Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019

How To Prepare For SAT Test Day

May 31, 2012 by  
Filed under Blog

In order to perform your very best on the SAT, it is crucial to know how to prepare for the exam day and to know how to spend the overall day before the exam. The day before: On the day before the SAT, you will need to draw up a checklist of all items required for […]

Share

SAT Math: How To Tackle Geometry Problems

May 27, 2012 by  
Filed under Blog

Solving geometry problems on the SAT Math section requires your knowledge and skills working with lines, angles, triangles, the Pythagorean Theorem, co-ordinate geometric functions, areas and perimeters, volumes and 3-D geometry, similar figures and circles. Here are some key formulas and tips: You can make flash cards of these formulas to help you highlight the […]

Share

SAT Math: How To Improve Your Score On Algebra I Problems

May 20, 2012 by  
Filed under Blog

After taking the May 5th SAT exam and now preparing for the next sitting on June 2nd, it is prudent to evaluate your performance in the Math section and target the types of questions and Math areas that you need to improve upon. Doing a personal assessment on what algebraic problems, such as solving equations […]

Share

SAT: Math – Tips for the Student-Produced Response!

May 17, 2012 by  
Filed under Blog

To tackle the SAT Math Student-Produced Response (SPR) section with less trepidation, you need to be familiar with the response format of gridding in your answers and choosing the most time-efficient approach to solving the problems.  Spoiler alert: The following content reveals helpful hints and tips on how to hone your problem-solving skills for SPR […]

Share

Need Help With Post-Secondary Transfer?

May 16, 2012 by  
Filed under Blog

If you wonder whether transferring from one BC post-secondary institution to another is a good idea or not, just keep reading. The 2011 BC Diploma, Associate Degree, and Certificate Outcomes (DASCO) Survey recently reported by the BC Council on Admissions and Transfer (BCCAT) finds that post-secondary students are using the BC’s admissions and transfer system […]

Share

What To Bring To The SAT Exam

May 2, 2012 by  
Filed under Blog

Your preparation for the SAT exam has taken months of practice-test writing, intensive workshops on how to crack the 800 score in each of three main sections, and reviewing key tips on how to approach the test questions effectively in a timely manner. Now, there is one more step to take in order to be […]

Share

Where Our Kids Got In

May 1, 2012 by  
Filed under Blog

Options students have had another banner year! A selection of schools our clients were admitted to for the 2012-2013 school year include: Canada Acadia University, Bishops University, British Columbia Institute of Technology, Carleton University, Capilano University, Concordia University, Dalhousie University, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Fanshawe College, Huron College, Kwantlen Polytechnic Institute, Langara […]

Share

Join Us for Our Upcoming Spring Sessions

May 1, 2012 by  
Filed under Blog

Options Solutions has several exciting spring workshops available for students who are looking to finish the school year on a strong note. Final Exam Preparation These sessions cover the skills needed for successful studying and exam writing. Whether you are studying for final exams, provincial exams or AP exams, we can help you feel confident […]

Share

SAT Tips: The Writing Section

May 1, 2012 by  
Filed under Blog

For the SAT Writing section, test-takers are asked to identify sentence grammatical errors and improve sentence structure. Knowing the basic elements and word order in a sentence is essential to spotting grammatical errors and fixing faulty structure. The typical word order in English is subject-verb-complement or SVC. The subject and verb are essential to a […]

Share