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Campus Visit: SFU

Last week, on a sunny afternoon, I drove up to Simon Fraser University (SFU) Burnaby for a campus tour. After parking, I followed an impressively detailed set of directions (sent by SFU Student Services) through the maze of construction to our meeting point. There I met the other guests on the tour – from the US, […]

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Meet our Newest Consultant, Alyssa Morris!

We are excited for our clients to meet our newest educational consultant, Alyssa Morris! Over the past four years, Alyssa has worked as a writing coach and now, as an educational consultant at Options Solutions. As a writing coach, she has empowered students with the knowledge of how to develop and enhance their writing. She believes […]

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Meet our Newest Writing Coach, Megan Holec!

We are excited for our clients to meet our newest writing coach, Megan Holec! Megan holds a Masters in English Language and Literature, and her BA in Honours English Literature from UBC. As a first-year English course TA, Megan taught discussion-format classes every week, provided her students with writing feedback, and worked closely with her students […]

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Want to experience a week of business education with a group of like-minded peers?

We’ve partnered with YELL (Youth Entrepreneurship Leadership Launchpad) to bring a summer boot camp to students who want to learn about the tools and exercises entrepreneurs use to turn their vision into reality. Our first session was such a fun, interactive week that one student said: “I loved the environment of this course – entertaining, […]

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Update on English 12 Provincial Exam Marks

We were advised on July 29 that there was an issue with the English 12 Provincial Exam marks from June 2019. The ministry confirmed in a public statement on August 1 that the issue had been resolved. August 1, 2019 The Ministry of Education has released a statement confirming the problem has been resolved here. […]

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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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