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Sweden It began as a reason to justify my Harvard-sweatshirt souvenir – and curiosity to test a global learning tool. A month into PH278x; Human Health/Climate Change.. and I am hooked. Hooked on the subject, the quality of the program, I am a progress-bar “junkie”. Hat off to the people behind edX – and I have now decided to do my own ivy league –...

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Uruguay My name is Carolina and I live in Uruguay. I audited the course Justice in which I had an opportunity to learn and reflect as I was cooking, cleaning or just having tea at my house hundreds of miles away from Harvard. EdX constitutes an excellent way of learning independently. Thank your for getting me closer the courses and the people, I already signed...

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Nasik, Inda | Age 15 Hi, I am Tuhin,15, from Nasik, India. I have been associated with edX since October’12. I have already completed 3.091X Solid State Chemistry and would soon be completing 8.02X Electricity and Magnetism. I enjoy being online with edX as it gives me freedom to learn at my own pace. It also enables me to choose the courses of my own...

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Hong Kong 7.00x has rekindled my passion for biology I have thoroughly enjoyed this course. More importantly I have learned and retained the knowledge of modern biology Professor Lander and his team has sought to impart. The problem sets and the three examinations are an indispensable tool in this regard. I cannot thank Professor Lander and his team enough for the effort they put in...

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Posted in: Learner Stories

Norristown, PA | USA | Age 35 I was born and raised in Ayiti, Haiti. My mother and I moved to Pennsylvania after High School so that I could attend college. I now work as a wedding photographer in the Philadelphia area, and co-founded Professional for Higher Education Entrepreneurship and Leadership (PHEEL) with my sister. PHEEL is a movement focused on raising awareness and funding...

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Shakargarh, Pakistan | Age 25 “One of the loveliest places on the Internet is edX.  I am proud to be a global learner.” Khalid Raza lives in Pakistan where he is obtaining an MBA from the Virtual University of Pakistan.  He is using edX to prepare him for his upcoming economics classes.  He took the Challenges of Global Poverty from MITx. “I have studied micro...

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Posted in: Learner Stories

Tuigeugarao City | Philippines | 44 I live in the Philippines and I am currently working on earning my Masters in Structural Engineering. I grew up in poverty, and wanted to understand more about why people get trapped in it. I heard about the edX course, The Challenges of Global Poverty from a friend and signed up. The course taught me how microfinance institutions work,...

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