When I was two years old, my parents noticed that my left eye had an involuntary turning in that my right eye didn’t share. My eyes didn’t yoke together and work as a team. One trip to the eye doctor, and I had my very first pair of glasses.
I haven’t known a life with uncorrected vision with eyeglasses, and I couldn’t be more thankful for this fact. Vision has always been an interest of mine, even when I thought my life was taking a different path during my undergraduate program. However, when I had the amazing opportunity to work as an optician, I knew that a career in eyecare was the right path.
Because I had my heart set on SCCO from the very beginning, when it came time to apply, SCCO was the only optometry school to which I applied. While applying to only one school has its risks, it also has its benefits…
Lots of Other Things On Your Plate While Studying for the OAT? Here’s My Advice from SCCO Student Ambassador, Kaitlyn Tsou
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.
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.
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.