Category: Life at JRS Coding School

From Charleston to Colorado: How One JRS Student Made Distance Learning Work

From Charleston to Colorado: How One JRS Student Made Distance Learning Work

At JRS Coding School we strive to create an environment for all students that is conducive to learning. Sometimes that requires us to think beyond the traditional classroom setting — and teach beyond our physical location. This summer, we had our first remote student, Brett Goers, a past University of Colorado student, “attend” our classes […]

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Advice for Students Entering Coding School

Advice for Students Entering Coding School
You’ve been accepted to coding school. Now what? We interviewed three students from JRS Coding School in Charleston, SC, about their experiences. We asked them what advice they would give future coding school students – and what surprised them most about coding school. It’s OK to be a Newbie, but Prepare Accordingly As a registered [...] Read More

Why JRS Coding School Teaches Full-Stack JavaScript

Why JRS Coding School Teaches Full-Stack JavaScript
JavaScript is everywhere. It runs on your TV, your watch, your smartphone, and your computer. JavaScript even runs inside hardware electronics; during our fall 2016 course, we were able to build a functional robot with JavaScript. In fact, JavaScript is the most used programming language on earth, according to StackOverflow’s 2016 Developer Survey. For developers, [...] Read More

Three Surprising Things You Learn in Coding School

Three Surprising Things You Learn in Coding School
If you’re considering coding school, you probably have questions. We asked three students in our debut 12-week coding course to share their biggest surprises about life at JRS Coding School. Coders Need to Know More Than Just Code A talented musician and newcomer to the world of coding, Kendra Davis was shocked by the sheer [...] Read More

Finding a Niche in the Healthcare Industry

Finding a Niche in the Healthcare Industry
Matt Theodore is 36 years old. He has 3-year-old twins. He has had a rewarding career in nursing for nearly eight years, mainly in the Intensive Care Unit. So you’d be forgiven for wondering why Matt Theodore is enrolled in a 12-week JavaScript coding boot camp. Explaining such a situation involves a high school hobby, [...] Read More

A Day in the Life of JRS Coding School Students

A Day in the Life of JRS Coding School Students
What does a typical day as a coding school student look like? If you’re considering coding school or have already made the decision to apply, you may have wondered how such an intensive program would fit into your life. To get an insider’s perspective, we asked three students to give us a rundown of their [...] Read More