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How bad does it look to attend a school part-time and not work while attending PT? I might be able to get a part time tutoring gig, but that is about it. I plan to switch to FT after my first year. Will not working FT while doing one year of PT look terrible to employers? All advice would be appreciated.
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Yes, it looks bad. The implication is that you're attending a PT program in order to work while going to school. If you don't work, it seems like you're attending part time because you couldn't get in to a full time program. I don't think it matters what kind of work you do, as long as you're doing something while in school.
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Lots of part-time students do this, especially ITE, or if they have other obligations.You could intern at some non-profit, volunteer, or get a job working from home. I don't think not working would hurt you, but doing something with your time away from class is always beneficial.