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Seven good ways to save money in college

Money doesn't buy happiness, but it does help you when you forget to bring your lunch, or need school supplies. In fact, college is the perfect time to learn financial responsibility with the cash you're earning. There are plenty of ways to be resourceful and save your money. Here's a few tricks I used while I was in school.

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Four ways to launch your career before school’s out

Have you thought about your post-school career yet? Your college education will set you up, but you have to take the last steps to get your first real job. The good news is that you can start taking these steps before school is out, so you can establish a presence in the job market. Here’s what you can be doing right now to get your career going.

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Self-Driving Cars and the Careers around them

Self-driving cars are the wave of the future. While we’re still improving the technology and the safety of them, one way or another, they’re coming. Most of the talk about these autonomous vehicles has been about safety and ethics, but there’s also talk about how their adoption will affect the job market. While there’s some worry about professional drivers being eliminated, there are also new careers to be found in vehicle design and manufacturing, careers that Centennial College can prepare you for. Especially since the autonomous car industry is coming to Canada, too. Here’s how you can become a part of the future of transportation.

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How to become a Golden Globe winner with Centennial College

If you’re a film and television junkie, you might have been looking forward to awards season, which just began with the 2017 Golden Globes. It’s one thing to enjoy these movies and television shows, and the awards they get, but have you considered helping make one of them? Canada has a thriving film and television industry, with several of this year’s shows and movies being made here. Centennial’s Story Arts Centre contains several programs related to the behind-the-scenes process of making movies and TV shows that can get your career going. Here’s how, with Centennial College’s media programs, you can learn to become part of a future award-winner.

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Surviving Canada’s cold weather: Advice for every student

It’s really cold in Toronto right now, with temperatures forecast to hit more record lows. If you’re coming to Centennial College from another country, frigid weather is something you might not be used to. Here’s what you need to know about the cold and how to prepare for it.

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Six good things that happened in 2017

2017 is over and, with all the negativity in the world, it’s important that we remember the good things that happened this year, of which there’s plenty. Reading about them is one thing, but you can help make more good things happen, too, with the knowledge and skills Centennial College can give you. Here are just a few of the year’s highlights, and how we can help you keep these achievements going.