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> many of these companies charge upwards of $10,000 and make bold claims about alumni making six figure salaries upon graduation

I think the word "scam" applies here.

There's a program like that here in Portland that makes claims on its website about Rails developers being able to immediately earn upwards of $80k a year. Maybe in the Bay Area, but definitely not in Portland. And they charge up front, no placement guarantees.

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