About Hackbright Academy
Hackbright Academy offers various programming courses designed to empower women to become Software Engineers. Hackbright Academy teaches the fundamentals of modern web development, then introduces graduates to Silicon Valley companies looking to expand... Read More
All students are matched with up to three experienced software engineers as mentors, as well as given customized career coaching support throughout the program. There are various scholarships and payment plans available to students. Hackbright's strategic relationships with companies in the industry allow them to keep your tuition low. If you receive and accept a full-time job offer from one of the companies in their network, Hackbright Academy will refund part of your tuition in favor of a placement fee. Companies in their network include Amazon, Yelp, Slack and many more.
Hackbright Academy Reviews
Average Ratings (All Programs)
Student Submitted Reviews
"Don't waste your time and money"
Pros - If you don't know anything and don't mind not learning much for your 1k+/week program, Hackbright is the place for you. Cons- It will be very difficult for you to find a job. After 200 applications, Outcomes will tell you your resume looks great,... Read More
"really great to be in a group of women, all trying to do something difficult- change careers"
really great to be in a group of women, all trying to do something difficult- change careers pros: - the instructors really care and want us to learn and are willing to go above and beyond to help us, even staying after hours - there are varying levels... Read More
"Really strong female community and teaching staff"
Pros: - I participated in a remote session due to COVID-19. Even though the staff, my cohort mates, and I were remote, a strong sense of community was fostered among the women. Hackbright was thoughtful and intentional in choosing Discord as the platform... Read More
"A welcoming environment that taught me the fundamentals of programming and more"
The program is 12 weeks, which is a great length and didn’t feel like too long to put my life on pause. The instructors were encouraging and welcoming. No question asked was ever viewed as a “stupid” question. My cohort was particularly encouraging and... Read More
"Wonderful Starter Course!"
I recommend this to anyone who’s interested in programming but doesn’t know where to start. They have a great structure, course materials and support. Exercises and homework are fun and challenging. Instructors are very kind yet motivating and encouraging.... Read More
"Hackbright Prep was a fulfilling learning experience!"
Hackbright Prep is a 5-week, part-time course in the fundamentals of Python, with lectures, pair programming exercises, and assignments each week. Absolute pros: - Part time so not as heavy a time commitment if you're not sure about where a full time... Read More
"100% worth it!"
I had the most wonderful experience during the prep course. The instructors were knowledgeable and always willing to further explain concepts. Not once did I ever feel like I couldn't learn something. It was the perfect environment where I felt supported... Read More
"You get out what you put in"
Biggest Pro: The staff are extremely friendly and the overall environment and culture are incredible. With the exception fo the career team (which clearly have issues with the rest of the staff internally as well) the overall experience and receptiveness... Read More
"Love the all-female cohort"
I did the Python Prep Course online, and I was not coming from a tech background at all (some participants were from a tech/IT background, but were new to Python). I really think this was a great course for all of the different levels of experience, though... Read More
"Join for the network, stay for the tech"
I came to the program looking to fill in some gaps as well as get support for the job search. I would say that this community is incredible and that everything learned is what is needed to be successful in the job search. Our Demo night had great recruiters... Read More