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Hi,

I am new here and so I have a newbie question. I know that offers at most law schools are being made on a rolling basis. Do OLSAS schools notify of a rejection towards the end of the cycle or during the cycle? 

I am trying to understand as I plan ahead for 2021.

Thanks. 

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I think it depends on the school. If you look on each schools forum you can find the rejection threads and when they started. There are some as early as Feb (Windsor I think) and some later. But keep in mind that not everyone who gets rejected (or accepted) will post on the threads (or are even on this site)

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15 minutes ago, SoIWantToBeALawyer said:

I think it depends on the school. If you look on each schools forum you can find the rejection threads and when they started. There are some as early as Feb (Windsor I think) and some later. But keep in mind that not everyone who gets rejected (or accepted) will post on the threads (or are even on this site)

Oh dip, people get rejected in February? I've never heard of that (then again I haven't really checked out the Windsor threads haha). 

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1 hour ago, navyblue11 said:

Oh dip, people get rejected in February? I've never heard of that (then again I haven't really checked out the Windsor threads haha). 

Yeah apparently so, I checked a few threads after I saw this post cause I was curious lol and I was pretty surprised. I always assumed schools waited till the end to send out rejections. 

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Most schools will start rejections in March and April. A couple can be later than that, and maybe a couple before.

Why would schools wait until the end of the cycle?  The actual end of the cycle isn't until August when those on the waitlist are hoping to get in.

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I am a 3L and Queen's has still not let me know. On a serious note though, rejections come out around beginning of May through June. It varies depending on how quickly the classes fill up based on decisions of students. 

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8 hours ago, LeoandCharlie said:

I am a 3L and Queen's has still not let me know. On a serious note though, rejections come out around beginning of May through June. It varies depending on how quickly the classes fill up based on decisions of students. 

Typically, Ontario schools begin to notify of rejections in March or April. Windsor, being the exception, with February notifications. Queen's was later in the 2020 cycle but that was unusual. It's possible that schools outside Ontario notify later.

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