What is FCC Score

What is FCC Score
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#1

_Our selection process involves multiple coding and interview rounds. You can get a significant advantage by making progress on FreeCodeCamp Front End Developer Track. https://www.freecodecamp.org/. If you get a score of 300+, you get additional marks in the selection process and/or bypass coding rounds. _

To be eligible, get to a minimum score of 300 and share your freecodecamp profile

The score is challenge completed by me ?


#2

Where is the quote from? Looks like it’s not directly affiliated with fCC. I assume they mean the “brownie points” score, which increments on each completed challenge.


#3

I got an email from a company .


#4

I think they’re referring to your freeCodeCamp lesson progress. A progress of 300 lessons completed puts you right at receiving freeCodeCamp’s Front End Development Certificate. I’m not sure why they didn’t just say that, though.

I wonder how many companies are requiring applicants to have freeCodeCamp certificates/progress. This is the first case I’ve heard of :thinking: .

Good luck with your application/job hunt!


#5

Thanks,
but if I will get FCC front-end Certificate score would be around 293-295 …


#6

How did you arrive at this number?


#7

The “score” that they are presumably talking about is your FCC Brownie Points

Historically, the Gitter chat room was the way that campers helped each other, so a “brownie point” was awarded to a camper when someone thanked them. This is how you have people with ridiculous numbers.
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Some of us (a) have been part of the community forever and (b) have no lives.


#8

FWIW, I haven’t received any brownie points for helping on the Gitter chat, still haven’t finished the front-end cert (one project shy), and already have >300 brownie points. However, I have finished all the advanced algorithm challenges, a couple of back-end/data-vis challenges, and most of the video challenges (which are optional and the questions are simple enough that they’re basically free points). I’d estimate doing all the front-end projects would put you at more-or-less exactly 300 points.


#9

Oh, wow. I didn’t know that. Thanks!