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does ubc law give preference to students who are bc residents?

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14 hours ago, Jossy said:

does ubc law give preference to students who are bc residents?

Why would they?

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1 hour ago, Luckycharm said:

Why would they?

Some other schools do. Saskatchewan gives points for a connection to Saskatchewan, and Dalhousie and UNB have regional preferences for maritime students. 

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48 minutes ago, Ilikecoffee said:

Some other schools do. Saskatchewan gives points for a connection to Saskatchewan, and Dalhousie and UNB have regional preferences for maritime students. 

We don't have a shortage of lawyers in Vancouver though, and Vancouver firms get tons of applications from people who are at law schools out-of-province.

The schools you listed show preference to people with connections to the province because they need people to graduate law school and stay in the province to practice due to there being concerns of lawyer shortages in the areas. Following the same logic, Lakehead shows preference to people from rural Ontario, whereas York and U of T don't show preference to Torontonians because Toronto doesn't have a problem attracting lawyers.

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