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Part 8 - Personal Statements
Even though Ontario uses a common application form, different personal statements are required for different schools.
“GPA/LSAT figures may provide law schools with quick and handy ways to sort applicants into categories but it is often the personal statement that maes the difference in an admissions decsion.”
- Pre-Law Advisors National Council
Principle 8 - Research the school. What kind of people are they looking for? Read the Dean's message. How can I market myself specifically to this school?
How should a personal statement be composed? There is no rule, but what follows are some general thoughts:
A personal statement should:
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