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Each year, 1,400 freshmen at Brooklyn Technical High School take the Inventor Certified User exam to build industry-recognized credentials.
Brooklyn Technical High School video
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BIM 360 student spotlight
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Columbia College student story
Virginia Tech industrial design students are using Fusion 360 to iterate and make better design decisions early on.
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