Approaching a Career Change with a Growth Mindset
Considering a new career in tech? Changing careers is not easy, but it's certainly possible. Discover how a growth mindset can help and four tips to get you started.
Why Aspiring Data Scientists Should Learn Python
Developers, analysts, and data scientists alike use Python not only to “automate the boring stuff,” but also to clean, query, and analyze data, create web applications, and integrate systems more effectively.
7 Reasons to Learn Java Programming
Thanks to Java’s many benefits and capabilities, this beginner-friendly programming language has remained in high demand across industries for over a quarter century.
How to Become a Java Developer
Java is an incredibly valuable language for application and web functionality, and companies are always on the lookout for skilled Java developers. So, how do you become a Java developer and what can you expect? Here are a few ideas.
5 Free Resources for Learning Java
Java an incredibly versatile language, which means it’s a valuable language, and computer programmers and developers who know Java are in high demand across all industries.
Study Guide: How to Prepare for the Backend Skills Assessment
To ensure that we’re admitting learners who will be successful in the new program and in the workplace, we’ve designed a Backend Skills Assessment, which will test applicants on their knowledge of programming fundamentals, problem solving, and data structures.
What's the Difference Between Full Stack and Backend Development?
Both full stack and backend development are rewarding career paths for coders who like to work behind the scenes, but there are distinct differences between the two skill sets.
Study Guide: How to Pass the BloomTech Data Science Challenge
To ensure that every student we admit to the Data Science program has a high likelihood of success, we ask DS applicants to complete a short quiz called the “Data Science Challenge.” The Data Science challenge is a short quiz that includes two types of questions: math and Python.
How to Become a Video Game Developer
If you dream about creating the next Legend of Zelda or Skyrim and want to take your love for gaming to the next level, becoming a game developer may be the perfect career path for you.
How to Start Learning Python for Free
Python is a versatile, high-level programming language that’s used for web development (server side), software development, mathematics, and data science.
How to Learn Front-End Web Development
f you love aesthetically-pleasing webpages, if you’ve ever visited a site and thought to yourself “I could do a better job designing this,” then front end development may be for you.
Top 10 Skills You Need to be a Successful Full Stack Developer in 2021
As the demand for full stack developers continues to rise, organizations will need a workforce of talented professionals who can work with both back-end and front-end technologies.
How to Change Careers After 40
Not only do individuals who change careers in 2021 stand to land better job offers and more opportunities, but are also likely to increase their earning potential.
How Long Does the BloomTech Admissions Process Take?
Depending on your level of experience before applying, your chosen track, and your preferred tuition option, the amount of time it will take you to complete the process may vary.
Is a Free Coding Bootcamp Right for You?
If you’re a budding web developer or data scientist looking for a less expensive way to learn to code, a free coding bootcamp could be a great way to start – but it probably won't net you a new career.
How to Learn Backend Web Development
Backend developers address “server-facing” web application logic and integration by building and maintaining the tech needed to keep websites working and improve functionality.
How to Ace the Criteria Cognitive Aptitude Test (CCAT)
One of the steps in the BloomTech admissions process is taking the Criteria Cognitive Aptitude Test (CCAT) – an aptitude test that measures how well you solve problems, digest information, learn new skills, and think critically.
How To Choose the Best Coding Bootcamp For Parents
Whether you are exploring part time offerings for busy dads, looking at online classes for stay-at home moms, or simply want a coding program you can do after work, there's an option for you out there.
How to Start Learning Data Science for Free
Data science is a complex, challenging field of work that has practical applications in nearly every part of our lives, and you can start learning the basics without paying a dime.
Which Programming Language Should You Learn First?
There are hundreds of programming languages used across the globe, and each has its own purpose, quirks, pros, and cons. But which coding language should you learn first?
Career Preparation at BloomTech Begins on Day One
To ensure that they’re ready to hit the ground running in their new fields, all BloomTech students complete a career readiness program in tandem with their technical learning experience.
