decisions

This post is a continuation of my series on choosing a programming bootcamp. You can read part 1 here. App Academy I should make one thing clear that ended up being pivotal in my decision process. I didn't know just how much I would end up paying for the program. Obviously, I knew that the main selling point is that AA doesn't take a regular tuition, but rather, 18% of your first year salary. However, there is a second, lesser-known option. You see, should you happen to found your own startup, or end up with ownership of a company, you…

When I first started writing this post, I thought I'd put together a short story of how I applied to two of the leading programming bootcamps, my experience with their interviews, and how I made the final decision. Since then, it's evolved into somewhat of a behemoth, so I've decided to publish a 3-post series instead. If you're only interested in App Academy or Hack Reactor, feel free to skip ahead to the relevant post. Otherwise, read on! Tale of the tape App Academy Hack Reactor Tuition 18% or $18,000 $17,780 Language Ruby on Rails JS & frameworks Duration…