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The 11 best MCAT courses, based on your studying style

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Kaplan; Magoosh; The Princeton Review; Blueprint; Alyssa Powell/Insider A Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) score is required for entry to medical school. Online courses and practice tests can help you study and even raise your MCAT score. Below are some of the best options from The Princeton Review, Kaplan, Magoosh, and Blueprint. Anyone with med school plans probably knows about the Medical Colleg...
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Coursera and edX both offer certificate programs at a fraction of the cost of grad school - here are the main differences between them

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. edX Micromaster; Coursera; Alyssa Powell/Business Insider edX and both online graduate courses, many from top schools like MIT and Duke. edX MicroMasters and are bite-sized portions of master's degree programs. They can be used to build stand-alone skills or as stepping stones to full master's degrees. To mitigate common economic and geographic barriers to getting a master's degree, e...
Tags: Reviews, Education, Trends, Features, Mit, University Of Chicago, Coursera, Online Learning, edX, E-learning, Online Classes, Duke University, Yale Duke, Mara Leighton, Master's Degree, IP Graphics


14 Cornell classes you can take online for free, from how to structure a business agreement to the ethics of food

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Cornell; Alyssa Powell/Insider Cornell University is one of the top 25 schools in the world - and offers free online courses. You can access courses in everything from engineering and big data to the ethics of eating. Below are 14 free online Cornell courses you can take through edX, or you can browse them all here. Cornell is one of the most prestigious schools in the world. To set foot on campus as a...
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Udacity's online Nanodegrees are currently 75% off - here's why they can be a great option if you're pursuing tech careers like data science or programming

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Udacity; Alyssa Powell/Insider Udacity offers free online courses and Nanodegrees to build in-demand, technology-based skills.Courses are available in subjects like AI, programming, cybersecurity, data science, and business.Below, find answers to FAQ and information on the top 10 most popular Udacity Nanodegrees. Table of Contents: Static What is Udacity? Udacity is an online learning platform that tr...
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The 27 best beach reads to dive into this summer

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Insider Beach reads are highly entertaining books that you can't put down. No matter the genre, these beach reads are an immersive escape, whether you're on vacation or not. Below are our 27 best beach read recs, including YA, romance, thriller, and non-fiction books. Beach reads used to be known as mindless, mass-market paperbacks with shirtless men on the cover that we&#...
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12 new books to read in April, according to Amazon's book editors

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon; Insider April has inspired Amazon's book editors to curate another compelling monthly book list. One top pick, "Broken (in the best possible way)" details Jenny Lawson's experience with depression. The 12 titles, with captions provided by Amazon's team, are described below. Spring is officially here, and while reading is an excellent pastime throughout the year, the sentiment seems t...
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Udacity's online Nanodegrees are currently 60% off - here's why they can be a great option if you're pursuing tech careers like data science or programming

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Udacity; Alyssa Powell/Insider Udacity offers free online courses and Nanodegrees to build in-demand, technology-based skills.Courses are available in subjects like AI, programming, cybersecurity, data science, and business.Below, find answers to FAQ and information on the top 10 most popular Udacity Nanodegrees. Table of Contents: Static What is Udacity? Udacity is an online learning platform that tr...
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The 9 best GRE prep programs, courses, and webinars to sign up for, even if you only have a month to study

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Magoosh; The Princeton Review; Kaplan; Udemy; ETS; Alyssa Powell/Insider The GRE is similar to the SAT, testing your math and verbal skills for entrance to graduate school. Depending on how much time you have, there are self-paced and structured online prep courses. Below, find answers to FAQ and courses from Magoosh, Kaplan, The Princeton Review, and Udemy. What is the GRE? The GRE (Graduate Record Ex...
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27 free UPenn courses you can take online, including Wharton business classes

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. UPenn; Alyssa Powell/Insider The University of Pennsylvania is one of the best 15 schools in the world. You can take some of its online courses for free, including ones from the renowned Wharton School. Find 27 of the most popular free UPenn courses below - from psychology to poetry - offered by edX and Coursera. Achieving Personal and Professional Success Specialization svetikd / Getty Imag...
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15 online writing courses taught by bestselling authors, including Malcolm Gladwell, David Sedaris, and Roxane Gay

