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Re: Canadian Picks
« Reply #30 on: October 24, 2006, 07:10:30 PM »
Regionality.  Take your East Coast blinders off.  UBC does far better than any other Canadian school in the west.  Even if it doesn't rank with UT and McGill in pure "prestige" (whatever the @#!* that might be), it certainly ranks ahead of the other Canadian schools. 

Which was exactly my point.


Well yeah I agree but I think my point was that UofT and Mcgill seem to be the only law schools that are really known outside of Canada and get OCIs from NY and Boston. UBC is no doubt a good school and places best in the Vancouver area along with Uvic but I would by no means rank it in a tier above queens/western/osgoode/dal/ottawa/UofA etc..

I would.


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Re: Canadian Picks
« Reply #31 on: October 25, 2006, 09:52:16 AM »
Won't make a change for York. They'll already treat your 165 as an equivalent 4.0ish year of study.
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go to lawstudents.ca and search for osgoode gpa lsat conversion.
Someone there has posted a complete breakdown of what lsat = what gpa.
No point in re-taking @ 165 the school average is 160-162 depending on the year, unless you have a brutal gpa and want to split.

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Re: Canadian Picks
« Reply #32 on: October 25, 2006, 11:14:25 AM »
Won't make a change for York. They'll already treat your 165 as an equivalent 4.0ish year of study.
TITCR
go to lawstudents.ca and search for osgoode gpa lsat conversion.
Someone there has posted a complete breakdown of what lsat = what gpa.
No point in re-taking @ 165 the school average is 160-162 depending on the year, unless you have a brutal gpa and want to split.

How about U of T????????????

Re: Canadian Picks
« Reply #33 on: October 25, 2006, 11:23:48 AM »
Won't make a change for York. They'll already treat your 165 as an equivalent 4.0ish year of study.
TITCR
go to lawstudents.ca and search for osgoode gpa lsat conversion.
Someone there has posted a complete breakdown of what lsat = what gpa.
No point in re-taking @ 165 the school average is 160-162 depending on the year, unless you have a brutal gpa and want to split.

How about U of T????????????

You are borderline at U of T with a 3.76/165, especially considering the increase in apps that should come from the double-cohort crew graduating this year.  A few more LSAT points would secure U of T for you.  You are 100% in at Osgoode.

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Re: Canadian Picks
« Reply #34 on: October 25, 2006, 11:42:28 AM »
I am retaking. I am going to score higher. Would that help? Will they ding me right away before I have a chance to show them my new (and improved!) LSAT score?

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Re: Canadian Picks
« Reply #35 on: October 25, 2006, 11:43:10 AM »
btw does U of T take best 3 years? then it would be 3.82 for me.

Re: Canadian Picks
« Reply #36 on: October 25, 2006, 04:04:56 PM »
btw does U of T take best 3 years? then it would be 3.82 for me.

Yes. You've graduated already?

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Re: Canadian Picks
« Reply #37 on: October 25, 2006, 04:13:35 PM »
Hooray. Yes. I am an old maid.

So does my 3.82 change anything? Like, borderline at U of T to probably in at second round at U of T?? Please let me know!! Peace of mind..

Re: Canadian Picks
« Reply #38 on: October 25, 2006, 04:37:21 PM »
I would put money on you getting in, but it's by no means guaranteed.  In addition, what fellow applicants on a message board think shouldn't really give you any peace of mind at all ;).

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Re: Canadian Picks
« Reply #39 on: October 25, 2006, 04:43:02 PM »
From what i've seen Canadian schools deliver their decisions really slow. You wouldn't know from them until well possibly March.

But yeah, I forgot about the doubling of students. That is LE GAY>