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You don’t have to be moving into the dorms and spending hundreds on textbooks to go back to school – Lifehacker has hand-picked some of their favorite free online courses for this Fall! Check out some of the edX courses the folks at Lifehacker U are buzzing about.

Click here to read the full post on Lifehacker.com.

“Your education doesn’t have to stop once you leave school. We’ve put together a curriculum of some of the best free online classes available on the web this summer for the latest term of Lifehacker U, our regularly-updating guide to improving your life with free, online college-level classes. Let’s get started.”

Computer Science and Technology

Microsoft – Developing International Software – Professors Björn Rettig, Daniel Goldschmidt, and Nadine Kano

Started August 21, 2015. Enroll now.

Harvey Mudd College – MyCS: Computer Science for Beginners – Professor Zachary Dodds

Course is open now as a self-paced course. Enroll now.

Finance and Economics

The New York Institute of Finance – Understanding the Federal Reserve – Professor William Addiss

Course is open now as a self-paced course. Enroll now.

Science and Medicine

Tokyo Institute of Technology – Introduction to Deep Earth Science – Part 1 – Professor Kei Hirose

Course starts October 7, 2015. Enroll now.


The University of Texas at Austin – Discovery Precalculus: A Creative and Connected Approach – Professors Mark L Daniels, Jeremiah W Lucas, and Karen E Smid

Course started September 1, 2015. Enroll now.

Social Sciences, Classics, and Humanities

Harvard University – The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours – Professors Gregory Nagy, Leonard Muellner, Kevin McGrath, Keith Stone, and Claudia Filos

Course started August 26, 2015. Enroll now.

Arizona State University – Human Origins – Professor Dr. Donald C Johnanson

Course starts October 14, 2015. Enroll now.

University of California at Berkeley – The Science of Happiness – Professors Dacher Keltner and Emiliana Simon-Thomas

Course starts September 8, 2015. Enroll now.

Read the full post on Lifehacker.com.