Anecdotally, the older or previously successful students who could keep up went on to succeed, but these people already knew how to hustle. Bootcamp can't teach people how to hustle.
(I learned to hustle after previously participating in an even bigger scam - a state school humanities undergraduate education. ... )
I don’t know, I’m not a genius, but I kinda figured which majors may not help me in the economy.
I ended up getting a master's in English and taught essay writing for a while. Many decisions later, I work as security analyst and end up writing a lot on the job, so I like to think things have worked out. I guess. I wish I knew C and more low level cs concepts like some of my coworkers.