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Question Differentiating between Externship and Observership in ERAS!

So, in ERAS, under the "experience" section you can only mention "volunteer" or "work" or "reasearch".
They say you have to mention everything unpaid as volunteer, so how do they know it's been hands-on, observership or externship? Everything is unpaid!
Also, you can't put in specific dates, I mean, just the month.
Should we elaborate more under the comment section?
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Yes. Your description will let them know if it is hands-on externship or just observership.

I just made a quick example below

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