All Posts By Kim Driscoll:

Java Alumni Spotlight: Quinn Hamilton

July 7, 2016

I’m super excited about introducing a wonderful Java Bootcamp alumni today, Quinn Hamilton. Quinn is originally from Detroit, and came to Grand Circus looking to make a career change from an entrepreneurial background. I remember Quinn staying late, coordinating study groups with her fellow bootcampers and being an amazing culture captain for her cohort. She Read more →

Front-End Alumni Spotlight: Yasmine Abdulhamid

June 16, 2016

One of my favorite parts about working at Grand Circus is getting to know students as they begin the process of changing careers. As the Director of Learning, I’m lucky enough to get to hang out with all of the students in all of the programs. Getting to know Yasmine was especially exciting for me Read more →

Kim: A Profile in Power Pants

May 12, 2016

I’ve been at Grand Circus for just over a year now. Since I started last February, GC has run 16 bootcamps, hired 7 new full-time team members and hosted a slew of amazing events I felt so lucky to get to attend. We have developed an incredibly talented Learning Team (shout out to every single Read more →

How to Craft Your Elevator Pitch

November 16, 2015

An elevator pitch is a brief and persuasive sales pitch, something you could start and close during the duration of an elevator ride. You can use elevator pitches for all sorts of things, like your flashy startup idea or your new dog walking business, but in our bootcamps, we focus on people’s personal elevator pitches. Read more →

How to Get Ready for a Coding Bootcamp

August 11, 2015

A coding bootcamp can feel like your first day of middle school. You had that cool outfit picked out and some jazzy pens to match your Trapper Keeper, but those nerves bubbled to the top when your combination lock just would not open. Maybe you should have listened to your mom when she told you Read more →