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Which schools rely more heavily on ECs/volunteering/work as a deciding factor for admission? I can imagine that all schools take these into consideration, but I'm just wondering which schools value these more than others and accept students who have a lot of ECs and work but don't have AMAZING GPAs or LSAT scores (rather have average scores for a law school applicant)? As for early admission, is this just granted on the basis of grades or also takes into consideration ECs and work?

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Osgoode also places some emphasis on softs. There have been people on this forum who have gotten into Osgoode with 154 LSAT but had god tier ECs

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I'm almost certain U of T takes a holistic approach -- I don't think I would have stood much of a chance with my LSAT and cgpa otherwise.

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