Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

This Week at Options: Intro to University Level Writing & US Admissions Workshop

August 2, 2016 by  
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Here is what’s happening at Options Solutions this week: Monday, August 8th – Tuesday, August 9th (South Granville) Academic writing often strikes students as inaccessible and confusing. Our Intro to University Level Writing Workshop is designed to introduce new graduated high school students to the the theory and practice of academic writing. Students will cover […]

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2016-2017 Common Application Prompts Announced

January 28, 2016 by  
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The Common Application has released the prompts for the 2016-2017 application cycle, and they will be the same as the essay prompts from the 2015-2016 application cycle. The confirmed essay information coupled with the new option for students to rollover their Common App accounts from year to year means that grade 11 students can begin their […]

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NACAC Updates: Here’s What’s New with the Common App

October 13, 2015 by  
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If your student is interested in applying to a US post-secondary institution, chances are you’ve come across the Common Application website. The Common Application, an online application portal used by more than 600 colleges, has made several important modifications to their system for the 2015-2016 application cycle. Options Solutions attended their informational session at NACAC […]

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See Where Our Students Are Headed in the Fall!

June 16, 2015 by  
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The 2014-2015 school year brought incredible success for Options Solutions clients. Students were accepted to every Canadian university, every Ivy League school, and a wide range of other American and UK institutions. Our amazing students earned over four million dollars in scholarships for the next four years. In addition to this, sixteen of our students […]

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Want to Get an Early Start on your Common App? We Can Help!

April 7, 2015 by  
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Last week, the Common App Essay prompts for the 2015-2106 year were released. With early access to the prompts, a few of which differ from last years questions, many students are anxious to start brainstorming and planning for their essays and the full application process. We can help! This summer, from August 10th to 14th, […]

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Gain a Competitive Admissions Advantage by Starting Your Writing Early!

October 7, 2014 by  
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Last week, our Options Solutions consultants attended a Canadian University training session, and the message we heard from admissions experts there really hit home: students applying to post-secondary programs gain a competitive advantage by applying early. That includes completing application essays and supplements early, too. At Options Solutions, we recognize that writing plays an important […]

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Options Solutions Community Information Sessions

October 3, 2013 by  
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Options Solutions President, Melinda Giampietro, is bringing her post-secondary admissions expertise and insight to the community through several interactive presentations. If you have questions about the admission process, particularly the Canadian admission process, these sessions are your opportunity to gain valuable knowledge into the university admission process from Vancouver and the North Shore’s premier educational […]

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Writing Workshop Schedule

September 27, 2013 by  
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With the US and UK application season well under way, and the early Canadian application deadlines approaching quickly, October is the best time to start working on your written supplements. If you have never attended a Writing Workshop before, here is how it works: We recognize that writing is a process, so we follow your […]

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Study and Go Abroad Fair – Vancouver

September 17, 2013 by  
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Come visit Options Solutions consultant Edwin Liew and representatives from several universities and colleges from Canada, the U.S., the U.K., and other countries at the Study and Go Abroad Fair on Thursday, September 26th from 2:00 – 7:00 PM at the Vancouver Convention Centre. The fair is open to the public and is a great […]

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Fall Programs at Options Solutions

August 21, 2013 by  
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Are you looking to get an early start on your university applications, on your SAT/ACT prep, or on setting up good study habits? Options Solutions has the programs available to help you prepare for the school year ahead. (Please note all sessions taking place at our West Vancouver office will be held at our new […]

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