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If you’re starting college soon, it’s important to make sure you’re prepared for your classes by refreshing your knowledge of the fundamentals or learning something new. Explore these 8 prep and introductory courses on edX  to kick-start or restart your college career!

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Leadership skills are increasingly important for anyone looking to advance their career. From working in teams, to communicating effectively, to making the right decisions — possessing these key leadership skills will set you up for success on the job. We have plenty of courses on edX that will help you become a better leader. The following courses offer you the opportunity to learn these essential skills in...

Read More about Leadership Skills – Essentials for Success

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Sonal, a lifelong learner on edX, shares her passion for inspiring others to improve their lives and build a better world through education. I took my very first MITx class in 2012, when I had just turned 50. Since then, I have never stopped learning on edX. After five years of learning I have earned more certificates than my own age! Learning on edX has truly...

Read More about Spreading the Love of Learning: Meet, Sonal

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Are leaders made or born? In a survey administered by the The Center for Creative Leadership, C-level executives from companies across 53 countries were asked this question. Below are the results: About 53% of top executives think leaders are made About 19% think leaders are born Just over 25% think leaders are both, born and made. With many believing that leaders are in fact made, it presents the question, can...

Read More about 4 Courses That Will Help You Become a Better Leader, Inspired by Abraham Lincoln

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“Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life.” When Confucius said that, it was 551-479 BC and transportation costs were probably the last thing on his mind. In the pursuit of finding the perfect job, the length of the commute or your ability to pick up and move can be a real barrier. While it’s possible...

Read More about 5 Essential Work from Home Job Skills

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We’ve taken 6 key employability skills and matched them with free online courses to help you build your resume and further your career. No matter what job you are applying for, possessing excellent skills in these 6 areas will help you stand out from the crowd and get hired. 1. Communication Skills Excellent written and verbal communication skills are paramount to getting a job. Reading...

Read More about The Employability Skills Checklist