Since 2016, Holberton School offers two-year Full-Stack Software Engineering training in adequation with Silicon Valley’s companies’ needs.
With no formal teachers or courses! At Holberton School, education is delivered through a project-based learning curriculum. Instead of passively learning through... Read More lecture and repetition, students learn hands-on through increasingly difficult coding projects.
Here, students practice peer learning; they learn to cooperatively work and support each other through their learning process. With this project-based and peer learning curriculum, Holberton School students unleash their creativity and naturally learn how to work as a team to solve practical challenges.
Holberton School's curriculum, which helps students become experienced and capable Software Engineers, requires no previous programming experience. It aims to prepare students not only for a job but for a career in software engineering. The in-person program provides a backdrop for a collaborative working experience, and highlights technical and professional skills like problem-solving and working in teams.
Holberton School's program starts with a nine-month Foundations program that helps students build the base of their education. After Foundations, students may choose between a 3 or 9 months specialization program in Back-end, Front-end, AR/VR, Machine Learning, Full-Stack Web Development, or Low Level & Algorithm.
Holberton School operates on a deferred tuition model with income-based repayment that is time capped, repayment amount capped, and also has an income floor on where no payments are made until a minimum income is met. Depending on the locations, other payment methods are available (UpFront and/or Monthly). Holberton School’s application process was built from scratch to help find the ideal candidates for our learning style. Holberton School's automated and blind application process removes unconscious bias and identifies motivated, passionate, intuitive, creative learners. You do not need to have prior technical or programming experience to apply; instead, Holberton School wants to see what you can learn throughout the process.
My experience at the moment is positive, the weekly challenges have allowed me to grow in my soft skills and also develop the logic necessary to understand any language that in the future I want or need to learn. There is still a way to go in the program, but...
Anonymous - 12/11/2019