Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019

Options Solutions Guest Student Blogger – The Nerdy Stoner

July 31, 2012 by  
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As you already know, university is competitive. You’ve got to fight to get in and fight even harder make it past first year. That’s why so many students turn to psychostimulants to help them stay alert and focused when they study. I met a kid in residence who actually lied to doctor about her inability […]

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Options Solutions Guest Student Blogger – Good Girls in the Badlands: A Post Just for Girls

July 23, 2012 by  
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I should start by saying, “Congratulations.” You are going to university! That’s a big step in your personal and educational life. I’m sure getting here has been a lot of hard work, with ups and downs—but you did it! *high-five* University is going to be a great place for you to explore, but there are […]

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What are the SAT Subject Tests?

July 16, 2012 by  
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What are the SAT Subject Tests? The SAT Subject Tests (or SAT IIs) are standardized tests that supplement the SAT Reasoning Test (or SAT I). These tests are used by some selective US universities and colleges to assist them in their admissions decisions.  They may also be used to help place students in classes at […]

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Options Solutions Guest Student Blogger – Stomach and Sinus and Fever, Oh My!

July 16, 2012 by  
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The first time you get sick away from Ma and Pa is a momentous occasion—a key stepping stone in the process of growing up. You’re going to have to take care of yourself because, unlike your faithful mom, your friends will think Sick You is gross. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to get […]

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University of Toronto tops 2012 QS World University Rankings by Subject

July 12, 2012 by  
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Recently, the QS World University Rankings 2012 by Subject* show the University of Toronto on top among Canadian post-secondary institutions on 20 out of 29 subject disciplines. The academic categories compared were grouped under Social Sciences and Management, Natural Sciences, Life Sciences and Medicine, Engineering and Technology, and Arts and Humanities. Based on data collected […]

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Options Solutions Guest Student Blogger – Introduction

July 9, 2012 by  
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Options Solutions is excited to introduce you to our newest student blogger! Over the summer, she will offer incoming first-year university students an informative perspective on the realities of university life. If you’re reading this, you are probably at some stage in your university career—from researching schools to your first “Thirsty Thursday.” You’ve read all the pamphlets, seen all the […]

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US Application Timeline: When do you take the SAT or ACT?

July 4, 2012 by  
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If you are planning to apply to a US college or university for undergraduate studies, taking the required standardized admissions tests such as the SAT or ACT will most likely be a major part of your preparation process. As a matter fact, altogether it is a three-year plan starting in grade 10. Grade 10: It […]

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