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Having trouble determining which career is right for you?  That’s normal. Choosing a career is difficult, and choosing a new one can be even harder. For many, the hard part is finding a field that actually piques their interest. For others, the real challenge is deciding between multiple careers that are equally as appealing. When making any career decision, it’s important to have an up-to-date knowledge of the most...

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Whether it’s on our laptops, tablets or phones, we’re always connected to the Internet. Our digital presence makes websites powerful marketing tools, and most companies recognize the importance of having a well-dressed, seamlessly integrated site. With over 1 billion existing websites on the Internet, it can be hard to stand out and provide users with a memorable experience. That’s why businesses are constantly looking for skilled...

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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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What an amazing year 2015 has been for edX and for our learners! We celebrated our 3rd birthday, launched groundbreaking educational programs and partnerships where edX learners can earn university credit, reached 5 million learners, welcomed new partners and continued in our mission to increase access to high-quality education for everyone, everywhere. Read on for some of our 2015 highlights and join us as we celebrate this past year! Along...

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Our Nonprofit Status is Core to Our Mission High-quality education, engaging courses, diverse learners, prestigious institutions – edX is made up of many distinctive features and inspiring teachers and learners. And, there is one quality that is fundamental to the edX mission and helps guide all that we do – edX is a nonprofit. Since our founding by Harvard and MIT in 2012, our nonprofit...

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Do you understand how money works in the world? Are you well equipped to make sound financial decisions both personally and professionally? With finance being a part of everyday life, having financial literacy enables you to confidently manage and understand your money. According to the Consumer Financial Literacy Survey in 2013, more than 75% of U.S. adults agree they could benefit from additional advice and...

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For decades, the World Economic Forum has enabled leaders in business, policy and academia to meet and learn from one another at events held in Davos, Switzerland and many other locations around the world. These gatherings have provided the setting for an exchange of ideas that have helped set the direction for solutions to critical global problems. Now, with the creation of Forum Academy, the...

Read More about World Economic Forum Launches “Forum Academy” Learning Portal Using edX Platform