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How to Set Goals and Achieve Balance—in and Outside the Classroom

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Learn how solid goals and time management can help you achieve success.

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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.

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5 Tips for How to Succeed as an Online Student

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Online learning platforms are still relatively new in the timeline of higher education. Starting a degree program or an online graduate certificate can be intimidating, especially if you’re…

Best of Inside Extension 2016

Editors’ Picks: Best of Inside Extension 2016

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Of the over 40 articles we published in 2016, these are the stories that challenged and inspired us this year.

4 Spring Courses for Self-Discovery

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Along your journey to self-improvement, consider these five spring courses that may inspire you to discover the "new you" in the new year.

Climate Change, Security, & Immigration: 6 Spring Courses to Explore

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Three topics to explore through Extension School courses this spring.

Show Off Your Academic Athleticism in These 10 Courses

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Challenging your intellectual strength and agility in these fall courses.

Harvard Is for (Library) Lovers

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Take a photo tour of some of our favorite spaces to curl up with a book.

Cut the Clutter: 17 Phrases to Omit from Your Writing Today

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The ability to write effectively gives anyone a competitive edge in their career. Learn one trick for honing these skills. 

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