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TL;DR: Hopefully soon.

The FAQ document posted on the Schulich “Admission & Requirements” page states the following: “We have rolling admissions, with offers being made as early as November and continuing to May. In May, we review all outstanding applications to be considered for a possible interview. If you are selected for an interview, we will contact you by the end of May to set one up. Interviews take place in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Halifax.”

That being said, another paragraph on the same webpage also states: “The Admissions Committee may consider applications as soon as they are received or it may postpone consideration of some or all applications until June.”

It’s not clear which is the most up-to-date information. That FAQ was technically for the Class of 2019, but hasn’t been updated since - and its continued presence suggests it may still be generally accurate. The webpage, meanwhile, has no date associated with it, so it’s unclear whether the June date is newer or older. Of course, it’s also possible that the May/June date was only a rough guideline in the first place. Either way, hopefully you’ll hear back soon. Best of luck!

(Source: “Frequently Asked Questions” and “Admissions Policy” tabs, respectively, at https://www.dal.ca/faculty/law/programs/jd-admissions/admission-requirements.html)

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On 2018-05-30 at 12:24 PM, OptimistPenguin said:

TL;DR: Hopefully soon.

The FAQ document posted on the Schulich “Admission & Requirements” page states the following: “We have rolling admissions, with offers being made as early as November and continuing to May. In May, we review all outstanding applications to be considered for a possible interview. If you are selected for an interview, we will contact you by the end of May to set one up. Interviews take place in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Halifax.”

That being said, another paragraph on the same webpage also states: “The Admissions Committee may consider applications as soon as they are received or it may postpone consideration of some or all applications until June.”

It’s not clear which is the most up-to-date information. That FAQ was technically for the Class of 2019, but hasn’t been updated since - and its continued presence suggests it may still be generally accurate. The webpage, meanwhile, has no date associated with it, so it’s unclear whether the June date is newer or older. Of course, it’s also possible that the May/June date was only a rough guideline in the first place. Either way, hopefully you’ll hear back soon. Best of luck!

(Source: “Frequently Asked Questions” and “Admissions Policy” tabs, respectively, at https://www.dal.ca/faculty/law/programs/jd-admissions/admission-requirements.html)

Thanks so much for clarifying !

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When I log in I can no longer view my application, should I assume that that means that I have been rejected? 

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19 minutes ago, BackToNB said:

When I log in I can no longer view my application, should I assume that that means that I have been rejected? 

same thing happened to me today.

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46 minutes ago, BackToNB said:

When I log in I can no longer view my application, should I assume that that means that I have been rejected? 

I don't think so... after reading your comment I tried signing in and it took me to a page saying, "Select an Application Type". I am assuming this is a glitch because I recently got an email for an interview, so it must not be suggestive of a rejection.

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Anyone else still waiting for a decision?  Dal has the honour of being the slowest law school in Canada to make a decision on my application.  Also, my online portal has changed to show "current program: juris doctor" (This also happened once before, a few weeks ago, but was eventually revealed to be some sort of technical glitch). 

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23 minutes ago, rebeccius said:

Anyone else still waiting for a decision?  Dal has the honour of being the slowest law school in Canada to make a decision on my application.  Also, my online portal has changed to show "current program: juris doctor" (This also happened once before, a few weeks ago, but was eventually revealed to be some sort of technical glitch). 

My application still shows " Written Notification to Follow" and current program: "juris doctor"  has always been showing on my profile but I am still waiting. Dalhousie has the honour of being the slowest law school in Canada to assess my application too.

 

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I emailed Rose and she informed me my application was unsuccessful. Had the same written notification to follow status so you guys should do the same.

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I received a rejection letter in the mail today, dated June 20. No email and my status still shows written notification to follow. 

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14 hours ago, jplawx said:

I received a rejection letter in the mail today, dated June 20. No email and my status still shows written notification to follow. 

Same.

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5 hours ago, easttowest said:

Sorry all. 

Rejection by regular mail is beyond cruel. 

Wasting paper. Really. 
 

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