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Nine ways to take the perfect Instagram food photo

Good food deserves to be shared, if not in person, then online. That's probably why sharing photos of your food on Instagram is so popular. There's a real art to getting the perfect photo of your meal and putting it online, and, believe it or not, a future, too. You can actually use it as the beginning of a career in the Food Media industry, through Centennial College. Here's how to make those Instagram shots as scrumptious as possible, and how they can be the beginning of a great career.

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Unlock Career Opportunities through Informational Interviews

It is not a job interview, and the objective is not to ask for a job. The purpose of an informational interview is to gain career advice, industry insights, and suggestions for getting your career started. This tool can also provide you with perspective on career options and job opportunities – it's a first step to successful networking! Here's how you can unlock career opportunities with informational interviews.

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Three great reasons to take Digital Visual Effects in Canada

It’s hard to imagine the modern blockbuster movie scene without the visual effects that make it happen. From elaborate concepts like alien worlds and creatures to more mundane things like stunts and backgrounds, computer effects are an essential part of nearly every production. While we think of movies as a non-Canadian, Hollywood affair (sometimes shot in Toronto and Vancouver at best), it turns out this country is actually one of the main sources Hollywood taps when it needs those green screens filled in. In fact, if creating visual effects is something you’re looking into, a Canadian career in Digital Visual Effects will connect you to a booming industry full of professionals. Here are some more facts about Digital Visual Effects in Canada.

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Four ways to succeed in your summer classes

Our summer semester is in full swing at Centennial College, and if you’re taking classes with us, you’ve definitely noticed the campus is much quieter, the weather is warmer, and everyone’s outside. In this kind of environment, succeeding at your education can be both easier and harder at the same time. But there are a few things you can do to make sure you get the most out of your time in our summer classes, that as a former summer school student myself, I can say are true.