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Just thought I would post the following summary of last year's accepted thread.  Every year is different of course, but at least it provides a sense of what transpired in the past.  Hope it is helpful to others also.

Please just ignore typos and usernames aren't always exact.(It was already too tedious to compile/so I didn't worry about typos.)

Good luck to everyone for 2018!


OTTAWA    132 students   http://lawstudents.ca/forums/topic/46602-accepted-to-ottawa-2017/  

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NAME    Acceptance Date    LSAT    CumGPA    2yr GPA    OLSAS    Other GPA    General, other    Comments
dannyboy    07-Dec    163    

general    out of prov
jddreamer    07-Dec    165    3.89    

general    out of prov. St thom univ. NB|
roj    07-Dec    170    3.6    

u of t udergrad
1992    07-Dec    170    3.82    

ontario res
gamera    08-Dec    168    4    

general    believe grad work incl in gpa. Out of prov
tbex61    09-Dec    157,161    3.63    3.78    

barrietrackclub    09-Dec    160    


good EC, strong LOR
runstudyrepeat    15-Dec    163    3.77    3.78    

procrasticleaner    15-Dec    166    3.75    

159,166    3.75    

general    gpa ever posted, trasncript revwd, general, ontario
546883692    07-Dec    169    3.74    

good MA, fairly robust Ecs
kitkatattack23    15-Dec    154,162    4.15/4.3    

ON, 2 strong ref, 1 avg, lots volun. Ecs
thehammerofthelaw    15-Dec    169    3.77    

157    3.78    

strong refs, stron Ecs
drankcoffee    20-Dec    

accepted on Ozone, transcript processed OLSAS 16TH
sciddles    20-Dec    156 (+ Dec)    3.9 approx    

nname17    21-Dec    160    3.84    

accepted stud zone/nothing on OLSAS
ZSC    21-Dec    160    3.8ISH    

Demander     23-Dec    163    3.83    

keep on swimming    15-Dec    157    3.9    3.94    

chrissquats    06-Jan    156    3.88    

rightsoherewego    06-Jan    175    3.72    

lawschool22    06-Jan    163    


theartificialman    06-Jan    158    

general    strong LOR, PS and Ecs
Bblaw    12-Jan    158,156    


uzone acceptance
couchpotato    12-Jan    156    


lawlawland123    13-Jan    155,163    


akacat    13-Jan    166    


Ojo92    13-Jan    156    


acceptance on uozone, really strong LOR, Ecs and PS
squidward    13-Jan    158    


strong refs, person stmt, CV
Kronk88    13-Jan    157,158    


parosa    15-Jan    161    


wh1ter0se    Friday before 01-15    158    


letmeclarify    16-Jan    162    


beansprouts    19-Jan    158,160    


strong LOR and EC, trilingual. Accepted to Osgoode today also
tree17    Friday before 01-16    167    
3.88    3.7    

ltd EC, some work law enf, strong L\OR
nileycoyote    Friday before 01-16    156 Dec + Feb    3.81    

U of T, strong EC/work and LOR
mudelta    14-Jan    155, 160Dec    3.97    

solid pers stmt but nothing special, strong LOR, EC….
FieldMarshal    07-Dec    154    
3.91    3.84    

stronger ECS, work exp, strong/very supportive LORs
TreeHugger123    24-Jan    155    
3.96    3.94    

lots of volunteer work and universitiy clubs, strong LOR
aael67    24-Jan    169    


avg Ecs and LOR
hdosanjh    23-Jan    163 +Feb    


nothing exceptnal. Worked 30 hrs/wk. compet dacer, taught dance, interned US consulate, yorkudance team, faculty ambassador
TarpeianRock    13-Jan    162    3.85    

