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Hi everyone!

I am wondering how everyone described their experiences in CASPA. I found different viewpoints on this, and was curious to see which is considered the 'best' way. Some resources say to briefly describe your main roles and then add what you learned from it (relating to PA) and others say to bullet-point responsibilities as you would on a resume. 

I want to add that for me, my resume does not describe my responsibilities, just lists them, as there is a place in this for CASPA. I really want to make the best use of this space as possible!

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Also, I am unsure of how to categorize my job as a lifeguard. I know it is NOT PCE, but could it be considered HCE? Or, should I just list this as non-healthcare work experience? This is where most of my first aid training carries over from. In this job, I have actually performed CPR, saved people from drowning/choking, had to deliver emergency oxygen, assisted those having seizures, and so much more, so part of me wants to include this in HCE, but I'm not sure if schools would agree. 

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