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Bootcamp Admissions

If you want to know how to get into a bootcamp, you should know about bootcamp admissions. It is important to know the common steps required to get accepted into bootcamps, as well as outcomes for bootcamp graduates. This section of the blog also explores some of the best free bootcamps available.

Career Karma Projects Spotlight: May 22nd
In this Spotlight article, we like to take some time to highlight the top projects on Career Karma Projects over the last week. Looking back to last week, we featured a personal finance application for couples, a scraper to learn…
Career Karma Projects Spotlight: May 15
Each week, Career Karma highlights the top projects posted on the Projects platform in this spotlight column. Last week, we featured an app that helps you find a roommate, an artificial neural network classification algorithm, and more. The projects submitted…
Career Karma Projects Spotlight: May 8th
This week we’ve seen dozens of coders and coding bootcamp students launch their projects on Career Karma Projects! From an application that helps you find roommates in a hostel, to the design for a new contact management application, Career Karma…
Career Karma Projects Spotlight: May 1st
Each week, the Career Karma Projects team writes a Spotlight article featuring the best bootcamp and coding projects submitted to Career Karma Projects over the last week. We’ve seen a number of compelling projects on the platform that we think…
Top Free Online Coding Classes for Beginners
If you’re just getting into computer programming, you may be wondering where to start sharpening your coding skills. Thankfully, there are thousands of coding language class options out there where beginners can learn to code for free. While the list…
Career Karma Projects Spotlight: April 24th
The Career Karma Projects Spotlight is our way of featuring the best bootcamp and coding projects that have been submitted to Career Karma Projects over the last week. We have one goal in mind: to showcase the hard work of…
Career Karma Projects Spotlight: April 17th
Last week, we kicked off the Career Karma Projects Spotlight, a weekly series where we feature the best bootcamp projects that have been submitted to Career Karma over the last week. Our goal is simple: to highlight the great work…
Career Karma Projects Spotlight: April 10th
Projects are an essential part of the coding bootcamp experience. Throughout bootcamp, students work on a series of projects which together assemble a portfolio that represents the skills they’ve acquired. A strong portfolio of projects is a symbol of both…
Flockjay Tech Sales Bootcamp Review
Fast growth in the technology sector has led to increased demand and higher salaries for skilled workers in computing-based roles. This demand has quickly outpaced the number of people who are graduating from traditional computer science degrees, thus creating a…
Summer Coding Bootcamps
Summer is a great time for vacation and relaxation. But why not turn that downtime into something productive? If you’re a student or just taking a break for the season, summer is the perfect opportunity to learn new skills. Summer…
Top Study Tips for Breaking Into Tech: Advice from a Bootcamp Grad
It’s fall in California. The leaves have long-since turned burnt orange and red and fallen to the ground; I can almost feel the cold air outside without even opening the window. A little over one year ago, I sat in…
CK Spotlight: Kwamena Amissah and Flatiron School
In this feature of CK Spotlight, we hear from Kwamena Amissah, a graduate of Flatiron School in Atlanta. He explains how he went from struggling to teach himself to code to finding much more success in the structured and supportive…
CK Spotlight: Austin Giberti & Thinkful
In this especially candid episode of CK Spotlight, Kahaan chats with Austin Giberti about his experiences with learning to code and trying to break into tech while supporting a family and facing significant financial challenges.  Austin lays out the path…
Coding Bootcamps Are the Future of Further Education
The college admissions bribery scandal highlighted the influence of wealth and brought a new spotlight on the so-called “back door” into higher education, where wealthy parents are able to get preferential treatment for their students in exchange for making a…
Coding Bootcamp for Minorities
It’s no secret that a high-quality education is crucial for making a better life. There is no quicker way to more opportunities and a higher income bracket than being able to perform complex tasks that contribute to the functioning of…
Coding Bootcamp for Older Adults
To be honest, one of the things I found most interesting about the students at the Galvanize Data Science Immersive was that there was a pretty big range of ages represented. I had never consciously thought to myself, “only young…
How to Become a Game Developer
Games are a huge part of modern life and culture, and many aspiring techies would like to build games for a living. If this interests you at all, you’ve come to the right place. In this piece we’ll discuss what…
What to Expect with Coding Bootcamp Projects
If you’ve made the decision to attend a coding bootcamp, no doubt you want to do everything you can to inform yourself about the challenges ahead. And since bootcamps famously focus on projects for learning the material and building a…
What Are Coding Bootcamps Like?
When I began contemplating attending a data science bootcamp, I spent a lot of time researching the sorts of subjects that would be covered, the technologies I would learn how to use, the prospects for graduates getting hired, and what…
Why Attend Coding Bootcamp?
Coding bootcamps have taken their place beside self-directed learning and traditional education as one of the accepted ways into one of the best tech jobs. But they also represent a sizeable investment of time, energy, and money. Given this fact,…
Coding Bootcamp Syllabus
I can tell you from experience that entering a coding bootcamp can be very intimidating, especially if you have basically no technical background. A sensible step to take to alleviate some of this anxiety is to familiarize yourself with the…
Do Coding Bootcamps Work?
Coding bootcamps have shot to prominence within the last several years, and they produce many graduates who go on to enjoy major success in the tech industry. So, are these coding bootcamps worth it? Do they even work? Career Karma…
A Letter to Code Newbies – from a Former Code Newbie
I know learning how to code as a code newbie can be tough at times. Cycling through tutorial after tutorial, with nothing really “sticking”--a state of perpetual tutorial purgatory. Getting in too deep with advanced projects you probably weren’t ready…
Can I Deduct Bootcamp? Answers for Future Coding Students
You’re a smart and savvy business type, right? Sure you are, or you wouldn’t have the taste and intelligence to find and read this article. You probably know that coding bootcamp is an ideal option you can use to get…
A Guide to Attending Coding Bootcamp While Working Part-Time
As a modern businesscreature with a finger on the pulse of trends and forces, you doubtless know all about how coding bootcamp can make you a more valuable employee and get you the top jobs. Not everyone gets to attend…
From Coding Bootcamp grad to CTO of Career Karma
Today I’m going to review my experience of going through a coding bootcamp and how I became the CTO of Career Karma (Y Combinator) Now, mind you 5 years ago I did not know a single line of code. If…
Advanced Web Development Bootcamps
Not everyone is a beginner when they enroll in a coding bootcamp. In fact, most coding bootcamps require at least a marginal understanding of programming before they admit an applicant. With that in mind, we’ll look at some of the…
Women in Technology Statistics
Over the past few decades, women have made a major impact in the workforce. Currently, 57% of professional occupations in the US are held by women; however, women make up meager 25% of the tech workforce. That’s only one in…
How Much Do Bootcamp Instructors Make?
With all the focus around learning to code, choosing the right bootcamp, and preparing for bootcamps, it’s easy to lose sight of the absolutely essential teaching staff that makes the whole experience so valuable.  One of the prime motivations for…
Coding Graduate: How to Find a Job
What You Need to Know Before You Apply  So, you’re a coding graduate. Hooray! Now, what should you do after coding bootcamp? Resumes and your website are the most important tools for coding graduates, so you should make sure both…

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