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Rejected today by Western. 

cGPA per OLSA 3.8

LSAT 165

accepted in UBC, Uvic, Oz, Windsor, Queens, Ottawa.

WL UT

 

Really wonder how Western evaluate applications...

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Ok there' a lot of stuff I have seen that surprised me on this forum but this might take the cake lol

those are solid stats and well above.the median for western class profile , both lsat and gpa but you know what maybe because they evaluate the written portion of the lsat quite heavily as well the written portion on their olsas submission, but still I wouldn't think it would be enough to outweigh the gpa and lsat, I'm dumbfounded lol

O well plenty of good options  to choose from lol but I guess this really shows how variable the process is 

 

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Who cares? You got in to UBC and Oz lol, those are top schools, better than Western anyway. Still, that is quite confusing. 

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I mean, did you seriously fuck up the personal statement/really phone it in? Maybe they really didn't like your arguments in their Part B or on the LSAT.

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Maybe they are looking to fill the remaining spots with students of a certain background, with experience in certain fields. Its not just all about the numbers! I'd doubt that its from your LSAT written sample, I don't think much weight is given to them as they are written after a taxing 5 section LSAT... your brain is mush by then (and they probably don't even have the time). The scenario they gave on OLSAS for the personal statement showed how you would argue a fact pattern scenario a bit... maybe they flat out didn't like what you said? 

 

I'd go on the side that they are looking for a certain outlook/perspective that would fill the remaining spots in the class of 2021 to contribute to the diversity of the class? 

 

edit: idk if this is possible, but maybe they saw that you got into so many schools, good ones also, and said forget it lets reject this guy and not even bother holding a spot for him in the class ?

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1 hour ago, Prospero said:

Who cares? You got in to UBC and Oz lol, those are top schools, better than Western anyway. Still, that is quite confusing. 

Very true, pick the best one and move on!

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Thanks guys. I guess the comments on writing samples might be a valid argument. Although, frankly speaking, I thought I did well on writing samples... But who knows how committees think, assuming they put much weight on it.

 

Western is a pretty good school with amazing reputation on its law  and bschool. I guess a lot wall st guys know Ivey rather than Western.  I do feel a bit disappointed... NOT EVEN WL ME! 

 

Hope all of you have dream offers! 

 

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14 hours ago, Timmies123 said:

Ok there' a lot of stuff I have seen that surprised me on this forum but this might take the cake lol

those are solid stats and well above.the median for western class profile , both lsat and gpa but you know what maybe because they evaluate the written portion of the lsat quite heavily as well the written portion on their olsas submission, but still I wouldn't think it would be enough to outweigh the gpa and lsat, I'm dumbfounded lol

O well plenty of good options  to choose from lol but I guess this really shows how variable the process is 

 

Thanks Timmies123. 

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