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St. Louis, MO, USA | Age 28 I am 28 years old and hold a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Missouri – St. Louis. When I was laid off from my job at a bookstore, I was looking for a new direction in life. I first learned about LaunchCode via Reddit, and heard about the edX CS50x course from family members who saw...

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Torino, Italy  |  Age 26 I joined edX two years ago while I was finishing my Master’s Degree in Italy. My studies had a strong interdisciplinary character, so I ended up not feeling like an expert in anything particular. Because of this, I took my first edX course. HarvardX Human Health and Global Environmental Change gave me both inspiration and a direction. A few weeks later I...

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Bulgaria | Age 20 I am currently attending university in Bulgaria and I am in my second year. I am studying “Counteracting Crime and Maintaining Public Order” in the Academy of the Ministry of Interior. Truth be told, I find the courses in the Police Academy extremely boring. I love science and Physics is what I love to do in my free time. When I...

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Age 27 Saint Louis, MO, USA I graduated from college in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy. For four years after school, I spent my time making art and paying the bills by working service jobs. Somewhere along the way I decided I wanted to learn computer programming, but I couldn’t figure out where to begin. Then, along came LaunchCode, and edX’s awesome free...

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Lucknow, India I’ve completed my my undergrad degree in electronics and instrumentation, but taking MIT’s 6.002x Circuit and Electronics was my first exposure to world class education from US colleges. Having access to courses from some of the most prestigious colleges and universities in the world at no cost was an amazing concept. This course gave me a totally new perspective as to what ‘quality education’ meant....

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Poland | Age 21 My name is Maja, I’m 21 and I’m from Poland. I’m studying English Philology (teacher training program) because I’ve always been passionate about English – not just learning English, but also about the language itself. And it is amazing! But I’m also into programming and Computer Science. I don’t have a vast knowledge on the subject, but I learn what I...

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I completed HarvardX’s The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours when it was already an archived course. The course was fantastic and Dr. Negy was more than inspiring. I then enrolled in Positive Behavior Support in Early Childhood Education. I have enrolled for two more Edx courses for my enthusiasm has not diminished.

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India My first edX course was Entrepreneurship 101 from MITx. As a marketing person, I know the tools and techniques of marketing, but I learned something new after joining this course. I am currently taking MITx’s Innovation and Commercialization and HarvardX’s ChinaX to find the answer of questions which are in my mind. I am heartily thankful to edX and other participants with whom I interacted and learned from. My special thanks to team...

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