If you're visiting this blog post, you're probably about to approach your LaunchCode course application and are curious about the short-answer portion of the application process. That's good! It means you're already thinking ahead and planning out ways to approach your answers.
The LaunchCode short-answer admissions questions are only one of the aspects considered on your application. A number of factors are taken into account, including passion, drive, application questions, aptitude for problem-solving, interest in landing a job in tech, applicant need, and a class that reflects the broader community we serve. Curious about the HackerRank problem-solving assessment? Check out tips on this video to learn more!
You do not need prior coding knowledge to be successful. Just demonstrate your motivation, passion and interest!
You will be prompted with a set of three different short-answer questions, which can vary by course. No matter which course you choose, your answers should demonstrate these qualities:
If you are applying for a full-time or part-time course, you’ll be asked the following questions:
If you are applying for a LaunchCode Women+ course, you’ll be asked the following questions:
Have fun with it! Our research shows that the more time you spend preparing in the program, the higher your chances of success. Take time to reflect on your prior experiences, why you want to learn, and your passion for taking the next step. Show us just how ready you are to take control of your job in tech journey!