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Programs availableOnline, Full-time, Part-time, Self-paced
Financing optionsISA, Deferred Tuition, Upfront Payments, Month-to-month Installments, Loan Financing
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V School Application Process and Interviews

The application process of this bootcamp is simple. Potential students are required to schedule a call with the admissions team of V School. Then they will fill out an application online. This form will contain your educational level, experience, and career goals to help the advisors customize your curriculum and learning experience.

Applicants also take part in an interview session and aptitude test. The test helps gauge your thinking ability to see how you handle basic logical functions and break down complicated problems.

How do you prepare for the V School interview process? According to a majority of user reviews, the admissions process at V School is a experience. Further, reviewers reported that the V School interview process didn't take long to complete before receiving a decision.

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My situation is so complicated that I felt terrified to be open about it, but VSchool was has been accomodating and validating through all of it.
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Very positive experience

Easy interview difficulty

Not going too much into detail, my life circumstances are a mess and it tends to make me feel terrified to open up about my self and my situation in interviews. This last year I decided I definitely wanted a better life and to live more openly, which to me meant being open about my life and circumstances through the interview process. Having spoken with the VP as well as Debbie from admissions, I walked away from every meeting feeling that I'd not only been given a fair opportunity to...
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A genuine sense of compassion and empathy from everyone I've spoken to who's connected to the school is definitely the thing that meant the most to me. This is reflected in the initiatives the school has undertaken in the past (highly recommend looking into their ethos, it's amazing) as well. The primary logistical strength of the school is in their flexibility. They model the school program after what I've come to understand is the typical model for a tech workplace, but perhaps with slightly more flexibility than I imagine is typical. If you plan on working while doing your bootcamp, this school is definitely something you should check out.
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If you're looking for a structured course, more typical of a post industrial scholastic environment, this may not be what you're looking for.

V School Reviews: Is V School Worth It?

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There are two main V School courses currently being offered. There is also a V School bootcamp pre-work class for students who do not have experience with coding. Students choose between the web development and UX/UI design program. The V School online programs give students over 300 hours of training after which they are ready for a career path in the tech industry.

V School is good for beginners because of its mastery-based take on learning. Although the main V School programs are 12 weeks long, they are followed by a flexible amount of time where students master the concepts and prepare for the job market. V School courses are $21,000.

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The Perfect Balance

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John David Delgado graduated V School
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Created 10 days ago
It took me 1 month to really research what the best bootcamp for me to get my career in software engineering started. It basically teetered between Coding Dojo, and V School. I knew I was not going to be able to do a full time curriculum in person or online. However it came down to the selling point of V School's Mastery Based Learning and Flexible Times. It wasn't a sound bite, and they really enforced that to the benefit of the students. But enforced is a harsh word at this point, but the...
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Curriculum gets critical updates to keep up with industry standards. Instructors are competent, and challenges students to be better.
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TA shortage. TA's constantly gets hired, not sure its a detrimental con but its the only thing I can think of

The Perfect Balance

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John David Delgado graduated V School
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Created 10 days ago
It took me 1 month to really research what the best bootcamp for me to get my career in software engineering started. It basically teetered between Coding Dojo, and V School. I knew I was not going to be able to do a full time curriculum in person or online. However it came down to the selling point of V School's Mastery Based Learning and Flexible Times. It wasn't a sound bite, and they really enforced that to the benefit of the students. But enforced is a harsh word at this point, but the...
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Curriculum gets critical updates. Instructors are knowledgable and they continue to grow their knowledge base to share and teach with students.
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shortage of TA's. TA's constantly gets hired. Not sure if thats a Con but its the only thing I can think of.

Best decision I’ve made in my career path change

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Joseph Gambill graduated V School
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Created 10 days ago
Making the decision to make a career path or career change was daunting for me but honestly the staff at V school made it feel easy and we’re very supportive. After making the decision to start a Bootcamp I was still a little skeptical about the whole process but after beginning the curriculum with zero experience (other than the course pre work) it came along at a steady pace. Day after day it’s up to you to put in the work but the staff and student success mentors are there for you, it’s...
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Self paced curriculum forces you to put in the work while other boot camps force it down your throat and have little information retention Student success mentors and staff are SO HELPFUL and NICE! Intelligent course instructors who will...
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TAs that will help out with day to student problems sometimes get swamped and it takes a while to get to you. Other than that no cons

