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Bootcamp Prep in a Week (NYC Campus)

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5 Hanover Square

11th Floor

New York, NY 10004

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Note: Students who successfully complete in our Jan 6 Bootcamp Prep in a Week course are eligible for our February immersive. We'll fast-track your application and, if you're accepted, ensure you start the February cohort on time.

Not in NYC? We also offer Bootcamp Prep in a Week online via our fully immersive Remote Campus.

Bootcamp Prep in a Week is for any student who's interested in applying to any of Fullstack Academy's prestigious immersive programs -- such as the Software Engineering Immersive -- and desires to acquire the programming skills needed to pass the coding assessment and technical interview.

This one-week, intensive course starts with two full days of weekend learning, continues Monday through Thursday evenings, and concludes with a final full day of learning on the following Saturday. It's our entire Bootcamp Prep curriculum condensed into a single week.

What is the Admissions Process like for Bootcamp Prep?

There is a light admissions process for Bootcamp Prep. Although it's designed for beginners, the curriculum starts with the assumption that students have basic familiarity with JavaScript syntax, which allows the class to move at a good pace and yield quality outcomes for students. If you have no programming experience, we include our online course, JavaScript Jumpstart Online, to help you prepare for the first day of class

Here's what the admissions process looks like:

1) When you sign up for Bootcamp Prep in a Week, you'll answer several short admissions-related questions.

2) You'll then be invited to take a short coding assessment. The assessment has “easy” level questions on topics like Strings, Arrays, and Loops. To help you prepare, we include complimentary access to JavaScript Jumpstart, an online workshop designed to help beginners understand the basics of JavaScript syntax and computer programming. The course contains about 12-15 hours worth of material to help you prepare.

3) After you take the assessment, we'll get back to you in a few days to let you know the outcome.

4) If you pass the test and are accepted, your spot in Bootcamp Prep will be confirmed and you’ll be ready to start class on Day 1 of your selected cohort.

5) If you don't pass the test, you'll have the option to defer to the next Bootcamp Prep cohort (free of charge), to give you a chance to keep studying and take the test again. Alternatively, you can choose to receive a full refund of your course fee.

Still have questions? Email bootcampprep@fullstackacademy.com

When do we meet?

Schedule: Sat-Sun, 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM | Mon-Thu Evenings, 6:40PM – 9:40PM | Sat, 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM

A total of 36 hours of classroom work is delivered over the course of the week.

Any classes missed due to weather closures will be held remotely. Specific schedules will be provided based on the cohort you sign up for.

What is the curriculum?

As a Bootcamp Prep in a Week student, you’ll be taught by professional software engineers with years of experience.

You’ll attend class for a full weekend, then for 4 nights a week, and finish up with a final full day of work on the following Saturday. Each class begins with instruction, then segues into practical workshops to solidify your understanding of the day's concepts. Throughout the course, you'll develop core programming skills and use them to solve various coding challenges, and as the course draws to a close, you'll focus on a project that pulls together everything you've learned and demonstrates the practical application of JavaScript.

The week's curriculum includes the following fundamentals of JavaScript programming:

  • Nested loops
  • Nested conditional statements
  • Test specs (Jasmine)
  • Objects
  • API’s
  • JSON
  • How the web works
  • The call stack
  • Recursion
  • Functions
  • Scope
  • How to master coding challenges

What is the tuition?

Tuition for this course is $750. We accept all major credit cards and checks. Should you be accepted to one of Fullstack Academy's Immersive programs after taking Bootcamp Prep, whatever you've paid for Bootcamp Prep will be applied towards your immersive tuition, essentially rendering Bootcamp Prep free.

Does completing Bootcamp Prep guarantee me a spot in an immersive program at Fullstack Academy?

This course does prepare you for the Fullstack admissions process, but completing the course does not guarantee acceptance to any of our immersive programs. You will still need to complete the same coding assessment and interview process as all other Fullstack applicants.

What do I need for class?

You need to have a functioning computer for each class. Macs are preferred, however Windows machines are acceptable.

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5 Hanover Square

11th Floor

New York, NY 10004

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