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Canadian Law Schools- Part 2

PICWelcome back to all of you law school hopefuls. For those of you who are just joining me now, my last post discussed OLSAS and Osgoode Hall, so if you’re interested in attending law school in Ontario, I would encourage you to give it read. In this post I’ll be giving you an overview of the law schools at the University of Ottawa and Queen’s University.

The University of Ottawa is home to the country’s largest law school. Its tuition is also among the lowest for the Ontario schools. Ottawa being the nation’s capital, the school’s location comes with obvious perks such as its proximity to Parliament as well as to the Supreme Court. Between the different languages and the types of degrees, Ottawa offers an impressive assortment of programs. There’s the regular 3-year JD program and the 3-year LLB program, both of which are offered in French and English.

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Canadian Law Schools- Part 1

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This Thursday, the McGill Pre-Law Society hosted their annual Canadian Law Forum. Representatives from different Canadian law schools, mostly from Ontario, congregated at Thompson Hall and briefly discussed their respective schools as well as the application process in general. This year, there were representatives from Osgoode Hall, Queen’s, the University of Ottawa, McGill and the University of British Columbia. And now, a brief rundown of what each representative had to say.

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Working for the Weekend

 

BLOGLast week I worked my first shift after a long four months of summer vacation (those of you who’ve read my bio know that I work part time at an independent grocery store). Now that I’ve been working there for a little over a year, I can genuinely say that I enjoy and appreciate my humble, minimum-wage job. But I didn’t always carry such a positive attitude towards part-time work.

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Virtues of Volunteering

VolWith the beginning of a new academic year, many of us are thinking of ways to beef up our CVs. We’ll seek part time jobs, internships and positions as research or teaching assistants. Unfortunately, we have a tendency to overlook or discredit volunteering. What a lot of us don’t realize is that volunteering can be equally as valuable as any of the other positions, and a lot more accessible.

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