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Hello everyone, question for pre-PA, current students, or graduates. For volunteer hours and non-healthcare employment hours for some schools, I was wondering how to go about recording and documenting them? What is the best way to go about this. Especially for the non healthcare hours, I imagine this is just any job we’ve had in the past. And so what do you guys recommend in terms of going back to see the hours we’ve completed and also going forward with future hours, and how to keep track of them all. Really, for any experience hours in general. Also, I believe we will submit this information on the CASPA, so how does that work? Do we just put the organization, hours, and description? Or do we need some sort of sign off on it , with someone higher up proving that we did it? Let me know , thank you guys!!

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I put all my hours in an excel document to track. CASPA has a FAQ that should answer a lot of your questions

https://help.liaisonedu.com/CASPA_Applicant_Help_Center

 

also may be helpful for you to Google CASPA walkthrough videos or open up an account now to see for yourself how it shows up. Overall there is no sign off just basically yes where it was, how many weeks, how many hours per week for a general total hours. There is a description box for more info too. 

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