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10 hours ago, confusedbuthopeful said:

Hi. I think I may have seriously messed up. I've been working on my application (quite last minute - yikes) and I forgot about sending in my transcript and the deadline is in two days. I found this statement on the USASK website:

"Without transcripts, your documentation will be considered incomplete and your application will not be considered. 

The deadline for submission of final transcripts is June 1 of the year you will be starting first-year law."

Can anyone confirm if this means I can send in my transcripts after the Feb 1st deadline? I'm going to call them tomorrow but I thought I would check and see if anyone could offer insight. 
Thanks for your help.

In case any other people are as foolish as me, I called admissions and they said that just the application is due by Feb 1st and transcripts can be submitted until June 1st (even if you're no longer in school). The sooner your transcript is in, the sooner they can review your application. 

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2 minutes ago, thesizzlingwok said:

Are you a U of S student? What school do you go to?

Edit: I only ask because uSask students don't need to send in their transcripts the school just pulls them for you.

I went to school in Ontario. Thanks for your help. 

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2 minutes ago, confusedbuthopeful said:

In case any other people are as foolish as me, I called admissions and they said that just the application is due by Feb 1st and transcripts can be submitted until June 1st (even if you're no longer in school). The sooner your transcript is in, the sooner they can review your application. 

 

Just now, confusedbuthopeful said:

I went to school in Ontario. Thanks for your help. 

I had no idea that transcripts can be submitted until June 1st - that's probably good that you posted that here tbh because on the application website it doesn't state that very clearly. I too was under the impression that transcripts had to be in by Feb 1st. That being said UofS seems to start offering acceptances quite late compared to other schools. Best of luck!

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On 1/31/2019 at 8:36 AM, confusedbuthopeful said:

In case any other people are as foolish as me, I called admissions and they said that just the application is due by Feb 1st and transcripts can be submitted until June 1st (even if you're no longer in school). The sooner your transcript is in, the sooner they can review your application. 

That's awesome! I was not aware of that. Best of luck in the admissions process!

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If you don't supply a transcript until June, how are they going to evaluate your application? The answer is they aren't. Final transcripts may have to be in by June but that is going to be for students who are already accepted or who have applied and submitted an earlier transcript. If you are applying now, arrange for your transcript to be sent ASAP. 

Acceptances have been going out now for over a month. Waitlists are typically formed in May.

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