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MOS Certification Got Me a Job at 15!

Certifiably confident, and rightfully so! In a recent interview with a past MOS US National Championship competitor, we were surprised to see just how much certification can change a student’s perspective on more than just technology. Ashley Masters, a senior at Kalama High School in Washington state, former MOS US National Championship competitor and FBLA […]

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Technology Training in High Schools Impacts the Corporate World

Recently I came across a news brief about a high school student named Morgan Autrey who excelled when she was hired to input data at a local business. Seeing someone so young making a difference in the corporate world was impressive, but I noticed something else about the article — Autrey had earned Microsoft Office Specialist […]

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A WWC Story

By Rachel Velasco Last year I was looking to protect my younger brother, who is autistic, so I decided to be a tutor in a Microsoft Office class he was taking at our high school in Waxhaw, North Carolina.  The teacher, Ms. Wright, felt that I was knowledgeable about the Microsoft Office programs and encouraged […]

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Perspectives on WWC/GPS 2012

Last week, Certiport hosted two very important events. The first event was the Global Partner Summit, where many of Certiport’s international partners came to discuss how to be better businesses. The second event was the Worldwide Competition on Microsoft Office. Over 130 students from all over the world came together to compete. The fastest and […]

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A Student’s Perspective of the Certiport Worldwide Competition on Microsoft Office

From the moment I learned I was a US Representative for the Certiport Worldwide Competition on Microsoft Office, I began imagining the fun I would have and the people I would meet. After only two days here in Las Vegas, it’s safe to say my expectations have been exceeded. Having never been this far west, […]

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