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$545 for $990 Worth of Makeup Classes — Spectrum Beauty Academy

Spectrum Beauty Academy

Alexandria

$990 $545

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Beginners' DSLR-Camera Workshop for One or Two from DSLR Workshops by Okello Dunkley (Up to 52% Off)

DSLR Workshops

Multiple Locations

$99 $49

(15)

Workshops teach students to explore the manual settings of their digital cameras, including aperture, ISO, and white balance

Master Basic Camera Functions with a Photography Maven

Photography Workshop

Smithsonian Castle

$60 $60

Rachel Lincoln demystifies aperture, shutter speed, and ISO, then shows you how to play with these concepts during a jaunt through the area

Four or Eight Salsa-Dancing Lessons at Saboreate Dance Company (Up to 51% Off)

Saboreate Dance Company

Washington

$60 $30

Students learn sensual salsa moves during 60-minute lessons

$25 for $50 Toward Translation Services — Language Innovations, LLC

Language Innovations LLC

Farragut Square

$50 $25

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$199 for an Online SAT Prep Course from The College Review ($399 Value)

The College Review

Online Deal

$399 $199

Experts help high schoolers prepare for their college-entrance exams in an online SAT course

$99 for a Complete Cisco Certification IT Network Training Bundle from IT University Online ($3,295 Value)

IT University Online

Online Deal

$3,295 $99

Bundles contain hands-on exercises, multimedia presentations, and exam simulators to help students prepare for CCNA and CCNP certification

$39 for $70 Worth of Language Classes — SCETA

Sceta

Redeem from Home

$70 $39

Learn basic Japanese to visit Japan or understand animes

$45 for $75 Worth of Test-Prep Classes — Five Star Learning

Five Star Learning

Redeem from Home

$75 $45

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$45 for $80 Worth of Music Lessons — Turn 2 Notes

Turn 2 Notes

Redeem from Home

$80 $45

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One or Two College-Essay-Writing Consultations at Lucille Education Solutions Consulting (Up to 54% Off)

Lucille Education Solutions Consulting

On Location

$105 $55

Students get the expert help they need on their entrance essays, possibly increasing their chances of acceptance to their college of choice

Two or Four 60-Minute Guitar Lessons from Planetary Music (Up to 54% Off)

Planetary Music

Redeem from Home

$140 $69

Professional guitar instructors arrive at students' homes to teach them how to play one of the most popular instruments in modern music

$19.99 for an Online Traffic-School Course from BESTtrafficschool.com ($39.95 Value)

BESTtrafficschool.com

Online Deal

$39.95 $19.99

DMV-approved online traffic course may lower insurance rates; satisfies court point or fine-reduction requirements for VA citations

Four 60-Minute One-on-One Online or In-Person Tutoring Sessions from In Class Solutions (Up to 68% Off)

In Class Solutions

On Location

$300 $99

Private tutoring via Skype, in the client's home, or at a public location helps K–12 students grasp difficult concepts or prepare for tests

$59 for an Online Website Building Class from Express Website Course ($197 Value)

Express Website Course

Online Deal

$197 $59

Video course teaches students the ins and outs of creating a website and working with the WordPress platform

$99 for an IT Database Admin Online Training Bundle from Database Training Academy ($3,595 Value)

Database Training Academy

Online Deal

$3,595 $99

More than 150 hours of training in all areas of database technology ranging from SQL to Oracle

Four or Eight One-Hour Study Skills Tutoring Sessions from Learn 2 Learn (Up to 78% Off)

Learn 2 Learn

On Location

$200 $49

Tutors help students of all levels learn to study smarter, not harder, with test-taking strategies such as memory training and note taking

Three-Hour Beginner Photography Workshop for One or Two from Remember Forever (Up to 60% Off)

Remember Forever

On Location

$95 $39

Beginner workshops help you learn the ins and outs of your camera's functions and how to take great pictures in specific conditions

$39 for 1-Hour Music Lesson $70 — Love Music Lessons

Love Music Lessons

Redeem from Home

$70 $39

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$85 for $170 Worth of Academic-Tutor Services — Eye Level of FairOaks, VA

Eye Level Of Fairoaks, Va

Redeem from Home

$170 $85

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$69 for CompTIA A+, Network+ and Security+ IT Certification Training Bundle from Career Academy ($1,485 Value)

Career Academy

Online Deal

$1,485 $69

Online courses with video instructions help IT professionals attain certifications in networking and corporate security

$36 for $60 Worth of Academic-Tutor Services — Simon Studies Educational Services, LLC

Simon Studies Educational Services, Llc

U Street - Cardozo

$60 $36

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$23 for $40 Toward 30 minute Individual Piano Lesson — Alla's Piano Studio

Alla's Piano Studio

Falls Church

$40 $23

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One Month of Reading or Math In-Center Tutoring at A Plus Success Quality Tutoring (Up to 61% Off)

A Plus Success Quality Tutoring

Alexandria

$250 $99

Instructors work with K–12 students twice weekly to improve their reading or math skills

