In my first blog post, I mentioned that I was looking at various coding bootcamps.  Pretty quickly I realized that that doing a course on a campus is very well suited for me, as I learn well in a classroom environment where I can speak to the instructor and meet other classmates to interact with and ask questions.  It lets me focus more on my tasks if I surround myself in that environment. After looking at a few (non-accredited) bootcamps and training programs, I narrowed it down to General Assembly in New York City.  I liked the coursework description, the fact that they have multiple campus across the US (and the world), and also found very good reviews about them[…]

Hi and welcome! I’m on the fence on taking a coding bootcamp (immersive or otherwise) in order to change careers. Ironically, I already have a CS degree, but I went over to the IT/system/support side. A case of burnout has left me with a decision, to dive into a bootcamp or not? Part time or full time immersive? Front-end, back-end, full stack? It’s quite pricey for such an investment, so is it worth it?  Are other people out there in the same boat as me?  As I scour the web for answers, I figure writing down my thoughts and feelings will help me with this decision. In the meantime, I plan to learn by watching and reading courses from Udemy,[…]