Life at IXL

IXL Gets Hands-on with Habitat for Humanity

IXL Raleigh Employees volunteer at Habitat for Humanity of Durham

February 9, 2018

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IXL Gets Hands-on with Habitat for Humanity

A group of IXL employees recently spent a hands-on morning volunteering at Habitat for Humanity of Durham. Habitat for Humanity builds, repairs, and renovates homes as part of their mission to keep communities strong—and IXLers were able to learn some building skills as they helped out!

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Thanks for the Memories! IXLers’ Favorite Customer Interactions

November 6, 2017

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Thanks for the Memories! IXLers’ Favorite Customer Interactions

We couldn’t celebrate our 10th anniversary without sending out a big thank you to those who matter most: our customers! We asked IXL employees to think back on all the meaningful reactions they’ve had with customers and the responses are a great example of how much we enjoy connecting with you every day.

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IXL Lends a Hand to Help Students Write Personal Statements for College

October 27, 2017

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IXL Lends a Hand to Help Students Write Personal Statements for College

On October 22, 12 IXL employees volunteered as writing tutors at 826 Valencia’s 9th annual Personal Statement Weekend. At Personal Statement Weekend, under-resourced San Francisco Unified School District students can get assistance with drafting, revising, and polishing their college application essays. The event took place at Mission High School, and over two hundred local high school students participated this year.

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Here’s to 10 years! The IXL Founders Celebrate 10 Years of IXL

October 23, 2017

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Here’s to 10 years! The IXL Founders Celebrate 10 Years of IXL

The celebrations continue for IXL’s 10th anniversary! In this Q&A, CEO Paul Mishkin and COO Jennifer Gu reflect on the early days of IXL, how the company has grown, and what they have learned along the way.

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Here’s to 10 years! IXLers Reflect on the Past Decade

October 12, 2017

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Here’s to 10 years! IXLers Reflect on the Past Decade

In honor of IXL’s 10th anniversary, we caught up with a few of the employees who have been part of the IXL family since the beginning. Find out what they had to say about their time at IXL, what advice they’d give their past selves, and even their secret superpowers!

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IXLers Share Favorite Back to School Memories

September 21, 2017

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IXLers Share Favorite Back to School Memories

School is in full swing! In honor of this season of new beginnings, we asked IXLers to share their favorite back to school memories. From the excitement of book covers and back to school shopping to a sneaky teacher prank, their responses remind us that school days are the best days.

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Great Outdoors: IXLers Beautify a Bay Area Park

IXL volunteers clean up In Chan Kaajal Park

September 1, 2017

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Great Outdoors: IXLers Beautify a Bay Area Park

On the last Saturday of August, a group of IXLers headed to San Francisco to assist the SF Recreation and Parks Department with a park beautification project. In Chan Kaajal Park opened in June 2017 and was the first park to be developed in San Francisco in over a decade. Formerly a parking lot, In Chan Kaajal is now a vibrant space for neighborhood residents—and IXLers had a great time contributing to this community hub.

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IXLers Walked (and Ran!) to Support Cancer Prevention

August 2, 2017

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IXLers Walked (and Ran!) to Support Cancer Prevention

For the second consecutive year, IXL participated in our local Relay for Life event in Millbrae, California. On July 22–23, a team of IXLers walked for 24 hours to remember lost loved ones, honor survivors of all types of cancer, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society in its efforts to make a global impact on the treatment and cure for cancer.

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Food for All: IXL Volunteers at Meals on Wheels of Durham

Helping Homebound Members of the Durham Community

June 1, 2017

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Food for All: IXL Volunteers at Meals on Wheels of Durham

On May 24, IXL volunteers headed over to Meals on Wheels of Durham to pack and deliver hundreds of meals for homebound residents of the county. IXLers had a great time helping out and got an up-close look at how Meals on Wheels makes a difference in the community.

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Science for all! IXL at North Carolina’s Triangle SciTech Expo

April 13, 2017

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Science for all! IXL at North Carolina’s Triangle SciTech Expo

On April 8, IXL’s science team headed to North Carolina’s most popular museum—the North Carolina Museum of Natural Science—to host a booth at the Triangle SciTech Expo. The science-centric event, which attracted over 5,000 visitors, was part of the statewide North Carolina Science Festival. IXL was proud and excited to be among the more than 50 science-themed booths from industry, nonprofit, and academic organizations.

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