Tag: Options Solutions

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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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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Meet Our Team: Interview Marisa Grizenko, Writing Coach

This month, we sat down with Marisa Grizenko, one of our writing coaches, to learn more about her role at Options. Tell us a little about yourself and your role at Options Solutions. As I was finishing my MA, I wasn’t sure what to do next, but I knew that one of the best parts […]

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Meet Our Team: Interview with Amanda Halliday, Educational Consultant

This month, we sat down with Amanda Halliday, 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. I’m in my fourth year as an Educational Consultant at Options. I first experienced Options Solutions as a client while helping my […]

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Team Options’ Holiday Reading List

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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