Student Success

Rutgers Coding Bootcamp Students Give Back to Communities in Need

Some people spend their lives putting others first. Anthony Delgado and Mohammed Wardeh are among those people. After graduating from Rutgers Coding Bootcamp, both experienced major changes in their lives. For Anthony, the bootcamp ignited a passion for hackathons. For Mohammed, it opened doors to a new career and a brighter financial future for his family.  Grateful for their transformative…

How Alim Memon Completed an Online Data Science Bootcamp and His Junior Year of Undergrad at the Same Time

During his junior year at Rutgers University, Alim Memon worked at Rutgers Makerspace, a shared space on campus where students and faculty practice hands-on skills using innovative technology. One day, his boss mentioned Rutgers Data Science Bootcamp, which partners with the Makerspace, and said that as a Rutgers student, he could qualify for a scholarship. Intrigued, Alim decided to…

Why Employers Are Drawn to Online Bootcamp Learners

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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 bootcamp 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 an…

7 Characteristics of a High-Quality Online Bootcamp

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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 bootcamp 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 an…

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,…

COVID-19 Update: Transitioning to Virtual Class Sessions

Updated as of April 2, 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…

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…

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…

Anthony Delgado: The Power of Upward Mobility

Anthony Delgado always wanted to use his coding knowledge for good. After graduating from Rutgers Coding Bootcamp in 2017, he started participating in hackathons, pitching ideas for philanthropic coding projects. But he wasn’t content with just attending. Passionate for disruption, Anthony launched his own hackathons. In June 2017, he hosted a Global AI Hackathon that…

Student Spotlight: Two Entrepreneurs with a Passion for Code

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Anthony Delgado and Joe Pulaski (JP) are recent graduates of the Rutgers Coding Bootcamp Class of 2017. Upon graduation, Anthony and JP went on to win multiple Hack-a-thons and recently started their own business, Good, Inc.  They shared how the boot camp experience has impacted their careers and how they’re using their newfound skills in the marketplace.…