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Viva Voce – Free Information Session

September 25, 2012 by  
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Viva Voce Speech Arts Studio encourages students of all ages to find their voices and communicate confidently. Founder of Viva Voce, Camilla Burgess will be hosting a free information session about Viva Voce and all the services the company has to offer on Thursday, September 27 from 6:15 – 7:00 PM at The Silk Purse […]

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Looking for Help with US and Canadian University Admissions?

September 25, 2012 by  
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Options Solutions is here to help parents and students looking for information about US and Canadian university admissions. Thursday, October 4 from 7:00 – 9:30 PM, Options Solutions consultant Edwin Liew will partner with the New Westminster Continuing Education Department to teach US University Admissions 101 to interested parents. The following Thursday, October 11, Edwin […]

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ACT Science: Strategies to Know

September 25, 2012 by  
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The ACT Science section tests the ability to solve problems and questions related to topics in Biology, Physics and Chemistry. The test taker is required to read texts describing a scientific concept and a particular problem from an experiment or investigation, and is asked to interpret and analyze experimental data on graphs, tables and charts. […]

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Options Solutions Guest Student Blogger – How to Prevent Brain Overload

September 24, 2012 by  
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One of the ways high school is different from university is the amount of content you are expected to study on your own. As opposed to being walked through information with worksheets and study guides, you’re thrown to the wolves, so to speak. For example, for the final exam, you are expected to know chapters […]

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SAT Subject Tests: When to Sign Up

September 19, 2012 by  
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The SAT Subject Tests or SAT IIs are required by some US universities and colleges so they can better evaluate an applicant’s academic background and interests for admissions. Although most schools don’t require the SAT Subject Tests, they are recommended for certain specialized majors and programs and can help improve the applicant’s chances for entry. […]

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St. George’s School: Ivy Plus Presentation

September 18, 2012 by  
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This year’s Ivy Plus Presentation at St. George’s School will be held on Wednesday, September 19th at 7:00 PM and will be attended by representatives from the undergraduate admissions offices of:   • Brown University – Providence, Rhode Island • Columbia University – New York, New York • Dartmouth College – Hanover, New Hampshire • […]

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UBC Enrolment Up for 2012/2013 School Year

September 13, 2012 by  
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With the expansion of their enrolment policy beyond only GPA to a new, more “personalized service model” for first-year undergraduates, the University of British Columbia (UBC) admitted 6,324 new students to both its campuses, a four percent overall increase from last year. Of those admitted, nearly 3,800 students are from BC secondary schools.   In […]

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SAT Test: Are you signed up?

September 6, 2012 by  
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SAT Test: Are you signed up? The SAT Test is offered several times per year and the first fall SAT test date for Canadian/International students interested in applying to U.S. schools for September 2013 admission is October 6th, 2012. The international registration deadline is Friday, September 7th. The SAT I (Verbal Reasoning) Test is one […]

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Study Skills Workshops

September 6, 2012 by  
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Options Solutions is offering Study Skills workshops on Saturdays throughout the school year in order to help students improve their learning, understanding, and, in the end, their grades. Though students differ greatly in terms of their preferred learning styles and their approach to academic preparation, there are some general techniques that are guaranteed to produce […]

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Options Solutions Guest Student Blogger – There’s No Place Like Home

September 5, 2012 by  
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You spent your whole high school career waiting for this moment—time to move out! However, now that you are in residence you are missing the comforts of home. You wonder if you made the right decision by leaving. You wonder why your friends don’t seem to feel the same way. You wonder what your mom […]

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