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    • Salut! Je te souhaite de belles études à l'UdeM. Je pensais qu'il serait peut-être utile que je laisse ici quelques petits points intéressants en ce qui concerne le certificat de droit à l'UdeM, si ton but (ou celui d'une autre personne) est d'intégrer le BAC en droit. Je m'étais informée à l'université, et il m'a été confirmé que l'admission accepte en majorité des étudiants de d'autres bacs (et possiblement certificats, mineures, majeures, etc) que d'étudiants du certificat en droit de l'udem. Ceci est dû au fait que les candidats souvent seront des candidats de TRANSFERT, et que donc le contingentement en deuxième année est beaucoup plus haut qu'en première année. Je suppose que ceci est de moindre importance si on dépose sa candidature à la première année, mais je ne sais pas si c'est faisable.  Bref, en raison de cela, les notes requises doivent être très élevées (visant 4.0+). On m'a dit que très peu de gens (environ une dizaine je pense) sont acceptés du certificat. Ainsi, il est très important de donner de son meilleur durant les études au certificat pour maximiser ses chances d'être admis.  Je souhaite à tous succès, en espérant avoir pu laissé des informations pertinentes.  
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    • Hello, how is it going with your admisison? Have you already got it? If you steel need some sources for thesis proposal writing you can use the links left by kurrika. Also, you can serach some samples at  https://edusson.com/write-my-thesis.  And do not forget to visit the website of the university, college or academic program you are going to apply to. I think you can find some useful information there. 
    • That’s exactly what mine was!! Now I just need to know what rejected people received because I know a waitlisted person’s email was titled “Decision Made”   if you find out about someone who was rejected please let me know! 

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