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 […]
All of a sudden, making this ultimate decision became one of the hardest she’d ever had to face.
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.
Jacob knew where he hoped to attend optometry school. But of course now because of the pandemic, for all accepted applicants who haven’t been able to do the same, it’s much harder to have that certainty conviction when it comes to making the big decision.
This article was written by a member of SCCO’s faculty, Dr. Corina van de Pol. She writes about what it’s like to be in the interviewer’s chair. She is an experienced interviewer and performs many each year for SCCO Admissions. Her wisdom will most certainly provide insight and […]