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Intro to Supplement Writing Workshop

This three-hour session 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 (e.g. UBC, Queen’s, Western). During this presentation, session leaders will also provide writing and time management strategies and sample essays from previous […]

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Meet our Newest Consultant, Alyssa Morris!

We are excited for our clients to meet our newest educational consultant, Alyssa Morris! Over the past four years, Alyssa has worked as a writing coach and now, as an educational consultant at Options Solutions. As a writing coach, she has empowered students with the knowledge of how to develop and enhance their writing. She believes […]

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Meet our Newest Writing Coach, Megan Holec!

We are excited for our clients to meet our newest writing coach, Megan Holec! Megan holds a Masters in English Language and Literature, and her BA in Honours English Literature from UBC. As a first-year English course TA, Megan taught discussion-format classes every week, provided her students with writing feedback, and worked closely with her students […]

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Want to experience a week of business education with a group of like-minded peers?

We’ve partnered with YELL (Youth Entrepreneurship Leadership Launchpad) to bring a summer boot camp to students who want to learn about the tools and exercises entrepreneurs use to turn their vision into reality. Our first session was such a fun, interactive week that one student said: “I loved the environment of this course – entertaining, […]

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We’re hiring! Join our fun, dynamic administrative team.

Options Solutions is a unique educational practice. We create a safe space for adolescents to identify their interests and goals, provide them with the information and tools to make informed educational decisions, and empower them to define their own paths to success. We are looking for a dynamic, detail-oriented person to join our team. Working […]

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There’s a BIG CHANGE coming to BC high schools…

…It’s called the Graduation Literacy Assessment (GLA). WHAT IS THE GLA? The GLA, a requirement for graduation, is an exam that will evaluate students’ ability to read and analyze a variety of texts and to communicate ideas and draw out personal connections in writing. It goes on students’ permanent high school transcript and will prepare […]

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Meet Our Team: Interview with Michelle Robertson, Educational Consultant

This month, we sat down with Michelle Robertson, one of our educational consultants, to learn more about her role at Options. Tell us a little about yourself and your role at Options Solutions. Over the past several years, I have had the opportunity to participate in a number of roles at Options Solutions. I opened […]

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We are hiring! Join our fun, dynamic administrative team.

Our busy, client-focused office needs a reliable, well-organized Office Manager to handle day-to-day operations with a focus on efficiency and time management. This individual will be responsible for ensuring a positive client experience, and streamlining administrative procedures. We are looking for an energetic professional who will happily wear several hats. A minimum of three years […]

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Meet Our Team: Interview with Melodie Tomiyama, Office Manager

This month, we sat down with Melodie Tomiyama, one of our office managers, to learn more about her role at Options. Tell us a little about yourself and your role at Options Solutions. I am the office manager at our South Surrey office, but I also help with the phone lines and scheduling for our […]

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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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