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Hello All, 

I am planning to apply to Ryerson Law school for 2021. I am a mature student ( 38 years). I am yet to take my LSAT ( started 7sage CC a week ago). I have a undergrad with very average GPA. Being a mother of 2 for the last few years -- all I have done is raise them with a full-time job in HR. So I don't have any ' Extra Curricular activities' other than participating in charity, fundraising events at work. How important is EC for applying to Ryerson? and what can I do now until the application submission to add something in EC to boost my application? ( This COVID situation is not helping my case either).

 

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The best advice I can give you is to just focus on the LSAT, getting a good score will outweigh trying to do additional EC's in my opinion.

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Hi Shelby, 

I agree with timhortonscup that a good LSAT will be more beneficial than any ECs. If you have any volunteer work that can demonstrate ties to the community that’s great too. I would think Ryerson would be more than happy to admit you with your work background, however. 

Good luck!

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Definitely mention charity and fundraising events. Community involvement is important to show. All the best

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On 4/4/2020 at 10:47 AM, shelby1518 said:

Hello All, 

I am planning to apply to Ryerson Law school for 2021. I am a mature student ( 38 years). I am yet to take my LSAT ( started 7sage CC a week ago). I have a undergrad with very average GPA. Being a mother of 2 for the last few years -- all I have done is raise them with a full-time job in HR. So I don't have any ' Extra Curricular activities' other than participating in charity, fundraising events at work. How important is EC for applying to Ryerson? and what can I do now until the application submission to add something in EC to boost my application? ( This COVID situation is not helping my case either).

 

Thanks!

I also think the admissions committee will see you raising two children as a huge plus and a great representation of hard work and dedication. Don't worry too much about EC's, being a mom with a full-time job will show a lot more about you than picking up a random EC now ! Good luck :)

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On 4/8/2020 at 6:25 PM, law552 said:

I also think the admissions committee will see you raising two children as a huge plus and a great representation of hard work and dedication. Don't worry too much about EC's, being a mom with a full-time job will show a lot more about you than picking up a random EC now ! Good luck :)

Aww that's very encouraging, thanks so much :)

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