Announcing the SEAMLESS Grand Circus Bootcamp in Grand Rapids

January 15, 2020

Some things just go together. Peanut butter and jelly. Tacos and Tuesdays. Grand Circus and SEAMLESS. Grand Circus and SEAMLESS are thrilled to announce we’ve again partnered. Students will work on a unique, real-world development project using City of Grand Rapids data during the April 2020 bootcamp which is now accepting applications. What’s SEAMLESS? SEAMLESS is Read more →

4 Tips for Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

January 8, 2020

Are you talking yourself out of joining bootcamp because of thoughts like “I could never learn that” or “I’m not smart enough to be a developer” or “I’m so bad at math!”?  We’re here to tell you:  These thoughts and feelings are so common. So many incoming bootcamp students feel like they don’t have the right background or skillset Read more →

Take their word for it: Paying for bootcamp—It can be done

December 9, 2019

Paying for bootcamp—It can be done This post is the second of our alumni perspective series, called “Take Their Word for It” where we ask alumni common questions we get from applicants. It’s always better to learn from someone who’s been there, done that, right? How to pay for a coding bootcamp  Joining a coding bootcamp Read more →

A New and Improved Career Services Program

September 5, 2019

We believe anyone can be a developer, and have designed a program that not only supports students as they get their first job in tech, but equips them with knowledge that will be used well beyond that first, entry-level position in the industry.  The goal of our coding bootcamps is to ensure every graduate is Read more →

Meet Leslie, from Cafe Cashier to Front-End Developer

August 29, 2019

Leslie Borst joined Grand Circus after years of working in the food service industry. Encouraged by guidance from mentors at GC and beyond, along with the support of the DEVELOP(her) scholarship, Leslie completed the Front-End After-Hours bootcamp in December of 2018. Now in her role as a Software Developer at Grid LLC, she pursues her Read more →

Which Path to Tech is Right for You?

August 20, 2019

Careers in tech are among the fastest-growing in the nation. All industries are the tech industry  –– from health care to banking, virtually all companies need tech talent. This results in a ton of career opportunities in a wide range of fields, and software development skills continue to be one of the nations’ most in-demand Read more →

Grand Circus 2018 Outcomes Report

August 15, 2019

It’s here! The 2018 Outcomes Report.  We’re excited to present to you the Grand Circus 2018 Outcomes Report.  At Grand Circus we know that joining a coding bootcamp is a big time and financial commitment. Transparency is important to us and future students. To help ensure incoming students understand the opportunities available with the support Read more →

Invest in Yourself: We’re always making improvements, and you can, too!

July 30, 2019

Over the last six years, Grand Circus has worked closely with the tech community to train and graduate more than 1,500 students. Our community, offerings and collaborations with the tech industry have grown exponentially in this time, and so has our commitment to ensuring these opportunities are obtainable for anyone interested in them.  As of Read more →

10 Things to Know About the .NET Framework

July 22, 2019

If you are considering becoming a .NET developer through our .NET (C#) Development Bootcamp, here are 10 things to know about the language you should know before you embark on our bootcamp: 1. I heard that .NET was only for Windows or PC users. Is that true? Not anymore! Thanks to .NET Core, a set Read more →