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Options Solutions to Visit Fraser Heights Secondary

October 23, 2012 by  
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On Wednesday, October 24, from 6:30 – 9:00 PM, Options Solutions president Melinda Giampietro and consultant Edwin Liew will partner with the Fraser Heights PAC to lead a Parent & Student Canadian Admissions Workshop for high school students and their parents. The session will provide an overview of the admissions process, and then give students and […]

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Options Solutions to Visit Steveston-London Secondary

October 23, 2012 by  
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Options Solutions’ consultant Edwin Liew will be giving a presentation at Steveston-London Secondary School in Richmond on US admissions, the SAT test and the Common Application process on Thursday, October 25th, 2012 from 12:50 to 1:30 PM. Topics to be covered will include: factors that can influence the increasingly selective process of US university and […]

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Options Solutions Guest Student Blogger – Debating Your Decision

October 16, 2012 by  
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You’re one month in. You’re starting to find a nice group of friends; you’re getting a hang of the academics; living away from home isn’t so scary. However, there is one problem that you can’t ignore: You don’t really like your school. Uh-oh. Now what? I went through exactly this. Around Thanksgiving, I started to […]

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PSAT: Are You Registered?

October 12, 2012 by  
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The Preliminary SAT or PSAT is a test similar to the SAT that gives prospective applicants to US universities practical experience in applying critical reading, mathematical reasoning and writing skills on standardized tests. Typically taken by Grade 10 and 11 students, the test runs for 2 hours and 10 minutes and is broken down into […]

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SAT Math I and II Subject Tests: What is the Difference?

October 5, 2012 by  
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The SAT Math Level 1 (Math I) and Math Level 2 (Math II) Subject Tests are taken by applicants to US universities and colleges to showcase their strength, understanding and knowledge of higher-level mathematics for undergraduate studies. Both SAT Math Level I and Math Level 2 tests cover topics in number and operations, elementary algebra, […]

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UBC: Update on Entrance Scholarships

October 4, 2012 by  
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In the past, to be considered for the UBC Major Entrance Scholarships (MES), Canadian students have been required to apply for the scholarships separately from applying for admission. The scholarships offered range from one-time $5,000 awards to the renewable $40,000 awards. This year, Canadian applicants need only to submit their online admissions applications and the […]

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Options Solutions Guest Student Blogger – What’s a Salad Bar?

October 3, 2012 by  
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Tater tots. Calzones. Perogies. Bacon. Kraft Dinner. Bacon. White cheddar Kraft Dinner. Bacon. Perogie meat lovers pizza. Chicken strips. Did I mention bacon? Eating well at university is a challenge, especially when you’re living in residence and the cafeteria offers BACON every morning. When you walk into the cafeteria at eight in the morning, dreading […]

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