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With the Cost of Boards, How do I Manage to Afford it?

We have all heard about the increase in the price of taking NBEO boards parts 1-3. Students are concerned with how to pay for this cost of $1,380 three different times, totaling about $4,140, and that is in hopes of passing all three parts the first time. What about students who must retake exams? That …

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What is the Best Way to Study?

To study effectively, just break it down: focus on short, concentrated sessions—like 25-30 minutes—with quick breaks. Mix up your resources, using textbooks and online resources (Quizlet or ANKI). Quiz yourself to remember and make short summaries or flashcards. Find a good spot without distractions for your study zone. Keep a regular routine to stay sharp …

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Amplify your optometry school experience and see what it means to get involved in our profession as the annual AOSA/AOA conference, Optometry’s Meeting, comes to the Music City, June 19-22, 2024. Optometry’s Meeting provides students a four-day, immersive experience in career development, clinical and practice management skill building, professional networking and advocacy alongside optometry’s leaders. …

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