Up to 60% Off Teen Driving Program

Nova Driving School

Multiple Locations

Driver’s ed sessions that take place in a classroom teach teens the rules of the road and include optional driving time

$250 $99

50% Off Motorcycle Course

Motorcycle Riding'sCool

West Town

During 14-hour course, students learn the rules of the road and then hit the closed-circuit course to get a feel for riding motorcycles

$300 $150

50% Off an Online Social-Media Manager Course

Management and Strategy Institute

Students prepare to become a certified social-media manager by learning the ethical duties and daily requirements of the profession

$199.95 $99

53% Off Voice Lessons at Heart of Singing

Heart of Singing

Chicago

Instructors impart healthy vocal technique to students in half-hour voice lessons tailored to individual goals

$80 $38

78% Off Digital-Photography Class in Schaumburg

Balanced Exposure

Schaumburg

Professional photographer teaches students basic principles, such as DSLR/Mirrorless camera settings and using a flash

$225 $49

94% Off Microsoft Excel Training

Robust IT

Learn to craft graphs, pivot tables, and spreadsheets like a pro with an online Microsoft Excel training course

$306 $19

Up to 70% Off Notary, Paralegal, or Real Estate Courses

Chicago Investment School

Lincoln Park

Courses led by Derek McNeal, a licensed attorney and certified public accountant with more than 20 years in the real estate industry

$200 $95

51% Off at Learn Scuba Chicago

Learn Scuba Chicago

Multiple Locations

Scuba-certification course led by dive experts Captain Bob and crew take students on pool dives in Chicago and open-water dives in Kankakee

$295 $145

46% Off Broker Pre-License Course

Inland Real Estate School

Multiple Locations(18.8 miles)

90-hour course prepares students for the state exam

$649 $349

Up to 77% Off Workshop from Chicago Photography Academy

Chicago Photography Academy

Lakeview

All-day fundamentals workshop demystifies the settings of your DSLR camera as professionals dole out tips on composition and camera shake

$195 $49

96% Off One Year of Online Guitar Lessons

Rockstar Academy

An experienced teacher helps beginners, intermediate students, and advanced musicians learn how to improve their guitar playing

$237 $10

Up to 93% Off Excel Certification Courses

GoSkills

Students—from beginners through experts—gain access to 43 video tutorials taught by an award-winning Microsoft Excel instructor

$299 $29

97% Off Children's-Story-Writing

WriteStoryBooksForChildren.com

Aspiring authors learn how to write children’s books with this online certification course

$586.43 $19

45% Off Natural French Handmade Cosmetics Class

Magalie Naturals

Bucktown

In Parisian-inspired boutique,French cosmetic designer leads students hands-on through creating their own natural skin care product.

$55 $30

45% Off Online Test Prep Course

Northwest Suburban College

Rolling Meadows

From the merchant: One-day mock exam; USMLE Step 2 CS live assessment that improves your odds of passing the test

$999 $549

93% Off Project-Manager Certification Course

LearnSmart

One year of access to professional project manager (PMP) training exposes students to 50 course and 101 PDU credits towards accreditation

$1,495 $99

Up to 95% Off Online Stock-Trading Course

Lex van Dam Trading Academy

Professional trader seen on Million Dollar Traders teaches novices to turn profits and design balanced portfolios in five steps

$599 $29

90% Off Project Management Training

Career Academy

One year of access to 17 online project management certification training courses helps students earn 180 PDU credits toward accreditation

$995 $99

Up to 80% Off Tutoring Sessions from Best Brains

Best Brains Chicago

Multiple Locations

Certified teachers tutor students in English, math, general knowledge, and the abacus

$244 $59

Up to 97% Off Smartphone-App Development Course

GogoTraining

Instructor-led online video courses in basic to advanced programming teach students the skills needed to make mobile apps at their own pace

$2,016 $59

94% Off Online Photography Course

iPhotography

The 18 modules hone students’ skills with an array of learning tools, including real-world assignments, video tutorials, and simulations

$849 $49

55% Off Lessons at JC’s Guitars & Music Lessons

JC’s Guitars & Music Lessons

Multiple Locations

During private, 30-minute lessons, students learn the basics of singing or their choice of string, wind, or percussion instrument

$88 $40

57% Off at Small Business Training Institute

Small Business Training Institute, Inc.

