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  • 2nd Year is On The Way!

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    Greetings to all,

    The semester is winding down, and with that comes finals. It’s time to step it up and prepare for long hours at the library, and early morning studying for the next couple of weeks. For those of you who are wondering, yes, I said early morning studying. I can’t do the long nights. With so many classes to study for sometimes you don’t know where to start, but for me it will definitely be VSP (Visual Science & Perception) and Anatomy. I can’t wait for finals to be over with so that I can proudly say that I’m a 2nd year student. Wow, this year has gone by so fast.

    In other news, I have really enjoyed O.P.P. (Optometric Private Practice Club) as of late. We have had some very informative meetings lately, and every time I go to a meeting I feel more confident about opening my own practice when I finish school. We’ve had guest speakers come in and share with students their “blueprint” for success by giving us tips and ideas that we can use in our own practice. There was also a Saturday workshop sponsored by VSP that focused on what makes practices successful, and just last week O.P.P. brought in Dr. Chris Lievens for a medical billing meeting, where he cleared up some confusion that comes along with billing with insurance.

    I’d also like to say that being a student ambassador has been very satisfying in such a short time. SCO had its annual housing fair for the new incoming class, and to have the opportunity and pleasure to meet and greet the future first year students was very awesome. To see the look on some students faces of “Oh my gosh, what have I gotten myself into” was very familiar. It was very refreshing though to converse with the students and give them the inside scoop of life as a first year student, and how they can be successful here at SCO. Not to mention it was also nice to give the pros and cons of living in Cordova, as opposed to the famous Mud Island. Overall, I think the event was highly successful.

    Until next time… Later~

    Comments

    Comment from Rachel
    May 8, 2011 at 1:42 pm

    Hi Adam,

    I am a prospective SCO student and just wanted to let you know that I have enjoyed reading your blog posts. They have been really informative, and I am leaning more and more towards SCO as my first choice for Optometry school. Thanks!

    Comment from Adam Young
    May 9, 2011 at 1:10 pm

    Hello Rachel,

    Thanks for reading the blogs!! SCO is a great school, and I have learned so much already!! Keep pushing and good luck in your future endeavors.