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Paul Reiners Chaska, MN | Age 55 My edX story started back in 1979. It was my senior year of high school. I took the ACT and scored 36 in Math and 35 Composite. However, for complicated reasons, I underperformed at school and didn’t apply to any good colleges, much less any excellent colleges. I’ve always regretted the fact that I did not go to...

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This story originally ran on MIT News. The original post can be found here. Two students with entrepreneurial spirit found their way into the Class of 2020 through MITx. Entrepreneurs share a lot in common: Determination. Passion. Ingenuity. And in the case of two students enrolling at MIT this fall: A path shaped by MITx. While everyone takes a different road to success, MIT’s online...

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When we first heard from Ali Heikal, he was completing high school and looking forward to studying Computer Science – and study he has! He got back in touch to let us know that he’s since taken more edX courses, and was accepted into the Microsoft Student Partner program! Microsoft Student Partners are student technology leaders who are empowered to build Microsoft communities on their campus and share their...

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Kesha Gupta Picture & Quote: "I feel I will be at an advantage, as I have completed MIT level courses. I am really thankful to the creators of edX. Without edX I couldn't have imagined having such an opportunity"
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Keshav Gupta, a 17 year old High School student from India, contacted us to share how edX courses helped feed his curiosity and also helped him make his first DIY Project- a Persistence of Vision (POV) display which reads “Keshav Thanks edX.” From my childhood days, I have been fascinated by the electronics and computers around me and now it has become a hobby. Generally,...

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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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