Best Decision I’ve Made In a Long Time

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Joseph Gambill graduated V School
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Created 10 days ago
Making the decision to make a career path or career change was daunting for me but honestly the staff at V school made it feel easy and we’re very supportive. After making the decision to start a Bootcamp I was still a little skeptical about the whole process but after beginning the curriculum with zero experience (other than the course pre work) it came along at a steady pace. Day after day it’s up to you to put in the work but the staff and student success mentors are there for you, it’s...
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Self paced curriculum Curriculum pace Cohort support Student success mentors are purely for career and professional skills The plan they push works and it worked for me
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Sometimes with the TAs they can get swamped with questions and the wait times for help can vary, but they will help when it’s your turn

V School is AMAZING

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Samantha Poth graduated V School
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I have had the pleasure to be a part of V School for 2 months now as a Career Transition Expert. I am constantly impressed with the level of integrity that each member of the V School team lives by and how that transfers to the V School student population. The schools mission is to drive outcomes that will better students lives and have a ripple effect in the community and that intention shows in every piece on the puzzle that creates V School. I have never been very tech savvy but have...
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V School is unlike any other educational environment I have been a part a part of in that the students come first and the top priority is supporting student success.
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So far I have not experienced anything I would list as a negative.

Finally a school that cares about outcomes

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Miguel Barros graduated V School
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Created 10 months ago
I love the Outcomes based approach at V School. They call it Responsive Learning, and it makes so much more sense that a fixed length program.
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The curriculum and instructors are awesome, and the outcomes team is way more involved than what I've seen other places. They're seriously by my side all the way through when I accepted a job offer. Just one smooth ramp from learning to...
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Learning a new skill is still hard work, but honestly it was a great experience.

Fantastic way to quickly learn hot/in-demand tech skills!

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Josh Sorensen graduated V School
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The V School family is amazing! Learning to code is very hard and you need a community of people to support you if you wanna learn to code while staying sane. That's where V School comes in. It's a great environment if you are looking for a career change, or want some guidance on how to code (specifically web development). I recently graduated and the whole process was smooth and very well organized. V School is a community full of talented instructors, helpful TA's and ambitious students who...
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Great Community/Environment Career Readiness and Preparation Very Relevant Curriculum Remote Friendly ISA Possibliity
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This is more of an in general thing, but bootcamps can be pricy for some. Luckily the skills you learn are worth far more than what you will ever pay. Time Commitment, learning software/web development and preparing for a career in said...

A fully immersive experience!

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Emily Parker student at V School
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From day 1 V School has guided and shaped me into being an efficient developer and tech centric person with zero skill in either of these fields prior to my first day!! The staff is welcoming, humble and brilliant. The schools community is beyond engaging and supportive. The camaraderie is very natural and has been beneficial to my successes. It is small enough that you will make loads of connections with people throughout the program as well as with the instructors and other staff. You...
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Responsive to my life and schedule. Your personal Success Mentor will help you set goals and stay on track with them as well as help with all things job/career related. This allowed me to make consistent meaningful progress at my own...
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I really don't have any.

Amazing Teachers, flexible schedule, and continued support

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Danielle Williams graduated V School
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I chose Vschool because as a new single mom, I needed something that would allow me a flexible schedule while I stayed at home with my son. Vschool did just that. When Vschool says go at your own pace, they mean it! I was able to learn at my own speed and always had super helpful and encouraging teachers and TA's to turn to when I needed help. Not to mention even after you finish the course, Vschool still support's it's alumni with an lifetime access to all coursework(which is important because...
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Flexibility lifetime access to alumnus and course material affordable online Graduate with a marketable portfolio filled with fullstack projects
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daily standups limit flexibility

V School is so Amazing!

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Jennifer Smith student at V School
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I absolutely love V School! Every staff member I've interacted with there has been amazing. Tony is so helpful with any kind of problem you have. Even though he's the VP, he treats you as if you're the most important person, and he will graciously give you whatever time and help you need. Debbie is the most warm, friendly, and knowledgeable person. She loves V School and makes sure your experience there is nothing but perfect. She takes time for you, encourages you, and helps you...
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Proven, extremely effective system & methods Super staff Learn at your own pace Sets you up for being successful in landing a high paying Tech job
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I can't think of anything I don't like.

