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New Year, New Skills: $10 Online Courses to Grab Now [Video]

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If your New Year's resolution is to improve on your skills. If you don't have one, investing on yourself is a great way to start the year.

Business Insider shared Udemy's online courses. The online learning website is currently offering their classes for only $10 each until January 10. There are over 17,000 courses available in Udemy and most of them costs $200.

Here are 5 interesting ones:

Become a SuperLearner 2: Learn Speed Reading and Boost Memory

In the age where people are 'hacking' their way to growth and success, this course offers students the ultimate hack: improved reading and comprehension.Reading faster and understanding the context is a college student's version of working smarter instead of harder.

The Complete Web Developer Course 2.0

One of the most well liked programs in Udemy, this course teaches students everything they need to know from designing websites and developing mobile apps. The course lets learners build and launch their own website with 6 weeks of classes.

Writing with Flair: How to Become an Exceptional Writer

Writing well can help at school and at work. It's an important skill to develop and in this course, learners will learn from tips and tricks shared by professional writers to help them write better.

An Entire MBA in 1 Course

Get a headstart in business with this course designed by a former Goldman Sachs employee and educator. Learn the basics of economics, finance, communication and the value of personal connections all in one course.

Building a Personal Brand by Gary Vaynerchuck

New York Times best-selling author Gary Vaynerchuck brought his family's business to new heights using videos and has since then built his own media company helping others build and promote their businesses. Learn from this expert how to capitalize on branding in social media.

The best online programs

Some people are skeptic with the effectiveness of online courses which is why we think you should take advantage of Udemy's offer to test the waters.

U.S. News announced they will release their 2017 Best Online Ranking Programs next week. The ranking includes bachelor's and postgraduate degrees in engineering, business, nursing, criminal justice and education.

For undergraduate online programs, their focus in on degree completion since majority of the undergrad population in the US is taking up 2-year degree programs or part-time coursework and this can be a great resource for them.

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