First and foremost, I'm a recent college graduate who majored in Computer Science, hopelessly looking for a position as an entry-level software developer. Being that I am a woman, it makes it a lot harder to enter this male-dominated field.
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If I had the money to do that, I would have in a heartbeat, but I needed a solution that would allow me to study remotely. Enter Coderversity...I decided to enroll in the C# Intense Coder program and here's my feedback.
What I LIKED:
- Coderversity, although not quite yet as established as Dev Bootcamp, definitely offers various courses at many different study intensities. They offer group courses and a private course. I took the plunge and decided on getting the most bang for my buck by enrolling in the Intense Coder program.
- The Intense Coder program gives ultimate flexibility in scheduling and attention. My instructor was very hands-on (sometimes a little too much), and I was allowed to ask questions at any time during the lecture. Since this was a private course, I didn't have to worry about getting drowned in a sea full of other students.
- I was able to pay using their payment plan. Although the price was kinda steep, I didn't mind because there are many other bootcamps out there with similar price points.
- The materials and teaching methods are darn good. I learn best by doing so CoderV seemed like the right fit.
What I DISLIKED:
- My instructor was too hard on me at times - especially when I slacked off and didn't finish my homework assignments. I felt like I was back in 3rd grade :).
- Resume preparation was limited: I know that Coderversity is rather new, and even though I am impressed with their courses, I feel like they need to crank it up a notch with resume and job preparation. I asked my instructor about this and he told me that the company plans on introducing more practice in the near future.
- The private course tuition: Did I already mention that the price was too steep? $15,000 for a private course is a WHOLE LOT OF MONEY, but in the long run, I became employable.
I could have gone to any bootcamp, but I feel like Coderversity really focused on my needs. I was a lost student with a Computer Science degree who STILL could not get a job. Now, I have one job offer lined up, and I've got more interviews lined up.