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Taking this thread idea from the UofT discussion forums. 
 

is anybody else waiting to hear back? Share your stats and discuss... I’m curious to see who else is waiting. Has the GPA miscalculations thrown you off? How many seats do you think are left?

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CGPA: 82% LSAT: 165; strong ECs with some legal experience, and I think a solid PS? 
very much freaking out and am just anticipating a wait list or reject

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1 hour ago, legallyblonde13 said:

CGPA: 82% LSAT: 165; strong ECs with some legal experience, and I think a solid PS? 
very much freaking out and am just anticipating a wait list or reject

Lol we have pretty much identical stats so I feel this and I'm anticipating the same 😭 I was hoping that maybe with the change in admissions weighing PS equally that I would have a shot, but thus far everyone who has been accepted in the general category have all had like 91.9+ index scores 😞.

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GPA: 83.6% confirmed by UBC, LSAT: 165. Indigenous category. Strong references and work experience. Haven't heard anything yet, but my application might be delayed since they for some reason hadn't received my reference so I just had it resent mid February when they finally got it.

When I called them to confirm my GPA they said I might hear back sometime shortly after their 12th since they are having a meeting that day. Not sure if this is just for the indigenous category or not, but hopefully this means there's still quite a few spots left!

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5 hours ago, Mattpreat said:

GPA: 83.6% confirmed by UBC, LSAT: 165. Indigenous category. Strong references and work experience. Haven't heard anything yet, but my application might be delayed since they for some reason hadn't received my reference so I just had it resent mid February when they finally got it.

When I called them to confirm my GPA they said I might hear back sometime shortly after their 12th since they are having a meeting that day. Not sure if this is just for the indigenous category or not, but hopefully this means there's still quite a few spots left!

UBC doesn't require references for general category. Did you apply access/Indigenous? That alone might be why it's taking longer to get a response in your case!

Edit- clearly I can't read you mentioned Indigenous lol... I wouldn't worry, I think thats just how the application process goes!!

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91.85 index score, 93.2% GPA, 166 LSAT. I also felt really happy about my personal statement, so I'm not sure. Definitely not feeling optimistic and I'm really quite nervous. 

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12 minutes ago, sadisticsad said:

91.85 index score, 93.2% GPA, 166 LSAT. I also felt really happy about my personal statement, so I'm not sure. Definitely not feeling optimistic and I'm really quite nervous. 

Are you serious?

Your index score is 94.52.

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11 minutes ago, sadisticsad said:

91.85 index score, 93.2% GPA, 166 LSAT. I also felt really happy about my personal statement, so I'm not sure. Definitely not feeling optimistic and I'm really quite nervous. 

With a 93.2% GPA and a 166 LSAT I'm pretty sure that puts you at an index score of 94.52 according to the Allard predictor 😯. In which case I'm absolutely shocked that you haven't recieved in offer.

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10 hours ago, mmich said:

Lol we have pretty much identical stats so I feel this and I'm anticipating the same 😭 I was hoping that maybe with the change in admissions weighing PS equally that I would have a shot, but thus far everyone who has been accepted in the general category have all had like 91.9+ index scores 😞.

I know, I am really hoping they consider the PS equally as that was what I was banking on! The index scores have been so high it’s so intimidating

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Feeling pretty anxious. 89% GPA and 168 LSAT score (they still haven't confirmed my GPA but my university gives a table of conversion so I'm hoping that's accurate). I thought my PS was pretty good and made up for my BFA. Lots of volunteering, film directing and advocacy work. Was really excited to study under some amazing female law professors, fingers crossed.

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5 hours ago, NeverGiveUp said:

Are you serious?

Your index score is 94.52.

Omg sorry! I’m so dumb...MY GPA IS 83.2%!!!

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5 hours ago, mmich said:

With a 93.2% GPA and a 166 LSAT I'm pretty sure that puts you at an index score of 94.52 according to the Allard predictor 😯. In which case I'm absolutely shocked that you haven't recieved in offer.

My apologies!! I mistyped it hahaha my GPA is an 83.2%. I felt super good about my PS because I’ve done a lot of work with EDI in my community and talked about my interest in criminal law, but I guess it wasn’t enough :(.

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Does anyone know anything about discretionary admissions? I know we won’t hear back until late May-ish. I really wish I knew if I stood a chance so I could justify holding off on finding a place in Kamloops (I actually really love TRU and would be thrilled to go there but obviously UBC is UBC...) 

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I'm in the same boat, 82% and 166 LSAT. Last year I was on the waitlist, and looking at the acceptance thread this year, I'm guessing it'll be the same this year too.

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7 minutes ago, Vadoet said:

I'm in the same boat, 82% and 166 LSAT. Last year I was on the waitlist, and looking at the acceptance thread this year, I'm guessing it'll be the same this year too.

Just out of curiosity, did you apply with the same stats last year? 

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10 minutes ago, Vadoet said:

Yes, same stats.

Ah. I have very similar stats (82.X, 166). I guess I should expect to be waitlisted esp. given how competitive this cycle has been. :(

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Looking through the old accepted thread people with index scores below like a 91.8 started getting offers more in April, or were off the waitlist in May! So there's hope for those of us who don't have a 92+ score, even if it's slim 😭 . I wonder how heavily our personal statements are weighed at that point ...

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