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SCCO Admissions welcomes interactions with parents! Even though it is the student who wears the White Coat and goes to class, support from family members—especially parents—is vital to a student’s success. At Commencement, when the graduate steps up on that platform and receives their Doctor of Optometry degree, it is a victory for the whole… Read More ›
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I have a confession to make… I never wanted to be an optometrist. (Gasp!) I also never wanted to be a doctor, or a nurse, or anything else that might have to deal with blood or icky things. Why? Because if you show me a scab, or a picture of a “cool” injury, or even… Read More ›
I wanted to be an optometrist when I was only 10 years old. Why? I had some kind of weird fascination with eyeglasses and even though I didn’t need them, I was obsessed with getting a pair of my own. In my situation, having perfect eyesight was a distinct disadvantage, so I hatched a plan. … Read More ›