Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

Team Options’ Holiday Reading List

December 5, 2018 by  
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It’s December! Our students have had a busy year so far—applying to their dream schools, working hard on their assignments, and attending to their many, many commitments—and, as their consultants, coaches, and cheerleaders, so have we. To relax, the Options team will be performing the usual holiday rituals: spending time with family, eating too many […]

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This Week at Options: Intro to Canadian Supplement Writing Workshop

October 3, 2018 by  
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Here is what’s happening at Options Solutions this week: Saturday, October 6th (West Vancouver) Our Intro to Canadian Supplement Writing Workshop introduces students to writing components for Canadian applications. The session will include a presentation that outlines the typical essay and supplemental writing prompts required by major Canadian universities and programs. Students will then be […]

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

September 25, 2018 by  
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Here is what’s happening at Options Solutions this week: Saturday, September 29th (West Vancouver) Our Supplement Writing Workshop aims to help students complete the supplemental writing portions of their university and scholarship applications, including essays, personal statements, activities summaries and resumes. Writing Workshop serves as an accessible introduction to university level writing, and students will […]

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

September 19, 2018 by  
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Here is what’s happening at Options Solutions this week: Saturday, September 22nd (South Granville) 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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This Week at Options: Back-to-School & Intro to Canadian Supplement Writing Workshops

September 12, 2018 by  
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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!

July 18, 2018 by  
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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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Make the Most of Your Summer!

June 7, 2018 by  
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There’s only a few weeks remaining in the current school year, and we know many students are looking forward to finishing school and enjoying their summer break. It’s important for students to find time to recharge and relax, but it’s also important for students to continue learning. Research shows that students who do not continue to learn over […]

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Summer Programs at Options Solutions

March 28, 2018 by  
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Starting to plan your summer? Make the most of the summer months by attending an academic enrichment workshop or boot camp! We have a wide range of programs available, from US and Canadian admissions workshops for incoming grade 12 students to English, writing and math enrichment programs for students who want to get a head start […]

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This Week at Options: Spring Break ACT Core Skills Boot Camp

March 15, 2018 by  
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Here is what’s happening at Options Solutions this week: Monday, March 19th – Friday, March 23rd (West Vancouver) Our ACT Core Test Skills Prep classes allow students to prepare for the ACT exam while also building essential academic skills. Students develop their abilities as active readers, learn fundamental grammar, and increase their understanding of essay structure […]

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

February 28, 2018 by  
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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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