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This past year (fall/winter) I took 18 credits in total at York (3 classes each semester) and I’ll be taking 15 credits this summer. I read on another forum that you have to take 21 credits in f/w to be considered full time. I need this year to count towards my b2/l2....would it not? 18 credits is considered full time at York, but I’m wondering if OLSAS is the same. Any help would be greatly appreciated! 

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18 minutes ago, Toby1994 said:

 18 credits is considered full time at York, but I’m wondering if OLSAS is the same. 

OLSAS doesn't calculate L2 or B2, only cGPA. Schools that care about L2 or B2 will calculate yours for themselves off of your transcript. Western and Queen's have different requirements, for example. 

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1 hour ago, Toby1994 said:

This past year (fall/winter) I took 18 credits in total at York (3 classes each semester) and I’ll be taking 15 credits this summer. I read on another forum that you have to take 21 credits in f/w to be considered full time. I need this year to count towards my b2/l2....would it not? 18 credits is considered full time at York, but I’m wondering if OLSAS is the same. Any help would be greatly appreciated! 

A lot of schools have individualized requirements. For example, I believe that Queen's requires that you take at least 4 courses per semester to qualify as a full-time student and have your credits count towards your L2

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1 hour ago, jatthopefullawyer said:

Queen's does not count summer courses in the B2. 

I've always wondered why not? Most other schools include it.

I guess the argument is they are condensed so less reflective of a full year or semester course but my experience has been any summer course I've taken to be on par with any full year course, and I typically worked full-time at an internship while doing the summer course.

I guess I just wonder what their logic is.

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