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While pair programming definitely has benefits, it can be a con for some. Much of the course is spent pair programming, something many introverts will struggle with when doing it for 8+ hours a day, every day. If you're paired with someone at a different level than you, it can slow down your learning or frustrate you. See More
You are required to pay a $5000 deposit, which you get back when you finish the course. Provided you get hired after App Academy, you pay them 18% of your salary for your first year as tuition. This, for many people, is a more realistic option than paying the $16K+ up front. See More
Going through the Bootcamp Prep program not only increases your chances of getting into the full-time program from 3% to 60%, it also allows you to skip the coding assessments and go straight to the interviews. Plus, the money that you pay for the Bootcamp Prep program (about $3,000) goes towards the $5000 deposit, which you get back once you finish the course. App Academy chooses merit over how much you can pay, giving everyone a fair chance. See More
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