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Active Learning Challenges Old Education Models

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Quality online courses that utilize active learning methods may provide the best of both worlds for working adults who choose to return to school: the collaborative, real-world skill-building of a…

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Adult students participating in active learning

Active Learning Challenges Old Education Models

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Quality online courses that utilize active learning methods may provide the best of both worlds for working adults who choose to return to school: the collaborative, real-world skill-building of a…

What's New for 2019-20? New Graduate Certificate and Degree Fields

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We’re proud to announce the addition of a new master’s degree field, four new graduate certificates, and new pathways to admission for certain degrees.

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La'Toya Princess Jackson

Student Spotlight

Multi-talented La'Toya Princess Jackson approaches her art like a true scholar. 

Financing Your Education: Getting Started

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Consider mapping out a financial plan before looking into grants, scholarships, and loans.

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Student Spotlight: Nima Samimi

Student Spotlight

Nima Samimi explored his Iranian identity through his graduate studies at Harvard Extension.

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Student Spotlight: Kathryn O’Shea-Evans

Student Spotlight

A graduate degree from Harvard Extension School has helped Kathryn O’Shea-Evans build her new business. 

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Student Spotlight: Blake Hite

Student Spotlight

Harvard Extension School gave Blake Hite the flexibility and academic rigor needed to launch a new career. 

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Student Spotlight: Zachary Hadley

Student Spotlight

Zachary Hadley enhanced his professional pursuits by learning from leading scholars at Harvard Extension School. 

Future-Proof Job Skills: What Employees Need to Know

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For people mid career, keeping job skills up to date has always been a high priority. But we’re now on the cusp of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, making it imperative that people at any stage…

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Student Spotlight: Onege Maroadi

Student Spotlight

“When I make up my mind about doing something, I get it done,” said the former Navy pilot, speaking recently from her Virginia home.

Introducing Handprints: A Net-Positive Approach to Sustainability

Faculty Insight

Instructor Greg Norris introduces a new frame of mind for approaching the challenge of sustainability, engaging people to contribute a net-positive impact on the environment.

Nonprofit Leader Reflects on Key to Earning Degree: Drive

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An Extension alumnus shares his experience earning a degree.

Develop Confidence in the Workplace with these 3 Essential Skills

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Whether you are a software engineer, a sales manager, or a biologist, skills in communication, negotiation, and problem-solving are essential for success. Set yourself apart by developing these three…

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