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Canadian Law Students / Re: Bad Decision ???
« on: June 26, 2007, 11:15:12 PM »
Thanks Gilles. Though I think you should have a look at the numbers at --- I know two engineer majors who've gotten in w/ numbers less than that (Harvard).One of them being from Canada (Waterloo).A school that isn't even that recognizable internationally.

W/ a fair balance in GPA & LSAT score, it is quite achievable.

Canadian Law Students / Re: Summer Jobs
« on: June 25, 2007, 05:16:54 AM »
Hey L.O.A, did you work in Ontario? Where did you apply? For the past few mnths I've been trying to do the same w/ big law on Bay St. Unfortunately, no takers...

Canadian Law Students / Re: Bad Decision ???
« on: June 25, 2007, 05:09:28 AM »
Definetly. Hopefully, I can also attend a few of those seminars to boost my confidence. I'm assuming the LSAT is out of 180? How is 95% a bad score? I'm pretty sure you can push your luck with a 171, good GPA, excellent personal statement and outstanding EC's.

Canadian Law Students / Re: Bad Decision ???
« on: June 24, 2007, 06:39:31 PM »
How are your LSAT scores and how did you find the test?

Canadian Law Students / Re: Bad Decision ???
« on: June 24, 2007, 05:28:27 PM »
MorningStar, I have a 3.8 GPA from UG. I haven't completed the LSAT yet, but I feel as if I study and go in w/ a straight mind, I could be successful on the LSAT. However, I need to spend some time working on my EC's etc...

Canadian Law Students / Re: Bad Decision ???
« on: June 23, 2007, 06:16:02 PM »
No I haven't. I've actually took some time off to earn money to help finance law school. However, I am planning and somewhat confident. If I do not get accepted into these schools, it will not deter me. One can be just as successful attending another school. Well, can you guys provide some valuable opinions? I need to plan ahead...

Canadian Law Students / Bad Decision ???
« on: June 23, 2007, 02:57:33 PM »
Is there any point in attending Harvard or Yale if you're a Canadian student? My plan is to pratice in NY for a while then return to Canada. Is this a bad idea? I'm worried that I would have to start from the bottom. There is no question that Canadian firms would love the fact that I attended such prestigious institutions. There are also alot of firms in the U.S. with sister firms on Bay St. Therefore, it shouldn't be much of a big deal. Right?

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