Blog Category: Learner Success

Acing Your First Tech Job: Tips From Recruiters at JPMorgan Chase

Getting your foot in the door of the tech industry can be intimidating, especially if you’re starting out without any applicable professional experience. For those without any technical background, the task can feel insurmountable at times — but you’re not alone. Companies like JPMorgan Chase welcome and create opportunities for tech talent who come from…

How Columbia Engineering FinTech Boot Camp Helped a Former Accountant Go After Blockchain and Decentralized Finance

In 2016, after completing an undergraduate degree in public accounting from Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business and working toward her CPA licensure, Alexis Schottenstein decided to pursue her postgraduate studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). It was there that her whole world changed.  Alexis’s interest in digital finance began…

Your Top 15 Online Boot Camp Questions Answered

You’re interested in an online boot camp — but you first want to know how it actually works. What can you expect from the online format? If you’re just discovering our boot camps, you likely have many questions that you’d like the answers to before taking the next step. It is important to make an…

Why Employers Are Drawn to Online Boot Camp Learners

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

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…