Two or Four Music Lessons at Falls Church Music Conservatory (Up to 55% Off)

Falls Church Music Conservatory

Jefferson

$122 $55

Adults and children with a variety of skill levels are invited to learn instruments at this classically focused music school

Makeup-Application or Jewelry-Making Class for One or Two at V GLAM Institute of Art (Up to 54% Off)

V GLAM Institute of Art

Falls Church

$125 $60

Head to an accredited beauty, art, and fashion institution to learn the best tricks for applying makeup or how to make your own jewelry

$49 for $98 Worth of Defensive-Driving Classes — Dexterity Driving School

Dexterity Driving School

Washington

$98 $49

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Bestbrains

Multiple Locations

$244 $79

Certified teachers instruct students across four subjects, including abacus, math, English, and general knowledge for four weeks

$1,648 for $2,997 Worth of Academic Classes — Hands On Dental Assistant Training

Hands On Dental Assistant Training

Rockville

$2,997 $1,648

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$94 for $160 Worth of Singing Lessons — The A Cappella School

The A Cappella School

Rockville

$160 $94

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$65 for a Three-Hour Lesson on QuickBooks at ITS Integrated Technical Solutions ($135 Value)

ITS Integrated Technical Solutions

ITEC Training

$135 $65

Students learn the basics of QuickBooks, which helps small businesses do everything from invoicing to tracking sales and expenses

$48 for $80 Worth of Driving Classes — Washington Career and Technical Education Center

Washington Career And Technical Education Center

Hallmark Business Park

$80 $48

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Two or Four 1-Hour Acoustic Guitar Lessons at NoVa Guitar Lessons (Up to 53% Off)

NoVa Guitar Lessons

Countryside

$100 $49

Learn how to play the acoustic guitar—or refine skills you already have—at your own pace with instruction from an experienced guitar player

$66 for $120 Groupon — Manassas Joe's Piano

Manassas Joe's Piano

Bull Run

$120 $66

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The Child and Family Network Centers provides free education and social services for preschool children, and job training for their families. The children it serves are considered at-risk due to limited English proficiency and low-income backgrounds. To fulfill the need for strong educational programs, CFNC operates a year-round preschool in 10 classrooms—with literacy and language support for bilingual children in 27 languages—to prepare them for kindergarten with their peers. These programs reach out to families in their own neighborhoods and supplement the students’ education with additional resources such as health services.

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3701 Mount Vernon Ave
Alexandria,
VA
US

3700 S Four Mile Run Dr
Arlington,
VA
US

Named one of the 5 Best Places to Study Wine in the country by Food & Wine magazine, Washington Wine Academy has something for novices and experts alike. The school’s offerings include professional-certification classes, tours of local wineries, singles mixers, and wine-and-a-movie nights, all overseen by top wine writers and sommeliers. This blend of education and entertainment has proven successful: on average, the Academy educates more than 1,000 enthusiasts per month and hosts more than 300 wine and beer events each year.

Students and visitors gather in the academy’s brick and mortar wine school–the first of its kind in the DC area. A large hall provides the perfect setting for presentations or Model UN practice, and the nearby Crystal City Wine Shop stocks an extensive collection of beer and wines from around the world.

1201 S Eads St
Arlington,
VA
US

Childhood choirs sparked a lifelong love of music in accomplished teachers Reggie Jackson and Kevin Johnson. At CTM Studios, they combine their dual passions for song and education during lessons focused on piano, voice, guitar, and violin, as well as various woodwind and brass instruments. Available to students of all skill levels for group and private lessons, Reggie and Kevin help pupils master their instruments by teaching everything from basic scales to advanced soloing technique. Besides instilling the tenants of craft, both instructors strive to make their students confident performers by employing methods less startling than randomly setting off pyrotechnics during lessons.

3223 Duke Street
Alexandria,
VA
US

Hospitality Training Institute readies aspiring bartenders, casino dealers, and banquet servers to excel in both charming customers and plying their trade. Instructors guide their students through complete certification courses, which can last 20 to 150 hours, or through single-day workshops, in which students hone their skills to optimum employability. The institute maintains connections with the Virginia Hotel and Lodging Association and the National Restaurant Association, a close association that helps pupils find paid work upon completion of their training. Safety certifications demonstrate how to handle food and alcohol properly, so that confused waiters don’t fire all meals from a cannon.

1432 Duke Street
Alexandria,
VA
US

At Forum Intensive English Center, learning is more than staring at a book or listening to a teacher's voice—it's an engaging process that requires participation. The school's instructors boost students' fluency in the English language through interactive exercises developed by European linguist Susanna McPhilomy. Active group conversations and role-playing exercises are a few of the techniques used during intensive English courses and test-preparation programs that prepare students for the TOEFL, IELTS, and other exams. Students can also opt for classes designed to help them communicate in a professional setting.

801 North Pitt Street
Alexandria,
VA
US