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Coursera Signature Track

bgs121212bgs121212 Registered User Posts: 5 New Member
edited October 2013 in College Admissions
Hi everyone,

I'm taking a course or two this summer on Coursera, but I was wondering if it is worth it to sign up for the signature track (around $40). It basically just verifies my identity, and provides a link that could be sent to colleges so they could see my grades in the courses. I'm hoping to list a few of my MOOCs on the common app, but do you think it matters to universities whether or not you buy the signature track? Thanks
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Replies to: Coursera Signature Track

  • disregardn4m3disregardn4m3 Registered User Posts: 69 Junior Member
    I should think not. I think taking courses on Coursera or other MOOCs show an attempt at personal enrichment with available resources. I think paying the extra money only for recognition would not seem necessary but I hope you'd still be able to mention it somewhere to them.
  • TodestriebTodestrieb Registered User Posts: 35 Junior Member
    I have the same question.
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