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Masterclass; Alyssa Powell/Insider Strong communication and writing skills will help you succeed in any profession.Online classes are an affordable way to learn new writing tips as well as receive feedback on your work.All the classes on this list are taught by expert, award-winning writers with decades of experience.Good writing skills can take you far (just take it from a business major who wormed her ...
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43 of the best fantasy books to help you escape reality

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Insider Fantasy books have huge cult followings, with readers devouring 800-page journeys through mythical worlds.There are a ton of sub-genres so any reader can find something that interests them.This list has epic classics like "The Lord of the Rings" and new favorites breaking the genre's norms.If you're anything like me, fantasy books like "Harry Potter" and "Twilight" w...
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edX offers free online courses and affordable certificates from top schools like Harvard and MIT - here's how it works

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. edX; Alyssa Powell/Business Insider edX is a non-profit founded by MIT and Harvard that offers free and affordable online courses.The site's partnered with top universities and organizations to offer courses from Java programming to the science of happiness.You can also pay to receive a certificate of completion from each course or receive a professional or MicroMasters certificate.Online learning ha...
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The future of surgery: AR, VR, and virtual learning will upend modern medicine

Hololens is like a smartphone for surgery, allowing doctors to collaborate, communicate, and plan procedures more efficiently. And it's only the beginning.
Tags: Education, Microsoft, Trends, Features, Artificial Intelligence, Surgery, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, HoloLens, Mixed Reality, Health & Fitness, The Future Of, Operating Rooms


The 20 best US schools for business and management studies

Steven Senne/AP QS Quacquarelli Symonds just released its annual world ranking of the best schools for 51 subjects. Harvard University ranked at the top of the business and management ranking. The following are the top 20 US schools from this ranking and where they placed on the global list. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Global higher education research company QS Quacquarelli Symonds just released the 11th annual World University Rankings by Subject.QS published...
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The 17 best US colleges and universities for students who want to become nurses

f11photo/Getty Images QS Quacquarelli Symonds released its annual global ranking by academic subject. The University of Pennsylvania ranked at the top of the ranking for nursing programs. The following are the top 17 US schools for nursing and where they placed on the overall list. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The University of Pennsylvania placed at the top of global higher education research company QS Quacquarelli Symonds' new list of the best universities fo...
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The 20 best US schools for computer science and information systems

SeanPavonePhoto/Getty Images QS Quacquarelli Symonds published its World University Rankings by Subject on Wednesday. MIT ranked at the top of the computer science and information systems ranking. These are the top US schools for computer science and information systems. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Global higher education research company QS Quacquarelli Symonds just published its 11th annual rankings of the best global colleges and universities for 51 differen...
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I learned how to crochet during the pandemic - here are 8 online courses, books, and kits that are perfect for beginners

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon Like knitting, crocheting boasts many mental health benefits including stress-relief and higher concentration.While slightly more challenging than knitting, crocheting is great for making clothes and 3D projects like stuffed toys.Below are 8 online classes, books, and videos to learn how to crochet.If your screen time has skyrocketed during the pandemic, you may be searching for a hobby to keep yo...
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According to a career coach, these are the top skills that can advance your career - and the 16 online courses you can take to get them

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider We asked a certified professional career coach at TopResume about the skills that can help advance your career.From strengthening writing skills to mastering public speaking, learning new soft skills has never been more accessible or convenient, thanks to e-learning courses. like edX, Udemy, and Coursera offer high-quality, low-cost classes taught by experienced prof...
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9 free or affordable online courses to learn Java, offered by schools like Duke and UPenn

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. iStock; The University of Texas at Austin; Gilbert Espinoza/Insider Java is one of the most popular computer programming languages, most often used to code back-end development projects and Android apps. Below are 9 online courses and certificate programs to learn Java, whether you're a beginner or have some coding experience.Read more: Harvard offers an online data science certificate program for ...
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9 online cybersecurity courses to help you jumpstart a career in information security or learn internet safety tips

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. iStock; Gilbert Espinoza/Insider Cybersecurity knowledge is vital for everyone to have, whether they run a small business or want to transition into an information security career.It's also a rapidly growing field, with the US Bureau of Labor predicting a 31% growth in jobs within the next 10 years.Below are 9 online courses and programs (all with free options) that can provide a cybersecurity over...
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Apple's student and education discounts provide big deals on Macs and iPads, including $100 off the newest MacBook Air

