What You Should Know — Optometry Admissions and SCCO

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SCCO Student Nicole Kohan Challenges: “How Will You Fight for Optometry?” (0)

April 17, 2014 • Spotlights

Have you ever wondered, what is different between what an Optometrist and an Ophthalmologist can do? Who makes those decisions? How are they decided? Have you ever heard the term “legislated profession”? These are important questions to understand for your future career and especially for your  interview day. If you’ve done your research, or been… Read More ›

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Catalog: MBKU’s 2013-15 Catalog (0)

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It’s finally here and it’s a beauty! It features many beautiful color photos and testimonials from current students.  Enjoy! Click here for MBKU’s 2013-15 Catalog

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OAT Test-Taking Anxiety? Try Mindfulness (1)

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The process of getting into optometry school is inherently anxiety producing.  When combined with life’s other 24/7 stress and distractions, it’s no wonder that I get so many distress calls from applicants—especially about the OAT and the stress of objective test-taking.  In the past, I would listen compassionately and offer what I thought were practical tips… Read More ›

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Timeline Strategy for Taking the OAT (0)

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I get this question all the time: “For SCCO’s rolling admissions cycle, when would be a good time to take the OAT?” Of course it would be best if applicants take the OAT well before the admissions cycle opens on July 1st.  That being said,  I put together this FAQ that lists all the points applicants should… Read More ›

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Favorite Personal Essay and Interview Question: “What Will You Bring to the Table?” (22)

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“What contribution do you hope to make to our optometry program and to the optometric profession?” is a question you will most likely to be asked during the application process. How do you answer a question like this? More importantly, why do admissions officers ask this question? What are they trying to find out? On… Read More ›

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SCCO Student Nicole Kohan Challenges: “How Will You Fight for Optometry?” (0)

Nicole as Rosie_SQUARE

Have you ever wondered, what is different between what an Optometrist and an Ophthalmologist can do? Who makes those decisions? How are they decided? Have you ever heard the term “legislated profession”? These are important questions to understand for your future career and especially for your  interview day. If you’ve done your research, or been… Read More ›

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