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Get Schooled

This summer, hone your skills—or learn some new ones—on a college campus. Or on the golf course. Or in an Italian kitchen.

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BARBECUING
The Institute of Culinary Education, 50 W. 23rd St., nr. Broadway; 800-522-4610
Hill Country executive chef and BBQ-circuit junkie Elizabeth Karmel knows her southern-style 'cue, but you don't have to credit her when you turn out buttery North Carolina pulled pork, tender Texas brisket, and sweet Kansas City ribs (plus sides and sweets) at your next cookout.
When: June 27, 6 p.m.–11 p.m.
Price: $110

DRAWING
Education Building, Museum of Modern Art, 4 W. 54th St., nr. Fifth Ave.; 212-408-8441
MoMA hosts numerous studio classes like Drawing and Perception, which covers contouring, balancing proportions, and capturing light. Plus, sketching is interspersed with lecture tours on Seurat, Giacometti, and other stars of the museum's collection.
When: Wed., June 4–July 23, 7 p.m.–9:30 p.m.
Price: $410

GOLFING
Randall's Island Golf Center, 1 Randalls Island; 212-427-5689
Mayor Bloomberg's own instructor, Tom Sutter, defected from Chelsea Piers to be the head pro at this new driving range, where we've already suggested you blow your rebate.
When: By appointment only
Price:$130 per session

INVESTING
NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies, 145 Fourth Ave., at 13th St.; 212-998-7200
If you're going to buy stocks during these bizarre economic times, you should at least be sure you understand the basic topics you'll study in Fundamentals of Individual Investing.
When: Wed., May 21–July 2, noon–3 p.m.
Price: $295

KNOWLEDGEABLY REFERENCING HISTORY
NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies, 145 Fourth Ave., at 13th St.; 212-998-7200
Sure, watching CNN will increase your political IQ. But effortlessly referring to what you learned about the French Revolution from NYU's Plato to NATO seminar, a class that claims to cover all of Western civilization, will make you sound as informed as any pundit.
When: Tues., May 27–July 15, 6:20 p.m.–8:25 p.m.
Price: $430


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