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So, where are they?

 

 

 

I am at best a borderline candidate (164, 3.1) and had expected at this point to be swimming in "thanks, but no thanks" letters, but alas none have shown up yet.

 

 

 

I applied to UofA, UofC, Queens, UWO, Ottawa, Dal and UNB and at most have only heard that my file is complete (some schools havn't even proactively told me that).

 

 

 

At this point a ding would be comforting just so I knew the process was still going on.

 

 

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I've got basically the same stats (164/3.0 I think). I applied to U of T, Osgoode, McGill (those 3 because I'm a sucker for punishment with not much hope of getting in but one can dream). I also applied to UNB and Dal. I got in at UNB and Dal said that "my grades are not currently competitive with those that they are admitting but I will hear something in a couple of months".

 

 

 

So take ehart, there is a chance to get in somewhere.

 

 

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nadda, still in the Ready for Review stage.

 

 

 

Osgoode changed my status to just plain "hold" on Feb 23rd.

 

 

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Sulco, what was your GPA after the recalculation for UNB? I have a 156 LSAT, and a 3.6 GPA before the calculation, and I haven't heard a word from them.

 

 

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I have no idea what the recalculated GPA is. All I know is that my transcript shows 3.01 and dropping the lowest 25% of my grades it comes out to like 3.15 or something. But that calculation was done myself.

 

 

 

My score from Osgoode is 3.35 if that helps.

 

 

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I was a little off on my own GPA calculation originally. The only way I figured mine out was after I saw the percentage tha Windsor had for me, and then I converted that onto the 4.3 scale (I originally thought my GPA was something like a 3.4).

 

 

 

 

 

I'm really hoping to get into UNB, wonder why I haven't heard anything either way yet :(

 

 

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I applied to all 6 Ontario schools and was dinged from UofT in January, and Queen's just yesterday (that's what I get for calling to ask the status of my application!).

 

 

 

I am at this point really starting to stress out, figuring if I have not been accepted from Queens, then Western and Osgoode are tenuous at best. That leaves Ottawa and Windsor, and I am concerned that Ottawa's standards are increasing as well. Starting to plan worst case scenario's and starting to doubt the conscious decision not to apply outside of Ontario.

 

 

 

Grrr, this waiting is really starting to get to me.

 

 

 

:rolleyes

 

 

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Yeah I got bounced from U of T also but that was like a month ago. I knew it was coming the day I got my LSAT score back but had already sent off the applications ;) At first I didn't care because I was planning to go south...now I'm not so sure :'(

 

 

 

Oh well, life is life.

 

 

 

 

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perhaps starting this thread was a bad idea. I just got my first ding today. Queens apparently thinks they are too good for me...

 

 

 

anyhow, didn't feel as bad as I had expected...let the process continue.

 

 

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Hey Thinking...

 

 

 

I was just wondering if you don't mind sharing, what was your gpa for your last 2 years? Queen's is my first choice, so I would be interested in knowing. My cum. gpa will probably be around 3.1, but I'm hoping my last 2 years will be around 3.3... which is border-line for Queen's.

 

 

 

Thanks, and good luck with your other schools!

 

 

 

PQ

 

 

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dinged from queens yesterday! oh well, I expected this, and it didn't even bother me at all (serious!!) Fine it did bother me, but not very much, and I quickly got over it.

 

 

 

gpa: 3.85 *all upper level courses* (3.21 overall)

 

lsat: 153

 

 

 

 

 

 

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lawstudenthopeful;

 

 

 

My stats are 161 LSAT / 3.7ish GPA (4 year cummulative). Dunno what my best 2 years are, but had a 4.0 last year.

 

 

 

U of T basically put in their letter that no matter if I got all A+'s from here on in it wouldn't matter (aka they don't take people with 161 lsats, lol)

 

 

 

 

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Hey,

 

 

 

How are people finding out they have been dinged by Queens? (mail, calling the office) I fear I will be next (it seems that all the dings and accepts are starting to fly at the same time these days).

 

 

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grazek,

 

 

 

Sorry to hear about the rejection letter. Just out of curiosity, what percentile is a 161 LSAT? I thought it said in the info from OLSAS that the cutoff for U of T was 85th percentile...that must be pretty close, no?

 

 

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161 is 85th. I heard last year the lowest they took was 162. It was no big deal about the bounce, I knew it was coming so was prepared. U of T was never my #1 at anytime in the process so it didn't bring me down to much, lol.

 

 

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