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I thought it might be a good idea to get a thread going which could address this. For example, my own circumstances are as follows for my L2 (I think?):

Fall 2018 15 credits / 5 classes (3.8)

Winter 2019: 15 credits / 5 classes (3.8)

Spring 2019 3 credits / 1 class (3.67)

Fall 2019 15 credits / 5 classes (3.73)

Winter 2020 9 credits / 3 classes (mandatory credit aka pass/fail grading [all passed])


I'm mostly looking at Dal / Queens / Western / Alberta... UBC would be great but seems like a long shot with the way my LSAT studying is going. Previously I had figured my GPA was going to be considered as around 3.75 for admissions purposes but now I may be fucked as my second year grades only netted me a 3.5 and idk how my fourth year grades will be calculated. That is, I don't want to have my second year grades included and didn't think they would before this covid fiasco!  


Any help / updates on the GPA calculation situation in light of credit/no credit (aka pass/fail) would be helpful! As I see it the best possible outcome if you're like me would be if schools take this past semester's credits but don't them for the purposes of GPA calculation (i.e. only using my Fall 2018, Winter 2019, and Fall 2020 grades but still counting the Winter 2020 credits) if that makes sense. All input appreciated. Cheers. 

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Have you checked out the cgpa calculator on lawapplicants.ca? It has a cgpa calculator for OLSAS...so it would be applicable to a few schools you listed. 

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On 5/6/2020 at 7:35 AM, Toby1994 said:

Have you checked out the cgpa calculator on lawapplicants.ca? It has a cgpa calculator for OLSAS...so it would be applicable to a few schools you listed. 

Doesn’t have an option for pass/fail inputs.

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