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Waitlisted May 14th

cGPA: 3.44

L2: 3.67

LSAT: 159 (highest)

Will there be any movement after the June 1st deadline? 

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4 hours ago, vakeel said:

Was waitlisted May 23rd, Accepted May 31. 

Had provisionally accepted elsewhere, will be firm accepting Osgoode. 

Congratulations @vakeel and thanks for letting us know. :) 🙏🏻

 

Once again ... Movement is extremely unlikely. I spoke to the admissions office on May 31st in the afternoon. As mentioned in an earlier post she emphasized the wait pool is very large... and if any movement happened it would have happened already since June 1 has passed. 

The Facebook group is almost at 190, we can assume the rest of the students don’t use Facebook (myself included), I had to use a friends account 😅. So those people who did get offers off the waitlist are not in this group. Only ~40 of us are on this waitlist thread. 

People who have been admitted either on or off waitlist, made an account after the fact. I am not trying to be a negative Nancy, but it’s important to have realistic expectations and plan accordingly. 

I also have strong sources who confirmed that “only 2 people were given offers in July (2017/2018) during that cycle.” 

 

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1 minute ago, CatLady said:

Congratulations @vakeel and thanks for letting us know. :) 🙏🏻

 

Once again ... Movement is extremely unlikely. I spoke to the admissions office on May 31st in the afternoon. As mentioned in an earlier post she emphasized the wait pool is very large... and if any movement happened it would have happened already since June 1 has passed. 

The Facebook group is almost at 190, we can assume the rest of the students don’t use Facebook (myself included), I had to use a friends account to peek at the # of members #Keener  😅.

 

Therefore, it is likely that those people who did get offers off the waitlist are NOT in this group. Only ~40 of us are on this waitlist thread. 

People who have been recently admitted either on OR off waitlist, made an account AFTER the fact.

I am not trying to be a negative Nancy, but it’s important to have realistic expectations and plan accordingly. 😔

I also have strong sources who confirmed that “only 2 people were given offers in July (2017/2018) during that cycle.” 

 

 

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On 6/4/2019 at 11:21 PM, 1234JD said:

Also accepted from the waitlist May 31st - waitlisted May 23rd. 

Hi can I ask you when your deadline is to decide? 

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2 minutes ago, sunshine59 said:

Hi can I ask you when your deadline is to decide? 

May 13th. Will be declining before that. 

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21 minutes ago, TrevorPhilips said:

Has anyone been rejected from the waitlist yet?

I don't know for sure, but I don't think they reject off the waitlist. Classes just eventually start and you're either in by that time or not.

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2 minutes ago, YoungGlass said:

I don't know for sure, but I don't think they reject off the waitlist. Classes just eventually start and you're either in by that time or not.

What about people who are still in queue (not rejected, not admitted, not wait-listed)?

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45 minutes ago, NeverGiveUp said:

What about people who are still in queue (not rejected, not admitted, not wait-listed)?

That’s wild.. how many people are still in queue at Osgoode? 

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11 minutes ago, CatLady said:

That’s wild.. how many people are still in queue at Osgoode? 

I know some are still in queue but don't know how many.

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23 hours ago, CatLady said:

That’s wild.. how many people are still in queue at Osgoode? 

I am, they haven't even looked at it.

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On 6/13/2019 at 3:38 PM, Iyaiaey said:

I am, they haven't even looked at it.

Let us know if that changes please :)

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Who will still be on the waitlist after July 3rd? (Aka everyone who hasn’t provisionally accepted elsewhere).

 

 I guess react to this post so we don’t spam everyone with mini heart attacks. 

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Can anyone who is now remove from the waitlist let me know if it says cancelled on their portal. A friend of mine accepted Windsor and hers is still active on the waitlist. 

 

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27 minutes ago, CatLady said:

Can anyone who is now remove from the waitlist let me know if it says cancelled on their portal. A friend of mine accepted Windsor and hers is still active on the waitlist. 

 

i accepted another school and in I'm still active as an applicant in Oasis. I doubt the actual portal will change

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12 hours ago, TrevorPhilips said:

i accepted another school and in I'm still active as an applicant in Oasis. I doubt the actual portal will change

Do you think you’re actually still on the waitlist though? 

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7 hours ago, CatLady said:

Do you think you’re actually still on the waitlist though? 

Doubtful, I accepted another school and my Oasis updated acknowledging so. It's possible they just didn't get around to doing it for everyone that it applied to.

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My OASIS updated on July 19th saying I’ve been removed from the waitlist due to accepting another offer. Bummed my Osgoode dreams are over but grateful to be going to law school. Wishing everyone still on the waitlist all the best :( my fingers are crossed for you! Hopefully this opens another spot for you all. 

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