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Fall is approaching in some parts of the world and that means many things; football season, changing foliage, warmer clothes and the start of a new school year. It could also be the first step to a college degree thanks to Arizona State University’s (ASU) and edX’s Global Freshman Academy (GFA). GFA is offering a variety of unique online courses this fall allowing you to jump...

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If you’re starting college soon, it’s important to make sure you’re prepared for your classes by refreshing your knowledge of the fundamentals or learning something new. Explore these 8 prep and introductory courses on edX  to kick-start or restart your college career!

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Words are powerful. They inspire greatness and effect change. They start movements and empower leaders. They have the power to get you hired, get you promoted and, if used incorrectly, get you fired. Combine the power of words with the ease and speed of email and social distribution in the digital age and one can quickly see that it has never been more important to...

Read More about Improve Your Writing Skills with 6 Free Online Courses

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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,...

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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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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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The AP® English Language and Composition exam has two parts: multiple choice and free response. The multiple choice section lasts one hour and tests the ability to read, comprehend, analyze and interpret various types of rhetoric. The 2 hour and 15 minute free response portion of the exam is especially challenging because students are required to compose an argument and cite various sources from supplied...

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