Month: August 2017

Thanh Mai, OD, ’12: Giving Back and Looking Forward

By Amy Woodman As a 2012 graduate from the Southern California College of Optometry at Marshall B. Ketchum University, Dr. Thanh Mai finished at the top of his class with summa cum laude and achieved […]

Ketchum University’s Fall Orientation Program: Creating a Culture of Student Success

By Pamela Martineau Ketchum University will soon welcome its new incoming classes of optometry, PA and pharmacy students. The students will hit the ground running with a unique orientation program designed to meet them where […]

Safety Tips for Viewing the Solar Eclipse

By Mark Nakano, OD On August 21, 2017, a solar eclipse will be visible (weather permitting) across all of North America. The entire continent will experience a partial eclipse lasting 2 to 3 hours. Anyone within […]

Commuter Tips

  By Veronica Donato, SPAS 2018 Starting a new program is stressful but commuting on a day-to-day basis doesn’t have to be. Getting ready in advance can minimize the burden of being a commuter. I […]

Marriage in PA (or OD or PharmD) School: Deepening Your Roots

  By Jason Janoian, SPAS 2018 “When the roots are deep, there is no reason to fear the wind.” – Unknown Grad school can be a frightening adjustment, especially when you have a spouse coming […]

PA Students: Where to Start with Study Supplies

By Morgan Peters, SPAS 2018 Dear Incoming Students, If you are anything like me, I was excited to get all my school supplies set and ready to go before the first day.  I had been […]

7 Not-So-Common Tips & Techniques to Balance Work, Study, and Social Life

By Justin Nguyen, SCCO 2020 Hi, my name is Justin and I am part of the OD Class of 2020. I’d like to share some general tips and techniques that have allowed me to balance […]