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Post-Secondary Education Fair at S.U.C.C.E.S.S.

November 25, 2011 by  
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Options Solutions will be attending the Post-Secondary Education Fair on Saturday, Dec. 3rd from 9.30am to 2.30pm at S.U.C.C.E.S.S.  Our consultants, Melinda Giampietro and Edwin Liew, will be giving presentations on the following topics: 1)   The Common Application – US Admissions (10.30 – 11.15am) Overview of Common App sections Subjective and objective pieces: Essays vs […]

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PSAT Next Steps: Part 2

November 25, 2011 by  
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After taking the PSAT/NMSQT test and upon analyzing your performance and answers in each of the three test sections closer, you can identify which type of questions (easy, medium and hard) you were successful at.  You can use “My Online Score Report in My College Quick-Start” at collegeboard.org to examine which questions you tackled well […]

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Q&A with Edwin Liew

November 19, 2011 by  
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Edwin Liew is the newest educational consultant to join the Options Solutions team. He is available to meet with clients at both of our West Vancouver and South Granville Street offices. If you would like to schedule an appointment with him, call us at (604) 922-8456 or send an email to info@optionssolutionsed.com 1) What led […]

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Options Solutions Published in Canadian Student Magazine

November 19, 2011 by  
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Options Solutions prides itself on staying on top of current post-secondary trends and issues. Our consultants are dedicated to getting students the information they need to succeed in the post-secondary arena. Melinda Giampietro and Emily Glass both took some time out of their busy schedules to share some important admissions information with the readers of […]

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We’re Hiring

November 18, 2011 by  
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Options Solutions is looking for a dynamic, detail-oriented person who is interested in working for and growing with a fast-paced educational consultancy. The position contains a balance of marketing and administrative duties. Qualifications: Marketing Duties • Knowledge of the marketing management process. • Oversee long and short term marketing opportunities and strategies. • Complete marketing […]

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PSAT Next Steps: Part 1

November 17, 2011 by  
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After you have completed your PSATs and received your results, what’s next? Let’s have a look at your scores: what is a good PSAT score report? On your PSAT score report, you will notice your scores for Critical Reading, Mathematics and Writing Skills, reported on a scale from 20 to 80 points for each section […]

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SAT Prep: Sentence Completions Part 2

November 10, 2011 by  
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In Part 1 we explored some tips on how to tackle the sentence completion section of the SAT. Increasing your vocabulary base should be an essential component of your SAT prep routine. Reading is a great way to learn new vocabulary. Students should create a vocabulary list to help them with their SAT prep. Be […]

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SAT Prep: Sentence Completions Part 1

November 2, 2011 by  
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The SAT contains a number of sentence completions questions. Each sentence contains one or two blanks. Students are given a list of five words from which they must select the word that best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole. Here is an example: The practice of storytelling for entertainment and instruction was […]

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