ALL: Access to Law and Learning

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Girl studying and words Free LSAT Prep Course

Osgoode’s Access to Law and Learning (ALL) is a free course to help high-potential university students with financial need prepare for the Law School Admission Test (LSAT).

Students who participate in ALL gain free comprehensive LSAT preparation, including study materials, practice tests and online support.  In addition, students get the opportunity to learn about law school and the legal profession through discussions, panels and round tables with current law students and legal professionals.

Guest speaker and panel discussion topics include:

  • The law school admissions process
  • Financing a legal education
  • What it’s like to be a law student
  • The variety of career options for law school graduates

ALL 2018 is scheduled to run from June 5, 2018 until August 23, 2018. Participating students will be required to attend class on Tuesday evenings from 6:00-9:00 p.m. and one of either Wednesday or Thursday evenings from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

The ALL 2018 application will be available online beginning on March 8, 2018. Applications will be due no later than April 23, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.

 

Eligibility

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, protected person or convention refugee;
  • Have recently completed an undergraduate university degree (within the past two years), or are currently finishing third or fourth year of a university degree;
  • Intend to write the September 8, 2018 or the November 17, 2018 LSAT for admission to law school in 2019-2020 or 2020-2021;
  • Have a cumulative post-secondary grade point average of 77 [B+] or higher;
  • Be from a low-income/middle-income family, evidenced by either:
    • Being a recipient of the Canada Student Grant for Persons from Low/Middle Income Families through a provincial government student assistance program, e.g. OSAP.

OR

    • Providing evidence of low/middle family income via a Canadian federal tax assessment. The gross (pre-tax) income thresholds are the same as for receipt of the Canada Student Grant for Persons from Low/Middle Income Families; see the OSAP website for the gross low-income cut off threshold required.

Please note:  Special consideration will be given to students who have completed the LAWS program

Important Dates

Completed applications are due to Vicky Faclaris Recruitment and Admissions Coordinator, no later than April 23, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.

Successful applicants will be notified by email no later than May 1, 2018.

Participants must then confirm enrolment by email, which must be received no later than May 10, 2018.

For More Information

Contact Vicky Faclaris, Recuritment and Admissions Coordinator if you have any questions or would like further information about the program.

Sponsored by Borden Ladner Gervais.