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Ace Your Bootcamp Admissions Interview

Admissions
May. 01 2017
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Posted by
Chandler Davis

Congrats - you’ve just received the invitation to interview at Lighthouse Labs for the Bootcamp! We’re pumped to have a chat with you about the program and why you want to learn how to be a stellar full-stack developer. Interviews can be intimidating and stressful, causing lots of nerves and beads of sweat, which isn’t good for anyone. We’ve assembled some advice for you to set some expectations and help you bring your best self into your Bootcamp interview.

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An Insider’s Look: The Lighthouse Labs Admissions Process

Admissions
Jul. 07 2016
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Posted by
Rosy Lee & Chandler Davis

The Lighthouse Labs admissions process can seem intimidating, but we really just want to know what makes you tick. Our gatekeepers sit down one-on-one with every potential student to discover their motivation for bootcamp, and if Lighthouse Labs is the right environment for them to learn. We're diving deeper into the process, to give you some insight into why we go to such lengths to get to know our potential students, and so you know what to expect when you're ready to pursue Bootcamp!

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So You Want To Take A Bootcamp?

Admissions
Apr. 29 2016
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Posted by
Don Burks

Considering a coding bootcamp as your next step towards a new career? Our Head Instructor Don Burks gives us a run down of the bootcamp experience, and how we approach coding education at Lighthouse Labs.

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A Look Inside the Lighthouse Labs Admissions Process

Admissions
Oct. 14 2015
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Posted by
Rebecca Haliburton

Will Lam is a prospective Lighthouse Labs student, and is currently accepted into the January 2016 iOS cohort in Toronto. In this excerpt from his blog, Will gives us a peek inside the LHL admissions process.

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Full-time vs. Part-time: Which Program is for Me?

Admissions
Sep. 30 2015
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Posted by
Don Burks

Don Burks is our Head Instructor at Lighthouse Labs Vancouver and has been integral in building our ever-evolving curriculum. He’s been coding since the dawn of time (well, the dawn of the Commodore 64), and is as passionate about teaching as he is technology. Don knows what it takes to succeed in the Lighthouse Labs bootcamp better than anyone, and he’s offered some advice for those weighing the pros and cons of our Full-time and Part-time programs to help guide the way.

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"Am I ready for a career in coding?"

Admissions
Apr. 21 2015
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Posted by
Don Burks

Our head web bootcamp instructor, Don, responds to an email from a prospective student on taking on a new career in coding.

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So, You've Been Accepted to Lighthouse Labs. Now What?

Admissions
Mar. 09 2015
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Posted by
Don Burks

Don Burks discusses what happens once you've been accepted into our web development bootcamp, and advice for success.

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iOS or Web: Which Bootcamp Should You Take?

Admissions
Sep. 16 2014
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Posted by
Sylvia Rayner

Head of Admissions, Sylvia Rayner, discusses the benefits and differences of Lighthouse Labs' two development bootcamp options.

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Evolving Education: Hybrid Learning

Admissions
Aug. 14 2014
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Posted by
Jake Hirsch-Allen, Co-Founder/Advisor

To teach people to code, Lighthouse Labs has adopt advanced pedagogy in their coding bootcamp

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Evolving Education: 3 Lighthouse Labs Student Projects I Use Every Day

Admissions
Jul. 16 2014
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Posted by
Khurram Virani

Head instructor Khurram Virani lists which projects from his coding bootcamp students he uses all the time

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Our iOS Bootcamp - The Rush to Swift

Admissions
Jun. 19 2014
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Posted by
Khurram Virani

With the introduction of Swift, Lighthouse Lab's head instructor Khurram Virani talks about the new iOS bootcamp

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Why I Recommend a Bootcamp

Admissions
Apr. 30 2014
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Posted by
Neal O'Grady

Neal is one of Lighthouse's TAs, and until recently wasn't a fan of bootcamps. However, in this blog he highlights why he thinks they're right for some people after all.

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Course Report's Spotlight on Lighthouse Labs

Admissions
Apr. 28 2014
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Posted by
Jeremy Shaki

Course Report is a bootcamp review site and this blog is an excerpt of their interview with Lighthouse Labs.

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Introducing the Lighthouse Labs Prize for SFU

Admissions
Apr. 15 2014
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Posted by
Jeremy Shaki

In an effort to make its programs more accessible, Lighthouse Labs is now offering a scholarship to an SFU student with a demonstrated interest in web development.

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School Sucks (But We Can Fix It!)

Admissions
Apr. 09 2014
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Posted by
Qaid Damji

Qaid Damji is a Co-Founder of Lighthouse Labs, in this post he talks about his experience with education and how the flipped classroom can improve it

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