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Get An MBA-Equivalent Education With These Free Courses

Want to learn everything you might in an MBA program — without having to pay for the expensive classes? Online learning hub SlideRule has gathered free online courses from top schools such as Wharton and Harvard Business School into a well-rounded curriculum.


Hold On To Your Inner Student To Stay Relevant In Your Field

There are benefits of presenting yourself as an expert. Confidence in your knowledge affords you respect from peers and clients alike, but it’s more important to stay humble and never stop learning.


Attend Full Classes To Boost Your Chance To Nab An Open Spot

Enrolling in popular university classes can be kind of a crapshoot. If you end up on a waiting list, try showing up for the first couple of classes anyway to boost your chances of nabbing an open spot.


Ask LH: How Do I Ask Someone To Be My Mentor?

Dear Lifehacker, I understand how useful it is to have a mentor, or someone whose experience I can benefit from. Once I’ve found someone though, how do I ask them? Do you just email them and ask, or is there a better way to make your case? Sincerely, Desperately Seeking Senpai


Six Things I Learnt From Teaching That I Still Use In Everyday Life

Teaching is one of the most challenging, underrated and most rewarding professions you could go into. There’s a lot you can learn from trying to teach a room full of (mostly) disinterested students. Here are some of the biggest lessons I learned and am still applying today.


Use A Bottom-Up Approach To Learning To Code If You're A Beginner

Some people say you should jump in and just start trying to make an app or whatever it is you want to make when you’re interested in learning to code. Others recommend a “bottom-up” approach, learning the basics first and slowly building over time.


Work On Your Passion Project For 90 Minutes Every Day For 90 Days

It’s difficult to make time for passion projects in your busy life. The trick is to turn that passion project into a habit, says author Robin Sharma, and he has a formula to do just that. He likes to call the 90/90/1 Rule.


The Daily Shower Review: My Method For Fixing My Repetitive Mistakes

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We all make mistakes. It’s part of being human. Chances are most of us have repeated a mistake many times. To fix these recurrences, I came up with a method that I like to call the Daily Shower Review.


4 Things To Remember When Teaching Your Kids To Drive

Learner drivers and parents are often thrown in the deep end when it comes to learning to drive and recording hours in the logbook. As part of a unique approach to improving young driver road safety, I asked learners what they want parents to know about learning to drive. The following take-home messages emerged.


Top 10 Skills We Wish Were Taught In School, But Usually Aren't

Even though we learn a great deal in school, some of the most essential skills we need as adults aren’t universally taught in a formal setting. Here are some of the subjects and skills we wish we’d learned in school. (You can still learn them now. It’s never too late!)