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Join Us for Fall Programs

August 30, 2012 by  
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As we begin another school year, Options Solutions wants to ensure all students are prepared for the year ahead. Beginning in September, we will offer a variety of sessions created with students’ specific needs in mind. Study Skills Workshops These sessions are designed to help students be academically prepared for their educational futures, whether they […]

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Options Solutions on Pinterest

August 30, 2012 by  
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Curious about the latest happenings at Options Solutions? We’ve created a Pinterest account to share images from our educational adventures in the past few months. Options President Melinda Giampietro recently headed to Boston for a month long tour of some of the area’s most prestigious schools. Be sure to stay tuned as we continue to update our account (osconsultants) with […]

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Meet Marisa!

August 30, 2012 by  
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The Options Solutions team is excited to welcome our newest team member: Marisa Grizenko. With an M.A. in English from the University of British Columbia, and a B.A. with Honours in Liberal Arts and English from Concordia University, Marisa is well-equipped to help students strengthen their writing, improve their critical thinking skills and develop effective […]

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UBC Okanagan to Use Broad-Based Application

August 27, 2012 by  
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Since its introduction last January as part of the admissions process to the University of British Columbia (UBC) Vancouver Campus, the broad-based application has served the university well in selecting the best prospective students for their direct-entry academic programs. Therefore, UBC’s sister campus UBC Okanagan will be following suit in adopting the use of these […]

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Options Solutions Guest Student Blogger – First-Year Packing Tips

August 23, 2012 by  
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You’re all packed, aren’t you? Of course you are. (Get on it). I’m sure you’ve covered everything like pre-washing all your clothes (because, no, you won’t have time during the first week), stocking up on Nutella (one tub IS enough) and finding a new home for your pet hedgehog. So, here is a quick list […]

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SFU to Gain Full NCAA Membership

August 22, 2012 by  
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Simon Fraser University (SFU), the second largest university in BC, moves one step closer to full-member status in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), pending a final executive council vote in August. The membership will boost SFU’s profile in North America, making the university the first non-American institution to be a full-member competitor for the […]

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Options Solutions Guest Student Blogger – The Myths of First Year

August 21, 2012 by  
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1. OH MY GOSH! Frosh Week is the best! I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but Frosh isn’t all it is cracked up to be. Don’t get me wrong; you’ll have fun. The concerts, contests, and sports games are a blast—but don’t be discouraged if by the end of the week you […]

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Options Solutions Guest Student Blogger – The 5 Commandments of Residence Life

August 14, 2012 by  
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1. Apply for a single room. I cannot stress this enough. I know when you are filling out that residence application you are thinking, “How will I make friends? I don’t want to be a loner.” Trust me, you will make more friends than you have time for and with a single room you cut […]

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SAT Score Choice: Which SAT scores do you send?

August 14, 2012 by  
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The SAT Score Choice is an SAT score-reporting policy that allows student applicants to choose which SAT scores and SAT Subject Test scores they would like to send to their universities and colleges of interest. This optional feature gives students the chance to select their best scores to send instead of having all their scores […]

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Join Options Solutions for Summer Boot Camps

August 8, 2012 by  
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If you’re looking for a strong start to the school year, Options Solutions has several week-long boot camps to help you shift back into school mode. We still have a few spots remaining, so please call the office at (604) 922-8456 or e-mail info@optionssolutionsed.com to reserve a spot before they are gone!   Essay Writing […]

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