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Why study business? Aside from business being the most popular field of study worldwide, particularly at the graduate level, gaining foundational business skills gives you the opportunity to advance your career in a variety of different companies and industries and in a variety of different roles, from accounting and finance, to marketing and advertising. Also, salary expectations for those with a business degree rank the third...

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This post, written by Jenny Lisle, originally ran on the HarvardX blog.  “I think using MOOCs to educate students is profound, especially connecting students virtually with people from other states and countries, with people young and old, and with people from different cultural views. When this happens, students are not only learning the content that’s being presented, they are also learning the views of other people.”...

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Words are powerful. They inspire greatness and effect change. They start movements and empower leaders. They have the power to get you hired, get you promoted and, if used incorrectly, get you fired. Combine the power of words with the ease and speed of email and social distribution in the digital age and one can quickly see that it has never been more important to...

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