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August Summer Programs are Filling Up!

July 18, 2018 by  
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In town for August? 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 on their curriculum for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year. Post-Secondary Admissions Assistance US Admissions Work Days (Aug 8 […]

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Our Fall Workshops Are Filling Up!

October 3, 2017 by  
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We had an enthusiastic response to our workshops, and many of our workshop dates are filling up! Contact the office to receive up-to-date availability and to reserve your spot. 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 […]

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This Week at Options: One Day Canadian Admissions Writing + Back-to-School Study Skills Workshops & SGUL Visit

September 19, 2017 by  
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Here is what’s happening at Options Solutions this week: Tuesday, September 19th (West Vancouver) Options Solutions is excited to host a series of university visits at our West Vancouver, South Granville and South Surrey offices. These presentations are offered free of charge, but registration is required. This week, Ferdi from St. George’s, University of London […]

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UK University Tour: Keele University

June 2, 2017 by  
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Our consultant Edwin had the opportunity to join a select number of counsellors from across North America on an “Explore England” tour that will cover visits to Northumbria, Lancaster, The University of Manchester, Keele, and the University of Birmingham. We’ll post updates and photos from his trip so follow along to see where he’s headed! […]

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Options in the Community

May 30, 2017 by  
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Our team had a busy May! From our annual “What to Expect as a Grade 12 Parent” event and a presentation at the Surrey Teachers’ Association Convention to Edwin’s whirlwind trip to the UK to explore a number of their post-secondary school campuses and a co-hosted fundraiser with ME to WE, our staff is working […]

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UK University Tour: University of Manchester

May 24, 2017 by  
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Our consultant Edwin had the opportunity to join a select number of counsellors from across North America on an “Explore England” tour that will cover visits to Northumbria, Lancaster, The University of Manchester, Keele, and the University of Birmingham. We’ll post updates and photos from his trip so follow along to see where he’s headed! […]

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UK University Tour: Lancaster University

May 19, 2017 by  
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Our consultant Edwin had the opportunity to join a select number of counsellors from across North America on an “Explore England” tour that will cover visits to Northumbria, Lancaster, The University of Manchester, Keele, and the University of Birmingham. We’ll post updates and photos from his trip so follow along to see where he’s headed! […]

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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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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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