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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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From Microsoft Office Specialist to Amazon Intern

Silicon Valley. Seattle. London. Bangalore. All of these cities are recognized as some of the largest IT hubs in the world. Is it possible that Cary, North Carolina will be added to this list? It will if former MOS US National Championship competitor, Ali Khan, has anything to say about it. Ali, a Cary, NC […]

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Another WWC Story

By Alex Bainbridge I had been hoping to qualify for Certiport’s competition for several months. Finally knowing that I made it to the competition made me feel amazing; however, I was in disbelief when I learned that I had qualified and won the US title for Microsoft Excel 2010.  I set out to do something […]

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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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