Personal Development in North End

$29 for a 20-Hour Online Bartending Course from Express Bartender ($79.97 Value)

Express Bartender

Online Deal

$79.97 $29

Through 12 digital lessons, students learn to mix 125 different cocktails and receive post-course job assistance

One or Three One-Hour Screenwriting Classes at Jared M. Gordon Screenplay Coverage (Up to 52% Off)

Jared M. Gordon Screenplay Coverage

Redeem from Home

$99 $49

Classes taught by an New York University–trained writer, producer, and director, whose independent films have been exhibited at festivals

$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

$19 for One Year of Online Guitar Lessons from Center Stage Guitar Academy ($108 Value)

Center Stage Guitar Academy

Online Deal

$108 $19

Bryan Billhimer leads lessons organized by skill level, covering technique and song learning in high-quality videos shot from many angles

$25 for a Lifetime SAT, ACT, PSAT, GRE or GMAT Prep Package from Allen Prep ($149 Value)

Allen Prep - SAT, ACT Test Prep

Online Deal

$149 $25

Prepare for upcoming standardized tests with thousands of questions authored by perfect SAT, ACT, PSAT, GRE or GMAT scorers

$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

$29 for an Online Sales Course from Excel with Business ($299 Value)

Excel With Business

Online Deal

$299 $29

Online course imparts skills of salesmanship with video tutorials, exercises, podcasts, and material by author of Selling for Dummies

$327 for $595 Worth of Driving Classes — Academy Auto School

Academy Auto School

Redeem from Home

$595 $327

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$39 for One-Year Membership and 8-Week Online Course ($200 Value)

Rhode Island Photography Workshops

Online Deal

$200 $39

Year of access to online materials and in-depth eight-week course provide practical instruction on using digital SLR cameras

$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

$25 for $50 Worth of Language Classes — RoLa Languages

Rola Languages

Boston

$50 $25

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"How to Fly For Free" Courses from Travel Masters Academy (Up to 72% Off). Three Options Available.

Travel Masters Academy

Cambridge

$100 $29

Courses help travelers earn numerous frequent flyer miles without leaving the ground, & redeem them for nearly free flights around the world

2 or 4 Vocal Lessons with Optional Studio Time or Audio-Engineering Course at Bristol Studios (Up to 59% Off)

Bristol Recording & Voice Studios

Back Bay

$120 $55

Work with the coaches and producers that have helped develop artists for The Voice and for labels including Sony and Universal Records

Four or Eight Private Piano Lessons at Functional Piano Training (Up to 56% Off)

Functional Piano Training

Cambridgeport

$260 $119

Private piano lessons help players improve piano technique and musical understanding

$175 for 40-Hour Real Estate Course Plus Textbook at Metropolitan School of Real Estate ($350 Value)

Metropolitan School of Real Estate

Somerville

$350 $175

Over four 10-hour days, instructors prep students for the real-estate exam, teaching procedures, key terms, and the downtown housing market

$59 for Three 45-Minute In-Studio Piano Lessons at New England Studio of Music ($135 Value)

New England Studio of Music

Multiple Locations

$135 $59

Lessons based in classical training for pianists of all ages and experience levels

All-Day TIPS Training and Art of Mixology Course for One or Two from Harvard Bartending Course (50% Off)

Harvard Bartending Course

Harvard Square

$290 $145

Pro bartender with 25 years of experience teaches students to mix and present drinks, ending with TIPS drinking safety certification

Two or Four Private Piano Lessons or Two Group Choral Lessons for Kids at Yelena's Piano Studios (Up to 57% Off)

Yelena's Piano Studios

Yelena's Piano Studio

$64 $29

In the heart of Brookline Village, students learn to tickle the ivories on a Steinway grand piano

$49 for $110 Worth of Salsa-Dance Classes — OUT SALSA BOSTON

Out Salsa Boston

Boston

$110 $49

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$199 for 40-Hour Real-Estate Pre-Licensing Course at South Shore Real Estate Academy ($350 Value)

