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The best NYC Data Science Academy alternative might not be a bootcamp

Bootcamps provide a "one-size-fits-all" approach to learning. We believe there is a better way. 1-on-1 custom-tailored mentorships for an affordable monthly flat fee. No tricks, no fineprint.

MentorCruise vs. NYC Data Science Academy

We build on personal 1-on-1 mentoring experiences to help you reach your goals faster and end-to-end.

Price
$140/mo (avg.)
$17,600
Duration
Flexible, unlimited
3 months
Location
✅ Available anywhere
🇺🇸 only
Mentors
✅ Over 1,000 available
❌ Not offered
Curriculum
✅ Flexible
❌ Rigid
Schedule
✅ Tailored to you
❌ Same for everyone
Acceptance Rate
✅ Open for everybody
❌ 5%
Success Rate
97%
90%

Direct comparison

MentorCruise vs. Bootcamps

Flexible, personal experiences

At MentorCruise, your learning and progress is tailored to you. Need to adhere to a certain schedule or work around your studies around work? No problem.

Fit in a box

Bootcamps like NYC Data Science Academy need to adhere to some requirements like a curriculum or even full time-table to be able to deliver content to all students at once.

End-to-end experience

MentorCruise doesn't end. If your goal is to get hired, you can work with your mentor until you sign that offer. If you want to level up a skillset of yours, you can do so for however long it takes.

From A to B and not further

Bootcamps like NYC Data Science Academy have strict entry and exit requirements. If you don't have the right skills already, you might never get in. If you went through the curriculum, you're out!

MentorCruise is affordable

On average, mentees will spend between $400 to $1,000 during their learnings on their mentors.

Bootcamps are not affordable

The traditional upfront tuition at NYC Data Science Academy is $17,600. The average cost of a bootcamp is $13,500 – 14x higher than MentorCruise!
Mentee

Mentoring works! What can it do for you?

There's a reason that every major tech company has an extensive mentoring program. Mentorship builds skill, interpersonal relations, leadership qualities and gets you to your goal quicker.

Reach goal quicker than expected
45%
Satisfied with their mentor
97%
Report increased confidence
87%

Popular Data Science Mentors

$150 / month
Data Scientist at .
4.8 stars
4.8 (4 reviews)
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I am a data scientist with experience in creating insights from data, making analyses, building predictive models. I love to impact while getting impacted on. I look forward to building a community of data-aware individuals and communities who would use data to solve the unique problems of their community.
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$120 / month
Data Analytics Leader of the Year 2020 at Absa
5.0 stars
5.0 (2 reviews)
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Named 2020 Datacon Africa Data Analytics Leader of the Year, Michiel has 14 years in data analytics experience across fraud prevention, credit risk & operations to digital & marketing, dealing with very practical business realities, leading others and successfully guiding strategy through collaborative data storytelling As a lifelong learner, Michiel ...
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$240 / month
Researcher in Natural Language Processing at Smartest Learning
5.0 stars
5.0 (2 reviews)
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I am passionate about Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Artificial Intelligence and would be happy to help you achieve your goals in the area. I have a PhD in NLP and 7+ years of experience doing research and development of NLP prototypes. I am also the author of 10+ publications ...
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$240 / month
Senior Manager, Data Science at UnitedHealth Group
5.0 stars
5.0 (11 reviews)
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I have 9 years of professional experience solving interesting problems using data science. My approach to data science is not to work harder or smarter but to work on the right things. I leveraged many personal projects and put together my own curriculum from material that suited my goals, background, ...
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$300 / month
Head of Data Science at Fintech Startup
5.0 stars
5.0 (7 reviews)
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Hi there! Thanks for visiting my page. I'm looking forward to working with you to help you achieve your goals, whether they're personal, entrepreneurial, or career-oriented. Please don't hesitate to reach out if you have any questions. Here's a little about me: - I'm the head of data science & ...
$240 / month
Responsible AI Educator at Microsoft
5.0 stars
5.0 (3 reviews)
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Ayodele Odubela is a Responsible AI Educator at Microsoft and CEO/Founder of Ethical AI Champions, a consulting firm working to help organizations accurately develop data-driven solutions and market them appropriately, using equitable methodologies. She combines her background in communications and passion for data justice to educate teams on operationalizing responsible ...
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$120 / month
Machine learning engineer at Acquia
4.3 stars
4.3 (8 reviews)
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Jatin Ahuja is working as Machine Learning Engineer at Acquia to solve real world problems using machine learning. Former to this, he was part of RedHat as a Data Engineer working with Finance data pipeline and automation tasks. He has also worked with a couple of AI based startups to ...
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$199 / month
Machine Learning Engineer at Microsoft Research
5.0 stars
5.0 (17 reviews)
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I'm an electrical engineer with 7+ years of experience with data analytics (IBM). I have a master degree and Ph.D. degree in Engineering and I'm currently a postdoctoral fellow. I've been working as mentor for Udacity for the last 3 years and I'm an instructor at Data Science Dojo, Alura ...

Expert mentors from the best companies in the world.

The MentorCruise network allows mentees to get mentored by seasoned veterans from companies such as Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Netflix without breaking the bank!

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Facebook
Airbnb
Amazon
Netflix
Microsoft