Although cheaper than a four year institution, coding bootcamp students still need to keep a watchful eye on their finances. Despite the cheaper tuitions, part–time work is often not an option for coding bootcamp students, as programs are intensive full–time commitments. To alleviate this financial burden, the obvious remedy would be to set a budget and stick to it. However having never gone through a coding bootcamp, setting a reasonable budget is a tricky task.
Luckily, Coding Dojo contributor Josh Breiger and the Coding Dojo alumni have already done the work for you. Covering topics from a change in food expenses to ideas for financial aid, he gives the 8 essential tips to financially prepare for a bootcamp in his article in course report.