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    Updated on May 28, 2020. Posted on May 28, 2020

    19 Online Courses For Anyone Who Misses School

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    1. This business course that is basically an entire MBA in one course. It's taught by Chris Haroun, an award winning MBA professor, venture capitalist, and author.

    The Wall Street street sign next to a picture of Haroun
    Udemy

    Promising Review: "Chris is super rare talent. Not only does he distill an MBA course into the most important points but he does it in a very 'edutaining' way. They say you never forget your first teacher, well I'd also say you never forget a teacher who inspires you to learn. The course material is relevant and omits any theory or topics that might pad it out. Chris also shares many of his personal lessons learned. TY Chris keep up the great work and hope to meet you some day." —Jay Gandhi

    Get it from Udemy for $10.99 (originally $94.99).

    P.S. You may be wondering about these super-low prices. Well, they're thanks to a sale that Udemy is having just for BuzzFeed readers like you! The promo code (UDEAFFBUZZ0516) is automatically applied when ya click, and it makes a lot of courses start at $10.99+ — but it's over at the end of June!

    2. A beginners 3D modeling course to teach you to use Blender and create 3D models for video games, 3D printing, or your dream house! No experience necessary.

    A 3D-modelled T-rex in front of a 3D-modelled mountain
    Udemy

    Promising Review: "This course provides a great overview of Blender, an extremely powerful (and also incredibly complicated) 3D modeling and animation program. Mikey, the main instructor, is amusing and informative. Both he and Ben (the other instructor, who is more behind-the-scenes) actively engage with students on course the forums. They also have a TA who is very attentive and helpful. No question is missed by this team. Also, the course forums are rich with entertaining and inspiring student work." —C Sed

    Get it from Udemy for $18.99 (originally $89.99).

    3. A UX/UI design course that uses Adobe Xd and will teach you how to build and test your own designs for websites and apps!

    Course instructor Daniel Scott next to the Adobe Xd logo
    Udemy

    Promising Review: "This course is amazingly detailed but easy to follow through. Dan laughing at his own jokes makes it incredibly entertaining! As a graduate in design, I'm often skeptical about design courses, especially online ones. But Dan gave me a variety of new cool tips to work faster and more efficiently, and I am really happy with it. As a new user of Xd, I think the learning progression from this course is very well done. Also like the parts where the camera steps off the screen and Dan gives some extra advice. It's cool, especially for people new to the design world." —Nicolas Donati

    Get it from Udemy for $14.99 (originally $69.99).

    4. This photography master class so you can learn how to take amazing and professional photos. You'll learn everything from lighting to editing, so you can feel confident the next time you snap a pic.

    A person looking through a camera
    Udemy

    Promising Review: "I am definitely a visual learner, and after studying these charts and hearing the technical elements explained in various ways through videos, it felt like I had the information engrained in my brain for good. Now when I'm out shooting, I can adjust my camera as needed without second-guessing myself. This course built on the framework I already had, and taught me everything I needed to know about shooting in different lighting. Now I know how to shoot without over- or under-exposure, and I can shoot and adjust my settings much faster; moments don't pass me by anymore!" —BuzzFeeder Harper Hendrickson (check out their full review here!)

    Get it from Udemy for $13.99 (originally $64.99).

    5. An introductory course to blockchain because you've heard of Bitcoin but still don't really understand how all this blockchain tech works.

    Course instructor George Levy and the Bitcoin logo
    Udemy

    Promising Review: "Being a beginner to the blockchain, this course had a great impact and was able to understand each and every lesson clearly. I understood all the fundamentals of blockchain and bitcoin. Now I feel this course was worth purchasing. THANK YOU!" —Disha Shetty

    Get it from Udemy for $11.99 (originally $59.99).

    6. This poker class taught by Daniel Negreanu, a six-time World Series of Poker champion, so you can learn poker concepts, how to spot tells and read your opponents, and crush everyone at your next online poker night.

    Course instructor Daniel Negreanu sitting at a poker table
    MasterClass

    Get it with a MasterClass subscription of $15/month.

    7. An ultimate drawing course that'll help you finally develop your drawing skills and take your doodles to the next level. The course is thorough, so you'll learn everything from sketching faces and properly shadowing to creating perspective!

    A hand holding a colored pencil, detailing a sketch of a girl
    Udemy

    Promising Review: "I've never taken a formal art course in school before, I would just constantly doodle. This was a perfect intro course for me, I learned a lot about the foundations, and I felt more confident with my drawings after each video. Jaysen is a talented artist and an awesome instructor, I recommend this course for anyone!" —Reo Miranda-Lavertu

    Get it from Udemy for $14.99 (originally $69.99).

    8. This multi-level course to be a certified mindfulness practitioner so that you can effectively practice mindfulness and continue your journey of personal development.

    A silhouette of a human profile with glowing dots inside
    Udemy

    Promising Review: "This course have raised my awareness of self and the way I interact with people in general. It has taught me how to refrain from internalizing negativity and dispelling self doubt. I am really enjoying this course and Kain is an excellent teacher." —Audrey Morgan

    Get it from Udemy for $17.99 (originally $84.99).

