I have been pushing free classes via edX and Coursera for a while now. They are the perfect way for students to build their academic narrative, which is a must when applying to selective colleges. If you did not jump on this suggestion already, this summer is certainly the time.
Below are some of my favorites from both platforms. Click on the course title for a direct link!
Creative Writing Specialization, Wesleyan
Writing in the Sciences, Stanford
Write Your First Novel, Michigan State
Leading People and Teams Specialization, U-Michigan
The Art and Science of Relationships, U Toronto
The Art of Negotiation, UC Irvine
New Models of Business In Society, UVA
Circular Fashion: Design, Science and Value in a Sustainable Clothing Industry, Wageningen
Inspiring and Motivating Arts and Culture Teams, Michigan
Hollywood: History, Industry, Art, Penn
Star Trek: Inspiring Culture and Technology, Smithsonian
Tangible Things: Discovering History Through Artworks, Artifacts, Scientific Specimens, and the Stuff Around You, Harvard.
The Rise of Superheroes and Their Impact On Pop Culture, Smithsonian
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