Expiration of pre-requisite courses

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I am wondering if there is a general "expiration date" of pre-requisite courses. If so, how strict are schools with those dates?

I started college in Fall 2013, graduated 2017, applying 2019. 6 years between completion of first pre-req and application date.

For example, UC Davis and NYU say pre-requisites much be completed within 5 years of applying. By that, the requisite courses I took in my freshman year would be considered outdated by 1 year. Is this typical?
 
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jarednogeek

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I’ve never heard of such an expiration before so I doubt it’s normal. I passed this “5 year limit” and never had a problem applying this cycle
 
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