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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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Grace Hopper Program

Learn to Code ASAP with Our 5 Favorite Free Coding Classes

Get started learning to code ASAP with our favorite free coding classes and websites, as recommended by our students, alums, and instructors.
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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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Student Stories

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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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. Read on to learn more.
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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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How Fullstack Works

Laying Strong Foundations for Coding Bootcamp

So you’ve conquered our Javascript 101 and maybe even Bootcamp Prep and gotten yourself accepted to bootcamp. Whoo-hoo—what’s next? We’re glad you asked because we can’t wait to introduce you to Foundations, our remote pre-work phase. This will be your first real taste of coding bootcamp, done entirely at your own pace.
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Women in Tech

Bootcamp Grads Become the Most Well-Rounded Programmers

Liz Phillips started off in theater and production design and ended up at Grace Hopper feeling burned out and in dire need of a change. Follow along with her journey to find out how Grace Hopper restored her sanity and why she works to recruit other women alums to her company.
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Job & Career Advice

What Do Software Engineers Do? Job Types, Training, and Salary

With the job outlook for software engineers predicted to grow at 21% over the next 9 years, you may be wondering, "What do software engineers do?" Learn about types of software engineers, jobs and salaries, and how to become a software engineer.
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Job & Career Advice

How to Get a High-Paying Job as a Software Engineer

From the skills and training you need to salary estimates based on location, follow these steps to land a job in software engineering.
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