What You Should Know — Optometry Admissions and SCCO

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Marshall B. Ketchum University Expands With Acquisition Of New Building In Anaheim

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January 27, 2015 • Spotlights

The vision is turning into reality!  Speaking on behalf of both myself and Eryn Kraning, the Director of Admissions, we can’t help but chime in relating how happy and excited we are about this new facility! For several years now it’s been our program’s vision to expand optometric education to include interprofessional education.  We took the… Read More ›

Admissions »

Save the Date: Spring Admissions Open House

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SAVE the DATE!  Spring Admissions Open House, Saturday, April 18, 2015, 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Welcoming potential students, families and friends, all interest levels seeking to learn more about the profession of optometry and our program! Speakers and a student Q&A Panel will provide a better understanding of what SCCO’s program has to offer. Take a… Read More ›

Applying »

Do’s and Don’ts of Writing a Memorable & Winning Personal Statement: An Optometry Student’s Perspective

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For all optometry school applicants busy writing personal statements, this article may help. I highly endorse its wisdom. ~ Jane Ann Munroe, O.D., Assistant Dean of Admissions, SCCO Written by Maggie Francisco, SCCO, Class of 2016 According to Dr. Munroe, the goal of the personal statement is to show the admissions team mainly three things;… Read More ›

OAT »

OAT 2014 Exam Guide from ASCO

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This document is the official guide to policies for the Optometry Admission Test (OAT™)Program. It provides information about application and testing procedures, examination content and scoring. It’s a guide to help you understand the everything related to taking the OAT.  I recommend that you read it cover to cover.  Click here to access the link… Read More ›

The Interview »

Recommended Reading for Interview Preparation: Some of Dr. Munroe’s Favorites

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In preparation for not only the interview but for your career in a profession where communication is key!  Here are 5 books I recommend to facilitate better communication, which always begins with a better understanding of human nature—the common theme to all of these books. The Medical School Interview—Secrets and a System for Success  by… Read More ›

Spotlights »

Marshall B. Ketchum University Expands With Acquisition Of New Building In Anaheim

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The vision is turning into reality!  Speaking on behalf of both myself and Eryn Kraning, the Director of Admissions, we can’t help but chime in relating how happy and excited we are about this new facility! For several years now it’s been our program’s vision to expand optometric education to include interprofessional education.  We took the… Read More ›

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