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Calling 7th Graders: successfully complete an edX course and get a leg up in the Young Scholars Program.  We are excited to continue our collaboration with the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation and give qualified 7th grade students an opportunity to gain special recognition for prestigious Cooke Scholarships with the 2016 Cooke edX Challenge. This year’s challenge offers outstanding 7th grade students, from families with financial need, the opportunityto earn special consideration for a Jack...

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EdX Learner Georgiana Blantin, age 25 from Baja California, Mexico, was a student from the last iteration of HTML5 Coding Essentials and Best Practices in June 2015, and wrote in to the course staff to share her experience.  I grew up homeschooled in a very small town – a very isolated life – and it means so much to me to have found such a...

Read More about Stepping Outside a Coding Comfort Zone with HTML5

Rohan Kulkarni
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Rohan Kulkarni  |  Thane, India When I was in my 12th standard, I had some interest in Engineering, but was not interested enough to consider it as a career. I loved Physics and Mathematics, and wanted to take a path which incorporated both – but wasn’t engineering. Here in India, one is less aware of career possibilities beyond becoming a doctor or engineer. When I...

Read More about Rohan Kulkarni: My Journey to Become a Theoretical Physicist

Learner Story George Zafiris(1)
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George Zafiris Age 20  |  Greece EdX changed my life, and now it’s a part of who I am. I’m so happy be among the 5,000,000 edX students worldwide. All the edX courses I’ve taken have taught me something new and useful that I can apply to advancing my career and studies. Each one provided me with an amazing “toolkit” – methodologies which improved my...

Read More about George Zafiris: Using edX to Improve My Study Habits


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