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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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Student Spotlight: Zachary Hadley

Student Spotlight

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

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Student Spotlight: Johan Arango-Quiroga

Student Spotlight

Johan Arango-Quiroga connected with Harvard's community and changed his career path to align with his passion for sustainability. 

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Student Spotlight: Sierra N. Tarkington

Student Spotlight

At Harvard Extension School, Sierra Tarkington found the mentorship and academic challenges she wanted to conduct meaningful research. 

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Student Spotlight: Lindsay Harris

Student Spotlight

Harvard Extension School helped Lindsay Harris ignite her passion for digital marketing and pursue new opportunities. 

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Student Spotlight: Brandon Taylor

Student Spotlight

A master's degree from Harvard Extension School gave Brandon Taylor the right skills to pivot his career into corporate finance. 

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Student Spotlight: Jeremy Colson

Student Spotlight

With the Master's degree in Sustainability from Harvard Extension School, Jeremy Colson elevated his career and confidence. 

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Using Your New Skills for Internal Job Mobility

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If you’re happy in your current organization, new opportunities may be closer than you think. With some strategic thinking and plenty of communication, internal mobility may be the ideal…

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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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What You Should Know When Considering a Graduate Program

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

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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