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; […]
As a Canadian, How I Researched Optometry Programs in the U.S. by SCCO Student Ambassador Brynn Babey
A series of articles written by SCCO Student Ambassadors, Canadian Brynn Babey explains how she researched optometry schools in both Canada and the U.S. and why she choose SCCO.
A series of articles written by SCCO Student Ambassadors. First up is Gabriela Orozco. “Growing up, I always loved going to the optometrist because it was the only doctor’s appointment I actually looked forward to; but as I got older, I realized not many people shared this same experience.”
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SCCO students. Introducing SCCO’s Student Ambassadors! First year students who have a heart for service have volunteered to help prospective students follow in their footsteps to become an optometry student.
Presentations designed for all interest levels: from the pre-health students interested in optometry to the pre-optometry student who is ready to apply.
Video: What the Southern California College of Optometry Offers Optometry Students in an Optometric Education
Are you planning to attend optometry school and are in the process of researching the various optometry programs and what they offer their students? Designed with the pre-optometry student in mind, here is a video presentation describing the features and benefits of the Southern California College of Optometry’s […]
Preparing for the OAT, a webinar recommended by ASCO (American Schools and Colleges of Optometry) and hosted on SHPEPconnect.
SCCO Faculty for 1st Year Students: Meet Dr. Rima Khankan and Use of Anatomage Table Virtual Learning Technology
A continuing series featuring facutly who teach first year SCCO students, meet Rima Khankan, MS, PhD. Especially of interest is her role with interprofessional education involving optometry, pharmacy, and physican assistant students together. Also in this article is her description of the virtual learning technology, Anatomage Tables.
SCCO Admissions advisers get many questions in email inquiries every day. The majority of these questions can be answered by the following articles/videos. Listed here are these articles along with a brief description of what main questions/concerns they address.
A continuing series featuring facutly who teach first year SCCO students, meet Corina van de Pol, OD, PhD, and hear her advice to incoming optometry students.
Steven Hoffman, OD, a recent SCCO grad, just started a YouTube channel. It’s voiced for any student considering optometry as a career choice. It’s full of advice about how to get into optometry school for applicants too . Dr. Hoffman comes from several generations of optometrists. Not only […]