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Monil Shah

Kesha Gupta Picture & Quote: "I feel I will be at an advantage, as I have completed MIT level courses. I am really thankful to the creators of edX. Without edX I couldn't have imagined having such an opportunity"
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Keshav Gupta: How To Stay Motivated & Engaged in edX Courses!

Keshav Gupta, a 17 year old High School student from India, contacted us to share how edX courses helped feed his curiosity and also helped him make his first DIY Project- a Persistence of Vision (POV) display which reads “Keshav Thanks edX.” From my childhood days, I have been fascinated by the electronics and computers around me and now it has become a hobby. Generally,...

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13 Apr 2016
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edX Partners Top QS Rankings

EdX Members Top the QS World University Rankings. This week QS released its QS World University Rankings® 16 by Subject. EdX founding universities MIT and Harvard University top the list with number one spots in more than twelve subjects. The QS World University Rankings by Subject highlights the world’s top-performing institutions in a broad spectrum of individual academic areas, and many of edX’s partner universities are featured...

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07 Apr 2016
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Online Courses Starting in April – Start Learning To Set Yourself Up For Success

Online courses are growing in popularity and changing lives. A recent survey from the PewResearch Centre found that nearly 73% of  adults consider themselves lifelong learners. Outside of just life-long learning, nearly 63% of working adults have taken a class or received extra training to improve job skills, to get a raise or promotion or to find a new job or career. For this group of “Professional...

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03 Apr 2016
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Esther Jose: Acing the AP Physics Test with edX

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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17 Mar 2016
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Courses Insπred by Pi Day

Celebrate Pi Day with an extra slice of knowledge The year was 1988, the day was Monday and the place – San Fransisco. A physicist named Larry Shaw at the San Fransisco Science museum realized the date and said, it’s March 14th, the number of Pi – let’s celebrate. And that is how the tradition came about. On March 12, 2009, the day became official when...

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14 Mar 2016
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Learn Java: The #1 Programming Language

Facebook, Twitter, Google, DropBox – isn’t it fascinating that each of these technology giants started with a line of code? In a world where development is king and demand for talent continues to rise, an essential skill that will help set you apart is learning a programming language. In fact, President Obama’s initiative to empower students from kindergarten to high school to learn computer science in order to be...

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10 Mar 2016
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Cursos En Español Que Cambiarán Tu Futuro

¿Buscas crecer, aprender y desarrollar habilidades nuevas para este 2016? Los cursos en español que te ofrece edX te permiten lograrlo. Puedes elegir un tema relacionado a tu trabajo, aprender una nueva habilidad, o simplemente aprender más sobre un tema de tu interés. En los últimos años los MOOCs han logrado revolucionar la educación en línea. EdX fiel a su filosofía lanza nuevos cursos en...

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29 Feb 2016