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How Project-Based Learning Helped Alvin Go Escape His Career Plateau

What if your journal—the place where you write your deepest thoughts—could provide insights like a therapist? What if every entry could be analyzed and deliver comprehensive statistics about your overall emotional state? And what if you could use this information to predict your moods, understand your mental wellness, and possibly circumvent negative emotions? Thanks to…

Taking Risks and Tackling Challenges: Donovan Lowkeen, Full Stack Developer at Currency

“I definitely have really bad imposter syndrome,” Donovan Lowkeen admitted. What he doesn’t say speaks louder: this one-time district manager abandoned his familiar, comfortable retail job for a position that challenges him daily—a full stack web developer at a financial tech startup. Now, imposter or not, he’s boldly innovating and solving problems with his fellow…

How a C-Suite Harvard MBA Learned to “Talk Tech” at Boot Camp

Israel Niezen UCLA Coding Boot Camp

Taking the road less traveled can mean many different things. For some, it could mean dropping everything and traveling the world at age 60. For others, it might be going to culinary school after working a desk job for years. For Israel Niezen, Chief Revenue Officer of Telescope, a television audience engagement company, it meant…

Tips for a Successful Job Search

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There comes a time when you decide you no longer want to have to pinch your pennies or live paycheck to paycheck. When you get to that point, maybe it’s time to find a new career–one that you’re not only passionate about, but will help you reach your life goals. Looking for a job is…

Six Tips for Writing Clean Code

Tips for Writing Clean Code Boot Camp Blog

  Despite what you may think, not all code is created equal. There’s good code, bad code, and sometimes what’s referred to as “spaghetti code” (it’s pretty much exactly what it sounds like). We want to make sure you’re writing the good stuff, so here are a few pointers on how to clean up your…

Five Reasons to Hire Boot Camp Graduates

The Coding Boot Camp at UCLA Extension Students

  We all want results, fast. That’s how our world moves today. Technology has changed everything in how we live our lives to how we work. We need to keep up the pace.  Enter accelerated programs such as Coding Boot Camps that equips students with relevant coding skills quickly. The advantage of a Boot Camp…

Time Management Tips for Boot Camp Students

Crush Your Goals Boot Camp Blog

We’ve all been there—wishing for more hours in the day so we can get everything done. Some days are more productive than others, and other days we seem to get nothing done at all. Fortunately for you, we’ve come up with a few time management tips to help you be more efficient—when it’s all said…

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