Hey all! Designlab co-founder here.
Sorry about any confusion around course dates and timings.
Like any early-stage product, we’re dealing with the inherent tension between development speed and product quality. Our general philosophy is to release early and iterate quickly as we observe results — with the goal of building the best experience in the world for career-related design training.
So far, we’ve had three cohorts of students start our UX Academy program, and we’re beginning to see great outcomes as students from Cohorts 1 and 2 finish up the course (we will begin to publish these shortly, stay tuned!).
Based on feedback and observed results, we’ve already added some essential elements into the course: stricter pacing, group Hangouts, self-directed Capstone projects, recruiter “checkpoints” for portfolio review at the end of the course, and more.
We want to make sure that every student that comes through the program has an incredible experience, so we’re taking the time to iterate on our course format and curriculum. Thanks for your patience and understanding
As a result, we’ve postponed our mid-May course to June 13. We’ve updated our upcoming course dates and timelines here: https://designlab.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/218385648-What-are-your-upcoming-dates-for-UX-Academy-When-will-I-hear-about-my-acceptance-. You can refer to this link for the most up-to-date schedule at any point.
To submit an application, just visit our course page here and enter your information: trydesignlab.com/ux-academy/
If you have any questions at all, email me — firstname.lastname@example.org — or feel free to give me a call on my cell — 408.802.2008. We’re looking forward to seeing a lot of you in our upcoming courses!