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The 2U blog is designed to offer you information about our programs as well as news from all of the fields our programs represent. We also strive to bring the latest news from online education, a field we are watching grow and evolve every day.

We hope you enjoy getting to know 2U — the company, the programs and the people — through articles that keep you informed and involved.

Target Your Resume for the Job You Want

Here are three tips to keep in mind while customizing your resume from Caitlin Whiteman, part of 2U's recruiting team.

What Are the Benefits of Online Classes?

Many online degrees from established, nonprofit institutions have the same admissions standards, content, graduation requirements and faculty instructors as their on-campus equivalents. 

2U Inc. Named One of the Best Places to Work

For the second year in a row, 2U Inc. has been named one of the Best Places to Work for medium-sized companies by Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Awards. 

Why We Won as Tech Firm of the Year

On May 15, 2014, we were honored as the 2014 Technology Firm of the Year by the Tech Council of Maryland (TCM), Maryland's largest technology trade association. We accepted the award with pride for being recognized for the transformative work we are doing in higher education. That being said, we’re aware that not everyone out there understands how differentiated we are in the space, which is why we’re sharing the reasons behind what earned us this year's tech firm of the year title.

Students in 2U-Powered Programs Now Have Access to Cross-University Course Enrollment Opportunities

We are bringing a new dimension to No Back Row through an initiative that allows our partners to offer a unique benefit to students enrolled in their graduate degree programs: cross-university course enrollment. Through this pilot program, students in 2U-powered master’s degree programs can enroll in select courses offered by other 2U partner schools.

Online Students go On-Campus for Commencement

It’s that time of year, where we have the thrill to congratulate students graduating from so many magnificent online graduate programs that are enabled through 2U technology. Students from these prestigious online programs join their classmates from around the globe, along with their families and friends, to attend their graduation ceremonies on campus grounds.