156    3.7    3.85    

General    EC's weren't great, good PS I think
idontknow    30-Jan    152,159    3.7    

mediocre EC, personal statement
mithrandir    13-Jan    158,159    
est 3.6    

general    GPA Commonwelath, MA Cdn, good LOR, comm service, vol. social justice oriented

hathi    05-Feb    164    3.66    

avg LOR, EC research public, short novel, stud govt'
moominpapa    09-Feb    164    3.22    

mature    avg PS, below avg EC, good LOR. Also accepted at western
LegallyRed    end week before Feb 14    163    3.56    

mature    7 yr work in'tl dev MA from UK, compet sports, posted ovrseas
jenesaisquoi    16-Feb    162,160    3.5    3.8    

wrk 3job, BA Fr, Eng Span. Work 3 countries, fed gov't and volunteer
165    3.6    

will be declining
nosethelaw    24-Feb    153,151    3.9/4.0    

prelawunb14    27-Feb    162    3.7/4,0    

masters 2.9/4.0 - will reject in fav of diff school
fides    27-Feb    160    3.66    

HJHutch    27-Feb    159    3.71    

casechase    27-Feb    160    3.4    around 3.7+    

undergrad McMaster, Masters 4.0 neuroscience, extensive research, presented at conf. worked. Strong refs. Also accepted at Calgary
legallynotblonde222    28-Feb    158    
3.76    3.6    

declned 04-26
tor2424    27-Feb    167    3.48    

mature    MA cgpa 3.9
alfuturelaw    28-Feb    156    3.69    

alex09    28-Feb    161    3.54    3.68    

asttowest    28-Feb    171    2.54    

Dizzee    mid Jan    156    3.72    

decen EC, letter fr internship, personal statemtn. Some research
Brooke    28-Feb    162    3.47    3.67    

social justice EC's, stron ref letters and PS
OBA1207    28-Feb    151    

access    accepted before Feb LSAT 156. may barriers, extensive social justice.
160    3.5    

tomtom    08-Mar    157    3.78    3.8    

3rd year undergrad
yerlaw123    08-Mar    160    3.86    

candidlycarter    09-Mar    157 x 2    3.5    

strong ref?, EC =acadm awards, work exp, some volunteer, strong PS
Marwaho    13-Mar    151    3.74    

3rd year applicant from Carleton, Syrian, VP Syrian Ass, member groups, workg law firm
LikeHazeluts    13-Mar    173    3.51    

accepted Western, declined Ottawa, kept Osgoode open
newgirl    13-Mar    157 ,158    3.68    

McGill undergrad, lots of Ecs, ldrship, work study, 3 LORs
nouchster95    13-Mar    161, 163    3.47    3.58    

2Prof LORS, tailed |Ps to |Ottawa, ECS Coath \yth Soccer, work office job in summers
3.68    3.51    

will probably decline
mashedpotatoes    13-Mar    163, 164    
3.6    3.31    

will decline to free up spot for someone else
milksheik    2nd wk March    164    


accepted after Queens and Western. BSC in Life Sci +humanities+tutroing, volunterial, journals, paper published, serve 2 exec terms
ciariarua    02-Mar    154    

general    LOR Emloyer, and research Prof, vol exper - internship legal aid for low inc women
cnote    05-Apr    

Jrawls    08-Apr    157    
3.7    2.96    

2 Masters CGPA 3.83, strong EC
vabs9694    09-Apr    156    
3.89 (87%)    3.46 (82%)     

bad first year, 4.0 scale, finishing MA, strong/avg EC, PS strong?
x123    10-Apr    160    
3.7    3.00    

great Ecs and L|OR
lawl55    10-Apr    156 Dec, 3rd attempt    3.44    3.56    

strong Ecs / References, prev rejected
kd071    13-Mar    163,164    3.44    3.7    

below avg EC's, Uottawa grad
wallerobert    05-Mar    159    3.48    

mature    new migrant to Can
Eragon86    12-Apr    160    above 3.75    

French JD Frnch dual (US,Can)
superwoma1994    13-Apr    152 Sept    3.76    

prev LSAT atrocious. conflicted w/another acceptance
thesix    13-Apr    159 highest    3.55    3.8ish    

lots of Ecs wrkg w/homeless youth/minorities, toronto charities, pres of 2 clubs at UofT
0Lol    thurs before Apr 15    157    3.3    3.7ish    

