Tag: Education consultant Vancouver

This Week at Options: English 12 Provincial Exam Prep, Write Well Workshop: Mastering the Essay & ACT Prep

Here is what’s happening at Options Solutions this week: Saturday, April 6th (West Vancouver) After working with students on provincial exam prep for many years, we have broken down the study process into a few steps and created a number of programs to assist students with their preparation. Start early & attend a Kick-Start Session for the […]

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This Week at Options: Back-to-School & Intro to Canadian Supplement Writing Workshops

Here is what’s happening at Options Solutions this week: Saturday, September 15th (West Vancouver) Our Back-to-School Study Skills Workshop is an instructional as well as practical, hands-on work session that is offered at the start of the school term to help students get a start on forming solid executive functioning habits. Students will leave the […]

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Get Ahead On Your Writing Skills This Summer!

Summer is a great time to work on foundational reading and writing skills. While our writing coaches have been recommending students pick up a book—or more!—this season, they’re also excited about some of the upcoming programs at Options. In High School Essay Writing Boot Camp, students learn about how to write effectively at the high […]

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Campus Visit: University of Victoria

This past Saturday my daughter and I went to see the final school on our list, the University of Victoria. We arrived at the campus around 12:30, wandered around for a bit, and then met at the Welcome Centre for our tour. I was particularly excited to see one of my Options clients there! Our tour […]

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Where Our Students Were Accepted

Options Solutions wants to extend a heartfelt congratulations to all our students who were accepted to the universities and colleges of their choice. Our students were accepted to over 30 different US schools, over 25 different Canadian schools, and over 15 UK and international schools. Some notable acceptances are: United States Julliard MIT Harvard Princeton […]

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A Writing Coach’s Perspective: What I Learned About Helping Students Learn

Our writing coach Alyssa Morris shares her insights from her nine-week course that focused on how to support and encourage executive functioning and academic preparation skills in students with LD designations. During the nine-week “Academic Strategies and Executive Function Supports for Students with LD, ADHD, and ASD” course offered by Landmark College, I explored the […]

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Upcoming Test Prep Sessions for 2018: English 12 Provincial Exam + SAT/ACT Exam

English 12 Provincial Exam There are several factors to keep in mind regarding the importance of the English 12 BC Provincial exam. The exam is worth 40% of a student’s overall grade and many students find the exam content challenging. Every university uses English 12 to calculate a student’s final admission average. Typically, students receive a lower mark on the […]

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Meet with Our Consultant, Monika Gay, in September!

We are excited for our clients to meet our newest educational consultant, Monika Gay! Monika joins Options Solutions as an Educational Consultant, ready to bring almost 20 years of teaching, university admissions and test preparation experience to a new community of students. After completing a BFA in directing and dramatic literature at Concordia University and working professionally […]

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