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Could work study count as extracurricular?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - DO' started by rckelly23, Oct 30, 2014.

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  1. rckelly23

    rckelly23 2+ Year Member

    Oct 30, 2014
    During undergrad I worked as the news editor at my school paper, and I was an anatomy tutor as well. These were paid work study jobs on campus, although they barely paid anything ($1,600 total for the whole academic year). But I did them because I was more interested in building my resume rather than the money.

    Should I list these as work experiences or extracurricular experience on my application?

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  3. UBC2014

    UBC2014 2+ Year Member

    Aug 25, 2014
    You were paid, therefore work experience.
  4. PlaqueBuster

    PlaqueBuster "Perfect" practice makes you perfect 2+ Year Member

    Oct 9, 2014
    Polar Vortex Tundra
    work experiences are those you were paid. Extracirricular are unpaid activities (shadowing, TA, clubs, volunteering, leadership)

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