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Accepted today!! Ecstatic because this is my first acceptance. Got the email at around 6AM PST. 

CGPA (olsas) : 3.21 

LSAT: 157 (Jan 2020)

I like to think I had strong EC's and reference letters. Volunteered in and out of school and did two semesters abroad. Also worked at a bank as an advisor and currently at a law firm. 

submitted supplementary application near the end of February. Offer expires April 28th. Not sure if I will be accepting as I'm waiting to hear back from local BC schools first. 

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Got the email this morning! OLSAS hasn’t updated so I’m not certain of the deadline. I will likely wait it out to hear back from some other programs. I’d like to avoid the cost if possible.

cgpa: 3.0

LSAT: 162

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CGPA 3.00

L2: 3.70

LSAT: 157

Ok ECs. Strong LORs.

 

The cost is almost prohibitively expensive. I'm struggling to figure out how it can be feasible in the 1-5 years after graduation. Calculating an after-tax, after-debt-repayment expected income of about $23,000 CDN, or equivalent to a salary of about $30,000 CDN. 

 

The Scotiabank Windsor LoC is generous, but not remotely enough. The 10-year amortization means principal repayment of up to $16,000 a year. 

 

Bittersweet feeling. Very excited to have been accepted, struggling to see how this is possible.

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On 4/14/2020 at 11:59 AM, haveblue said:

CGPA 3.00

L2: 3.70

LSAT: 157

Ok ECs. Strong LORs.

 

The cost is almost prohibitively expensive. I'm struggling to figure out how it can be feasible in the 1-5 years after graduation. Calculating an after-tax, after-debt-repayment expected income of about $23,000 CDN, or equivalent to a salary of about $30,000 CDN. 

 

The Scotiabank Windsor LoC is generous, but not remotely enough. The 10-year amortization means principal repayment of up to $16,000 a year. 

 

Bittersweet feeling. Very excited to have been accepted, struggling to see how this is possible.

I'm in the same boat as you right now. Considering if it's even worth it to go at this price. An extra 100k is crazy. might just be worth to try for other schools next year to avoid the extra debt.

What province are you from? each province also gives student loans and for BC, we can receive up to around 50K i believe. However, this still isnt enough and you'd probably need to find another 10-20k from elsewhere...

regardless, congrats on the acceptance!!! its a step in the right direction towards becoming a lawyer and you should commend yourself!

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6 hours ago, ddeevvyy said:

I'm in the same boat as you right now. Considering if it's even worth it to go at this price. An extra 100k is crazy. might just be worth to try for other schools next year to avoid the extra debt.

What province are you from? each province also gives student loans and for BC, we can receive up to around 50K i believe. However, this still isnt enough and you'd probably need to find another 10-20k from elsewhere...

regardless, congrats on the acceptance!!! its a step in the right direction towards becoming a lawyer and you should commend yourself!

Sorry I'm slowly learning these threads are strict stats only. Will PM.

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On 4/1/2020 at 7:01 PM, Boundless said:

Accepted today around 5:30

OLSAS cGPA: 3.04 L2: 3.71 LSAT: 164 (Jan)

Offer expires April 22nd. 

First acceptance!!

Declined my offer so I opened up a spot for someone. Good luck to all of you. 

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1 hour ago, Boundless said:

Declined my offer so I opened up a spot for someone. Good luck to all of you. 

Where did you accept instead? 

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2 hours ago, Lawguy1 said:

Where did you accept instead? 

Accepted a Masters that I want to do and will continue to hold out for other schools. 

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Just now, law1012020 said:

Accepted today.

 

Olsas cGPA 3.36

B2: 3.78

LSAT 150 

 

Congrats! How long ago was your application referred to the admissions committee? 

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6 minutes ago, hello1234567 said:

Congrats! How long ago was your application referred to the admissions committee? 

Was referred on UWinsite around April 18th

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24 minutes ago, law1012020 said:

Accepted today.

 

Olsas cGPA 3.36

B2: 3.78

LSAT 150 

 

Congrats! 

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Got the email today! 

OLSAS cGPA: 2.95

L2: 3.35

LSAT: 158

EC: 3 years working at a small law firm, volunteer experience in my undergrad.

This is my first acceptance (still waiting to hear from other schools). My deadline to decide by is May 25

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Got the email today.

OLSAS GPA: 3.1

L2 : 3.5

LSAT : 159

Decent EC's and references.

First acceptance, hoping for others. 

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On 4/14/2020 at 10:34 AM, Regalcorp said:

Got the email this morning! OLSAS hasn’t updated so I’m not certain of the deadline. I will likely wait it out to hear back from some other programs. I’d like to avoid the cost if possible.

cgpa: 3.0

LSAT: 162

I declined last week. A cross country move for a program this expensive is just not feasible with so much uncertainty. Wish you all the best

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Got the email this morning! First Ontario acceptance so I'm super excited. 

cGPA : 3.2

LSAT : 154

Really strong ECs and LORs imo! 

 

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Congrats on your acceptance. Windsor Law will be the experience you make of it. I don't want to veer too far off track in order to maintain integrity to the topic, so I'll keep it brief. I made an account to share the following with you all because I think it is important for prospective students to get this insight.

Once you accept your offer, just completely disregard your grades. Your stats don't matter anymore. Don't compare yourself to your peers. Everyone in your class got accepted for their own reason. Study the way that's worked for you and don't panic when you see your peers with highlighters and colour coordinated sticky's covering their textbooks.

Get to know your classmates, set goals and work diligently to achieve them, and reach out to professors in order to make the most of your experience.

Don't stress about "the curve", make sure you get some actual sleep before exams, and grab a bite in Detroit whenever your get a chance.

Your classmates will become your colleagues once you begin practicing. Represent yourself with integrity and help others even when they don't ask.

It's a great program with a very supportive faculty and administration. Wish you all the best.

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On 4/14/2020 at 2:59 PM, haveblue said:

CGPA 3.00

L2: 3.70

LSAT: 157

Ok ECs. Strong LORs.

 

The cost is almost prohibitively expensive. I'm struggling to figure out how it can be feasible in the 1-5 years after graduation. Calculating an after-tax, after-debt-repayment expected income of about $23,000 CDN, or equivalent to a salary of about $30,000 CDN. 

 

The Scotiabank Windsor LoC is generous, but not remotely enough. The 10-year amortization means principal repayment of up to $16,000 a year. 

 

Bittersweet feeling. Very excited to have been accepted, struggling to see how this is possible.

I have declined the offer. The first concern I had about this program was the cost, and after giving it about 6 weeks' thought, this hasn't changed. All the best to everyone.

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