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Coding Bootcamp FAQs

How to Get Into Coding: Education and Skills

Curious about how to get into coding? Explore types of coding jobs, how to start a career in coding, and coding careers for beginners and experienced pros.
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Learn to Code

Do You Have to be Good at Math to Code? Debunking the Myth

You don’t need to be a math whiz to become a developer. You do need to be a strong problem solver.
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Grace Hopper Program

Are Coding Bootcamps Worth It? A Cost-Benefit Analysis

Our analysis can help you decide: Are coding bootcamps worth it? A cost-benefit analysis uncovers how a coding bootcamp could be the best investment you ever make.
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Job & Career Advice

Can I Get a Job After Coding Bootcamp? 40 Companies that Prove You Absolutely Can

Looking for proof that you can get a job after bootcamp? Here are 40 companies with a track record of hiring bootcamp grads.
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Women in Tech

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome: How to Deal with Feelings of Inadequacy and Become a Developer

If you're a prospective bootcamp student struggling with imposter syndrome, don't fret—it can strike even the most accomplished developers. Here are ways to cope.
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Coding Bootcamp FAQs

The More You Know: 4 Common Misconceptions about Coding Bootcamp

Coding bootcamps are becoming more well-known as the demand for tech candidates remains constant and people look to move quickly into the industry — yet we’re still painfully aware of the common misconceptions floating around out there about us. Here are a handful of the ones we hear most frequently at Fullstack Academy and the Grace Hopper Program, as well as the counterpoints to clear them up.
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How Fullstack Works

How is the Grace Hopper Program Different from Fullstack Academy?

As our Grace Hopper Program continues to gain recognition, we get asked a lot: What differentiates Grace Hopper from Fullstack Academy? While there are little to no differences in quality or hiring outcomes for grads of both programs, there are some key areas in which Grace Hopper is unique.
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Learn to Code

What is Coding? Part II: Life as a Programmer

We've discussed what coding is, so next we'll look at what it is like to be a professional programmer. It’s a career built on creativity, communication, persistence, and planning.
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Learn to Code

What is Coding? Part I: Understanding the Basics

If you want to learn any programming language, understanding basic programming concepts is essential. We try to answer "what is coding?"
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Job & Career Advice

You Asked, We Answered: Is It Harder Out There for Older Developers?

Coding bootcamp is a hefty commitment at any phase of life, but mid-career aspiring programmers have unique concerns about their futures after coding bootcamp. Two of our Career Success counselors answer the most commonly asked questions in this post.
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Job & Career Advice

Take the Leap: 4 Inspiring Alums Who Made the Switch to Coding Careers

The prospect of exploring coding careers might seem daunting, but there’s a world of courses, support, and resources out there to help you achieve your dreams.
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Job & Career Advice

Skills Over Credentials: 3 Ways This Impacts Your Coding Career

Modern employers now value skills over credentials. And that’s going to transform who you work with, how you learn and how you progress as a developer.
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