Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019

UVic Update: What happens after you apply?

February 24, 2012 by  
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At a recent UVic Spring Counsellor’s meeting, Edwin Liew from Options Solutions found out some key information on the follow-up process after applying to UVic for Fall 2012 admission, including self reporting of marks, entrance scholarships, housing and accommodation and important dates to keep in mind. If you applied to UVic well before the early […]

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SAT Tips: The Essay (Part 1)

February 23, 2012 by  
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Taking the SAT practice test for the first time not only gives you a first encounter with the content and rigour of the critical reading, math and essay writing sections, but also a lesson in familiarizing yourself with the question types and writing the ten sections of the test under time constraint. Your cold run-through the […]

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Study and Go Abroad Fair at the Vancouver Convention Centre

February 17, 2012 by  
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Interested in working, studying or volunteering abroad, considering a gap year or just looking for an exciting summer adventure? Join Options Solutions at Canada’s largest international university expo – the Study and Go Abroad Fair on Thursday, March 1st from 2:00 – 7:00 PM at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Our knowledgeable consultants, along with dozens […]

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Options Solutions Guest Student Blogger – Talking to Your Profs, Just Do It, Already!

February 17, 2012 by  
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The first time I visited one of my professors’ office hours was in second year. He was superbly intimidating. Not only was he one of the most eloquent and entertaining intellectuals I had ever encountered, he was 230 pounds of pure muscle. The week before, I witnessed his obliteration of the erg at the campus […]

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Options Solutions Guest Student Blogger – Don’t Do Drugs, Kids

February 17, 2012 by  
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The night before my second year Political Theory exam, five peers and I study in a deserted classroom. Britt, a good friend of mine, joins us at 1 a.m. with a large cup of coffee, sparse notes and swallowing pupils. “Britt, did you pop before?” The guy beside me leans in, hopeful. Without blinking she […]

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SAT/ACT Prep: Steps to Success

February 6, 2012 by  
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The decision process in applying to the U.S. for post-secondary education almost always involves taking the SAT or ACT as a standardized test for admissions. At Options Solutions, not only do we help you plan a schedule and get you organized for the entire application, but we also offer workshops to prepare you to be […]

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