Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019

Campus Visit: UBC Okanagan

July 5, 2018 by  
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The UBC Okanagan campus is located just outside Kelowna – a medium sized town in the Okanagan, which is one of the fastest-growing areas in Canada. The town is on the shores of Okanagan Lake, and offers an amazing range of outdoor activities year round. The university is a 20-minute bus ride outside the town, […]

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This Week at Options: UBC Specific Writing & Writing + Canadian Application Workshops

November 30, 2016 by  
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Here is what’s happening at Options Solutions this week: Wednesday, November 30th (West Vancouver) Writing is a process, and one that takes time! The Supplement Writing Workshop – UBC Specific session aims to help students complete the supplemental writing portions of their university and scholarship applications for UBC, including essays, personal statements, activities summaries and resumes. Saturday, […]

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This Week at Options: University of Calgary Visit + UBC Specific Writing Workshop, Writing Workshop & Canadian Application Workshop

November 15, 2016 by  
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Here is what’s happening at Options Solutions this week: Tuesday, November 15th (South Surrey) Tristan McCallum, from the University of Calgary, will be visiting Options Solutions to talk about going to school at the University of Calgary. The University of Calgary “actively engages students in leadership development in all areas – the arts, athletics, science, medicine, engineering, volunteerism […]

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This Week at Options: Write Well & Video Interview Workshops

August 29, 2016 by  
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Here is what’s happening at Options Solutions this week: Saturday, September 10th (West Vancouver) Having the ability to express yourself clearly and expressively is essential in today’s world. All too often, however, high school students feel that their writing skills are lacking. They worry they won’t be able to handle the rigorous assignments of the […]

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What’s New at UBC?

December 9, 2014 by  
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Our consultant Edwin Liew attended the UBC Counsellors event last week at the Point Grey Campus, and has the following updates to share with students who are interested in applying to the University of British Columbia: UBC Summary of 2014 Admissions Cycle Applicant numbers: Vancouver – 9,000 from BC (50% of total), Okanagan – 1,700 […]

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What’s New at UBC?

November 23, 2013 by  
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Options Solutions consultant Edwin Liew attended the UBC Counselors information session in early November, and has the following updates to share with any students interested in applying to the University of British Columbia: New programs: Bachelor of International Economics (BIE): New in 2012, the International Economics program combines features of Economics with Sauder Business. The […]

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UBC Undergraduate Medicine: Key Facts You Should Know Before Applying

October 1, 2013 by  
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UBC Medicine (MD) is one of the most sought-after MD undergraduate programs in Canada, offering top-notch training in the career field founded on strong evidenced-based practice, analysis and reflection, and highly professional healthcare service. The MD undergrad program is completed in three to four years with additional three to four years towards a specialization. Last […]

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Where Our Students Were Accepted

April 23, 2013 by  
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Options Solutions wants to extend heartfelt congratulations to all our students who were accepted to the universities and colleges of their choice. This year, our students received acceptances to the following schools: US Arizona State University, Babson, Barnard, Berkeley, Boston College, Boston University, Brandeis, Brown, Cal Lutheran, Carnegie Mellon, Chapman, Claremont McKenna, Colgate, Cornell, Duke, […]

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Options Solutions Guest Student Blogger – Debating Your Decision

October 16, 2012 by  
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You’re one month in. You’re starting to find a nice group of friends; you’re getting a hang of the academics; living away from home isn’t so scary. However, there is one problem that you can’t ignore: You don’t really like your school. Uh-oh. Now what? I went through exactly this. Around Thanksgiving, I started to […]

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UBC: Update on Entrance Scholarships

October 4, 2012 by  
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In the past, to be considered for the UBC Major Entrance Scholarships (MES), Canadian students have been required to apply for the scholarships separately from applying for admission. The scholarships offered range from one-time $5,000 awards to the renewable $40,000 awards. This year, Canadian applicants need only to submit their online admissions applications and the […]

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