Pre-Optometry Society at UCLA
We are dedicated to supporting, educating and promoting UCLA pre-optometry students. We offer educational resources and opportunities pertaining to the field of optometry. This includes optometry school admission presentations, volunteer and job opportunities, mentorship, helpful hints and insight regarding the OAT and optometry school application. A typical meeting will include a guest speaker who will share his/her experiences in the profession of optometry or a related field. Our speakers include optometrists, ophthalmologists, optometry students, and optometry school admissions officers. Topics include research opportunities in optometry, scholarships available for optometry school, private practice, student life, optometry vs. ophthalmology, admissions requirements, taking the OAT, and much more! You will have the opportunity to meet and talk with admissions officers and optometrists as well as gain valuable tips and strategies for your application.
Signatories: Amy Zheng, Alex Lam, and Sarah Yun
Advisor: Michael Anthony Gamez
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