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Does Western put more emphasis on CGPA or L2?


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#1 harveyspecter993

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Posted 28 November 2016 - 09:50 AM

They list both on their website but don't state which one is more important. Is equal weight placed on both figures? Thanks.



#2 dparkus

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Posted 28 November 2016 - 10:16 AM

Based on what I've heard/read, your initial ranking is based on your CGPA, then they consider your L2 and softs when they get to your application (I could be getting this mixed up with Queens). As far as the weighting from there, I think it's hard to give a definitive answer on whether it's 50:50 or 60:40 etc. What I do know is that it helps to have a strong L2 (and LSAT as well as softs), if you have a weak CGPA.

 

Disclaimer: I'm only an applicant, so I'm still in the middle of figuring this out myself.


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#3 lawschool2017

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Posted 28 November 2016 - 11:15 AM

Based on what I've heard/read, your initial ranking is based on your CGPA, then they consider your L2 and softs when they get to your application (I could be getting this mixed up with Queens). As far as the weighting from there, I think it's hard to give a definitive answer on whether it's 50:50 or 60:40 etc. What I do know is that it helps to have a strong L2 (and LSAT as well as softs), if you have a weak CGPA.

 

Disclaimer: I'm only an applicant, so I'm still in the middle of figuring this out myself.

 

They actually say they place more emphasis on your L2

 

http://law.uwo.ca/fu...nd_courses.html


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Posted 28 November 2016 - 07:17 PM

probably more of a L2 emphasis, my cgpa was 3.07, L2 like 3.7 and im at western now


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#5 dparkus

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Posted 28 November 2016 - 08:17 PM

probably more of a L2 emphasis, my cgpa was 3.07, L2 like 3.7 and im at western now

Omygod, you give me hope...that's so close to my stats



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Posted 29 November 2016 - 07:19 PM

My L2 blows my CGPA out of the water, so I hope there's more of an emphasis on the former haha.
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#7 harveyspecter993

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Posted 30 November 2016 - 12:29 AM

probably more of a L2 emphasis, my cgpa was 3.07, L2 like 3.7 and im at western now

Do you mind sharing your LSAT score?



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Posted 30 November 2016 - 01:57 PM

Do you mind sharing your LSAT score?

 

wrote it 3 times, best was a 169, but I am certain I was accepted on my score of 162 (I was accepted to Western before I got the results that I scored a 169)


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