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Discussion on: What Bootcamp did you attend and would you recommend it?

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Will Lawrence

I attended Tech Elevator. They have locations in Cleveland, Cincinnati, Columbus, Pittsburgh and Detroit. I only have good things to say about the training that I received. I had multiple job offers lined up before I had even graduated from awesome companies.

There are two language tracks that follow the same general curriculum: C#/.NET and Java. I was a part of the C# group.

The curriculum, generally speaking, was as follows:

  • Programming Language Fundamentals
  • OPP and Data Structures
  • SQL and Data Access Layers
  • Web Programming Using MVC
  • JavaScript Components
  • Security

Throughout the program, we followed agile practices to get accustomed to them, and we used git the entire time. Additionally, we had multiple capstones. If you want to check them out, I have them on my GitHub profile!

Along with the programming aspects, there was extensive career development. We went over how to interact with recruiters, made our resumes, and had mock behavioral and technical interviews. We also had an event called matchmaking, which was a day of 30 minute interviews with about 12 companies.

I was really hesitant to attend a bootcamp, but I couldn't be happier with the decision that I made. I would go to TE again, and I cannot recommend it enough. If you have any questions about TE or are thinking about attending, please reach out!

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Dan Vega

Yay Tech Elevator!