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And YOU Get a Degree …

How to live your best life after working with Oprah? Help college students graduate! Chief Brand Officer Harriet Seitler explains her TV-to-education path.

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Course Hero’s Volunteer Committee Builds on Its Success

The employee-led group anticipated their impact in the community, but didn’t expect the meaningful connections they fostered among their co-workers.

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Why I Joined Course Hero: Ereen Sorial, Educator Partnerships Operations Manager

When a fortuitous short-term temp job led to a long-term culmination of interests and passions, some would call it luck. Others, divine intervention.

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Why I Joined Course Hero: Alex Maxwell, Educator Community

After freelancing with a Course Hero crew to film inspiring educator videos, what’s next? A full-time job with the source of that inspiration … of course!

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How One Employee, Her Baby, and Her Employer All Thrived with Parental Leave

What’s worse than having to pull an all-nighter to finish work? Pulling an all-nighter with a newborn, and then going to work the next day.

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Life at Course Hero: Chuck Kato, Staff Software Engineer – Platform

After leaving to explore other options, this engineer was drawn back to Course Hero by the people and the sophisticated, well-defined product goals.

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Why I Joined Course Hero: Mary Moore, Educator Community

After an aha! moment about sharing teaching innovations across disciplines, it was a natural move from the classroom to Course Hero to spread the word.

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Why I Joined Course Hero: Alex Witkowski, Educator Community

As an Educator Community Manager, Alex finds fulfillment in sharing ideas, experiences, and inspiration with great minds in higher education.

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UX Best Practices for Launching a Beta

Here’s a thorny UX problem: How do you use design to set users' expectations for a beta launch? What are the best practices for beta launch success?

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Life at Course Hero: Vasanthi Vuppuluri, Machine Learning Engineer II at Course Hero

Course Hero’s Vasanthi Vuppuluri shares with us how natural language processing (NLP) has impacted her life and career trajectory.

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Logging Your Candor

Course Hero's EVP of Engineering, Josh Tyler, shares advice for putting Radical Candor into practice in your everyday life as a manager.

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Life at Course Hero: Cecilia Lyon, Senior Engineering Manager

A former aerospace engineer soars in her new role at Course Hero and shares the experiences and insights the industry career shift has brought her.

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Why I Joined Course Hero: Chris Guyol, Educator Community

As an Educator Community manager, Chris has the chance to help educators across the country improve the lives of students—and their own as well.

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Why I Joined Course Hero: Richard Mattox, Educator Community

As a former professor of film, Richard Mattox shares how Course Hero helped him develop his curriculum—and how he hopes to return the favor in his new role.

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Engineering Interns at Course Hero Share Their Summer Experiences

What’s it like to be an engineering intern at edtech company Course Hero? We’ve got the inside scoop from our amazing roster of summer interns!

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What It’s Like to Be a Summer Intern at Course Hero

Interested in becoming an intern at edtech company Course Hero? One of our 2018 program participants is spilling the secrets of her summer experience.

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Course Hero Field Day 2018

Intern Kendall Wulbrun reports on this year's Field Day—an afternoon spent enjoying summer sunshine, grassy fields, collaborative games (and dodgeball too!)

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Life at Course Hero: Sue Olson, VP of People

One of our VPs shares how jobs in “personnel management” have evolved into jobs in “people”—and why that’s so important for a successful company culture.

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Course Hero’s Annual Design Day Sparks Creativity

It’s our yearly celebration of all things design, and every team member gets in on the fun. Here's how we showcase our process and latest projects.

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Life at Course Hero: Rachel Tobac, UX Researcher

Students worrying about choosing a major: take heart from Rachel's story. She landed far from her initial major, and feels she’s right where she belongs.

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Life at Course Hero: Anne Goodrich, VP of Marketing

Find out more about why Anne Goodrich, VP of Marketing, chose to join Course Hero. Anne leads brand, product marketing, and customer insights.

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My Experience as a Course Hero Summer Intern

Take a peek into a day in the life of a Course Hero in-house summer intern!