Naperville Corporate Park

From the merchant: Tax implications for your Business C- Corp, S-Corp, LLC or Sole proprietor. QuickBooks features- Online Version/Desktop

$127 $55

Up to 55% Off Photography Workshop

Digital Photo Academy

Professional photographers teach students how to light and frame images of natural sights

$99 $49

Up to 53% Off Professional Online Grammar and Plagiarism Checker

Grammarly

Go beyond your word processor’s spell check with an automated proofreader that checks for 250+ grammar errors and enhances vocabulary usage.

$30 $14

96% Off Microsoft Office Certification Bundle

Career Academy

Online video courses help professionals master and obtain certification in Office 365, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access, and Outlook 2013

$495 $39

91% Off an Online Nutritional-Therapist Course

The Health Sciences Academy

Accredited course for a nutritional-therapist certification includes 60 hours of online material, plus interactive and printable features

$1,060 $99

Up to 63% Off Children's math tutoring at Mathnasium of Palatine

Mathnasium of Palatine

Palatine

From the merchant: We teach math in a way that makes sense to kids. Great tutors, customized plans and a cool ambiance makes learning fun.

$190 $70

50% Off a Project-Management Course

I'll Show U Technologies

Oak Forest

Working adults enroll in live-instructor courses to earn certification in Cisco and project management, opening up advancement opportunities

$8,000 $4,000

40% Off "Minecraft" Mod-Design Course

Youth Digital

Kids ages 8–14 learn to code by modifying their copy of Minecraft through guided introductory lessons in Java language

$249.99 $149.99

75% Off Digital-Photography Class

Balanced Exposure

Schaumburg

Professional photographer teaches students basic principles, such as DSLR/Mirrorless camera settings

$115 $29

90% Off Online Piano Course

SkillSuccess

Online course teaches piano-playing basics, helping complete novices reach the level of early intermediate standard pianist

$199 $19

Up to 60% Off a Scuba Course at Berry Dive Center

Berry Dive Center

Northbrook/Glenview

Scuba instructors lead students in diving techniques during weekend lessons inside classrooms, pools, and open water

$75 $30

Up to 74% Off Kids' Robotics Classes

Sylvan Learning

Multiple Locations

Kids in grades 1–7 learn to make moving machines with Lego kits

$75 $25

Up to 95% Off Online Microsoft Excel Training

Excel With Business

Standard or advanced courses help users tap into Microsoft Excel’s business-boosting potential via online exercises, videos, and testing

$250 $25

Up to 92% Off Online Accounting Course

EWB Accounting & Bookkeeping

Online course imparts skills of accounting—for students or professionals—through video tutorials, exercises, and text-based articles

$299 $29

98% Off an Online SQL Certification Bundle

IT University

SQL certification bundle grants 24/7 access to expert-level instruction and includes multimedia presentations, exam simulators, and more

$3,295 $69

Up to 60% Off Six Sigma Online Course

Management and Strategy Institute

Online course teaches students how to lead a Six Sigma business management team

$299.95 $119

Up to 59% Off Music Lessons at Guitar Cities

Guitar Cities

Chicago

Guitar, bass, ukulele, drum, and piano lessons from professional recording artists and touring musicians in Chicago’s Loop

$80 $33

97% Off Online Game-Design Course from Vizual Coaching Academy

Vizual Coaching Academy

Online course teaches students to create desktop-style games with Unity and includes app-developer package; no coding experience needed

$1,411 $49

75% Off ACT Test Prep

Associates for Educational and Psychological Services

Glenview

An educator with more than 30 years of experience helps his students prepare for the ACT exam during four-hour tutoring sessions

$400 $99

Up to 70% Off Adobe Photoshop Class

Balanced Exposure

Schaumburg

Learn about digital photo-editing fundamentals, including cloning, masking, layers, and color correction

$195 $59

Up to 50% Off 3D Video Game-Design Courses

Youth Digital

Kids learn the basics of PC video game design, including models, textures, lighting, and more—eventually building a real, playable 3D game

$249 $149

43% Off Private Music Lessons

Thompson Voice Studio

Old Irving Park

During two 30-minute voice lessons, students learn the basics of singing

$60 $34

84% Off Online 150-Hour TEFL/TESOL Course

Global Language Training

Online course equips students with the tools to guide non-English speakers toward fluency; certificate upon satisfactory course completion

$311 $49

96% Off CompTIA IT-Certification Bundle

IT University Online

Expert lectures, multimedia aids, and exam simulators aid in three courses, strengthening resumés and enhancing marketability

$2,695 $99

50% Off Tutoring Sessions

Mccree Tutoring Services

South Holland

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$70 $35

50% Off Online SAT Prep Course

The College Review

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

$399 $199

Part of our expanded, competitively-priced selection