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Blog Category: Student Success

From Lab Science to Data Science: How Umair Khakoo’s Problem-Solving Mindset Helped Him Get Ahead in the Tech Industry

You can’t always tell how one life experience will prepare you for the next. Back in college, Umair Khakoo loved experimenting in the laboratory as a chemistry major. What he didn’t realize was just how valuable the problem-solving mindset he developed during his undergraduate years would eventually become in an entirely new setting: the technology industry.  The…

Why Employers Are Drawn to Online Boot Camp Learners

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Many of today’s leading employers are beginning to embrace new models of education, including online learning. As a result, we see a number of employers hiring online boot camp s due to their work ethic and combination of hard skills (technical knowledge) and soft skills (adaptability, collaboration, creativity, etc.). Because of the fast-paced nature of…

7 Characteristics of a High-Quality Online Boot Camp

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As the unprecedented shift towards online learning continues to grow, more s are seeking out the combination of skills development and flexibility offered through an online boot camp education. Today it is more possible than ever to break into fields such as web development, financial technology, UX/UI, cybersecurity, and digital marketing through the help of…

10 Tips for Effective Online Learning

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Thanks to the many advancements in modern technology, an online education has become more accessible than ever before, allowing learners to receive the same high-quality experience and outcomes offered by traditional education via a virtual experience. The recent weeks have witnessed an increasing number of schools and universities around the world transition to online-only learning,…

COVID-19 Update: Transitioning to Virtual Class Sessions

Updated as of April 2, 2020 For the health and safety of our students, in cooperation and in accordance with UT Austin, current face-to-face UT Austin Boot Camp classes will move to virtual class sessions. To ensure a seamless transition, we’re providing extra training to all active instructional staff on how to effectively lead classes…