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.
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 […]
All of a sudden, making this ultimate decision became one of the hardest she’d ever had to face.
Here’s an article written by a young man who was accepted into our incoming class for this fall. Its overarching message describes how he went about the decision-making and even more importantly, how he dealt with the inherent anxiety in that process. By way of endorsement and from […]
Applying to optometry school may seem like a huge undertaking. While you should treat the process with the focus it deserves, there’s no need to let anxiety or perfectionism creep in and cause you to submit a late application. What follows are suggestions for simple things you can […]
More and more and for not just the obvious reasons of conserving resources and a shortened timeline, pre-optometry students are deciding to forego completion of a bachelor’s degree before applying to optometry school.
As an admissions officer, I have reviewed thousands of applications and have developed an expectation for essential elements that I look for in competitive applicants—those who will qualify to advance in SCCO’s admissions process. I explain the process here in this video: The most fundamental explanation of SCCO’s […]
Nervousness is inherent to any interview process… But the nervous vibe is not what you want to give off because it conveys fear and being out of control… You can be nervous and still control the vibe you give off. I will use wisdom from Cesar Millan, The Dog […]
Are you a resident of AK, AZ, CO, HI, MT, NV, NM, ND, UT, or WY? Then you may be eligible for up to $18,000 per year towards tuition through WICHE’s Professional Student Exchange Program (PSEP).
SCCO’s admissions process is paperless, with one notable exception: your Resume/CV is still printed out for review by the interviewing faculty member assigned to do your interview. So why in this paperless process is your Resume/CV still printed out? Because it is personal, and most importantly, it is […]