Misleading and manipulative

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I was misled as to what I was "signing up" for. The coursework was decent and the instructors put effort into giving us a good experience (during the 12 week in person course). Anything they did teach would have been easier and free online. After the course ended, I was left to find jobs on my own. The best advice they had was to tailor my resume and to tell me every other week that "everyone is on their own journey."
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Nice instructors.
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No career, connections, interview help. Manipulative practices (ISA contracts). They tried to take the full 30k out of my bank account ("because I signed a contract") after my first contract role while I was trying to find my next gig...

A lot of support and understanding through the entire process-from application to career

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Alexandra Donnelly student at V School
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I'm almost halfway through the curriculum and the support system since day one has been consistent. I know there is always someone willing to help me through a problem that I'm having. I like that it is at your own pace and the instructors encourage everyone to reach or surpass their personal goal, but never push you to work faster than you are able. The leaders at V School also work diligently to find ways to constantly improve the curriculum and student experience. When I reach the finding a...
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Consistent support from staff. Continuous improvement of the curriculum and student experience.
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The material can be very challenging. Online, self-paced work isn't for everyone.

V School Courses and Curriculum

V School offers two main bootcamps with a pre-work class for students who do not have experience with coding. Students choose between the web development and UX design program. Students in the full-time programs enjoy over 300 hours of training after which they are ready for a career path in the tech industry.

Web Development Online

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We offer an online version of our web development course as well. Our online full stack JavaScript program has been designed to provide you real-world experience by industry leaders across the globe to provide up-to-date curriculum that is in line with the current and future needs of the industry. Module 1 Intro to Web Development 1 (Weeks 1-2) - Introductory JavaScript - Introductory HTML - Introductory CSS Module 2 Intro to Web Development 2 (Weeks 3-4) - Intermediate JavaScript - Intermediate HTML - Intermediate CSS - HTTP and AJAX Module 3 Intro to React (Weeks 5-6) - Introduction to React - ECMAScript 2015 (ES6) Module 4 Intermediate and Advanced React (Week 7) - Intermediate React - Advanced React Patterns - Routing in React - React API Project Module 5 Servers and Databases (Week 8) - Node - Express - Mongoose - MongoDB - Group Full Stack Project Module 6 Authentication and Capstones (Weeks 9 - 12) - Token Authentication - Portfolio - Individual Full Stack Project
Cost:$21000
Duration:12 weeks
Cities:N/A
Format:Online
Pace:Self Paced
Schedule:40 Hours/week
Deposit:$500 deposit required
Payment Options:Upfront payment is not required. ISAs, GI Bill, student loans, and scholarships are available.
Deferred tuition:Yes
Scholarship:Yes
Refund policy:Information not available
Placement test:Yes
Admissions interview:Yes
Acceptance rate:Information not available
Prep course:Yes
Minimum skill level:N/A

UI/UX Design

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Our experience design program is hyper focused on reality. We'll teach you everything you need to know to become a flexible, collaborative, effective user experience designer. Hard Skills - User Experience Design - User Interface Design - User Research - Information Architecture - Design Strategy Soft Skills - Collaboration - Empathy - Facilitation - Feedback & Critiques - Communication
Cost:$21000
Duration:12 weeks
Cities:Salt Lake City, Cape Coast
Format:In Person
Pace:Full Time
Schedule:40 Hours/week
Deposit:$500 deposit required
Payment Options:Upfront payment is not required. ISAs, GI Bill, student loans, and scholarships are available
Deferred tuition:Yes
Scholarship:Yes
Refund policy:Information not available
Placement test:Yes
Admissions interview:Yes
Acceptance rate:Information not available
Prep course:Yes
Minimum skill level:N/A

V School Job Placement Rate and Outcomes

The V School job placement rate is 86 percent. It reports on its website that graduates earn a median salary of $72,000. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, experts with web dev skills have a higher than usual job outlook showing 13 percent projected growth over the next decade. V School career services provide mentorship, job opportunities, and one-on-one support.

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What Projects Do V School Students Work On?

V School students work on several projects throughout their programs, as both programs are project-based. Students add the completed projects to their digital portfolios for job applications as evidence of their skills. The web development bootcamp includes individual and group full-stack projects, as well as a React API project.

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V School Questions

Who started Career Karma?

Created 2 years ago

So Career Karma was started by Artur, Ruben and myself out of our own struggles career transitioning into Tech. Our journey took place in 2014-2015 and if it wasn't for the three of us doing it together we wouldn't be here today. Once we got our high paying jobs in tech and I was working as a Software Engineer ... I say an incredible opportunity for others like me who were trying to learn how to code on their own but failing to complete their transition. Three years into us...

