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10 Tips for Effective Online Learning

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 16, 2020 For the health and safety of our students, in cooperation and in accordance with the University of Minnesota, current University of Minnesota Boot Camp classes will move to virtual class sessions. To ensure a seamless transition, we’re providing extra training to all active instructional staff on how to effectively…

Resistance Becomes Flow: Why a Marketing Writer Decided to Pursue Tech

Growing up with her father in IT, Rylie Johnson was always around computers. But it wasn’t until high school that she enrolled in a computer science class of her own. At the time, she wasn’t all that interested.  Years later, after receiving her degree in communications and digital humanities at the University of Wisconsin–Stout, she joined the…

Financial Options: How to Pay for Your Boot Camp Education

How to pay for University of Minnesota Boot Camps

Today it is possible to learn the critical skills for a high-tech career through the help of a boot camp. With a wide range of boot camps on the market, mastering a new skill set has become more accessible than ever before. While boot camps are a great way to jump-start your career, they also…

Ian Theis Is a Jack-of-All-Trades—Here’s Why He Added Coding Skills to the Mix

What do statistics, actuarial science, culture studies, comparative literature, and web development have in common? While an in-depth cross-analysis may bring forward some enlightening insight, the common thread might just be…nothing. If you ask Ian Theis—who has studied each and every one of these topics—one thing is clear: he loves learning. Ian worked as a business system…

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?…

3 Steps to Achieving Your Goals to Become a Web Developer

A lifelong technology lover, Jake Scheele knew he could turn that passion into a thriving career. Developing an app for his parents’ construction company sparked Jake’s interest in pursuing developing full-time, and it became his north star. Jake’s self-learning and passion projects left him with a thirst that could only be quenched by a formal education. When…

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