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We’re Not a Bootcamp

We’re Something Unique, and Uniquely Effective

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The Bootcamp Model

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Consequences of the Bootcamp Model

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By promising students lofty outcomes but then rushing them through curriculum at a breakneck pace, bootcamps are promoting a model where only the fittest are assured survival.

The Mastery-Based Learning Model

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In order to get the most interesting jobs — the ones that challenge you to solve hard problems — you have to have mastery of fundamentals.

We don’t deny that the bootcamp model works for some people, but we don’t think it’s right for most people.

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