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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

2 Courses
1145 Gayley Ave (Westwood), Los Angeles, CA 90024
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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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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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9/14/2017
Charlotte Anongos • 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, Sep 22 2017

Hi Charlotte,

We really appreciate your review. It’s wonderful that you were able to learn so many important skills from this program. We love guiding our students as they develop their skills through hard work and dedication. 

You have made many useful observations. Yes, the more our student prepare for the course ahead of time, the less they struggle in learning new topics and concepts. It is also important for students to dedicate a sufficient amount of time and effort to learning these valuable new skills to get the most out of this program. Thank you for providing these useful insights to future students.

It’s incredible to hear that you were able to build a professional network, benefit from the in-depth support of your instructors and career services team, and take advantage of the many resources that we offer to our students over the course of the program. Your feedback is important to us, as we strive to continually improve our program; we appreciate you sharing your thoughts with us.

Congratulations on completing the course. We applaud all of your hard work, and all that you have accomplished in this program. We can’t wait to see what the future has in store for you, we’re cheering you on as you move forward in your career!

9/12/2017
Ravinder Soni • Graduate Verified via LinkedIn
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Response From: Alex Garett of The Coding Boot Camp at UCLA Extension
Title: Student Success Manager
Friday, Sep 15 2017

Thank you for your review, Ravinder! It’s excellent to hear that you had a positive experience with our program. We understand that you feel we should include more real world examples in our curriculum. We are constantly updating and improving our curricula based on student feedback, so we really appreciate your input. Congratulations on completing the program, we wish you the best of luck moving forward in your career.

9/7/2017
Saul Arevalo • 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, Sep 18 2017

Thank you for your review, Saul. We’re glad that you had a positive experience with this program. We love hearing that your instructors and TAs worked hard to provide you with the guidance and support that you needed during the course.

We’d like to speak with you to better understand your concerns regarding the Career Services that were provided during your program. Please contact me directly at (310) 955-4093 so we can discuss your needs.

Congratulations on completing the program, we wish you the best of luck in your future endeavors!

9/6/2017
Joyce Tio • Graduate Verified via LinkedIn
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Response From: Alex Garett of The Coding Boot Camp at UCLA Extension
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Friday, Sep 15 2017

Hi Joyce,

Thank you so much for your review! We’re thrilled to hear that you had a great experience with our program. As you mention this course can be challenging, so we applaud all of the hard work you put into learning these valuable skills.

We select instructors and TAs that are passionate about enabling student success, because we know the importance of quality instruction and guidance. It’s excellent to hear that our team went above and beyond to provide you with the support you needed during your journey.

It’s fantastic to hear that you learned so many useful skills in this program. We hope you’re proud of all of your accomplishments. Congratulations on completing the course, we’re cheering you on as you move forward in your career.

9/1/2017
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Response From: Alex Garett of The Coding Boot Camp at UCLA Extension
Title: Student Success Manager
Saturday, Sep 09 2017

Hi Daniel,

Congratulations on completing the program! We really appreciate your feedback. You have made many excellent observations that are important for future students to know. Specifically, this course does teach students the fundamentals, and how to learn new tools, technologies and languages on their own after leaving the course, because we know that professional web developers are required to expand their skill sets constantly. Also, students do need to commit a significant amount of time and effort to acquiring these new skills. Thank you for providing these valuable insights about the program.

We’re thrilled that you found your instructors and TAs to be so helpful, since we carefully select our instruction staff to ensure that our students receive maximum support in learning these complex topics. We understand that you would have liked more in-depth career help, please allow us to provide you with the support you need at this time. I would like to speak with you directly, please contact me at (310) 955-4093 so that we can understand your concerns and help further equip you for job search success.

9/1/2017
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Response From: Alex Garett of The Coding Boot Camp at UCLA Extension
Title: Student Success Manager
Saturday, Sep 09 2017

Congratulations on completing the program, Yoon! We really appreciate your feedback. Our program is designed to help students acquire skills that enable their entry into the world of professional web development, so it’s excellent to hear that you feel this program is useful for those who are serious about becoming job-ready web developers. And we agree, students who wish to be successful in this course should expect to commit a significant amount of time and effort to learning the course material—thank you for sharing this valuable insight for future students.

We’re glad that you liked the structure of this course. The in-classroom experience is designed to provide students with face-to-face instruction, opportunities to collaborate with peers, and access to maximum assistance and support. So, we’re also glad to hear that your instructors and TAs provided you with the support you needed during your journey.

It’s great that you enjoyed the course content, and feel that it allows students to become strong, well-rounded developers. We constantly update our curricula so that our students learn the most relevant and useful web development skills for their current local job market.

We understand that you wished for access to more varied and advanced topics during your program. As you mention, this program is designed for students from various backgrounds, who are looking to begin one of many career paths in web development. Because of this, we are unable to insert outside or more advanced topics into our curriculum. However, we encourage our students to network and collaborate with their instructors, TAs, and classmates to grow their knowledge base.

