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Hours Per Week/Reason for Leaving in Employment Section

Postby ballinlikejokic » Mon Aug 27, 2018 6:55 pm

When asked to list past employment/volunteer experiences, I am given the option to list hours/week worked and reason for leaving. Any advice as to if I should list these/does it matter either way?

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Re: Hours Per Week/Reason for Leaving in Employment Section

Postby nixy » Thu Aug 30, 2018 7:48 am

Those things aren't really options, right? They're information you're expected to provide.

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Re: Hours Per Week/Reason for Leaving in Employment Section

Postby ballinlikejokic » Thu Aug 30, 2018 3:02 pm

nixy wrote:Those things aren't really options, right? They're information you're expected to provide.

They are not technically required (ie no asterisk).

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Re: Hours Per Week/Reason for Leaving in Employment Section

Postby QContinuum » Thu Aug 30, 2018 4:14 pm

If they're not required, I'd probably leave 'em blank. I don't see much/any upside to supplying the info (schools won't care whether you worked 20 or 30 hours per week at an internship, for example) and only potential downside (the risk of any inaccuracies, however minor or inadvertent, coming up down the road as a C&F issue).

I'd only include if something about your employment record looks odd... like, say, if you have a record of "job hopping" and a good explanation. But assuming you have anything remotely typical of law school applicants, I wouldn't include.

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Re: Hours Per Week/Reason for Leaving in Employment Section

Postby tada77 » Fri Aug 31, 2018 4:50 pm

I didn't think the school would ask if they didn't want that info, so I provided it.



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