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Life at Course Hero: John Stacey III, Director of Student Community

Our latest Life At Course Hero series features John Stacey III, who leads our Student Community and created the Course Hero Knowledge Drive.

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Life at Course Hero: Michael Levy, Content Development

Take a look into Michael Levy, our Director of Content Development. Michael's team creates in-house content to help students excel in their courses.

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Life at Course Hero: Cherise Chuck, Campus Operations

Learn all about day-to-day life at Course Hero from our puntastic Program Coordinator, Cherise Chuck!

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What Does a Business Analyst Really Do?

What's the breakdown of numbers and data vs. strategic input in a business analyst's role? Find out with this in-depth examination.

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Connecticut Day: A Uniquely Course Hero Outing

Connecticut Day highlighted what I love about working for our little team at Course Hero. No matter who you are or what your background is, as soon as you start—or move—you become part of a great community.

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Course Hero Intern Augusto Ramirez Tells All About HQ Visit

Student-intern Augusto Ramirez shares his experience interning with Course Hero and visiting our headquarters in Silicon Valley this summer!

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Video: Learn What It’s Like to Be A Course Hero Engineer

Learn what it's like to be a Hero! In this new video, Course Heroes share their day-to-day adventures and why they love being on the Course Hero team.

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Josh Tyler Literally Wrote the Book on Building the Best Software Team

Course Hero's VP of Engineering Josh Tyler shares insights from his newly released book, Building Great Software Teams: Recruiting, Hiring, and Managing Your Team from Startup to Success.

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Career Paths: Silicon Valley vs. Traditional Tech Companies

Do everything you can to work with great people. If there aren’t great people where you are, leave.

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When Merging QA and Development Means Better Code

When developers have a strong sense of ownership over their code and pride in their work, testing the code becomes second nature.

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Problem Solving: The #1 Passion of a Great Business Analyst

To be a good business analyst, focus on developing your problem-solving skills, not your technology skills.

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From Start to Demo in 24 Hours: A Hackathon How-to

You too can strike hackathon gold. Here are the six essential steps to take your hackathon project from ideation to demo—and beyond—in less than 24 hours.

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Why We Built Slacktee, A Custom Slack Integration

Lead engineer Chuck Kato shares 4 simple ways to use slacktee, a custom Slack integration.

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Course Heroes Take Flight

The Course Hero Engineering and Design team enjoys an afternoon of flight!

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The 5-Step Creative Process of a Highly Productive Design Team

Take an in-depth look at the process the Course Hero Design Team follows.

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Living in Our Robotic Future: An Early Look at the Beam+ Robot

Here at Course Hero, we’re always interested in exploring new and innovative technologies.

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Why Reading (Not Writing) Code is an Undervalued Skill

Writing code is like speaking, and reading code is like listening. Writing code, however, seems to be what people focus on when it comes to assessing software skills and productivity. Reading code is a skill that’s rarely discussed at all...

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Choosing Your Career Path: Technical vs. Management

When thinking about career development as an engineer, there are often two primary paths: Technical and Management. Which one is right for you?

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5 Questions to Ask When Hiring Engineers

As a growing company, Course Hero looks for candidates who have a lot of potential.

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Course Hero Hackathon Version 2.0

Course Hero held its second-ever in-house Hackathon event!

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Why we Conduct Interviews in Reverse at Course Hero

First it was our upside-down style of management, and now it’s our interview process. I guess we do things backwards here at Course Hero.

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Umang Gupta: Why I Invested in Course Hero

"I just made an angel investment in Course Hero as part of its Series A venture capital round. I did so because I am confident that while doing good, they are also going to do well."

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Why I decided to start my career at Course Hero

Ryan's strategy quickly changed from applying to the generic “Careers” pages of large tech companies to looking for specific job postings that fit what he was looking for.

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Teachability: A Must-Have Quality for Software Candidates

Teachability is the factor that rules out more candidates than any other.