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Re: Any Vancouverites here?? specifically those writing Oct 2004??
« Reply #10 on: October 03, 2004, 10:09:53 PM »
Hey Cheeks, UVic doesn't have a good design by any means, but it is rather clear.  What I am looking for UBC is specifically how many courses they drop if any.
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Re: Any Vancouverites here?? specifically those writing Oct 2004??
« Reply #11 on: October 03, 2004, 10:13:02 PM »
they count everything ... here's the link:

http://www.law.ubc.ca/prospective/llb/process.html

under transcripts - 2nd paragraph

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Re: Any Vancouverites here?? specifically those writing Oct 2004??
« Reply #12 on: October 03, 2004, 10:15:53 PM »
Frig'.  I called them about 6 months ago and they told me they drop half a year's worth.  BLEH!
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Re: Any Vancouverites here?? specifically those writing Oct 2004??
« Reply #13 on: October 03, 2004, 10:17:36 PM »
my transcripts are so screwed.  schools are going to look at them and have absolutely no clue what I was doing.  I don't know what I was doing haha

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Re: Any Vancouverites here?? specifically those writing Oct 2004??
« Reply #14 on: October 03, 2004, 10:20:38 PM »
I think it's going to work in your favour, actually.
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Re: Any Vancouverites here?? specifically those writing Oct 2004??
« Reply #15 on: October 03, 2004, 10:24:13 PM »
hope you're right

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« Reply #16 on: October 03, 2004, 10:32:44 PM »
@#!*, i hate UBC.  i was told specifically by borthwick that 4 courses were dropped (12 credits).  AHHH.  they have so much conflicting information that it is beyond frustrating.  those 4 dropped courses were going to save me.

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Re: Any Vancouverites here?? specifically those writing Oct 2004??
« Reply #17 on: October 03, 2004, 11:32:07 PM »
everything LSAT i have is written in pencil and i don't have the powerscore book.  i do have nova's master the LSAT which is completely unused and comes with some sort of software program, though.

are you graduating from UBC or SFU?  why don't you want to apply to UBC?  that is my first choice, although uvic is a close second.

Hi Victrola,
So this is the thing. UBC is situated in a beautiful campus.. and it's progressively gaining international reputation under Martha Piper's leadership.. and it's a great school
More foreigners would probably recognize UBC more than UVIC or SFU
However, I've heard mediocre things about UBC Law.. whereas amazing things about UVIC and UT
I regard these universities highly according to the anectodal evidence I have
But again, your criteria for law school selection might be very different from mine!
UVIC also has coop which I thought was very appealing... a strong business coop program is one of the reasons I chose SFU over UBC for my undergrad (also at UBC, you had to go thru Arts to get to Bus)
UVIC Law will be way harder to get into compared to UBC - there are more stringent requirements
Just go to their website and check out the profiles of these students.. very impressive
which is another dimension I weigh heavily.. the quality of the student body

Just my two cents  :)





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Re: Any Vancouverites here?? specifically those writing Oct 2004??
« Reply #18 on: October 03, 2004, 11:33:35 PM »
well, maybe they do?  Did you check the website?

ps-borthwick has to be the most memorable name.  I first checked the UBC wesite 6 months ago and I never forgot that email address.

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Re: Any Vancouverites here?? specifically those writing Oct 2004??
« Reply #19 on: October 03, 2004, 11:35:42 PM »

UVIC Law will be way harder to get into compared to UBC - there are more stringent requirements
Just go to their website and check out the profiles of these students.. very impressive
Just my two cents  :)

really?  but aren't their admission standards much lower.  I'll double check on this ...

EDIT:  So I checked and I guess their stats are roughly the same.  Why do you say UVic is much harder to get into?  They have a much smaller entering class size, but I just expected this to reflect the lower number of applications they received compared to UBC.