FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHAT IS DEVLEAGUE?
WHO SHOULD APPLY TO DEVLEAGUE?
I HAVE NO PRIOR PROGRAMMING EXPERIENCE. SHOULD I APPLY TO JOIN DEVLEAGUE?
I ALREADY HAVE PROGRAMMING EXPERIENCE. SHOULD I JOIN DEVLEAGUE?
As founders of the company we thought it was critical to give back to the community and so we created the Elevate Scholarship Fund.
We know there are many with the right character who just need a little help to get there and the premise of the Elevate Scholarship Fund will be a tuition award resource that we will fund $10K out of our pockets to every cohort. Not easy for a small startup.
In an effort to continue to promote the spirit of our Female Hacker scholarship we promise to always allot 25% of the fund to outstanding female applicants with the remaining 75% distributed based on need regardless of gender.
Invest in people. Invest in yourself. Aloha.
WHO ARE THE INSTRUCTORS?
WHAT IS THE STUDENT TO INSTRUCTOR RATIO?
WHERE IS DEVLEAGUE LOCATED?
DevLeague is located in Kaka’ako at the BoxJelly co-working space. The address is 307a Kamani St, Honolulu, HI 96813.
WHAT ARE THE HOURS OF DEVLEAGUE?
DevLeague instruction is Monday through Saturday, from 9am to 8pm with facility access and mentorship available after hours. Students should come in with the understanding that they will truly be putting in 60-70 hours a week in total however. Our facility closes at 9pm but many students will find themselves working after hours to consult with mentors and finish project work. We understand this is a lot of work and we plan to integrate many activities both on and off site into the program to free your mind for a little while. We actually think this is something you should take with you in your professional life as well.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND THE PART-TIME EVENING COURSE?
We’ve been asked by enough people who want to keep their day jobs and attend an evening course to help them level-up their coding skills so they can be more productive at their current jobs, pick up new skills so they can find a new job or create their own jobs as a freelancer developer. The part-time evening course is 26-weeks long.
WHAT IS THE TUITION?
Tuition for DevLeague is $12,500. We require a $1,000 non-refundable deposit upon acceptance to reserve your placement in the program. You will not be reserved until you pay your deposit.
WHAT ARE MY PAYMENT OPTIONS?
CAN YOU HELP ME FIND ACCOMMODATIONS?
We don’t officially offer any assistance for accommodations but we are exploring opportunities. We are more than happy to offer any verbal assistance or referrals that may come our way.
WILL I NEED TO BUY HARDWARE?
All students are required to bring in their own laptops. Students can plug into DevLeague provided large screen monitors, keyboard and mice set up in the class room.
DO YOU TAKE INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS?
Yes. However, we do not have the resources at this time to offer visa assistance.
I’VE BEEN ACCEPTED. HOW DO I PREPARE FOR THE DEVLEAGUE?
We want you to be prepared and ready to get the most of your time in DevLeague so we have a prerequisite curriculum for you to complete before you arrive.
CAN I REALLY LEARN ENOUGH IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME TO GET A JOB AS A
YES. IT’S INTENSE. WE THINK THE RIGHT PERSON + THE RIGHT CURRICULUM + THE RIGHT ENVIRONMENT = SUCCESS.
WHAT TYPE OF JOBS CAN I GET AFTER GRADUATING FROM DEVLEAGUE?
Our goal is to graduate entry-level web developers that will jump-start your journey towards becoming a world-class developer. Upon completion of our courses, you will have a significant portfolio of project work and breadth and depth of knowledge showing what you are capable of producing. We are expecting you to learn enough to start contributing value to an engineering team as an entry-level employee where you can continue to learn on the job.
ARE YOU GUARANTEEING ME A JOB AFTER I COMPLETE DEVLEAGUE?
No. While we do not guarantee job placement, we do have strategic relationships with companies that we are excited about and are excited about DevLeague, and these companies are recruiting from the program.
AFTER DEVLEAGUE GRADUATION, CAN I STILL MEET WITH MENTORS?
Yes. Upon graduation, you become part of the DevLeague alumni network. We will keep you updated via the DevLeague email newsletter and invite you to DevLeague events and continue to connect with mentors and other alumni.
WHAT HAPPENS IF I NEED TO VOLUNTARILY LEAVE DEVLEAGUE BEFORE COMPLETION?
If you need to voluntarily leave the boot camp during the first week, you will receive a refund of paid tuition minus the $1,250 deposit. If you voluntarily leave the boot camp after the first week and you are in good standing, DevLeague may, but shall not be obligated to, offer you reimbursement on a prorated basis or partial prorated basis. After four weeks, DevLeague will not offer any refund and the fees will be deemed fully earned. No credits will be extended for absences.
Please immediately notify your instructor and/or DevLeague management if you need to voluntarily leave for whatever reason so that we can work with you on an exit plan.
WHAT HAPPENS IF I AM INVOLUNTARILY ASKED TO LEAVE DEVLEAGUE BEFORE COMPLETION?
DevLeague reserves the right to involuntarily terminate training at any point in the program, and return your tuition on a prorated basis.
If you are asked to repeat a section of the course, at DevLeague discretion, we may enroll you in the next cohort at the appropriate lesson so you may continue the program.
CAN I GET TERMINATED FROM DEVLEAGUE?
Yes. Students that are not keeping up with the pace of the program may be asked to either leave the program or repeat a section of the course. This may sound harsh, and trust us, we will do everything within our power to ensure your success, but the dynamic of the group as a whole is critical to everyone’s success and we need to keep our promise to the rest of the cohort as well that they are getting the maximum benefit of the program
HOW DOES YOUR EMPLOYER PARTNER PROGRAM WORK?
We are building our Employer Partner program with employers that are interested in recruiting professional entry-level web developers. Employer Partners have a bonus placement agreement with DevLeague.
Upon completion from DevLeague, we send out your resume and relevant information to hiring mangers in our Employer Partner program that have agreed to review the resumes. Qualified applicants will then be directly contacted for further action.
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