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  • Skill Level:
    Beginner to intermediate
    Price:
    Income Share or $16,000 (Immersive)| $500/month (Front-End Basics)
    Languages/Skills:
    Frontend, Python, Rails, Angular, Node, Web Design, UX Design, Data Science, Swift, Android Development
    Instruction:
    Articles, e-books, videos, coding challenges, assignments, mentor-lead chatrooms, virtual meetings with mentor and projects
    Course Length:
    3 - 5 months
    Accreditation:
    Personal portfolios & GitHub Profile
    Prerequisites:
    None
    Software/Hardware Requirements:
    None
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    Overview
    Thinkful is an online coding school providing flexible programs in web development and data science. All courses include personal 1:1 mentor meetings, a tailor-made curriculum, and daily mentor-hosted Q&A sessions with industry experts. Students can expect to commit 20 to 25 hours per week for Flexible programs, but can learn at their own pace, and access the course material at any time. Thinkful provides a Slack channel where students can interact with peers and mentors to get code help and build a professional network. All graduates receive lifetime access to the course curriculum.

    Career support is offered to all students and some programs guarantee job placement within 6 months of graduation, or a full refund. In addition to the immersion programs, Thinkful also offers 12-week project-driven "Front-End Basics" courses which offer 1-on-1 mentorship and lifetime curriculum access.

    Tools & Features
    • Subscribers are individually matched with a mentor
    • Project-driven curriculum
    • Courses are part-time and self-paced
    • Weekly video sessions and assignments
    • Weekly virtual meetings with mentor
    • Mentor-lead daily chatrooms
    • Group sessions
    • Interactive online community
    • Portfolio to present and publish projects on the Web & fully-stacked GitHub profile
    • Progress tracking tool
    • Interview prep and resume critique at the end of every course
    • 6 months of career services after graduation
    • Financing options
    • Scholarships
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Recent Reviews

  1. Carolyn
    4/5,
    "Great for beginners looking for a personal trainer"
    Content & Instruction:
    5/5,
    Depth:
    4/5,
    Materials:
    4/5,
    Assessment:
    4/5,
    Fun Factor:
    4/5,
    Accreditation:
    3/5,
    Engagement:
    4/5,
    Workload:
    3/5,
    Practicality:
    4/5,
    Pros - Mentor-guided training
    Excellent support structure
    Active student community
    Portfolio to present and publish projects on the Web
    Well crafted and up-to-date curriculum
    Cons - Heavy demands on time (10 to 15 hours/week)
    High cost
    Despite the cost, Thinkful offers a serious online alternative to bootcamp training with quality instruction and great employment prospects.

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