This course is also designed to help students develop their adaptive faculties, because professional web developers are required to expand their skill set and learn new tools or technologies, constantly. This aspect of the course is intended to enable our students to continue their education in a variety of subjects, both in and outside of web development, such as internet marketing.

It’s wonderful that you found our career services team to be helpful, and that your instructor and student success manager actively connected students with potential employers. We know our team is passionate about enabling student success, and while we do not secure employment for our students—we are here to empower you with tools that help you to prepare for entry into the job market. We’re here to help, and would like to speak with you directly to understand how we could further assist you with your job search process at this time. Please contact me directly at (310) 955-4093 so we can discuss your needs.

8/31/2017
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Response From: Alex Garett of The Coding Boot Camp at UCLA Extension
Title: Student Success Manager
Friday, Sep 08 2017

Congratulations on completing the program Yen! We really appreciate your review. We love hearing that you learned so much, had an overall positive experience with this course. We intentionally foster a sense of community that encourages our students to network and form connections with one another, so we’re glad that you enjoyed collaborating with your classmates.

It’s great to hear that your instructor is dedicated in ensuring that our students learn the course material, and stay on track. We hope you're proud of all of the hard work you put into completing the course. We’re wishing you all the best in your future endeavors.

8/13/2017
Mario Zamora • Software Engineer • Graduate Verified via LinkedIn
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Response From: Alex Garett of The Coding Boot Camp at UCLA Extension
Title: Student Success Manager
Wednesday, Aug 16 2017

Hi Mario,

Thank you for your review, and congratulations on completing the program. We really appreciate this valuable feedback, as you’ve provided useful insight and excellent advice to future students.

We’re thrilled to hear that this course has had such a positive impact on your career. It’s great that our team is dedicating themselves to our students’ success, and that you had everything you needed to accomplish your goals. We applaud your hard work, and hope that you are proud of all that you have achieved in this program. We wish you the best of luck in your future endeavors.

7/31/2017
Nico • Junior Web Developer • Graduate Verified via LinkedIn
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Response From: Alex Garett of The Coding Boot Camp at UCLA Extension
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Tuesday, Aug 01 2017

Congratulations on transitioning into your new role as a junior web developer, Nico! We know starting a boot camp be unnerving. We’re glad the course challenged you, and provided you with the knowledge and skills needed to be successful in the program, and beyond. As you mention, learning from mistakes is useful skill in professional web development. It’s great that you learned to use mistakes as opportunities for improvement, and that your instructor and TAs were able to support you in this process.

This course is designed for working professionals like you, so it’s excellent to hear that our team helped you to balance the rigors of both the program, and your ongoing career. We really appreciate your review, and we’re thrilled that you had such a positive experience with our program. We hope you’re proud of all of the hard work you put into completing this course, and all that you have accomplished with your skills. We wish you continued success moving forward.

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
Gary Jackemuk • Senior Pipeline Developer • Graduate Verified via LinkedIn
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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
Ceejay Varias • Student Verified via LinkedIn
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Response From: Alex Garett of The Coding Boot Camp at UCLA Extension
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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.

9/7/2017
Thomas M Carpenter • Graduate Verified via LinkedIn
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Response From: Alex Garett of The Coding Boot Camp at UCLA Extension
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Friday, Sep 15 2017

Congratulations on completing the program, Thomas! We’re glad you enjoyed the benefits of our in-person format. Our instructors are the cornerstone of the student experience, so we love to hear that your instructor was able to provide you with the support you needed during your experience.

This course is challenging, and students should expect to commit an appropriate amount of their time outside of class, in order to get the most out of this program. Thank you for sharing this useful insight with future students. We’re wishing you the best of luck in your future endeavors.

6/6/2017
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Response From: Alex Garett of The Coding Boot Camp at UCLA Extension
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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!

8/29/2017
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Response From: Alex Garett of The Coding Boot Camp at UCLA Extension
Title: Student Success Manager
Friday, Sep 08 2017

Hi Michael,

Thank you so much for your review, and congratulations on completing the program! It’s wonderful that you have acquired these valuable skills, and now feel confident in your abilities. We love to see our students develop a passion for web development as they forge their path to success.

It’s excellent to hear that you had such a positive experience in this course. We’re wishing you all the best as you move forward in your career.

8/27/2017
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Response From: Alex Garett of The Coding Boot Camp at UCLA Extension
Title: Student Success Manager
Monday, Aug 28 2017

Hi Max, thank you so much for taking the time to share this review. We love hearing that the program helped you discover your passion for Node and Express and steered you in a new direction for your college degree. We also appreciate your feedback as we are always working to improve the student experience. Our full-time program is incredibly challenging and requires serious commitment, so congratulations on your hard work and accomplishment! We wish you great success as you go forward.

6/26/2017
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Response From: Alex Garett of The Coding Boot Camp at UCLA Extension
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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
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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
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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.

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