Free E-learning Opportunities
Head back to school online
Continuing ed doesn’t have to be confined to a classroom. Nor do you have to move back in with your parents to afford it. The online tools listed below represent just a fraction of the platforms and apps available to lifelong learners looking to expand what they know and what they can do without having to pay Sallie Mae back.
You don’t have to give up your dreams of attending an Ivy League. Not when online platform Coursera partners with top universities and organizations to offer courses, specializations and degrees in everything from psychology to negotiation strategies online. Users get access to an app, course mentors and a dedicated learning support team.
More than 10 million users across the globe rely on Alison’s 800-plus free online courses. The site’s mission is to be a catalyst for social change, creating opportunity and prosperity. Lessons are offered in a variety of languages across a variety of topics. And should you want tangible evidence of your smarts, the site also offers certificates for purchase.
Want to learn how to build website, program, build apps, analyze data and user developer tools—for free? Then check out Codecademy’s 101 hours of complimentary interactive lessons in 15 popular languages. The site also offers enterprise solutions for business and education.
Should you choose to pursue a traditional degree, Khan Academy’s free GMAT, GRE and MCAT prep courses will come in handy. You can also use the platform as enrichment for kids as early as kindergarten and well through college.
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