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Discussion on: Don't attend a bootcamp in 2021

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Elise Hollowed

Curriculum and career resources aside, I think I would have given up learning how to code without a community or teacher to fall back on.

I generally agree with a lot of what you're saying but think everyone should weigh the cost of a boot camp against their level of motivation to learn independently and ability to hold yourself accountable. $17k is a ton of money, and sure you can find free content online. But will you complete those courses and get those 20 half-finished projects presentable? Totally a personal question.

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Jasterix Author

I hear you. The classroom and community aspects of my bootcamp were fantastic. Learning to code without that would have admittedly been more challenging. Maybe if I'd done a 6+ month bootcamp, my experience would have been more positive

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