Against the advice of multiple business friends, I can’t bring myself to offer a bootcamp.
If you took that $3000 and spread it over a couple months, it would be infinitely more beneficial.
Sadly, the barrier of entry was low and the potential return on investment was high.
You didn’t need credibility or a Ph D, you just needed an audience willing to listen.
You would have time to form good habits, retain knowledge, and get consistent feedback. How quickly after you took those exams did you forget most of the material?