Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019

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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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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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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UBC Enrolment Up for 2012/2013 School Year

September 13, 2012 by  
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With the expansion of their enrolment policy beyond only GPA to a new, more “personalized service model” for first-year undergraduates, the University of British Columbia (UBC) admitted 6,324 new students to both its campuses, a four percent overall increase from last year. Of those admitted, nearly 3,800 students are from BC secondary schools.   In […]

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UBC Okanagan to Use Broad-Based Application

August 27, 2012 by  
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Since its introduction last January as part of the admissions process to the University of British Columbia (UBC) Vancouver Campus, the broad-based application has served the university well in selecting the best prospective students for their direct-entry academic programs. Therefore, UBC’s sister campus UBC Okanagan will be following suit in adopting the use of these […]

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Need Help With Post-Secondary Transfer?

May 16, 2012 by  
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If you wonder whether transferring from one BC post-secondary institution to another is a good idea or not, just keep reading. The 2011 BC Diploma, Associate Degree, and Certificate Outcomes (DASCO) Survey recently reported by the BC Council on Admissions and Transfer (BCCAT) finds that post-secondary students are using the BC’s admissions and transfer system […]

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