Learning for Live: Join over 20 million learners in highly actionable online classes backed by Harvard, MIT, and other prestigious institutions from around the world. Some courses here are taken just for the love of learning, while others can earn you a degree or certificate.

The Muse

Learning for Live: The Muse is an all-in-one professional site that includes job boards, company analysis, but most importantly, lots of online coaching options. Users choose from a huge database of coaches, then they choose the style of coaching they're seeking. Coaches are available for 30-minute Q&A sessions and quick resume reviews, but they're also ready to start long-term mentor relationships.


Learning for Live: Learn to code for free in HTML, CSS, Javascript, Ruby, and more.


Comic's Collector: Gain creative, business, or tech skills from over 30,000 online courses. The site boasts expert instructors like author Roxane Gay and illustrator Yuko Shimizu.


Learning for Live: Thinkful ditches rigid class outlines in favor of a more personal approach. Work one-on-one with a personal mentor to create specific job goals, while also building a network of professionals with shared interests. Some courses guarantee a job, and they won't charge you until you get one.


Learning for Live: CreativeLive broadcasts free, live classes with the world's top experts in photography, business, design, craft, and audio. Instructors include New York Times contributor Victoria Will and entrepreneur Tim Ferriss from Forbes' "Names You Need to Know."


Learning for Live: Coach.me offers a free app for coaching and goal-tracking. Paid services come with more exclusive access to over 8,000 personal coaches, including personalized leadership coaching that caters to your specific workplace problems and goals.

Insight Timer

Learning for Live: Insight Timer is a mobile app geared toward meditation enthusiasts, but you don't have to be a monk to make use of this tool. Secular courses guide listeners through meditations, thought exercises, and talks on everyday issues like happiness, grief, and insomnia. Some courses are free, but you can pay for any additional courses that pique your interest.

Khan Academy

Learning for Live: This nonprofit offers free online classes that students tackle at their own pace. The classes cover most subjects through high school levels, and some courses dip into early college content.


Learning for Live: Udemy is all about options. Students choose from over 130,000 online courses, which cover a broad range of focuses and make use of more than 57,000 instructors.


Learning for Live: Earn a nanodegree in almost any tech field with Udacity. Courses range from web development to self-driving cars and artificial intelligence. The site also offers a master's degree program in Computer Science through its partnership with Georgia Tech.


Learning for Live: Acquired by LinkedIn in 2015, Lynda features over 13,000 courses in digital marketing, graphic design, IT security, and much more. Instead of paying for individual courses, users pay for a membership and then pick as many courses as they'd like.


Learning for Live: Learn a new language with this fun, engaging online learning platform. Users pay by the month for this subscription service, but newcomers can try out a free lesson with a course purchase.