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Jerry Hamedi

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Cheryl Troell: Embarking on a Brand New Career Path

In a truly inspiring fashion, Cheryl Troell, a 52 year old web designer from Washington, D.C., shares her story of how edX helped her begin a brand new career. Life is such an unpredictable thing. After working for almost 20 years at the same company I was laid off in March 2016. So now what? I dusted myself off and began what turned out to be a grueling,...

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15 Jul 2016
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Paul Reiners: Furthering His Education with HarvardX

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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08 Jul 2016
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3 Reasons to Add Online Courses to Your CV and How To Do It

When searching for a new hire, different employers look for different things, but they’re all trying to answer the same overarching question: can this individual add value to my business? As a strong potential candidate, it’s your job to help them reach the right conclusion. It can be a difficult task to set yourself apart from the crowd, but showcasing your completion of relevant online...

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28 Jun 2016