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Chances? LSAT 165; WES GPA 3.76 & 3.93(master's)

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Hey guys,

 

I know it's possible some applicants with my LSAT and GPA can be admitted,  but I guess my condition is a bit 'special '. 

I am a permanent resident but got my BA and MA degrees outside Canada.  I have nearly three years of working experience as a journalist in my home country. So I guess my softs is OK.

I took a gap year since 2019 March, have a part-time job. 

 

My questions: 

1) Does the U of T will consider a Master's GPA? 

2) Do you think the U of T will discriminate against applicants who did not study in Canada? 

3) Is it possible that my non-legal work experience can make up for my mediocre LSAT and undergraduate GPA?

4)Will the gap year put me in disadvantage? 

 

Thanks! 

 

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If someone else knows better than me, correct me if I'm wrong. This is what I think, though: 

1) Your undergraduate GPA will be what they look at, while your Master's degree is more of a soft.

2) All else being equal, I don't think they would care whether you studied internationally or domestically. 

3) Your LSAT and GPA are just a shade below the UofT medians so you're not at much of a disadvantage. It's possible that your work experience will interest them, but it's tough to say that it'll outweigh our LSAT/GPA if you're in competition with someone with better numbers.

4) No.

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6 hours ago, masterofnut said:

If someone else knows better than me, correct me if I'm wrong. This is what I think, though: 

1) Your undergraduate GPA will be what they look at, while your Master's degree is more of a soft.

2) All else being equal, I don't think they would care whether you studied internationally or domestically. 

3) Your LSAT and GPA are just a shade below the UofT medians so you're not at much of a disadvantage. It's possible that your work experience will interest them, but it's tough to say that it'll outweigh our LSAT/GPA if you're in competition with someone with better numbers.

4) No.

 

Thank you! It's very helpful.

I just counted my B3 GPA, it's 3.81. But I don't think a slight rise can make a big difference....> < 

 

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28 minutes ago, Yinzi said:

 

Thank you! It's very helpful.

I just counted my B3 GPA, it's 3.81. But I don't think a slight rise can make a big difference....> < 

 

yes it does

 

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