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Paul Reiners Chaska, MN | Age 55 My edX story started back in 1979. It was my senior year of high school. I took the ACT and scored 36 in Math and 35 Composite. However, for complicated reasons, I underperformed at school and didn’t apply to any good colleges, much less any excellent colleges. I’ve always regretted the fact that I did not go to...

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Kyoto University previously announced a competition for learners in their Evolution of the Human Sociality: A Quest for the Origin of Our Social Behavior course, wherein learners were asked to submit a research proposal as a coursework assignment. Two winners were selected, and won an all expense paid trip to Kyoto University. Rachel Ahn was one of the winners. During the summer before my final...

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Akshay Kulkarni age 22, a software engineer at Microsoft India, contacted us to share his inspiring story about how edX courses not only helped him rediscover his passion for programming, but also lead him to a job at Microsoft.  My performance in high school and in the entrance exams to premier institutions was poor. As a result, I couldn’t get into any top tier colleges....

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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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