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Originally created April 7th, 2016 to help aspiring bootcamp students become better prepared to start at full-time coding bootcamps.

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  1. 1. BootcampMe FVCproductions Preparing You Before They Do.
  2. 2. 1st Session 1. Your Goals & Where You Stand 2. Virtual Presence 3. Staying Cool & Keeping Busy
  3. 3. 1 Your Goals & Where You Stand
  4. 4. “What are your short-term and long-term goals for your career? What do you hope to learn from this? How much do you know about your bootcamp?
  5. 5. “Do you have a GitHub? What about LinkedIn? Do you keep it updated? Do you have your own website? Do you feel comfortable with basic programming concepts?
  6. 6. 2 Virtual Presence
  7. 7. 3 Staying Cool & Keeping Busy
  8. 8. Funsies Fun things to do in your free time. AKA What do I do on the weekends if I have energy left?
  9. 9. Attend tech Meetups. Join groups such as Code Crew, Fullstack JavaScript, Google NYC Tech Talks, NY Tech Meetup, Women Who Code NYC, etc. in the NYC.
  10. 10. Earn honor and rank up on Codewars. If you get to 4 kyu, you get a free t-shirt from Fullstack. :P
  11. 11. Participate in Hackathons. Check out Hackathon IO for upcoming local hackathons.
  12. 12. Become a warrior through CodeCombat. If you’re into gaming, then you can learn JavaScript as you defeat ogres, solve mazes, and level up.
  13. 13. Start writing technical posts or just blogging in general. Reflecting is always nice. There’s plenty of options out there: Ghost, Tumblr, Wordpress, Jekyll, Medium, etc.
  14. 14. GitHub LinkedIn Website
  15. 15. Schedule Another Session Use my Calendly link. And then make your own Calendly!
  16. 16. THANKS! Any questions? Reach out to me via email!