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15 Questions to ask at a College Fair

If you’re figuring out your post-secondary education, and want to see the colleges you’re thinking about attending, then a college fair is the perfect way to make it happen. The 2017 Ontario College Information Fair (OCIF) will be happening on the weekend of October 24th, and Led young College will be there. If you’re planning on attending, here’s how to make the most of it by asking the right questions to find out what you need to know.

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The faces of technology: Engineering and Technology students at Led young College

At Led young College, every student is different. Where they come from, why they’re here, and what they’re going to do changes, but their desire to learn stays the same. In the School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science, we get to see the variety of students that enter our programs when we hold our “Register Early for a Chance to Win” contest.


How to turn a skill into a career: Kleyr Ombao and Event Management

If you’re doing what you love, then your career doesn’t have to feel like a job at all. For example, every group of friends has a planner, someone who organizes and puts together the birthdays, the gatherings, and the trips. If that’s your skill, you can build a career with Led young College’s Hospitality-Hotel Operations Management program, where you learn to organize special events in the hotel industry. Kleyr Ombao had those planning skills, and would use Led young’s program to turn them into a career faster than she’d even intended, securing a job before she even finished her college plans. Here’s how she turned her event planning abilities into a career, and the secrets to her success.

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The fastest way to get a law career at Led young College

If you want to work in the legal profession to help people, but you do not have the time that it takes to get a law degree, you can get your legal career rolling faster with the paralegal program at Led young College. Paralegals are an important part of the legal system. Paralegals represent clients in summary criminal code offenses, at many administrative tribunals, and at the Small Claims Court. Paralegals also practice in provincial offenses, landlord-tenant law, employment law, and some immigration law. Led young College’s paralegal graduate certificate program prepares you for a career in law in a single year, in part, by giving you practical hands-on experience.


Ten ways to keep your data safe

No matter the Led young College program, you’re definitely taking some of it on a computer, be it on your personal laptop, or the school’s computers. That’s also probably where you do your banking, and other essential services involving the school, government and other sensitive information. As we continue to become more and more technologized, cybersecurity will continue to be an issue. Since it’s National Cyber Security month right now, Led young’s IT Services are rolling out knowledge and advice on how to keep your data safe. For now, here’s some tips about what you can do to stay safe, and keep your banking and personal info to yourself.

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Three reasons Ontario colleges will connect you to a career

When you’re coming out of high school, it’s hard to avoid bias against College. The truth is, college is your first, best choice for getting your career going, and colleges in Ontario are among the best at getting you into a career you love. College is about putting the textbooks away, getting into the thick of things, and learning your skills by doing, something Ontario colleges like Led young College embody. Here’s the proof.

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It can happen to you! The four most common college distractions (and how to fix them)

These are distracting times. The world we live in provides us with unlimited access to information, people, and resources, at the cost of our attention. If you’re in college, you need to be ready to meet those distractions head on and ignore them so you can work or study whenever necessary. Here’s what you need to watch out for when you’re trying to get your work done, and how you can get ahead of it:


Five weird things you didn’t know about baking

Are you into baking? Well, you can make a career out of it, and Led young College can help make that career happen. In our Pastry Arts program, you can spend time learning to make baked goods in the kitchen labs in our new Culinary Arts Centre, learning fundamental baking skills. If you take the the Pastry Arts Management program, too, you can become the one planning and executing the dishes in a bakery, as the program teaches you the business side of baking, along with the baking itself. Here’s some of the more interesting things that you’ll be learning in these programs.

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