How To Start Learning Software Engineering for Free
Whether you are a seasoned programmer or a coding newbie, becoming a software engineer is easier than ever before thanks to free coding bootcamps and online coding programs. But which free coding bootcamps are worth your time?
Data Science Job Growth in 2021 and Beyond
The demand for data scientists in 2020 has increased by an average of 50% across healthcare, telecommunications, entertainment, and the banking, financial Services, and insurance sectors, among others. So what's next for data science in 2021?
Software Engineering Jobs – 2021 Growth Forecast
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects software engineering job growth to reach 22% over the next decade. In other words, it's a great time to start studying web development.
How to Get into BloomTech's Data Science Program
BloomTech’s data science program is one of the quickest and most affordable ways to become a data scientist. Here’s everything you should know to get started and a few tips for applying.
How Much Math Do You Really Need to Become a Data Scientist?
Applicants for our data science program often ask us whether they need a background in math to be successful at data science. The answer is: not necessarily – but it certainly helps.
Full Stack Web Development vs Data Science: How to Choose Your Program
Both the full stack web development and data science fields hold different strengths but are deeply rewarding with great financial and professional possibilities for those willing to work hard. But which program is right for you?
What Does a Data Scientist Do?
A data scientist practices the art of data science. They solve complex data problems with their expertise in mathematics, statistics, computer science, programming, and other scientific disciplines.
What Does a Web Developer Do?
Web development is the secret weapon powering almost every successful industry on the market right now. Everything from the food you order to the memes you retweet can be traced back to the work of a developer.
What Kinds of Jobs Can I Get After BloomTech?
From entry level web developer jobs to mid-career and beyond, tons of opportunities exist in the tech world for BloomTech grads who are dedicated to finding a fulfilling tech career.
How to Become a Data Scientist
So, you want to learn how to become a data scientist. Good choice! Data science is one of the buzziest and most lucrative fields to emerge in the past decade, and for good reason.
How to Choose the Best Part-Time Coding Bootcamp for You
For those who are trying to make a career change to tech, attending a part-time bootcamp or coding program is an effective way to make a career change without committing full-time.
Why You Should Consider a Career Change to Tech
A growing number of mid-career professionals are choosing to take the leap into the tech world in search of a fulfilling, exciting career path. And it pays off for those who are dedicated to making a change.
Breaking into Tech: How to Choose an Online Coding Bootcamp
When considering the cost of your online coding program or bootcamp, don’t just compare dollar for dollar. You should consider the length of the program, the depth of the curriculum, and how likely it is to prepare you for a job.
How to Become a Web Developer
Whether you’re considering making the leap to a new career or trying to decide whether an online coding bootcamp is the right college alternative for you, here’s what you should know about becoming a web developer.
Why You Should Consider a Career in Data Science
Dubbed the “sexiest job of the 21st century” by Harvard Business Review, there’s no doubt data science a hot career – but is it the right path for you?
How to Apply to BloomTech [A Step-by-Step Guide]
Congratulations on your decision to kickstart a rewarding new career as a web developer or data scientist with an online coding bootcamp! Here's your complete guide to the BloomTech application process.
Q&A: What Does it Take to Succeed at BloomTech?
Your success at BloomTech is dependent on the amount of time and effort you commit to learning. So what’s the secret to success at BloomTech and how much time will the course really take?
7 Ways to Connect With the BloomTech Community
Welcome to the BloomTech community! We’re thrilled that you’ve taken the first step toward changing your life and your career. Now it’s time to start meeting your new classmates and instructors, and get connected to your new BloomTech network.
Checklist: 6 Things to do Before Your First Day of BloomTech
Congratulations on being admitted to BloomTech! You’re about to embark on a journey that will change your career, and ultimately your life. Here are 6 things to do before your first day of class to ensure you get the most out of your time at BloomTech.