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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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Do you have a story inside you just waiting to come out? Do you have expertise in a subject that needs to be exposed to the world via a blog or a how-to book? Is your imagination on par with J. K. Rowling but you lack the tools to get your ideas onto paper? In addition to the knowledge, creativity and inspiration for your writing,...

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Did you know that over 840 million people speak English? From business to school to relationships, better writing and communications skills can benefit all areas of your life. Improved speaking and writing skills can help you personally and professionally: Advance Your Career: Global organizations are choosing English as their common language even though Chinese is the highest spoken. In fact, the Harvard Business Review declared English as the global...

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Learners ready your notebooks, laptops, and minds, because it’s NaNoWriMo – National Novel Writing Month! Let edX help you refine your writing skills through our Professional Education writing courses, specifically designed to help you advance your career as a novelist. Everyone has a story to tell. Have you thought about writing a novel, but aren’t sure where to begin? Enroll in How to Write a Novel– Part...

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This post originally ran on Mashable. Read the full post here. No matter where you’re at in your career, learning something new can only help you. Looking for a new job? A unique skill could easily set you apart from the hundreds of other applicants. Worked in the same position for a long time? Expertise in a new field could be the factor that gets...

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Curiosity is the key to a long and happy life. Whether you are preparing for your first AP* exam, seeking advice from top entrepreneurs, or curious to understand how electric circuits impact the world around us, there’s a course for you on edX. Take a look at these exciting and innovative courses starting soon, and enroll in one today! *Advanced Placement® and AP® are trademarks...

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As college tuition continues to rise, while the edtech space expands and evolves, many students are seeking out nontraditional ways to learn and earn degrees. At edX, we have been talking about the unbundling of education for some time now. Though vocational schools and associate degree programs have allowed for alternative, affordable or more flexible education pathways, advances in technology and online learning open up...

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This summer, learners from across the globe are challenging themselves on edX, learning new skills and exploring new subjects through Summer Learning @ edX. Seasons may change, but there is still always more to learn! Over the coming weeks, we will be transitioning from Summer Learning to our Back to School blog series. From the college admissions process to in-demand career skills, this series will...

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