What You Should Know — Optometry Admissions and SCCO

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Dedication of the New Mock Clinical Skills Exam Room on Campus at MBKU

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October 8, 2014 • Spotlights, Student Life

Another terrific resource for SCCO students!  Here’s the press release about the newly installed NBEO Mock Exam Room: In March 2014, in recognition and celebration of the 110th year anniversary of the Southern California College of Optometry at Marshall B. Ketchum University, graduates and friends of SCCO at MBKU participated in a dedicated campaign to… Read More ›

Admissions »

Student Lawrence Yu’s Blog: Fourth Year SCCO Clinical Rotations

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Second only to Graduation Day, fourth year rotations are indisputably the most exciting months in a young optometrist’s educational years. In SCCO’s Outreach clinical program,  students are able to take hold of their education and customize their final year to fit their personal interests and professional goals. You are one step closer to being on… 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 »

Dedication of the New Mock Clinical Skills Exam Room on Campus at MBKU

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Another terrific resource for SCCO students!  Here’s the press release about the newly installed NBEO Mock Exam Room: In March 2014, in recognition and celebration of the 110th year anniversary of the Southern California College of Optometry at Marshall B. Ketchum University, graduates and friends of SCCO at MBKU participated in a dedicated campaign to… Read More ›

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