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I've noticed that the REM portal actually allows you to take up to 21 credits even though Osgoode restricts you to 17 (or 18 if you ask). Can you actually get away with taking 21 credits?

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I noticed this too. I've come up with two possible reasons for this.

First, I think this may be because of the association Osgoode has with York. I do know you can take course through York contemporaneously with your law school work load. Perhaps this can explain the ability to register in up to 21 credits.  


The second reason is that it's just a mistake...of which I have absolutely no basis whatsoever to conclude a mistake such as this would be made. 

Can you get away with it? Your guess is as good as mine. 

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I had the same question when I was there and was told that if they catch you, no matter how far along in the course you are or how well you are doing, they will automatically remove you from courses until you meet the required credit limits. 

Don't be a hero. Just ask to take an extra course and follow their rules. 

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