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We are excited to announce that we have teamed up with 20th Century Fox to offer our learners a chance to win an exclusive X-Men experience as part of the edX X-Men: Apocalypse sweepstakes. One lucky learner will be awarded the Grand Prize, which includes a trip for two to New York City for an experience with Hollywood special effects artists to transform you into...

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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...

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Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow. So, is it really an early spring? Every year, on February 2nd, Punxsutawney Phil emerges from his burrow in the early morning hours as thousands watch in suspense to see if he will see his shadow. Legend goes, if Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow, there will be six more weeks of winter weather in the U.S. If he doesn’t...

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Are you interested in participating in an exciting online learning experience? If so, edX has new courses designed to provide you with world-class education at your convenience. We’re spotlighting 10 courses starting soon that range from leadership training to computer programming. Join us and sign up for a course today!

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It’s officially fall in New England, home to edX headquarters. The change in season represents new opportunities to learn and grow. No matter where you’re located in the U.S. or around the globe, there is no better time to start learning than now. Don’t hesitate to join us in one of our hundreds of fun and engaging online courses. Check out the eight courses below and sign...

Read More about From SaaS to Sustainability – 8 New Opportunities to Learn on edX!

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Three edX Courses to Improve Your Life Are you looking to be happier, think better or transform yourself and society? If yes, then you aren’t alone. For the last three years, academics, researchers and the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), a global initiative for the United Nations, have produced the World Happiness Report, a survey of the state of global happiness. In 2015, the report...

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Starting Soon on edX
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What do application development, learning Spanish, international law and environmental science have in common? They’re just a few of the new online course starting soon on edX. Whether this is your first course or you’re a seasoned online learner, check out our spotlight of ten new courses and enroll in one today!*Advanced Placement® and AP® are trademarks registered and/or owned by the College Board, which...

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