Welcome to the SCCO Admissions Blog! The best way to explore the information hosted here is to use the navigation tabs in the bar on the top of this page: Admissions and Applying tabs list articles on everything you should know about being an applicant to optometry school; […]
What follows is a retrospective from an OAT test taker about the OAT. It was originally posted on SCCO’s Facebook Group for Pre-Optometry Students: This advice was given by a student who was accepted into SCCO. I don’t think she’d mind me telling you that she NAILED the […]
A continuing series featuring facutly who teach first year SCCO students, meet Elaine Chen, OD, FAAO, FSLS, and hear her advice to incoming optometry students.
Around this time in the admissions cycle, SCCO Admissions gets inquiries from applicants asking if it is too late to apply. The answer is “certainly not!” The last date to submit your application through OptomCAS is April 1, 2021 and the last date to take the OAT for […]
All of a sudden, making this ultimate decision became one of the hardest she’d ever had to face.
Continuing series featuring facutly who teach first year SCCO students, meet Jason Ng, OD, PhD, FAAO and hear his advice to incoming optometry students…
Join SCCO Admissions and our students for a virtual campus tour. While it’s not business as usual here with the pandemic going on, this video provides a glimpse into what life is like on the main campus for SCCO students. Take a look and check out the Student […]
Continuing series featuring facutly who teach first year SCCO students, meet Rachelle Lin, OD, MS, FAAO and hear her advice to incoming optometry students…
The “Why Choose SCCO Magazine” was designed with the serious future optometry student in mind. With detailed information about all aspects of our program and formatted for those well into the admissions process, it will be sure to answer any questions you may have about what SCCO has […]
As a recent UCLA grad from the Los Angeles area, Arbi talks about the transition from a large undergrad to SCCO, a small private optometry school. Made even more difficult because of the COVID-19 pandemic and quarantine, he also had to adapt to quarantine isolation and virtual remote learning.
Gina Gilson is from Northern California. She considered staying closer to home to attend optometry school, but it was ultimately her SCCO on-campus visits that made the program stand out as her dream school.
Originally from Toronto, Canada, Sabrina attended undergrad at Suffolk University in Boston, Mass. She then—though COVID-19 became a pandemic—made the move across the country to attend SCCO.