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How much can I make if I become a software engineer?

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I recommend checking out our article about Full Stack developer salaries: https://careerkarma.com/blog/entry-level-full-stack-developer-salary/

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How do you successfully pass the technical interviews for Flatiron and Hack Reactor (Software Engineering and Cyber Analytics) ?

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Good question. They are very different so I would recommend doing prep courses for both to try it out. However, then decide which specialty you're most interested in and go for those technical interviews. In preparation, definitely complete the prep course. The next steps for you should be to ask the admissions officer about the type of questions that are going to be on the technical interviews. What resources do they recommend you review to get accepted? What they think will...

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V School FAQs

How Much Is V School Cost and Tuition?

The V School price for both its web development and UX/UI design programs is $21,000. Students are expected to make a $500 deposit immediately after they are accepted into the program to secure their seats. Before the first day of class, the rest of the V School tuition is due unless they have arranged another payment plan to cover the V School bootcamp cost.

There is a free V School course that anyone can access. It teaches a six-module intro to either UX/UI design or web development. It’s a great way to decide if you want to commit to the full V School bootcamp program.

What Is V School Acceptance Rate?

The V School acceptance rate has not been published on its website. However, the program only has limited seats for each cohort. This means it could be a bit challenging to get a spot in the program. In your communications with the school, you will want to show that you are eager to learn a lot and are passionate about a career in the field.

How Can I Pay for V School?

There are a lot of V School payment options for students. They can choose to pay upfront, apply for scholarships, or use a lending partner. The bootcamp partners with Climb Credit, Skills Fund, and Pave to provide student loans. Students can also pay using the V School deferred tuition income share agreement or GI Bill benefits.

The full list of V School payment options are:

  • Upfront payment
  • Income share agreement
  • Student loan
  • GI Bill
  • SNVCC Veteran full-tuition scholarship
  • SheTech 100% Full-Ride Scholarship
  • Kiln Full-Ride Scholarship to V School
  • Blue Start Families Full-Ride Scholarship
  • Women in Tech full-tuition scholarship
  • You Belong in Tech full-tuition scholarship
  • Apartment and Housing Rental Foundation $4,000 scholarship
  • Community Relief $4,000 scholarship

How Do I Apply to V School?

You can begin the V School application process by filling out a form on its official website. Next, you will take an aptitude test and complete the pre-course work tailored to the program you are applying for. The V School application process is as follows:

  1. Express interest in a program by filling in the form on V School’s website.
  2. Schedule a call and discuss the programs with a member of the V School admissions team.
  3. Complete the aptitude test and evaluation.
  4. Complete the V School interview.
  5. Once you’ve been accepted, you’ll have to complete pre-work before starting your program.

The V School admissions team evaluates students for their problem-solving and tech skills. V School is hard to get into because there are only a limited number of people accepted per cohort, and each student gets a customized curriculum that fits their schedule.

How Do I Get Accepted Into V School?

The first thing to do to get accepted into this bootcamp is to schedule a call with the V School admissions team. Then you will be asked to fill out the online application. This application is very important because it helps the bootcamp to properly customize your program according to your needs and goals.

What Is the V School Admission Process?

The V School application process involves speaking with the admissions team, applying on its website, and then taking an aptitude test. The process may differ slightly depending on the program you wish to enroll in. When you are accepted, you can begin the pre-work to help you acclimatize with ease when the bootcamp starts.

What V School Interview Questions Should I Expect?

The V School interview is mostly behavioral. The admissions team will want to know more about you and why you have chosen to learn to code or design websites. You may be asked questions about your job experience, your goals, your aspirations, and what you expect from the program. Because it is not a technical interview, you shouldn’t worry about preparing too much.

Is V School Hard to Get Into?

Yes, V School can be hard to get into. The program only accepts a few students a year. However, if you are not selected, you can reapply after 45 days for the next cohort.

Does V School Offer Prep Courses?

Yes, there is a free V School prep course. The intro to tech course is designed to help students prepare for the main programs. Students have a chance to work alongside other learners and have access to a curriculum designed to teach them in-demand skills and prepare them for the full programs.

Does V School Offer Workshops?

Yes, the Intro to Tech free course is a sort of V School workshop. Prospective students get a taste of the full V School experience and have the opportunity to interact with other potential peers.

Does V School Offer Scholarships?

