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Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8.

Silicon Valley Bootcamp

Silicon Valley Bootcamp

Parents of Chinese-American children, okay, maybe most all parents look for constructive ways for their children to spend the summer.

Their kids go to Vacation Bible School, swimming camp, soccer camp …

Click => to read about this internship training at a Vacation Bible School.

How about a Silicon Valley Boot Camp? One that results in a job that pays $120,000?

There are 9- to 12-week programs – including Dev Bootcamp, Hackbright Academy, and Hack Reactor.

The problem … you might have to hang out with old guys … and girls.

Thirty-, forty- and 50-somethings. Bankers, attorneys and that kind of person.

The bootcamps cost money to get in to and not everybody gets accepted – one of 20 people to five out of twenty ‘get’ to pay $12,000.

But, when they get out, they are ready to take on a job that pays $120,000 or more. IF, they can get hired.

Facebook looks at the graduates from these bootcamps. As might Google which pays $143,000 to $550,000 for a software engineer.

Mommy will check in to this before she signs me up.

Stanford University encourages their students to study across disciplines. MBA students take literature classes take art classes take engineering classes. They become more well-rounded and better workerbees in the long run.

I wonder if you have to bring your own crayons and if they have nap time in the afternoon.

How much would you pay to just might get a job?

Talk to Bill and others about their experiences raising bi-cultural Japanese-American kids.


Bill Belew

Professional Blogger, social media marketer, professor of marketing, Christian and dad.

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