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Each semester, Lifehacker highlights their top picks of free online courses, ranging from computer science and mathematics to the humanities, law, and medicine. This term, edX tops the list! Read on to learn which edX courses Lifehacker most recommends, and enroll today. Computer Science and Technology MITx – Introduction to Computer Science and Programming Using Python with Professors Eric Grimson, John Guttag, and Ana Bell...

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Calling 7th Graders: successfully complete an edX course and get a leg up in the Young Scholars Program.  We are excited to continue our collaboration with the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation and give qualified 7th grade students an opportunity to gain special recognition for prestigious Cooke Scholarships with the 2016 Cooke edX Challenge. This year’s challenge offers outstanding 7th grade students, from families with financial need, the opportunityto earn special consideration for a Jack...

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What an amazing year 2015 has been for edX and for our learners! We celebrated our 3rd birthday, launched groundbreaking educational programs and partnerships where edX learners can earn university credit, reached 5 million learners, welcomed new partners and continued in our mission to increase access to high-quality education for everyone, everywhere. Read on for some of our 2015 highlights and join us as we celebrate this past year! Along...

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Learn on the go this holiday. Are you one of the million people traveling this holiday season? According to AAA, nearly one in three Americans will journey more than 50 miles for the holidays this year. Just in time for this busy travel season, we are excited to announce that the 2.0 version of the edX iPhone app is now available in the Apple app...

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Congratulations to the edX learners who were selected as Cooke Young Scholar. These stellar young scholars and edX learners completed an edX course, applied to the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Young Scholars Program and earned a scholarship. Join us in celebrating these inspiring young men and women  whose passion and commitment to learning has opened up amazing opportunities: Andres P. (Delray Beach, FL) Ellie C....

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