Yes, there are multiple V School scholarship options, particularly for underrepresented groups in tech. For example, the You Belong in Tech Scholarship covers full tuition for eligible candidates including women, people of color, LGBTQ+, veterans, and refugees. People with financial hardships can also apply. Below is a list of all of the V School scholarships:

  • SNVCC Veteran full-tuition scholarship
  • SheTech 100% Full-Ride Scholarship
  • Kiln Full-Ride Scholarship to V School
  • Blue Start Families Full-Ride Scholarship
  • Women in Tech full-tuition scholarship
  • You Belong in Tech full-tuition scholarship
  • Apartment and Housing Rental Foundation $4,000 scholarship
  • Community Relief $4,000 scholarship

The SNVCC Veteran full-tuition scholarship is for military veterans, as well as military spouses and dependents. The same goes for the Blye Start Families scholarship. The SheTech scholarship is for “friends and family of SheTech.” The Women in Tech scholarship is in partnership with Tech-Moms and it’s available to women who are passionate about starting a career in tech.

Anyone can apply for the Kiln scholarship. The You Belong in Tech scholarship is for low-income people in groups traditionally underrepresented in the tech industry. The apartment scholarship gives $4,000 to underrepresented people and low-income students. The Community Relief scholarship offers $4,000 to those negatively impacted by COVID-19. The application process for all of these V School scholarships can be started on the V School website.

Does V School Have a Refund Policy?

No, there is no V School refund policy. You will have to speak to the school directly about this during your application process.

How Much Do V School Graduates Earn?

V School reports that its graduates earn a median salary of $72,000. As they progress in the field, they begin to earn more. According to ZipRecruiter, the average salary of a UX/UI designer is $91,500, while the average salary of a web developer is $75,073.

Does V School Offer a Job Guarantee?

No, V School does not offer a job guarantee. This means that the students cannot receive a full refund of their tuition if they fail to get a job six months after the program. However, its programs do include extensive career services and job assistance. The school is passionate about ensuring students have the tools they need to achieve their dream job offers.

What Companies Hire V School Graduates?

V School reports that its alumni work as software engineers and web developers for firms like Google, Adobe, Podium, Workfront, and MX. Most graduates of the web development program have taken up roles as mobile developers, QA engineers, or DevOps engineers. Graduates of the UX design program work for Pluralsight, Anonyme Labs, Firetoss, and Utah Valley University.

Is V School Accredited?

No, V School is not accredited at this time.

Is V School Worth It?

Yes, V School is worth it if you want to attend a bootcamp that provides hands-on and comprehensive training for web development and UX design. The bootcamp also offers an interactive training and prep course for beginners.

V School is worth the money for a lot of reasons. If you are a working professional or a busy parent, V School will work with you to set up a learning schedule that works for you. You can rest assured that, with the mastery-based program, you will not only learn theoretical concepts, but the hands-on skills needed to apply them and start your career in tech.

V School Reviews: Is V School Legit?

Yes, V School is a legit institution based in Salt Lake City that offers coding bootcamps to aspiring web and UX/UI designers. V School prioritizes preparing its students with the tools and skills they need to become employable tech professionals. It does this by ensuring each student has mastered a skill before moving on to more advanced topics and by providing career support.

Is V School a Scam?

No, V School is definitely not a scam. V School reviews online are overwhelmingly positive. Students get a personalized experience and a mastery-based program leads to results. With an 86 percent job placement rate and tons of huge tech companies hiring V School graduates, you can be sure your tuition is worth it.

Q&A

Answers to commonly asked questions

Which companies hire V School graduates?

There are graduates from V School working at a number of tech companies. This list includes companies like Adobe, Freelance Web Development, Self-Employed

How many students does this school have?

V School has over 324 students and graduates as of 2022. This number will only continue to grow as more and more students take advantage of the courses offered here.

What courses are offered at V School?

V School offers several courses in different tech subjects, including: UI/UX Design, Web Development Online.

What types of programs are available at V School?

V School currently has Online, Full-time, Part-time and Self-paced types of programs available to new students.

What financing options are offered by V School?

This school offers a variety of different financing options, including: ISA, Deferred Tuition, Upfront Payments, Month-to-month Installments, Loan Financing. With these payment methods, nearly anyone can attend V School.

Where is V School available?

V School has multiple campuses in Salt Lake City, Provo. If you live in or near any of these cities, consider visiting to get an idea of the school's style and staff. A visit can help any...

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