South Shore Real Estate Academy

Quincy

$350 $199

40-hour course covers real estate basics, allowing students to earn their pre-licensing requirement and kickstart their sales careers

$139 for a Construction Supervisor License Course at Massachusetts Construction School ($279 Value)

Massachusetts Construction School

Multiple Locations

$279 $139

Up-to-date course give students the tools they need to pass the construction supervisor exam on their first try

$95 for ACT, SAT, SSAT, or ISEE Prep at Weston Wayland Success Learning Center ($220 Value)

Weston Wayland Success Learning Center

Multiple Locations

$220 $95

Teachers help students understand general-knowledge questions in preparation for the ACT, SAT, SSAT, or ISEE (a school entrance exam)

Four Group Salsa-Dancing Classes at Stilo, Dance & More (Up to 50% Off)

Stilo, Dance & More

Lynn

$50 $25

Experienced Latin-dance instructor leads beginners and intermediate dancers through the steps of salsa dancing during one-hour lessons

One or Three 45-Minute Kindermusik Play-Dates at Suzuki School of Newton (Up to 62% Off)

Suzuki School of Newton

Auburndale

$15 $7

Parents engage with their children through guided musical activities using instruments provided by the Suzuki School of Newton

Private Music Lesson from Senchant's Art of Teaching (46% Off)

Senchant's Art Of Teaching

Canton

$37 $20

Lesson programs for guitar, bass, violin, ukulele, mandolin, piano, and voice taught by an experienced instructor.

$175 for a Real Estate Pre-License Course with Textbook ($350 Value)

Professional Real Estate Training Institute

Randolph

$350 $175

40-hour course covers all the topics for the state licensing exam, and a textbook facilitates at-home study

Two or Four 30-Minute Private Piano Lessons with Jack Colombo (Up to 55% Off)

Jack Colombo

The Stedfast School of Music and Arts LLC

$55 $25

A pianist for groups including The Drifters and Al Jardine of The Beach Boys teaches students of all ages in styles such as jazz and blues

$14 for $25 Groupon — Guitar Lessons by Jeffrey Nevaras B.M. Berklee College of Music

Guitar Lessons By Jeffrey Nevaras Bm Berklee College Of Music

West Bridgewater

$25 $14

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$400 for $800 Groupon — Writer's Workshop for Kids

Writer's Workshop For Kids

Framingham

$800 $400

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$129 for Flight Instruction with Ground Instruction and Photos at King Aviation Mansfield

King Aviation-Mansfield, Inc

Mansfield

$312 $129

FAA-certified instructors guide students through 30 minutes of flight; ground lesson, photo, and Q&A complete the experience

$50 for $90 Groupon — Yostos translation services

Yostos Translation Sservices

Pembroke

$90 $50

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Creative-Writing Class for One, Two, or Four from Ruth Sophia Herman (Up to 77% Off)

Ruth Sophia Herman

Maynard

$74 $39

Express yourself through creative writing with Ruth Sophia Herman, founder and director of Circle of Writers

Four-Hour Intro to DSLR Camera Workshop for One or Two from Felix Rust Photographers (Up to 56% Off)

Felix Rust Photographers

Chelmsford

$200 $89

Husband-and-wife photography team teaches students to operate their own digital cameras' shutter speed, aperture, and depth of field

$96 for $175 Worth of Makeup Classes — Alicia Makeup Academy

Alicia Makeup Academy

Methuen Town

$175 $96

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$89 for 30hrs of Driver's Ed Classes & 1st Road Lesson at Future Drivers of America ($180 Value)

Future Drivers of America

Chelmsford

$180 $89

Seasoned instructors guide novice drivers through 30 hours of classroom instruction and a road lesson

$50 for $100 for Four 30 minute private music lessons — West Newbury School of Music

West Newbury School Of Music

West Newbury

$100 $50

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$48 for $95 Groupon — Act First CPR