    9. A course on how to negotiate taught by a former FBI hostage negotiator so you can use tried-and-true strategies to in your own life. Whether you're negotiating your salary or trying to haggle, you'll learn how to ask for what you want and get the most out of life!

    Course instructor Chris Voss smiling
    MasterClass

    Get it with a Master Class subscription of $15/month.

    10. An arts therapy course that will help with self-healing and teach you how to use art as an expressive and creative form of therapy.

    Psychedelic-styled flowers overlapping each other
    Udemy

    Promising Review: "After being diagnosed with PTSD, I began taking art on my own and have found the benefits very therapeutic. I took this course to further aid in my own healing as well as to help others that may be stuck or suffering through loss, grief, or trauma. This is a great step in the right direction. Thank you." —Wendy McBurnie

    Get it from Udemy for $17.99 (originally $84.99).

    11. A tennis class taught by Serena Williams(!!) so you can improve your game on and off the court. Plus, it's a fun game you can play this summer while remaining physically distanced from your friends!

    Williams hitting a tennis ball
    MasterClass

    Get it with a MasterClass subscription of $15/month.

    12. A Social Video Pro course from BuzzFeed x The New School for you to learn how to build your own brand and make videos like Tasty or BuzzFeed Unsolved, AND how to earn money for all your hardwork!

    An iPhone on a stand recording a person doing a cooking demonstration. Imposed onto the image are floating Facebook reaction emojis
    Social Video Pro

    For more info on Social Video Pro, check out this explainer!

    Get it from Social Video Pro for $600.

    13. An investing course that will teach you how to invest in stocks and make your money work for you. So whenever you hear things like 'mutual funds,' 'ETFs,' or 'GARP,' you'll know what's up.

    Illustration of a computer monitor depicting a global map and graphs, coins floating around the screen
    Udemy

    Promising Review: "For an absolute beginner in investing, this course is great. I learned way more than I expected and the concepts are clear and easy to understand. I'm now going to make my first investments with a solid foundation of information that, I believe, will pay for this course over and over again." —Dávid Bolcsó

    Get it from Udemy for $12.99 (originally $64.99).

    14. A course from Rosetta Stone for you to learn a new language of your choosing, because it's never too late to finally hablar español or parler français.

    A phone screen shows a virtual flash card that reads, "Buenos dias"
    @rosettastone / Via instagram.com

    Promising Review: "I studied about two-thirds of the program before I went to Greece, and when I got there I was able to have real conversations and be understood easily." —Jessica

    Get it from Rosetta Stone starting at $10.38/month for a one year subscription.

    15. This mixology class so you can learn how to make a killer cocktail, mix the perfect drink, and build your own home bar. Soon, instead of going out to bars, your friends will be ordering from you!

    Instructors Lynnette Marrero and Ryan Chetiyawardana holding cocktails they just made
    MasterClass

    Get it with a MasterClass subscription of $15/month.

    16. A bootcamp web development course that will teach you to program with not only lectures, readings, and downloads but also code-alongs, projects, and exercises for an engaging class! A few languages you'll learn include HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, and Bootstrap 4.

    Illustration of a laptop surrounded by five command terminals, each denoted with the logo of a different computer language
    Udemy

    Promising Review: "This course definitely exceeded my expectations; it is well documented, and you can see the effort from the instructors throughout the whole course as they make this course easy to follow for people that is just starting into web development. I would highlight that this course is constantly updated with the newest technologies, keeping every lecture practical and simple. What I liked the most about this course is the fact that it has a great teacher assistant support and I was never stuck with problems or questions I couldn't resolve. This of course made my process through learning a lot easier. I would highly recommend it if you are just starting in web development, as well as if you are already a master, you won't be disappointed." —Maria Paula Jimenez

    Get it from Udemy for $14.99 (originally $69.99).

    17. This PhotoShop training course so you can become a PhotoShop pro. After you're done, you'll have a solid foundation and be able to edit with ease.

    Person pointing at a specific image on another person's screen, with a Photoshop logo overlaid
    Udemy

    Promising Review: "I came into this course as somebody who casually used PhotoShop. I had a slight idea of what most of the tools did on a basic level. This course has absolutely blown my expectations out of the water. Not only was it informative, it was also fun throughout the entire journey. Seeing my skills improve day to day, seeing a specific skill being used in a lecture and then going and doing it myself was extremely gratifying." —Ryan Hughes

    Get it from Udemy for $16.99 (originally $89.99).

    18. A gardening course because who doesn't want to learn how to keep plants alive or grow their own food?

    Instructor Ron Finley standing behind a table of planters in a garden
    MasterClass

    Get it with a Master Class subscription of $15/month.

    19. This career hacking course so you can learn how to improve your resume, write your cover letter, build your network, and ace your interviews whether you're a recent college grad or looking for a new role.

    Illustration of web pages and an iPad that's showing the LinkedIn logo
    Udemy

    Promising Review: "Excellent course. Davis Jones walks you through and highlights things which are commonly overlooked, considered trivial, and usually ignored, instead making you understand how important are they from the interviewer point of view." —Karthikeyan Stalin

    Get it from Udemy for $14.99 (originally $74.99).

    (Psst, don't forget about that this special BuzzFeed sale only lasts 'til the end of June. Happy learning!)

    Reviews may have been edited for length and clarity.

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