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We are excited to announce that we have teamed up with 20th Century Fox to offer our learners a chance to win an exclusive X-Men experience as part of the edX X-Men: Apocalypse sweepstakes. One lucky learner will be awarded the Grand Prize, which includes a trip for two to New York City for an experience with Hollywood special effects artists to transform you into...

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Kyoto University previously announced a competition for learners in their Evolution of the Human Sociality: A Quest for the Origin of Our Social Behavior course, wherein learners were asked to submit a research proposal as a coursework assignment. Two winners were selected, and won an all expense paid trip to Kyoto University. Rachel Ahn was one of the winners. During the summer before my final...

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Facebook, Twitter, Google, DropBox – isn’t it fascinating that each of these technology giants started with a line of code? In a world where development is king and demand for talent continues to rise, an essential skill that will help set you apart is learning a programming language. In fact, President Obama’s initiative to empower students from kindergarten to high school to learn computer science in order to be...

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Akshay Kulkarni, age 22, a software engineer at Microsoft India, contacted us to share his inspiring story about how edX courses not only helped him rediscover his passion for programming, but also led him to a job at Microsoft.  My performance in high school and in the entrance exams to premier institutions was poor. As a result, I couldn’t get into any top tier colleges....

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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.