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3 Weeks at GrowthX Academy and I Have 3 Job Offers

Two years ago I had no clue what a text editor was. Now, after only three weeks at GrowthX Academy, I have 3 job offers waiting for my response. San Francisco is a funny place. I’ve […]

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How I Decided to Attend GrowthX Academy

If you are considering GrowthX Academy, it is important to know that the value is so much more than the knowledge you gain. The hidden value that you won’t necessarily read about is in the relationships […]

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How to Build Rapport

This post is written by GrowthX Academy students, Dylan Max and Jae Ro As students at GrowthX Academy, we have been exposed to so much new knowledge, it can be difficult to retain everything. What we’ve learned […]

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Why I Became a GrowthX Academy Mentor

Recently, I was having coffee in San Francisco with my good friend Chris Ortolano of DiscoverOrg, and he mentioned he was heading over to do a talk at GrowthX Academy. Chris and I are both […]

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A Letter to My 13-Year-Old Self: The Track to Success Starts Early

Hey Matthew, Right now you’re about halfway done with Prep 9 (you know, that 14-month academic bootcamp to prepare you for a top-tier boarding school?), and you’re just about ready to quit. You’ve missed out […]

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Don’t Be Afraid to Start a New Career in a New City

Does the idea of transitioning to a new career in a new city seem daunting? Brittney Kerner is a current GrowthX Academy student who recently took the plunge after starting a successful career in accounting. Here’s what she […]

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How Your Liberal Arts Degree Prepares You For a Technology Career

A growing number of the new jobs in tech aren’t in coding — they’re in fields in which you need to talk to humans. That’s where liberal arts majors come in. Say you’ve created a […]

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GrowthX Academy Students Go Hands-On With Startups During HELLp Week

Just four weeks into their GrowthX Academy course, the sales and business development students are putting what they’ve been learning into practice. During this “HELLp Week,” startups are invited to collaborate with academy students, helping them […]

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How to Start a Valuable Company Without a Technical Co-Founder – Jack Smith of Vungle

Earlier this month Vungle co-founder Jack Smith spoke at our Growth Marketing SF meetup. Founded in 2011, Vungle is the leading in-app video platform for performance marketers, with current revenue north of $100M annually.  How […]

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How GrowthX Academy is Innovating on Education and Training

I can count on one hand the number of teachers that had an impact on my life. And yet, twenty-seven years of my life have been spent in educational institutions as a student. Most of […]

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Why Does GrowthX Academy Cost $15,000?

Why does GrowthX Academy cost $15,000? It’s a fair question that we get asked by prospective students, and we hope everyone is thinking critically about their career options. I had to make the same type […]

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Why GrowthX Academy

GrowthX Academy is an escape hatch. Over 43 million Americans have student loans, totaling $1.3 trillion in debt. Meanwhile, nearly 50% of recent college grads are underemployed. So as college degrees lose synonymity with “job […]

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