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bessann

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Questions from a Canadian
« on: September 18, 2003, 12:57:47 PM »
Hello,
I am a Canadian looking for some advice on American law schools. I just discovered this site today, and have found some great help and advice here. I have two questions which I have been having troubling finding answers to. Any insight would be wonderful!
I have read somewhere (a source that seems to have vanished from my memory) that Canadian and American schools calculate the 4.0 scale differently. That one could take their grades to a Canadian school and get one GPA and to an American law school and a higher GPA with that same transcript. Is this true (or am I dreaming)?
Does anyone have a suggestion on how I could finance my education in the United States? I do not have dual citizenship, and my parents cannot help.
I would love to hear back from anyone that could shine a ray of insight.
Thanx! :D



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Re: Questions from a Canadian
« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2003, 03:16:46 PM »
I have heard that University of Texas (UT) is one of the best, if not the best law schools to go to from a Candain undergraduate university.  Hope this helps you in your search.  ;D
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Re: Questions from a Canadian
« Reply #2 on: September 18, 2003, 03:18:59 PM »
I apologize I misread your question, I know of many Canadian lawschool applicants from this site (check member pofiles) I think Jube is one I am not quite sure, I do aplogize for not being to assist further.  Good luck, keep me posted  :)
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