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Hmm ... Windsor grad here.


It goes without saying that students go to Windsor for all sorts of reasons, and yes, a common one is that we didn't get in anywhere else.

Sometimes that's because we couldn't be bothered re-writing the LSAT (that's more common than you think), sometimes it's because we didn't apply broadly (I only applied to 2 schools), and sometimes it's because (gasp) stigma notwithstanding, we did our own research and figured out that Windsor was exactly our vibe (it was my first choice).

The school isn't shaking its reputation as a last chance Ontario destination any time soon. Which is unfortunate because its a solid school, and I think we're going to lose out on some students now that Ryerson is open for business. But there's not much we can do about that. 

Why study at Windsor law? It's got a great vibe, great profs, great students, and a very collegial atmosphere. It's easy to make friends and we're not nearly as prone to ahem culturally insensitive Halloween-related faux pas 😋

Windsor students, especially those who are there by choice, believe that all you need to get into the legal profession are decent grades from a Canadian school.

The funny thing is ... they're right. We don't take ourselves too seriously, and I'd like to think we bring a sort of balance to the force lol. The force being the legal profession.


Still ... prestige matters a lot to some people. I can understand that too. And those types of students who did end up in Windsor transferred after 1L (if they could) or grumbled the rest of their time there. The rest us though had one hell of a time. 🤘


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