College sophomore Ashton Sullivan was tired of floating through university classes and trying to decide on a major. She didn’t want to disappoint her family, but she knew what she wanted to do: drop out of college, attend a coding bootcamp and get a job.
Follow Ashton as she enrolls in a 14 week coding bootcamp and finds a learning environment she can excel in and the passion for software development she didn’t know she had.
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- Tech Elevator Columbus
- Columbus Underground: The Booming Tech Job-Comony Happening in Central Ohio
- Course Report: Coding Bootcamp Tracker
*Statistic correction: For all existing software developers, 50% of them don’t have a 4-year degree in Computer Science.
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John Fulton October 29, 2019 at 11:52 pm
Thanks for a great story about our alumni, Ashton. We are very proud of what she has accomplished.
As an instructor at Tech Elevator, I’m often asked if a coding bootcamp is a good choice for a recent high school graduate. I’ve put together some thoughts based on our experiences: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/coding-bootcamp-good-choice-recent-high-school-graduate-john-fulton/