3 Free Classes You Can Take From Your Couch

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Break open your notebooks and your No. 2 pencils because we’re going back to class. From your very own living room at our apartments in Wheeling, several schools are now offering you the ability to graduate from their courses completely free of charge. These online courses last anywhere from two to five weeks and are offered entirely online. Here are a few recommended subjects for you to explore:

The Science of Well-Being (4 weeks)

Offered by Yale University, this course has one simple goal: teaching you how to be happier. Over the course of four weeks, you will learn the science behind happiness and how we can all live happier, healthier lives. Highly regarded as one of Yale’s most popular classes, it’s no wonder why so many would want to learn the important life lessons this class offers. If you’re interested in enrolling, join 2.1 million other students here.

An Introduction to Screenwriting (2 weeks)

The next Quentin Tarantino or Woody Allen is out there and honestly, it might even be you! This course covers basic concepts from creating storylines and characters to understanding the jargon of the screenwriting and entertainment industry. If you’ve ever considered telling a story fit for the big screen, this course could be your first step on your way to Hollywood. Enroll today to join other film students at the University of East Anglia.

Tangible Things (5 weeks)

You might be buying a Harvard grad sweatshirt after this course, even if it’s just for the bragging rights. Offered by the best of the Ivy League Conference, Harvard invites you to learn about history, art, science and more, all completely free of charge. This course provides its students a detailed look at everything tangible in the world and how it interacts with each other. Jump into some critical thinking and enroll today!

If you’re considering taking a break from your Netflix screen and engaging in some higher education, these courses could be your ticket to a fulfilling next couple of weeks. If you’re interested in viewing our apartments in Wheeling, IL, please don’t hesitate to contact us today. 

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