Bootcamp Decision Worksheet

2 min readMar 2, 2023


If you are thinking about enrolling in a coding bootcamp, it’s crucial to carefully consider your options. Everyone’s coding bootcamp journey is different and it’s important to carefully consider your personal situation and priorities when evaluating and selecting a bootcamp. Use the bootcamp decision worksheet to help you make a well-informed decision.

Personal Considerations

Education Background

  • Do you have a degree? What is it in?
  • What is your current career?

Time commitment: {insert hr/week}

Financial situation

  • Budget: {insert budget}
  • Opportunity cost: How much income would you be losing out if you were to attend a bootcamp?

Learning style: {insert learning style}

Career goals: {insert career goals}

Desired salary: {insert desired salary}

Decision Matrix

Example decision matrix

Feel free to add or remove criteria as needed. Once you’ve filled out the matrix, you can use it to compare and evaluate different bootcamps based on your personal preferences and priorities.

Final Decision

Based on the information you have gathered through the bootcamp decision worksheet, it’s time to make a decision that aligns with your personal situation, priorities and goals. We wish you the best of luck in your coding bootcamp journey!

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If you’re still struggling to make a decision after filling out the worksheet, we’re here to help. You can email to schedule a 30-minute consultation with one of our coaches to go over the worksheet and discuss your options in more detail.

Additional Resources

  • SwitchUp — A comprehensive directory of coding bootcamps with verified reviews from alumni.
  • Course Report — A website that provides rankings and reviews of coding bootcamps.
  • SkilledUp — A list of the top coding bootcamps, along with reviews and program details.
  • Career Karma — A platform that helps people find the right coding bootcamp and provides mentorship and support throughout the process.




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