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Posted in: Learner Stories

Zagreb, Croatia | 19 Before a few days I finished 3rd class in high school, and also I finished two courses on EdX (8.02x and 6.002x). I’m still in high school and I already completed few university courses (6.00x, 8.02x and 6.002x). I like to learn, especially new things and edX brought me that. It changed my way of learning, it gave me a chance...

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Posted in: Learner Stories

Marawi, The Philippines | Age 19 “I’d rather play games than learning online” – that was the old me. I usually spend my free time playing games and in socializing sites. But definitely after meeting EdX, I spend more time on learning. When I registered in EdX, I thought that I would be boring for me because in schools the instructors are usually boring so...

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Antwerp, Belgium | 39 I live in Antwerp, Belgium, where I work as a computer scientist. I’ve recently taken Descriptive Statistics and Software as a Service, both from BerkeleyX. Being a computer scientist, it is very important to stay up to date with new technologies in that field. Often companies don’t want to pay for trainings, but now with edX I have full control of...

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Montevideo, Uruguay | 52 I live in Uruguay, where I am studying for my Master’s degree in Physics. I took Electricity and Magnetism on edX to improve my knowledge of Physics by accessing high quality learning material. EdX is an excellent tool for me to improve my knowledge in my field of study. Professor Walter Lewin’s course gave me a different point of view (a...

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Mougins, France | 78 I am retired and live near Cannes, France. I first heard about edX from a friend. I am interested in classical mythology and history, so I decided to take The Ancient Greek Hero from HarvardX, taught by Professor Gregory Nagy. I am using what I learned to engage in rich discussions with my fellow retired friends. There is a group of...

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Uganda | 19 My name is Berak. I am 19.I am Eritrean, currently living in Uganda as a Refugee. I moved from my country Eritrea where I had everything I ever needed, due to the political problems. I came to Uganda and continued High School. But due to the unemployment of my dad I had to stop school. That shattered my plans in pieces. I...

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Posted in: Learner Stories

Wilmington, NC | 62 For me edX is no joke. And I would know. I spend 28 weeks a year at sea as a professional comedian for Princess Cruise Lines. I have a degree in History and heard about edX while taking an MIT OpenCourseWare course in Neuroscience. There isn’t much high speed internet on the open ocean near the equator, but when I came...

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