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104 Coursera courses you can take for free, led by Princeton, Yale, UPenn, and more

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Coursera; Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Coursera offers free online courses, many of them led by top colleges or companies like Google. Learners can access all course materials and there's a small fee for a certificate of completion. The courses span a range of topics, from public health to resume writing. Whether you're interested in coding or being happier in your daily life, you can probab...
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54 clever, affordable gifts from Amazon under $50 that anyone would love

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Wake up early and make mini heart-shaped waffles for a breakfast together. Amazon Affordable gifts can be just as useful and thoughtful as expensive gifts. We rounded up 54 gifts on Amazon for under $50 that anyone would love to receive. For more gift ideas, check out all Insider Reviews gift guides. Your friends and family don't necessarily want an expensive gift, and it's a myth that a higher...
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11 popular Yale courses you can take online for free, including a class on how to be happier in your daily life

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Yale; Alyssa Powell/Insider Yale is one of the top schools in the world - and you can take some of its online courses for free. Free Yale courses range from behavioral finance to the science of happiness. Below are 11 free Yale courses you can take online. You can browse more on Coursera here. Yale University is one of the best 15 schools in the world, but you don't need to get into the 6.1% of ac...
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The 6 best online LSAT prep courses, including a free option

Princeton Review; LSAT Max; Blueprint; Khan Academy; Magoosh; Kaplan; Alyssa Powell/Business Insider The LSAT tests skills needed in law school, from logical reasoning to persuasive writing. The best online LSAT prep courses can cost anywhere from $0 to $2,247, all with different features. We outlined 6 of the best LSAT programs below, comparing cost, score-increase guarantees, and more. The LSAT is designed to assess the skills needed most to succeed in law school, including critical r...
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8 Northwestern courses you can take online for free, including an in-depth leadership class

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Northwestern; Alyssa Powell/Insider Northwestern is one of the best 25 schools in the world and offers online courses for free. You can take classes from the renowned Kellogg School of Management and Medill School of Journalism. Below, you'll find 8 of the most popular online courses from Northwestern available on Coursera. You don't need a 4.1 GPA or thousands of dollars to enroll in courses fr...
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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...
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The 12 best winter coats for women, from technical puffers to chic overcoats

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky At its core, a good winter coat should keep you warm, but there are two different groups of coats. Technical coats err on the side of functionality, while fashion-forward coats prioritize style. We found picks for both categories, from insulated puffers to wool coats. Banana Republic; Everlane; Patagonia; Alyssa Powell/Insider Winter may be winding down, but thanks to...
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67 gifts under $25 that anyone will love - from a cold brew coffee maker to a silk pillowcase

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. West Elm You can get a great gift and still stick to your budget. We've rounded up 60+ gifts under $25, from a mini waffle iron to a set of travel-friendly lipsticks.For more inspiration, check out Insider Reviews gift guides. The elements of a good present - being thoughtful, useful, or novel - aren't restricted to a big budget. But the best gifts under $25 are usually hidden in a minefield of t...
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15 pairs of sweatpants and joggers we've been living in while working from home

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Richer Poorer Soft, stretchy, and well-fitting loungers are the not-so-secret secret to staying comfy at home. Some of our favorite brands that make them include Tommy John, Roots, Lululemon, and Aerie. These loungers average around $70, but the Insider Reviews team thinks they're worth every penny. There was a time, a dark time long ago, when I would wear jeans all day - yes, even once I got home...
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16 Princeton courses you can take online for free, including a popular introductory algorithms class

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Princeton University; Alyssa Powell/Insider Princeton is one of the top 15 universities and Ivy Leagues in the world. You can take some of its courses online for free, including Buddhism and Modern Psychology. You can find the full list of all the free virtual Princeton classes on edX and Coursera here. Like many Ivy League universities, Princeton offers massive open online courses (MOOCs) through e-le...
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We asked 2 women to test out Birchbox's beauty subscription service - here's what was in each box, and what the service is really like to use

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Birchbox Every month for $13-$15, Birchbox sends high-quality skincare and hair care products to you. We tried Birchbox and appreciated it as a low-risk, low-effort way to try new beauty products. For a limited time, current subscribers can save 20% off the shop using the promo code SHOP20. Also for a limited time, new subscribers can save $5 on any subscription using code 5OFFBOX. People love sampl...
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Babbel is offering 60% off lifetime subscriptions, which means you can get unlimited lessons in 14 languages for $199

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Babbel; Insider Babbel, a language learning app, is offering 60% off lifetime access passes through April 7. A lifetime access pass (now $199) gets you unlimited access to bite-sized lessons in 14 languages. Languages include English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, Portuguese, Turkish, and more. Babbel - a language learning service helmed by more than 150 educators, polyglots, editors, resea...
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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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41 sentimental gifts that'll make anyone feel loved

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Etsy If you frequently find yourself trapped in a cycle of giving generic gifts, selecting something off a wishlist, or just giving cash or gift cards -- you're not alone. It can be difficult to think beyond the practical to select items that will delight and surprise your giftee. If you're looking to truly impress your loved ones you'll want to choose gifts that are custom, unique, and thoug...
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The 6 best places to buy women's workout clothes

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky The right workout clothing helps keep inconveniences like overheating, wet patches, and chafing at bay. The best workout apparel offers a combination of high-performance materials, smart design, and versatile style. We recommend Nike's workout gear for women overall, as it's the best blend of price, performance, and variety. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Wo...
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The 26 best bridesmaid gifts we've ever given or received, from custom gift boxes to bridesmaid dresses

