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The year is 1994. Jeff Bezos, the youngest-ever vice president at Wall Street Investment Banker D.E. Shaw & Co, takes a chance, makes a career change, travels 2,800 miles from NYC to Seattle and puts everything on the line to turn a passion for e-commerce retailing into a reality. The rest… is Amazon.com. How do people like Jeff Bezos find their passion and drive? How can someone...

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Do you have a story inside you just waiting to come out? Do you have expertise in a subject that needs to be exposed to the world via a blog or a how-to book? Is your imagination on par with J. K. Rowling but you lack the tools to get your ideas onto paper? In addition to the knowledge, creativity and inspiration for your writing,...

Read More about Find Your Inner Writer: New Writing and Composition Courses

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Analytics skills say a lot about a person. In particular, they say a lot of things that are very attractive to an employer no matter what job position you hold. When you demonstrate an ability to analyze data and make informed recommendations, you quickly become an indispensable part of the team. You become the go-to person for helping making sense of the mountains of customer...

Read More about 10 Important Ways Analytics Skills Boost Your Resume

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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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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...

Read More about Online Courses Starting in April – Start Learning To Set Yourself Up For Success

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Explore our courses and enroll today! Engage in thought provoking discussions about philosophy, learn a new language or examine facial recognition software. EdX has exciting new courses from the world’s best institutions and universities starting soon.

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Glassdoor recently reported that the number one job in America was a data scientist. Read on to learn more about this in-demand job and the importance of data science. Explore our courses in data science and advance your career today!  What is Data Science? You may be surprised to learn just how much data science informs your everyday life. Amazon recommendations, marketing campaigns, Uber, Siri, price comparison...

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Explore our courses and enroll today! Learn how to better prepare for a natural coastal disaster, identify important aspects of music just by listening to it or build a movie recommendation search engine using Python. EdX has exciting new courses starting soon in a variety of subjects to help enhance your skills and knowledge.