Posts about Bootcamp Advice

Five Reasons Prospective Bootcamp Students Should Attend Demo Day

May 31, 2016

Have you been lying awake at night, pondering whether to take the leap and sign up for a coding bootcamp? Does the thought of stepping away from your current career path seem a bit frightening and you aren’t sure if this is the right choice for you? Perhaps you are on the fence and just have a few more questions you would like answered? If you answered “YES!” to any of these, then attending the upcoming Demo Day at Grand Circus may be just what you need.

Grand Circus students present projects at demo day.

1. See the space

In case you haven’t had the opportunity to visit Grand Circus in person, this is a wonderful time to come see where the magic happens! Located in the historic Broderick Tower, this newly renovated building combines Neo-classical architecture with a clean, modern interior.Standing tall on Woodward Avenue with a killer view of Comerica Park, our building is in a neighborhood with tons of great food and fun shops to explore during your coding bootcamp experience.

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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 to practice unlocking it.

Full Classroom with Bootcamp Students Working

Here are four things I recommend to our incoming bootcamp students to make sure they’re prepared to begin their career as a developer and prepared to start their bootcamp on the right foot:

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