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July 2022

Intro to University Level Writing

July 11 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
$295

Grade 12 students heading to post-secondary programs in the social sciences, humanities, arts, sciences, and business will be expected to have the skills necessary to write at the university level next year. This course prepares students bound for post-secondary for the challenges of writing for different disciplines at the university level. It discusses strategies for successful research, critical thinking, and writing while giving students a chance to practice these skills and receive individualized feedback. Materials will be provided.

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How to Rock Your First Semester

July 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on August 22, 2022 at 10:00 am

One event on September 10, 2022 at 10:00 am

$125

These intensive study skills sessions are designed to help students be academically prepared for post-secondary. The sessions are instructional as well as practical, hands-on work sessions. We will explore organizational strategies and understand the resources available to post-secondary students. We will also address how to communicate with professors and teaching assistants, how to make use of a course outline, and how to set goals and practice effective time management. Students will leave the workshop armed with the knowledge, skills, and…

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Writing for Self Expression (Grades 11 & 12)

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
$195
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Canadian Admissions Boot Camp

July 19 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
$295

This two-day intensive preparation will help students understand and tackle the Canadian admissions process. The goal of this boot camp is to relieve the stress students feel about the application process and to get a head start. Topics will include:  Comprehensive overview of the Canadian admissions process  Introduction to university or college – choosing a major, minor, or concentration  Finding a field of study & matching a field of study to the best post-secondary options  Exploration of the curriculum covered…

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UK Personal Statement Workshop

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on August 29, 2022 at 2:00 pm

$95

The Personal Statement is an essential part of UK university applications for all post-secondary programs. Creating a strong Personal Statement is the best way for students to demonstrate their passions, skills and suitability for all programs and especially for competitive programs such as Law, Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Medicine. The UK Personal Statement is written in a very different way than Canadian university application essays and this course will provide students with the knowledge and tools needed to be able…

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August 2022

Intro to University Level Writing

August 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
South Granville Office, 3195 Granville Street, Suite 203
Vancouver, BC V6H 3K2 Canada
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$295

Grade 12 students heading to post-secondary programs in the social sciences, humanities, arts, sciences, and business will be expected to have the skills necessary to write at the university level next year. This course prepares students bound for post-secondary for the challenges of writing for different disciplines at the university level. It discusses strategies for successful research, critical thinking, and writing while giving students a chance to practice these skills and receive individualized feedback. Materials will be provided.

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US Admissions Boot Camp

August 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$450

This series of sessions will help students understand and tackle the US admissions process. The goal of this boot camp is to relieve the stress students feel about the application process and to kick start the process. Students will leave the boot camp with a solid start to the Common Application and other applications. Students are encouraged to attend the full series, as each session will be unique and valuable.

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Intro to University Level Writing

August 15 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
$295

Grade 12 students heading to post-secondary programs in the social sciences, humanities, arts, sciences, and business will be expected to have the skills necessary to write at the university level next year. This course prepares students bound for post-secondary for the challenges of writing for different disciplines at the university level. It discusses strategies for successful research, critical thinking, and writing while giving students a chance to practice these skills and receive individualized feedback. Materials will be provided.

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Mastering the Essay

August 15 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
South Granville Office, 3195 Granville Street, Suite 203
Vancouver, BC V6H 3K2 Canada
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$295

Want to brush up on your reading and writing skills over summer break? Options Solutions is here to help!  This interactive, fast-paced workshop is aimed at providing students with the theory and practice to succeed in their English studies at the grade 11 to 12 level. It will give students the skills and confidence they need to succeed, making their future English courses easier and more enjoyable. Furthermore, active reading, planning, and essay writing skills are a great way to…

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Intro to Canadian Supplement Writing

August 15 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on August 29, 2022 at 10:00 am

One event on September 17, 2022 at 9:00 am

One event on September 24, 2022 at 9:00 am

$150

This three-hour session introduces students who are entering grade 12 to the 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. During this presentation, session leaders will also provide writing and time management strategies and sample essays from previous years' successful applications. Students will then be given time to brainstorm and engage in practice writing exercises. Options Solutions writing coaches will give…

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