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Terry, 29, a life coach in Vancouver, Canada, shares how edX is helping him develop his practice and encourage his clients to improve their lives. I’m a Life Coach in Vancouver B.C., Canada, and the AP Psychology courses from UBCx are helping me become a more diverse coach. For example, I would really like to branch out and start coaching more individuals who suffer from...

Read More about Terry: Building His Business and Inspiring Others to Learn with Self-Paced Courses

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We are excited to continue to share learner stories from the MITx Supply Chain Management MicroMasters program that demonstrate how MicroMasters programs are helping people improve their lives and advance their careers. Today, Mayank, a supply chain consultant working with Antuit Consulting, shares how he is leveraging the Supply Chain Management MicroMasters courses to deliver impactful results and share effective business insights with his clients. With...

Read More about Mayank: Solving Real-Life Supply Chain Network Design Problems

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Daniel, 29, a digital marketing professional in Los Angeles, shares how edX is helping him to  gain new skills to improve his career and explore a variety of interests on his own time. I started taking classes on edX  for two different reasons – partially to fulfill my own interests and to take courses in topics that I’ve always found to be exciting and partially...

Read More about Daniel: Using Online Courses to Develop New Skills for his Career and to Explore New Subjects

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Esther Jose, age 16, a high school senior from Chennai, India, contacted us to share her story about how edX courses helped her achieve the highest score (5/5) on the AP physics exam. The school I attend follows the Tamil Nadu State Board of Education, this is a system that primarily emphasizes rote memorization. To illustrate, we have books issued by the Government for each...

Read More about Esther Jose: Acing the AP Physics Test with edX

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Recently, Ben, an edX learner enrolled in the W3C HTML 5 course  and shared his story about how he used HTML5 skills to code a game. We love learning how edX courses impact our learners’ lives and how MOOCs open up a world of possibilities. I first learned HTML in 1996, and I’ve done web development off and on since then, always being self-taught. But, I’ve...

Read More about Ben: Game Development Using HTML5

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EdX recently announced the 2016 Cooke edX Challenge where scholarship-eligible seventh grade students are given the opportunity to successfully complete a selected edX course to get a leg up in the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Young Scholars Program. Last year, we proudly announced that out of the 2,000 applications submitted, with only 70 scholarships awarded, 10 edX learners were given the honor of becoming a...

Read More about EdX Learner Awarded Scholarship and Learns the Value of Accessible Education