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What You Should Know When Considering a Graduate Program

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Considering a graduate degree? Browse our tips to navigate the journey. 

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How Students Balance Full-Time Work and School

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Returning to school has its challenges. Here we explore how students balance it all. 

The Surprising Reason We Don’t Keep Our Resolutions (and How to Overcome It)

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Harvard Graduate School of Education professors Robert Kegan and Lisa Laskow Lahey offer a four step process for overcoming obstacles and achieving lasting change

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The Value of a Graduate Certificate

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Learn about the market for graduate certificates, and discover the differences between a certificate and degree.

5 Faculty to Study with This Spring

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Check these spring courses taught by engaging and influential faculty at Harvard Extension School. 

Featured Spring Courses in Sustainability and the Environment

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Develop solutions to today’s most pressing environmental and societal challenges in these courses.

Featured Spring Courses in Social Science & Cultural Studies

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Gain a deeper understanding of the human experience in these courses.

Featured Spring Courses in Business and Management

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Boost your skills in leadership, strategy, finance, and communications in these courses.

Featured Spring Courses in Biotech & Life Sciences

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Keep pace with cutting-edge research and technology in these biology and biotech courses.

Introducing Handprints: A Net-Positive Approach to Sustainability

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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.

Three Courses for the 21st-Century Museum Professional

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In these three courses—offered this spring in partnership with the Smithsonian Institute—you can study with experts from one of the world’s leading museums and tackle challenges…

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…

The Power of Crowdsourcing Knowledge in Online Communities

Faculty Insight

Instructor David Weinberger shares insights on how online social networks have facilitated new discoveries, and discusses the challenges of crowdsourcing knowledge.

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