What You Should Know — Optometry Admissions and SCCO

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Current Research Projects at SCCO

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February 26, 2015 • Spotlights

SCCO’s clinical program gets a lot of attention. Because of its scope and strength, potential students quickly identify with it as one of our program’s best features.  For some reason I’ve never understood, potential students think somehow that if a program is strong clinically, it must reciprocally not devote as much time and resources into its… Read More ›

Admissions »

Optometrists Enjoy Long Professional Lives

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When considering the investment of time and resources you are making into your career as an optometrist, many of you fail to recognize how long you will indeed practice optometry. Speaking as an optometrist who is now in my 38th post-graduate year, I give presentations to pre-optometry clubs touting the advantages of the longevity you will… Read More ›

Applying »

Applicant Planning Flyer

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I’m a firm believer in the adage that no job is too difficult if one is properly motivated to do it!  To want to be an optometrist and therefore be successfully admitted into optometry school, your most important job is to keep yourself properly motivated–this information can do just that! Newly formatted, this flyer contains up-to-date information… Read More ›

OAT »

OAT Prep: Test Takers’ Opinions on Kaplan, OAT Destroyer & Chad’s Videos

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Here’s a recent Facebook conversation between SCCO students with a pre-optometry student regarding OAT test-preparation: Melisa G (pre-optometry student):  I am debating on how to prepare for the OAT and I was wondering if someone could give me some advice based on their past experience with Kaplan or the OAT Destroyer? Did you feel studying… 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 »

Current Research Projects at SCCO

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SCCO’s clinical program gets a lot of attention. Because of its scope and strength, potential students quickly identify with it as one of our program’s best features.  For some reason I’ve never understood, potential students think somehow that if a program is strong clinically, it must reciprocally not devote as much time and resources into its… Read More ›

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