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Applying the Principles of Design Thinking to Career Development Career Development

Applying the Principles of Design Thinking to Career Development

"There is no passion to be found playing small — in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living."...

9/18/2020 | 10 minute read

How to Use—and Ask For—Employer Tuition Reimbursement Benefits Career Development

How to Use—and Ask For—Employer Tuition Reimbursement Benefits

Helping employees keep their skills current has benefits for employers and employees alike. Organizations that offer tuition ...

8/11/2020 | 13 minute read

New Project Highlights Harvard Extension Student’s Inspiring Journey Student Profiles

New Project Highlights Harvard Extension Student’s Inspiring Journey

Incoming Harvard Extension School students often want to know about the pathway of an average student. It’s a difficult quest...

7/30/2020 | 3 minute read

Rethinking Your Gap Year Going Back to School

Rethinking Your Gap Year

A gap year between high school and college can be a great idea for some students. Yet traditional gap year activities like tr...

6/30/2020 | 9 minute read

Announcing New Graduate and Undergraduate Certificates, Online Courses for 2020-21 Academics

Announcing New Graduate and Undergraduate Certificates, Online Courses for 2020-21

This year has already brought with it immense change. As we continue to forge ahead, Harvard Extension remains committed to b...

6/25/2020 | 7 minute read

Advice From Our 2020 Graduates Going Back to School

Advice From Our 2020 Graduates

Completing a degree at Harvard Extension is no easy feat. It takes immense dedication, sacrifice, and passion for your field....

5/29/2020 | 11 minute read

Managing Your Career Development in Uncertain Times Career Development

Managing Your Career Development in Uncertain Times

Despite the negative economic forecasts, empowering yourself to take ownership of your career can—and should—continue. When l...

5/14/2020 | 8 minute read

6 Strategies for Staying Productive During the COVID-19 Crisis Online Learning

6 Strategies for Staying Productive During the COVID-19 Crisis

The COVID-19 crisis is forcing us all to stay in and go online. But staying productive and on task while studying at home can...

4/01/2020 | 10 minute read

Going the Distance: Why Online Learning Works Online Learning

Going the Distance: Why Online Learning Works

There's no debate that online learning has become a staple of higher education. And today's online courses encompass a wide r...

3/17/2020 | 9 minute read

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