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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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Managing Mental Health in Optometry School

It is no secret that optometry school is one of the most stressful times in many of our lives. Between balancing numerous courses, prepping for boards, clinic shifts, and other obligations, it is an extremely busy phase of life. Pushing through the responsibilities and challenges of school can certainly take a toll on the average …

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Welcome to Virtual Optometry School

The first semester of optometry school should be a memorable experience. You meet the friends you will have for life, receive your white coat (depending on your school), choose your optometric instruments, explore your passions, and much more. But with a global pandemic and state regulations, all of that has been canceled and moved online. …

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The “New Normal” in Optometry School Admissions

In this strange and ever-changing time known as the “new normal,” we find that we must be both persistent and adaptive in our efforts to achieve the goals that we set for ourselves. Never has this been truer as applicants begin ramping up for the current optometry school admissions cycle. It is likely that pre-optometry …

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Optometry School Accreditation

Just a few days ago, the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education (ACOE) announced the addition of the newest member of accredited schools in the United States: The University of Pikeville’s Kentucky College of Optometry. This announcement may be confusing to some: how can a non-accredited school have students go through an entire optometry school curriculum …

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Making Time for Mental Health

“Sometimes self care is exercise and eating right. Sometimes it’s spending time with loved ones or taking a nap. And sometimes it’s watching an entire season of TV in one weekend while you lounge in your pajamas. Whatever soothes your soul.” – Nanea Hoffman Optometry school uses up a lot of time. Juggling courses, practicing …

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A COVID-19 Curriculum: The Real Education

If you’re reading this, chances are good that you’re an optometry student navigating through a transition to online learning and you don’t need to be told that COVID-19 has been a disruptive force. Suffice it to say, 2020 is taking on a whole new learning curve. This year we are learning not just about optometry, …

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5 Things I Learned During my First Month in Clinic

About two months prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, my classmates and I started seeing patients at Salus University’s optometric clinic, The Eye Institute, located in Northern Philadelphia. Fresh out from completing all of our clinical skills courses, we were eager to start seeing patients and finally put our training to use. I tried to enter …

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COVID-19 changed my optometry school experience

How can a virus, that I did not contract, change my optometry school experience? When the world started talking about COVID-19, I really did not think anything of it. I went about my day, went to my classes, studied, practiced, worked, and socialized. It was not until schools around the nation started a discussion about …

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5 Tips to Tackle Optometry School Online

1. Keep your Routine Make a schedule and delegate a set starting time each morning. Try to follow your regular class schedule. If you’re typically in class from 9am-5pm, try your best to stick with that schedule reviewing lectures and studying. If you like to workout, consider outdoor activities or working out at home with …

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