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Application & Supplement Writing Workshops for Admissions Assistance

September 30, 2016 by  
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Is your grade 12 student ready to apply to Canadian universities, but wants to ensure he or she is submitting applications correctly? Register your student for a Canadian Application Workshop! The application process can be complicated and confusing. These sessions are designed for students who want assistance completing their Canadian university and college applications in a […]

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Fall 2016 Programs at Options

September 30, 2016 by  
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Application season is here! We are offering a number of programs to help students with their applications, writing supplements, and other additional application components, such as video interviews. To see our full list of programs, please read on: One Day Canadian Admissions Writing Workshop (September – October; all offices) This session introduces students to writing […]

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PAC Presentations

September 30, 2016 by  
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We’re proud to exist in communities that value education and empower students to continue learning. Our president, Melinda, will be hosting several informational talks during the fall in conjunction with PACs around the Lower Mainland to provide students and families with the information to make informed post-secondary decisions. Past: University Hill – Thursday, September 15th […]

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This Week At Options: Ivey @ Western University Visit, Grade 12 Parent Event & One Day Canadian Admissions Writing Workshop

September 26, 2016 by  
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Here is what’s happening at Options Solutions this week: Wednesday, September 28th (West Vancouver) Hilary Potts, from Ivey School of Business @ Western University, will be visiting Options Solutions to talk about applying to and attending Ivey School of Business. Thursday, September 29th (South Surrey) Our What to Expect as a Grade 12 Parent information […]

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Options Solutions Consultant Blog: A Parent’s Perspective on the Transition to First Year

September 20, 2016 by  
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I have been dreading taking my older daughter to university since…probably grade 9, to be honest. I’ve imagined the empty room, the vacant spot at the table, the dogs looking sadly at us wondering where the other human has gone. To my surprise, although August and September have been full of emotion, the experience of […]

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This Week At Options: Keele University Visit, and Write Well & One Day Canadian Admissions Writing Workshops

September 19, 2016 by  
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Here is what’s happening at Options Solutions this week: Tuesday, September 20th (West Vancouver) Dr. Gordon Dent, from Keele University, will be visiting Options Solutions to talk about going to Medical School in the UK. Keele University is a top 10 Medical School in the UK offering a 5-year Medicine degree which students from Canada can […]

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This Week At Options: Write Well, Back-to-School Study Skills & 1-Day Canadian Admissions Writing Workshops

September 12, 2016 by  
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Here is what’s happening at Options Solutions this week: Saturday, September 17th (South Granville) Having the ability to express yourself clearly and expressively is essential in today’s world. All too often, however, high school students feel that their writing skills are lacking. They worry they won’t be able to handle the rigorous assignments of the […]

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NY Times: Four Steps to Choosing a College Major

September 8, 2016 by  
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“After 15 years of talking to everyone from C.E.O.s to camel ranchers, what we’ve learned is comforting: Most people are unsure when they’re starting out. Where they end up isn’t a direct result of their major; it’s the result of a meandering process. Their major — whether they stuck with it or applied it in […]

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This Week At Options: Video Interview Workshop

September 6, 2016 by  
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Here is what’s happening at Options Solutions this week: Saturday, September 10th (South Granville) Some post-secondary institutions have added a video interview component to their undergraduate applications, such as those required by the commerce programs at UBC, the University of Toronto, and York University, as well as the engineering program at the University of Toronto. Our […]

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