MA 3.8ish, strong ed backgrond
imalwaysanxious    ditto    166    3.13    

access cateogry    strong ECS , choice between ottawa and western
putitthisway    approx 04-10    158 highest    3.6    

declined. Choosing btw Dal and Western
FailingForwards    awhile back    166    3.4    

nonexistent EC's strong / decent L|OR
158    3.47    

social justice PS, EC nothing special, pres 1 club few publications
158    3.7    

 in at Queens. Not heard from Ottawa

mature    in at NB and Man. Not heard from Ottawa
Bello    24-Apr    160, 158    
3.85 & 4.0 3rd/4th    3.65    

ewok    24-Apr    155    3.81    

dhillia    24-Apr    159    3.46    3.72    

natasharose    24-Apr    152/159    3.49    3.79    

will decline in favour of other school
lawschool2017    24-Apr    159/157    3.7    3.9    

above avg Ecs and LORs. Declining for UWO
chihuahua94    24-Apr    163 (3rd)    3.3    3.7    

florrickwannabe    24-Apr    159    3.4    3.7    

0ekm2    26-Apr    167 (3rd)    3.5    3.63    

really good EC's presum. Great LORS. Interesting work exp. Declining in favour of school closer to home
Linds0126    24-Apr    160    3.4    3.71    

will decine in favour of western
mlambe    26-Apr    164    3.41    3.4    

ayvik    26-Apr    156    3.77    

newgirl31    26-Apr    145, 156    3.44    

suns    27-Apr    151    3.74    

MA strong ottawa oriented PS, good LOR
applyingnow    27-Apr    156    3.77    

3rdGenLawStudent    27-Apr    

StrugglingtoGetIn    28-Apr    156    3.71    

motecuhzomasrevenge    28-Apr    152/158    
3.57    3.46\    

strong LOR, solid Person stmt
lawschooldreams    01-May    163    2.91    3.95    

regular    above avg EC LOR exceptional
perisoreous canadensis    02-May    154, 160 (Feb)    3.53    3.7    

LaurenMc    02-May    156    3.63    3.78    

GreatGuy    03-May    166    3.3    3.7    

w29    04-May    168 (2nd)    3.2    

still waiting other schools
pandaflugg    05-May    160 (1st / Feb)    3.5    

non exist EC. One strong/oneweak Ref.
yogainiintraining    06-May    154    2.84    3.4    

UBC MA 4.0, publictns, strg work, good EC, strong Pers stmt. Acceptance at Lakehead with generous scholarship.
Girby    06-May    155    3.26    3.73    

extensive EC/work over past 6 yr. 2 strong |LOR. Happiest w/UO PS
158    3.21    3.85    

95% sure will decline
156    3.5    

BSc. 2 Masters Engin. Lots of wrk exp. Degree from Iran on diff scale - lowering GPA
tastybites    11-May    164    3.21    

23Savage    19-Jun    158 highest    just under B+    3.7    

Moulton93    20-Jun    159/164    

accepted off the waitlist. Have prov accepted Western
Sania    20-Jun    157    3.69    

good work exp, ecs and LORS. Wtg to hear from Osgoode or Quees
girl416    20-Jun    149,151    2.96    

3.4 to 3.5    access    strong ECS and refs
dylzter    20-Jun    158    3.42    3.71    

accepted off wait list. Will decline as have other offer. Accepted to western. Windsor (dual) and ottawa. Also applied queens/osgoode but cancelled application when accepted western
buslaw99    20-Jun    167    3.47    3.86    

accepted difrectly fr under eval / no waitlist
lawschool8    20-Jun    153    3.7    3.85    

on unnumbered waitlist for about a month
uottawahopeful    20-Jun    152/157    3.7    

3 majors in 4 yrs. Lots EC's. supportive refs.
ashleylaw    22-Jun    154    3.8    

user13    13-Apr    158    3.3    


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Good to know thanks.

I just summarized  the admitted thread. (Waitlist thread can perhaps be added later).

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 On 9/5/2017 at 11:08 AM, Pandora01 said:

Just got in! Was 50/71. Have until 1pm to respond. Will be accepting. Thank you everyone for their help and good luck to those still waiting!


Good work!!

You may have to do a bit of digging to find out their stats.

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