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The 6 Reasons Why Coachable.dev is Better Than Competitors


Coachable is the Mercedes-Benz of career mentorship, we have features and benefits that our competitors don't offer, we set the bar for the industry, and we offer a truly luxury experience. In today’s fast-paced world, we are constantly bombarded with new ideas, products, and trends. New companies and services emerge almost every day, making it difficult for customers to keep up. Therefore, we must do adequate research to find the best company to fulfill our needs. We view this as a combination of monetary value and proof of performance, let us show you how we provide unmatched service and superior program features.


A Coach in Your Timezone

When it comes to online coaching services, finding someone who is available when you want to talk to them can be difficult. At Coachable.dev, we have carefully selected coaches who are available in your time zone - or at least within 3 hours of the EST timezone. Our coaches also come from diverse backgrounds and cultures, so they will be able to relate to you and your experiences. We also make an effort to let you select a coach you relate with if possible, perhaps a coach who graduated from the same school as you, works at the company you want to land a job at, or grew up in the same city as you. We do our best to personalize your experience as much as possible.


How does this differ from our competitors?

Our competitors hire software engineers from around the globe who aren't actively available to assist their students. A ~6-12+hour time difference can hinder your ability to connect with your coach and land a job.

Our Coaches are Actual FAANG Software Engineers

Emphases on 'Software Engineer', many companies will either hire FAANG employees who aren't software engineers or they will hire software engineers who don't work at a FAANG company. Make sure you check the fine print on this promise when choosing the company you will pursue mentorship with. We believe you deserve a coach who is a current (or recently employed) FAANG software engineer with multiple years of experience in their role.



Most coaching services pair you with a general software engineering career coach who might not have specific knowledge and inside advice on FAANG companies that is needed to land a job there. At Coachable.dev, we have partnered with leading FAANG software engineers who have been in your shoes. After graduating with a computer science degree, they accepted a software engineer position at a FAANG company. While there they worked on projects that were used by millions of people around the world. After a few years, our coaches decided they wanted to pass the torch and assist new software engineers by partnering with Coachable to mentor future software engineers. We are highly selective when it comes to hiring our coaches, we know that our coaches directly impact your success. In order to set you up for success and help you land the best job possible, you'll find that our coaches work as Software Engineers for companies such as Facebook (meta), Google, Microsoft, IBM, Twitter, Tesla, Robinhood, Amazon, and more. We only onboard coaches that work for the companies where our students want jobs. We don't list all of our coaches on our site, but you can meet our most active full-time coaches on our team page.


One on One Personalized Coaching

You'll find many coaching programs online that feature pre-recorded programs with minimal coach interaction. At Coachable.dev, we believe in one on one personalized coaching. This allows you to get tailored advice and mentorship that is specific to your situation and your goals.


Unlimited Coaching and Mock Interview Sessions

When it comes to online coaching services, there are usually limits on how many coaching sessions you can take part in. At Coachable.dev, we do not put limits on your coaching or mock interview sessions. However, we do recommend that you stick to a regular schedule. You want to make sure you stay on track with your goals and are not wasting your time. Additionally as mentioned your mock interview sessions will be performed with FAANG Software Engineers, many companies lack in this area.

Full Refund - If You Follow Our Program and You're Not Successful

Most of our competitors that ask for payment up front do not offer a refund policy, typically they ask for payments that are $6000+ with no promise of a job or proof of placement. At Coachable.dev, we want you to succeed. That is why we have a guaranteed refund policy. If you enroll in our coaching program, follow our regimen precisely, and do not see results, we will refund your money. We want you to put our program to the test and see the results for yourself.


The Coachable Promise (Refund and Payment Policy):

  • If you don't land a job in 6 months we will refund your down payment.

  • If you don't land a job paying over $100,000 you don't pay us anything.

  • View our pricing details here: https://www.coachable.dev/pricing


Now that you know why Coachable.dev is better than its competitors, it’s time to get started on your journey towards a FAANG Software Engineering position. While we don't have a 100% acceptance rate like some competitors, we do have a 93% success rate, meaning that almost every student we accept into the program lands a high-paying job as a FAANG software engineer. (About $145,000 on average to be exact.)


Apply for our program today to begin your journey: Apply Here

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Our Mission

Coachable believes that anyone that works hard deserves a great job. Everyone starts with a different set of privileges or resources - not everyone has access to structured schooling or mentors. Our goal is to provide our students with mentorship, structure, and guidance to make sure that anyone who is willing to dedicate themselves can attain their desired job and make a great living. Compared to other institutions, we focus on working with those that may not appear strong by conventional standards, but have the traits that make someone “Coachable”.