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Birdy Grey Sending your bridesmaids a thoughtful gift is a great way to celebrate your wedding day. We asked Insider staffers to share the best bridesmaid gifts they've ever given or received. Looking for more gift ideas? Check out all Insider Reviews gift guides here. Bridesmaids are more than just a handful of people you choose to pose for pictures with on your wedding day. They are your closest ...
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I signed up for a free trial of One Day University to stream lectures from Yale and Columbia professors - here's why it's replacing Netflix reruns for me right now

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. One Day University; Alyssa Powell/Insider One Day University lets you live-stream short online lectures by world-renowned professors. Topics range from history and science to art. We suggest starting with The Science of Happiness. You can sign up for a free two-week trial here. After that, it's $9 per month. Table of Contents: Static What it is: Live and pre-recorded lectures from top universities ...
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Skillshare is an online learning platform with over 25,000 short video courses taught by experts - here's how it works, and how to get a membership discount

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Skillshare; Alyssa Powell/Insider provides access to more than 25,000 online video courses, many taught by experts. Below is our review of the Skillshare platform, answers to FAQ, and 10 great classes to take. If you're a new user, . There's also until March 31. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky As college tuitions skyrocket to the most expensive they've ever been, online learning re...
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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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This popular $28 glycolic acid cream made my skin softer overnight without turning me bright red

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Maelove Maelove's The Night Renewer ($27.95) is a potent AHA cream that's gentle enough for sensitive skin. AHA helps create smoother, brighter skin by encouraging rapid cell turnover and collagen production. I tried The Night Renewer and it was similar to a chemical peel without the harsh side effects. Night Renewer (small) If you - like many of us lost souls - sometimes feel like you've b...
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4 people put Everlane's $75 rain boots to the test in New York City - 2 years later, we're still wearing them

Everlane Everlane's $75 women's rain boots come in four colors: surplus, black, toffee, and pink.We wore them to give you an idea of what they're like and updated our reviews after two years.We appreciate their traction, versatility, fair price, and how easy they are to clean. Rain boots done the old way conjure up visions of sopranos singing show tunes and tall, oversized polka-dot boots stomping through sunshowers. But when it rains in New York City, it doesn't feel...
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55 influential business and leadership books that can instantly boost your management skills

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Insider Reading is a common denominator among successful people in business.New information and perspectives help us grow smarter, more innovative, and more resilient over time.Below, you'll find 55 of the most influential business books ever - including memoirs and psychology books.If you want to be successful, you should read about 500 pages per day. Or, that's what you ma...
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29 Amazon Prime gifts for high school and college graduates that cost under $100

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon's Kindle makes a great gift for grads who love to read. Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Graduation gifts can have a big impact, even as graduation ceremonies remain virtual during the pandemic.Below are 29 great gifts for graduates all under $100 and eligible for Amazon Prime two-day shipping.Need more gift ideas? Check out all of our gift guides here. 29 Amazon Prime-eligible gifts your gradua...
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The 5 best places to buy groceries online in 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Shopping for groceries online can be a convenient way to save time. Instacart is widely available nationwide without a membership fee, and you can "shop" locally. Many services have policies to reduce social interactions and support the shopper community. Online grocery shopping is an incredibly convenient way to shop without crowded aisles and rogue shopping carts in the parking lot. Though it's not for those who want to pick their own fruit or get the d...
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20 celebrity-taught courses you can take online, from writing with Shonda Rhimes to singing with Christina Aguilera

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Masterclass; Gilbert Espinoza/Insider There's only one Samuel L. Jackson or Serena Williams, and most people can't take lessons from them. E-learning platforms provide access to celebs and career experts through affordable online courses. Find free or cheap online courses taught by celebrities below, through platforms like MasterClass. If I could learn a backhand serve from anyone in the world, ...
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The 34 best books we've read during the pandemic

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Insider We've read a lot in quarantine - be it by way of audiobooks or hardcovers.Below, you'll find the Insider staff's favorite books from the past year, from light rom-coms to sobering memoirs.The list includes reviews of bestsellers like "The Vanishing Half," "Maybe You Should Talk to Someone," and "Dark Money."After a year in isolation, we've figured out which a...
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33 last-minute gifts that still feel thoughtful

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon If you're a last-minute gifter, you still have a chance to get a thoughtful, unique gift. We found products with fast shipping and instant options like subscription services or e-gift cards. If you're worried about a late arrival, this clever hack ensures they still have a gift to open. We've all been there - holidays and birthdays are just around the corner, your schedule starts get...
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M.Gemi's loafers have been wait-listed countless times - I've been wearing them for over two years and they've maintained their shape and comfort

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. M.Gemi Startup M.Gemi sells leather shoes handmade in small, family-owned Italian workshops.Its Felize loafer ($198) put the company on the map and has been wait-listed over 36,000 times.In person, the loafer is extremely comfortable and looks effortlessly stylish at the same time. Those who have heard of M.Gemi's shoes are just as likely to know the startup's tagline: "Made in Italy t...
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68 thoughtful and fun gifts that won't cost you more than $25

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. You can get a great gift and still stick to your budget. We've rounded up 60+ gifts under $25, from a mini waffle iron to a set of travel-friendly lipsticks.For more inspiration, check out Insider Reviews gift guides. The elements of a good present - being thoughtful, useful, or novel - aren't restricted to a big budget. But the best gifts under $25 are usually hidden in a minefield of totally expendable...
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45 of the best things we've bought on Amazon for under $25

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon Amazon has wide selections and low costs, making it difficult to know what's worth buying.The Insider Reviews team shared the best things they've bought on Amazon for under $25.We unearthed some interesting finds, from a repairing hair mask to a white noise sleep machine.Amazon has become the one-stop-shop for an unbelievable amount of online purchases. The e-commerce kingpin has a huge s...
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