Category Archives: Optometry

Learn more and speak with faculty, students and admissions professionals representing 23 schools and colleges of Optometry

Doctors of Optometry: Are the primary-care doctors of the eye and the frontline protectors of vision Are often the first to detect critical health issues in their patients and refer them for timely treatment Enjoy a balanced life and work … Continue reading

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Winter quarter “Applying to Health Professional School” seminar

This seminar is for UW undergraduate students and alumni who are planning to apply in the current year to graduate-level health professional programs, such as dental, medical, optometry, pharmacy, or veterinary schools. Course content will build the components of a compelling, … Continue reading

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Seattle/King County Clinic – General Support Volunteers Needed

Make a difference in our community at the annual Seattle/King County Clinic coming to Key Arena at Seattle Center October 27-30. The giant volunteer-driven health clinic provides a full range of free dental, vision, and medical care to all patients … Continue reading

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Pre-Health Mentoring Class for Winter 2016

Attention, Pre-Health Juniors & Seniors! It’s Not Too Late to Gain Experience and Make a Difference This Quarter   Be a Tutor-Mentor: EDUC 401 F & G UW’s Academic Support Programs is partnering with SMDEP (Summer Medical and Dental Education … Continue reading

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Considering a Post-Bac?

If you are considering a post-baccalaureate program to bolster your grades or to fill in the gaps in your schooling, there are a few things to consider. First, will you be able to earn a Master’s Degree, which can make … Continue reading

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Clinical experience with PrepStep at Swedish

The Clinical Care Extender/PrepStep-Health Care Scholar program gives pre-health students unprecedented access to direct patient care. Program participants become valuable members of the patient-care team alongside nurses, physicians and allied health professionals in clinical and administrative settings. Program participants receive training … Continue reading

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The Instructional Center at UW Offers Prep Classes for the MCAT, DAT, GRE, OAT, and PCAT

2015 Test Prep Classes The Instructional Center offers DAT, GRE, MCAT, OAT and PCAT test prep classes during summer quarter every year. The 2015 schedule has been determined and is posted below. Classes begin Summer Quarter, June 22. HOW TO … Continue reading

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Mentoring Class for Fall Quarter

Attention, Juniors & Seniors! Gain Experience and Make a Difference Be a Tutor-Mentor: EDUC 401 L & M UW’s Academic Support Programs is offering a service-learning seminar titled “EDUC 401: Higher Education Tutoring and Mentorship” in Autumn Quarter 2015. This … Continue reading

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Final Reminder: Pre-Health Interview Panel and Workshop, Tuesday, December 2nd, 5:30pm

Pre-Health Interview Panel and Workshop Medical, Dental, Pharmacy, and more Tuesday, December 2nd, beginning at 5:30 pm Wondering how to stand out as a candidate for medical, dental, pharmacy, or other health professional school? Join admissions deans and directors from … Continue reading

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Summer Programs for Pre-Optometry Students

The Consortium for Optometry Summer Enrichment Programs is pleased to share the upcoming dates and deadlines for our individual programs.  We encourage you to share this email among your preoptometry students and we look forward to hosting them on our … Continue reading

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Reminder About Pre-Health Interview Panel and Workshop on December 2nd: Spots Still Available for Mock Interviews! Panel Presentation Open to All!

Pre-Health Interview Panel and Workshop MEDICAL, DENTISTRY, PHARMACY, and more Tuesday, December 2nd, beginning at 5:30 pm Wondering how to stand out as a candidate for medical, dental, pharmacy, or other health professional school? Join admissions deans and directors from … Continue reading

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Our Favorite Pre-Health Site

Explorehealthcareers.org compiles information about health-related scholarships, national internships, research experiences, summer enrichment programs, and everything you ever wanted to know about every health career you can imagine. Check it out at explorehealthcareers.org.

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Pre-Health Interview Panel and Workshop, December 2nd

Pre-Health Interview Panel and Workshop Tuesday, December 2nd, beginning at 5:30 pm Wondering how to stand out as a candidate for medical, dental, pharmacy, or other health professional school? Join admissions deans and directors from the UW Schools of Medicine, … Continue reading

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Winter Quarter Class on Applying to Health Professional School

The UAA Advising pre-health team is very excited to offer a one-credit class (Credit/No Credit) on applying to health professional school. This class is intended for students applying this year to graduate-level health professional schools such as medical, dental, optometry, … Continue reading

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VISIONEYES Pre-Optometry Club (VPOC) to Host Admissions Director, Share Shadowing Info

VPOC is having its first school visit next Wednesday, 10/29/14, at 5:30 pm in THO 235. Ryan Hollister, Associate Director of Admissions from Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University, will be giving a presentation on the school’s optometry program. This is … Continue reading

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