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Reimagining Freshman Year

The number of students enrolling in universities and colleges this year is 1.7% lower than it was last year, and only 66% of high school graduates immediately enroll in college. There are many reasons why one may decide not to attend college; it can stem from not being eligible to get into a well recognized institution to not being able to afford the costs, despite...

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25 Feb 2016
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Psychology, Engineering and Economics. Courses Starting Soon on edX!

Learn how space missions are designed from a former astronaut, the threat the Internet poses to our security and privacy or gain insights into the social networks we use everyday. Edx offers courses from the world’s top universities to help you gain the skills and knowledge you desire. Find the course for you and enroll today. Happy learning!

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19 Feb 2016
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English Courses to Improve Your Life

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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17 Feb 2016
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Happiness, Language and Superheroes. Courses You’ll Love from edX!

Fall in love with learning this Valentine’s Day.  Looking for something special this Valentine’s Day? The gift of learning lasts a lifetime. At edX, our mission is to not only provide high-quality education, but to offer courses in a wide variety of subject areas and skills you are looking for. This Valentine’s Day, we encourage you to take a course in a subject area you love. With over 800 courses, it’s hard to chose, but we have...

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12 Feb 2016
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Health, Biology and Architecture. Courses Starting Soon on edX!

Learn how to effectively train your body, what the most violent things in our universe are, or how to better present data using Excel. EdX offers courses from top universities and organizations to help you gain the skills and knowledge you need to be successful. Have you ever wondered, “what is microbiology?” Or wondered what courses a student should take to become a data scientist? Find the course for you and enroll today!...

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05 Feb 2016
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Become a Successful Leader in Tech, Finance and More

Did you know that for Bill Gates it’s literally not worth his time to pick up a $100 bill? It’s true! According to a fun fact from 2013, with a return of 6% and a worth of about $72 Billion, he earns about $115 every second he is alive. Wealth-X, a global leader in wealth intelligence recently published its report on the top wealthiest people...

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01 Feb 2016
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Akshay Kulkarni: From edX Courses to a Job at Microsoft

Akshay Kulkarni, age 22, a software engineer at Microsoft India, contacted us to share his inspiring story about how edX courses not only helped him rediscover his passion for programming, but also led him to a job at Microsoft.  My performance in high school and in the entrance exams to premier institutions was poor. As a result, I couldn’t get into any top tier colleges....

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27 Jan 2016
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Mobile Developer: Today’s Hot Job

The mobile app market is exploding and opening up new job opportunities and pathways. A new report by Progressive Policy Institute shows the growing mobile app economy job market. The report estimates that in the U.S. alone, there are about 1.66 million app economy jobs. Mobile Developer is ranked as one of the Best Jobs in America according to GlassDoor. And, predictions estimate that by 2017, over 268...

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22 Jan 2016

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