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Does UofT do yield protection? (cGPA: 3.94, B3: 3.96, LSAT: 170)

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I know the title sounds like I'm way overconfident but I promise that's not the case please hear me out. I have a bit of a weird situation where I have an LSAT fee waiver (2 free LSATs), so I just went ahead and signed up for both the Oct and Nov Flexes (hadn't even taken the Oct when I'd signed up for Nov). My Oct score turned out to be a 170. My OLSAS GPA is still not showing up, but using the calculator, it says that my cGPA should be 3.94 and B3 is 3.96. Thing is, my OLSAS profile shows that I got a 170 in Oct, and yet am still signed up for Nov (which I just took today). 

I don't mean to say that my stats are good enough to warrant yield protection with what I've got right now, but what I'm worried about is that UofT can see that I'm still trying to take the LSAT again. Since I'm already above both medians at UofT, would they take this to mean that I'm actually aiming for another school? UofT is actually my dream school; I'd rather go there than anywhere else. My parents forced me to retake the LSAT because "it was free" and they saw me freaking out after the Oct test, so they assumed I could do better. 

Would it be wildly extra if I explained this to them? 

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You are stressing over nothing. You're a lock for U of T. Hell, If I were you I'd apply to HYS and try to get a full ride there. 

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Yield protection happens down south because there are 200+ schools to choose from. It doesn't happen here, and even if it did, UofT's the #1 school in Canada. 

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7 hours ago, mightydonut said:

I know the title sounds like I'm way overconfident but I promise that's not the case please hear me out. I have a bit of a weird situation where I have an LSAT fee waiver (2 free LSATs), so I just went ahead and signed up for both the Oct and Nov Flexes (hadn't even taken the Oct when I'd signed up for Nov). My Oct score turned out to be a 170. My OLSAS GPA is still not showing up, but using the calculator, it says that my cGPA should be 3.94 and B3 is 3.96. Thing is, my OLSAS profile shows that I got a 170 in Oct, and yet am still signed up for Nov (which I just took today). 

I don't mean to say that my stats are good enough to warrant yield protection with what I've got right now, but what I'm worried about is that UofT can see that I'm still trying to take the LSAT again. Since I'm already above both medians at UofT, would they take this to mean that I'm actually aiming for another school? UofT is actually my dream school; I'd rather go there than anywhere else. My parents forced me to retake the LSAT because "it was free" and they saw me freaking out after the Oct test, so they assumed I could do better. 

Would it be wildly extra if I explained this to them? 

I am really scared that the Sun may rises from the South tonight..

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6 hours ago, Tagger said:

Yield protection happens down south because there are 200+ schools to choose from. It doesn't happen here, and even if it did, UofT's the #1 school in Canada. 

From my knowledge, Windsor does yield protection. U of T doesn't, though, they're usually the school that other schools like Windsor are trying to protect their yield from though haha

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58 minutes ago, navyblue11 said:

From my knowledge, Windsor does yield protection. U of T doesn't, though, they're usually the school that other schools like Windsor are trying to protect their yield from though haha

don't spill the beans

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3 hours ago, Luckycharm said:

I am really scared that the Sun may rises from the South tonight..

ah come on dude, YP is devastating and very real in the States. Wasn't sure if it was the same in Canada so just wanted to ask

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Why would a Canadian school care about yield? In the States it is a factor in their USNews rankings which is very important in maintaining standing. 

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1 hour ago, mightydonut said:

ah come on dude, YP is devastating and very real in the States. Wasn't sure if it was the same in Canada so just wanted to ask

Thought i gave a very good answer... When was the last time "Sun rose from the South at night" ?

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On 11/12/2020 at 2:10 AM, dahmad98 said:

You are stressing over nothing. You're a lock for U of T. Hell, If I were you I'd apply to HYS and try to get a full ride there. 

HYS don't do full ride scholarships and 170 is below median for those schools.

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