The user experience is "Gamified" meaning users can earn Community Coins by participating in forums and Genius Gems for completing lessons & quizzes. Both currencies can be exchanged for 1-on-1 tutoring hours and MSC merchandise at the following exchange rates:
Users earn them by completing Academic work
Quiz above 60% = 1 Genius Gem
Complete a Course = 10 Genius Gems ($5.00 USD)
Connecting via friend request with a member
Commenting on posts, forums, and discussions
what can you
buy with this?