Undergraduate admissions in law
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Notable changes to our admissions policy
- Our admissions policy was revised to further reflect our commitment to diversity in the entering class.
- The Definition of Mature candidate has changed to mean candidates out of formal education for a minimum of five years.
- Changes to Supporting Documents requirements:
∙ Résumé: document must be of two (2) pages or less.
∙ Reference Letters: we will only accept two (2) letters.
Our information sessions on admissions are now available to view via webcast:
- September 23: Workshop for re-applicants - View webcast
- October 8: General Plenary on Law Admissions - View webcast
Students in the Cegep category have until March 1, 2014 to apply, and March 7, 2014 to send in their supporting documents.
Admission Timeline (September entrance only)
Admission online application opens
Start of law school year
Come visit us and attend our Admissions Info Sessions (or view our video online, presently in production)
We might come and visit you! Check our website for recruitment visits
|End of October||McGill Open House - Come and meet us (Admissions and Student Ambassadors)|
|November 1||Admission application closes for most categories of candidates|
|December||Latest LSAT testing recommended|
|December-January||First round of offers|
Start of law winter term
You may be called for an interview (non-CEGEP candidates)
|February||Admitted Candidates Information Day|
|March 1||Admission application closes for CEGEP candidates|
|April 1||Candidates admitted in the first round have until this date to accept our offer and pay deposit|
Second round of offers
You may be called for an interview (CEGEP candidates)
First round of offers to CEGEP candidates
Start of Waitlist
End of law academic year
Most decisions will be made by mid to late May
|May 1||Admission application closes for Transfer candidates|
|July||Start of course registration for newly admitted candidates|