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. getty Even when it is not back-to-school time, Apple offers an education discount on some of its products most closely aligned with school work.These include MacBooks, Macs, and iPads.Some of the best discounts currently available include a $100 discount on the MacBook Air, a $400 discount on the iMac Pro, and a $50 discount on the iPad Air.Not sure which MacBook is right for you? See our guide to ...
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58 gifts for college students they'll actually want to use, according to a recent grad

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. The best gift ideas for college students are useful, but fun - like comfortable sneakers, new headphones, or a good scented candle.As a recent college graduate myself, I can confidently say that this list is a really good place to start your shopping.It covers tech gifts, beauty products, and much more for college-aged men and women.Need more gift ideas for the younger people in your life? Check out our gi...
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The best kids' lunch boxes of 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Although school may look different this year, a lunch box is still essential for on-the-go learning.Our picks give you the best lunch boxes for kids ranging in age from preschool to college and everything in between.Heading back to school this spring looks different everywhere, which means some products on your back-to-school shopping list may be omitted.  For the most part, however, a good-quality, well-designed lunch box is a lifetime staple. It's perfect for...
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The best baking cookbooks according to professional bakers

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon; Gilbert Espinoza/Insider Whether you're a beginner or expert baker, investing in a specialized baking cookbook can help you perfect your pie crust, sourdough bread, or chocolate chip cookies.Below, expert bakers Joanne Chang and Amber Croom share their picks for the best baking books, from mastering French pastries to tempering chocolate.Read more: MasterClass offers online cooking classes ...
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The 9 best online courses, apps, and books to start learning German

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Insider German can be a fun but tricky language to learn, especially when it comes to grammar.Below are platforms, apps, courses, books, and websites to help you learn German, including Rosetta Stone, Duolingo, and .Read more: 9 cheap and free online French classes to help beginners build their vocabulary, fix their grammar, and perfect pronunciationSign up for Insider Reviews' weekl...
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LinkedIn is offering free online classes based on the top skills companies want in 2021

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. LinkedIn; Insider LinkedIn identified the top five hard skills employers are looking for in 2021, such as data analysis and project management. Through January 31, the platform is offering free classes to learn those skills - no LinkedIn Learning signup required.Also included are general career development courses, from preparing for job interviews to negotiating a higher salary.Read more: Coursera...
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6 wellness apps that have actually improved my wellbeing without adding to tech burnout

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Digit; Down Dog; MindDoc; Nuzzel; Plant Nanny 2; Sleep Cycle; Alyssa Powell/Business Insider There are seemingly endless apps to help improve your life, but sometimes they can make you more stressed out or glued to your phone.Below are six apps - from a cute reminder to drink water to a highly customizable yoga class - that are easy to use and can help organize your life without contributing to bur...
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I saved $10,000 by investing my own money without an advisor. Here are the books that taught me how.

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon; Gilbert Espinoza/Business Insider Investing my own money always seemed intimidating, even with advisors, because I couldn't understand the jargon.Below are 8 books I read to help me understand things like index funds, dividends, and how the stock market works, helping me save around $10,000 through investing without an advisor.Read more: 10 online courses, books, and podcasts that can help ...
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It can be extra hard to make a career change during a pandemic, but right now could also be the perfect time to explore the possibilities. Here are 15 great resources to help you find a more fulfilling career or make your current job a little better.

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Finding your ideal career path is less about looking for a "dream job" and more about assessing the day-to-day tasks you enjoy doing.Below are 15 online courses, books, and free resources to help you find what you like, take steps towards a career transition, or improve a current job.Read more: At the start of this year, I could barely sell my writing. These 10 online...
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13 cheap online courses that can help you land your next job, from writing cover letters to interviewing better

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. iStock; Gilbert Espinoza/Business Insider Applying to jobs can feel like a tedious process. You can rework your cover letter and shoot an application out into the ether online without knowing much else. Just like any other skill, you can get better at applying to - and getting offers from - the right jobs.Cheap online classes can give you instant access to the expertise, expert advice, and feedback...
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