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OLSAS – Transcripts

Last updated: August 24, 2017 Quick Links Transcript Requirements Transcript Arrangements Transcripts from an Ontario University or College Transcript Fees Assessment of International Academic Credentials Current Academic Transcripts for First-Year Applicants Final Transcripts Upper-Year Applicants Important: OLSAS must receive your transcripts by the following dates: November 1, 2017, for first-year English programs February 1, 2018,…

OLSAS – Academic Background

Record the last high school you attended and list all postsecondary institutions you have registered at. This includes the following: community colleges/CEGEPs universities junior colleges graduate schools work taken on Letter of Permission, on transfer or on an exchange program Select the institution from the “Institution Name” drop-down list, where possible. Choose the main campus…

OLSAS – LSAT

Enter your Law School Admission Council (LSAC) Account Number under “LSAT” in the online application. With that number, OLSAS can retrieve your LSAT results. This 9-digit identification number begins with an upper case “L” followed by 8 numerals, and is assigned by LSAC. Enter the most recent LSAT date and/or the date you plan to write…

OLSAS – Referees

You may be required to ask individuals (“Referees”) to provide a reference on your behalf. Review the requirements for each law school as the number and/or type of reference required varies by law school. If you provide an email address for your referee, they are required to complete the reference online. Once you add a…

OLSAS – School Submissions

You are required to complete additional information for each law school as part of your online application. Examples of school submissions include writing a personal essay, answering optional questions and specifying the application category. The number of questions/sections varies from school to school. Review the requirements for each law school. For specific information about each school’s…

OLSAS – Sketch/Verifiers

Sketch Note: OLSAS cannot advise you on the content of your sketch. List details of your activities in the following categories: Full-time Employment Part-time Employment Volunteer Activities Extracurricular Activities Academic Honours and Achievements Research/Publications Other Indicate the duration and nature of your involvement in these activities and use discretion in deciding which details to report.…

OLSAS – Choices

Click “Add Program” to view program choices by university. Select the programs you wish to apply to.

OLSAS – Other Information

You are required to answer the following questions: Have you ever attended a law school? If yes, give details, and be sure to add the institution to your Academic Background. Were you ever required to withdraw from a law school or another postsecondary program? If yes, give details. If you respond “yes” to either question,…

OLSAS – Contact Information

Provide a mailing and a home address, even if they are the same. Indicate which address to use after May 1. You can provide up to 3 phone numbers: Cell, permanent and alternative (i.e., another phone number where you can be reached). You must provide at least 1 phone number. Email is the primary mode of…

OLSAS – Personal Information

Title, Gender and Date of Birth Title and gender are optional fields. Date of birth is used for identification and document matching purposes. Gender and date of birth are collected for statistical purposes only and do not form part of the university’s admission decision. Name/Personal Information Provide all legal names. Ensure your first and second names…