I was wondering whether the reason for my low cGPA might help my chance for admissions . I did okay in my first year (about a B/B+ average), but in second year my grades dropped dramatically. I was clearly in the wrong major (we declare our major in year 2 at my school), so in my third year I switched into something else and I decided to do a 5th year to boost my grades. My 3rd, 4th, and 5th years will all have A averages. Nonetheless, my cGPA will only be about a 3.3 (with my L2 at about 3.85). I am wondering if my reason for such a low cGPA (and my recognition that I was simply in the wrong major) will help admissions committees be more understanding of my cgpa. Or will it not really matter? Kind of a vague question I know, but any input would be greatly helpful. Thanks!
Is it possible to get accommodations for the LSAT? I feel like this is very much something they should work with, because it sounds like you are a completely compétent student despite your injury, and a standardized test should not hold you back.
That or apply to McGill, where your grades are good and they don’t need an LSAT (I think)
For UBC you could get a better gauge of your chances if you converted your GPA into % form. There's an index calculator that's stickied on the UBC forum - as far as I know it does a pretty good job at predicting your chances.
Overall your stats are great. It's definitely worth applying there.
they recommended a Nov write, however they take Jan write as latest write.
On their site:
LSAT scores for the past 5 years may be used. To apply to enter the program in 2021, it is strongly recommended that the LSAT is written by November 2020. The LSAT must be written in January 2021 at the latest.