover a full-stack, topics are introduced at a higher level in class, after which students are expected to dive in and gain a deeper understanding outside of class. This helps students learn how to problem-solve and self-teach, a key skill in a developer’s career. Our team is constantly working to improve our curriculum to ensure that students have the best learning experience possible. We are happy to hear that you found both the program structure and additional training sessions helpful. 

As you mentioned, we do provide office hours and have various other avenues for outside help including tutoring, Slack, email and phone. While there are many students to assist, our instructors, TAs and student success team do their best to make sure students feel supported.

Projects are necessarily completed in shorter time frames in order to prepare students for future roles in tech, creating the same sense of urgency as one will face in the workplace with tight deadlines. Unfortunately, in any workplace, you may not always be grouped with like-minded individuals and we regret that you had a sub-par experience with your teammates.

Demo Day, as we note throughout the program, is a networking event with employers, and we make no guarantee of placement. It’s intended as an opportunity to showcase your skills, practice your pitches, receive valuable feedback on your projects and make connections. About 87% of our career-seeking students attended Demo Day, with 54 employers in attendance.

Our career services team strives to be clear about expectations.  We cannot find a job for you, but we are here to empower you with the tools needed for you to find the right job. We provided resume, portfolio, Github and LinkedIn reviews, as well as company tour opportunities with Hulu, Ace Metrix, and Core Logic/Pivotal Labs. We also had a CTO panel with seven CTOs and onsite networking practice. Our team held eight live sessions on topics ranging from the tech landscape to interviewing, as well as mock interview days for both behavioral and technical assistance. We hope you found these sessions helpful.

We know job seeking is hard and often a full-time job in itself, which is why we encourage students to submit a large number of quality applications weekly and to maximize their networking. In our experience, students who are proactive in their approaches land jobs at a quicker and easier rate. But, our career services don’t end at graduation, so we would love to know how else we can support you as you continue the job search. Please feel free to call me directly at (310) 955-4093 so we can discuss your needs further. 

1/26/2017
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Response From: Alex Garett of The Coding Boot Camp at UCLA Extension
Title: Student Success Manager
Tuesday, Jan 31 2017

Thank you so much for sharing your review! We are all about providing students with help whenever they need it while also empowering them to learn from each other. We love seeing the support system that develops over the course of the program and are happy to hear that you had such a great experience. Thank you again and congratulations on graduating! We wish you much success going forward.

12/19/2016
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Response From: Alex Garett of The Coding Boot Camp at UCLA Extension
Title: Student Success Manager
Friday, Dec 30 2016

It makes our team so happy to read reviews like yours! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your awesome experience. Our staff is so passionate about what they do, and it shows in the classroom via support and care. 

Congratulations on getting hired by your engineering department! We’re proud to see how all of your hard work and dedication has paid off. We know you will continue to do great things, and we wish you the best of luck going forward!

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