Your grades and LSAT score are the most important part of your application to law school.
The good news is that applying again this October gives you the best chances of being offered a seat in a class not yet filled and receiving scholarship from a funding pool that will be replenished in the new year!
Although it might seem far into the future, the application process begins again in the October (or earlier), which is only a few months away.
Use your essay to explain how your upbringing, your education, and your personal and professional experiences have influenced you and led you to apply to law school.
Give the admissions officers genuine insight into who you are. The more personal and specific your personal statement is, the better received it will be. Use our law school search to find the right program for you or browse our law school ranking lists.
We offer the following “Dos” and “DON’Ts”: DOBe sincere.
Please also see tips for writing personal statements at Western's Student Success Centre.
However, the school will not hold an earlier decision against you.
Whether they offered you admission and you did not accept their offer or you applied but did not get in, your reapplication will be reviewed without prejudice for previous applications and decisions.
The more time you've spent writing your personal statement, the less likely you are to spot any errors.
You should ask for feedback from professors, friends, parents, and anyone else whose judgment and writing skills you trust. Sometimes, law school applicants answer this question in a superficial way.