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What low lsat score did you get, which still led for your successful admission to Osgoode? What lowest LSAT score do you think would be okay for someone with a 3.76 GPA (coming from a diverse background / good/unique personal statement)

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There really isn’t a clear answer here. I’m in the same situation as you. I have a 3.78 olsas cgpa and much higher L2 (not that it’ll matter much for osgoode because it’s a cgpa school), my highest lsat is a 157. This puts me in a rough situation. From my knowledge, there is no answer. I mean it says on their website that a a higher cgpa compensates for a lower lsat (and vise versa) so there is hope but no one can really say

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13 minutes ago, Lawschool2021 said:

There really isn’t a clear answer here. I’m in the same situation as you. I have a 3.78 olsas cgpa and much higher L2 (not that it’ll matter much for osgoode because it’s a cgpa school), my highest lsat is a 157. This puts me in a rough situation. From my knowledge, there is no answer. I mean it says on their website that a a higher cgpa compensates for a lower lsat (and vise versa) so there is hope but no one can really say

same my L2/B2 is 3.88....im in my 4th year! my cgpa is only lower sadly because of two B's in my first year....other than that im straight A and A+ .......is a 3.76 cgpa high enough to compensate though?

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3 minutes ago, REDDSTAR said:

same my L2/B2 is 3.88....im in my 4th year! my cgpa is only lower sadly because of two B's in my first year....other than that im straight A and A+ .......is a 3.76 cgpa high enough to compensate though?

Same here. I think my L2 is around 3.89 or something. 
 

Considering that their median Cgpa last year was 3.69, I feel like 3.76 is high enough to compensate to certain extent. Of course that depends on how low the lsat score is. Honestly though, there are people who get in with 155 and others who don’t with a 169. So you never know. Sadly, it’s just a waiting game

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A lot is riding on your statement. Oz really is holistic admissions. I got in with a very low LSAT (<155) but very high undergrad GPA, and a very strong statement.

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I recieved an offer last cycle applying with a 3.7 cGPA (3.72 with winter marks) and a 158 LSAT (first and only write). Osgoode is a holistic school, and I honestly attribute much of my success to my personal statement, which covered a selection of unique volunteer and work experiences, as well as some challenging life circumstances I was forced to navigate and overcome throughout my undergraduate. However, I also don't believe my personal statement would have made a difference had I not had a competitive cGPA, and an LSAT within +/- 2 points of Osgoodes historical entrance medians. Your cGPA is competitive, though without knowing anything else about you it is hard to predict the minimum LSAT score that would be sufficient position you as a moderately competitive applicant overall.

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Would 162 be considered a low LSAT? I'm just worried that my score won't stack up compared to everyone else's. I feel like it's the main potential weak spot in my application 

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12 hours ago, navyblue11 said:

Would 162 be considered a low LSAT? I'm just worried that my score won't stack up compared to everyone else's. I feel like it's the main potential weak spot in my application 

It's considered good. Your LSAT score won't be any kind of issue at a 162. 

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I scored 157 on my highest LSAT and just finished my first semester at Oz. And my undergrad GPA wasn’t stellar either. Lol. BUT!! I have 2 other degrees where I distinguished myself, and had been working in a law firm for 3 years. I had incredible letters of recommendation and a (IMHO) pretty good personal statement. When OZ says they’re holistic— they really mean it. A low GPA or LSAT won’t disqualify you automatically, if you have something else to outweigh it. My 2 cents :)  

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