Act First Cpr

Franklin Town

$95 $48

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$139 for a Private One-Hour Introductory Helicopter Lesson at Don's Flying Service Inc ($250 Value)

Don's Flying Service Inc

Marlborough

$250 $139

During private sessions, FAA-certified instructors cover ground school basics, and then give students hands-on experience during a flight

Half-Hour Scenic Flight for Two or Two-Hour Intro Flight Experience for One from Noble AirVentures LLC (Up to 62% Off)

Noble AirVentures LLC

Stow

$285 $139

Scenic trips fly over Boston, Worcester, or Wachusett Mountain; after ground instruction, novice pilots take control of a Cessna 172

6-Hour Photography Workshop from LiteWriting Photography (45% Off)

Litewriting Photography

Clinton

$225 $124

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Fluent City's campuses train tongues in the basics and nuances of up to 10 languages, depending on location, through interactive group classes. Experienced teachers introduce groups of students to vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation in a student's chosen language. Languages are divided based on students' incoming level of proficiency, and group courses run for a total of 20 hours. Although not included with the class, students can also meet with instructors in flexible private lessons tailored to each pupil's individual needs.

1 Faneuil Hall Sq
Boston,
MA
US

AES Languages, or Adaptive Education Services, expands cultural horizons and crushes communication barriers with dynamic language programs for businesses and individual students. Experienced instructors teach tongues to pronounce delicate sonants and powerful plosives as they stretch minds toward fluency. Foreign-language book clubs and immersive trips to international locales boost familiarity with a country's language and customs and make navigating international conversation easier than paying a guide to make prewritten subtitles.

60 State Street
Boston,
MA
US

Though the name suggests a focus on bartending, Mixology Training covers just about every stage of drink creation, from brewing beer to mixing cocktails to unmixing cocktails at the end of the night. Brewmaster and Belgian beer enthusiast Bob Sylvester leads the Mastering Beer class, where students learn about grains, yeast, and hops, and the processes that transform them into beer. The bartending class, on the other hand, promises students will be able to master the art in a week or faster, and incorporates classic drinks as well as newer concoctions.

265 Franklin St #1702
Boston,
MA
US

The Sylvester family had bartending in its blood. Whether it was Uncle Mickey holding court with 40 years' worth of regulars or Tony Sr. mixing one of his signature Skip and Go Nakeds, they exemplified the easy grace and no-nonsense craftsmanship found in a true barman's barman. That dedication to well-poured drinks carried over to Tony Jr., who has spent the last 35 years training mixologists nationwide through the curriculum of his ABC Bartending Schools. Taught behind fully functional bars, his courses educate students in topics ranging from drink recipes and equipment setup to flair moves and alcohol awareness. His schools also emphasize employment; after graduation, students can take advantage of a nationwide job placement service to land gigs in Miami nightclubs, Las Vegas casinos, or the bar cars of Chicago's El trains.

41 Winter Street
Boston,
MA
US

Professional bartenders teach in classrooms set up as fully functioning bars. The facilities present lifelike conditions for students to learn skills such as the proper shake and pour for a variety of cocktails, muddling raw ingredients, and getting the right amount of head on a draft beer. Courses also cover the technical elements of bartending, which may include setting up drink stations, understanding liquor laws and board-of-health requirements, and operating payment systems that accept both credit cards and gold ingots.

41 Winter St
Boston,
MA
US

Bobby Martin, now the executive director at the nonprofit Piers Park Sailing Center, grew up with a sail line in his hand, touring the Delaware River and the waters surrounding Kent Island and St. Michael's in Maryland. He always knew sailing was in his blood, as he was raised in a family of boat builders and America's Cup competitors. He followed this passion throughout school and into a racing team at Boston University and earned a position as captain by his senior year. The passion for sailing shows through at Piers Park Sailing Center, which train sailors of all ages and ability levels including underserved youth and disabled students.

95 Marginal St
Boston,
MA
US