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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,…

10 Effective Job Search Strategies

Charles Gedeon

After selling the tech start-up he co-founded, Charles Gedeon wondered what to tackle next. While handling operations at his company, he’d always been fascinated by the work done by the coders on his team, so that seemed like a good place to start.  “That whole process pulled me in,” Charles said. “So I started dabbling…

COVID-19 Update: Transitioning to Virtual Class Sessions

Updated as of March 13, 2020 For the health and safety of our students, due to increasing concerns about the spread of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), in cooperation and in accordance with Rutgers University, current Rutgers Bootcamps cohorts will move to virtual class sessions. To ensure a seamless transition, we’re providing extra training to all…

10 Women in Tech Who Will Inspire You

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Today’s tech industry faces an ongoing and visible issue: there simply are not enough women in the field. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, women make up half of the nation’s workforce and more than half of its population, yet, they are still significantly underrepresented across all areas of the tech sector, accounting for only…

5 Tips for Coding Bootcamp Success (From a Graduate)

Evan Bartlik was not a complete stranger to coding when he signed up for the Rutgers Coding Bootcamp. A Rutgers graduate with a degree in Information Technology and Informatics, Evan had been involved in technology for much of his adult life. After working as a systems specialist at Automated Logic Corporation, he had become well-versed in a…

Understanding Data Science Roles: Who Does What?

Today’s world revolves around data—there’s no getting around that fact. Every time we use our smartphones or log into our computers, we leave a trail of data behind us. That data holds key insights into our behavior, our likes and dislikes, and the products we purchase. How do businesses make sense of all that data?…

Here are 5 Reasons Coding Is Not So Different Than Learning a New Language

If you had asked Dariell Vasquez about coding while he was studying to become an Italian language teacher, he would have said, “That’s a math skill.” Dariell’s impression of coding was that it involved ones and zeros and only got more mathematical from there. Then, a friend set him straight—and let him in on how creative coding…

Reading the Signals: How this Radio Engineer Boosted His Career from Boring to Big Data Boss with a Data Science Boot Camp

When Michael Toriello earned his electrical and computer engineering degree, he thought he was taking the first step in an exciting and rewarding career. Just two years in, however, Michael realized he wanted a lot more than his current role could offer. “I started out as an engineering consultant for telecom companies like Verizon and AT&T—mostly working…

7 Data Analytics Books You Should Read in 2019

There’s never been a better time to learn data analytics and enter the growing field. The job landscape is expanding, with a wide range of opportunities in a variety of industries. When preparing for a career in data analytics, the volume of information to master can be very overwhelming. It’s always best to do some…

Solving the World’s Hardest Problems

By Zach Fry On a daily basis we are creating more data than we know what to do with. Every interaction online, and many offline, is being recorded, associated with metadata, and mined for information. For example, that book you were looking at on Amazon, even if you didn’t buy it, tells companies something about…

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