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 […]

What I Learned and Would Do Over Again in My First Year at MBKU

By Eric Leung, SCCO 2020 I want to preface this by saying that this is in no way a definitive guide on how to be successful in graduate school. I am merely offering this as […]

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My Top 7 Moments From First Year

By Bonnie Samuelson, SCCO 2020 Everyone goes into grad school expecting it to be a grind and worrying about how to survive the coursework while maintaining good grades. We worry about how stressful it’s going […]

Planes, Trains and Automobiles: A Commuter’s Guide to Ketchum University

By Kyle Lochridge, SPAS 2018 Southern California is a spectacular place! Sunshine, beaches, Mexican food, perfect weather almost year-round …  And then there’s traffic. And our traffic is the worst. If it is at all […]

What I Would Do Differently/Similarly in My First Year at MBKU

By Christine Jiang, SCCO 2020 First year can get stressful at times because it’s the year of adjustment and exposure to everything new for the next four years. With that in mind, I thought I’d […]

Professor Emeritus Dr. David C. Bright: Mentoring and Service are His Highest Honors

By Pamela Martineau Southern California College of Optometry Professor Emeritus David C. Bright, OD, ’76, has been bestowed with many high honors during his lengthy career. Still, Dr. Bright says his greatest honors have been […]

Tips for PA (And Other) Students – How to Study

By Brandon Pourazima, SPAS 2018 Here’s a helpful outline on how to study at MBKU. BEFORE CLASS: Find the “big picture” – skim the information before lecture (identifying and memorizing the 4-5 major topics to […]

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A Day in the Life of a First-Year OD Student

By Kelly Hart, SCCO Class of 2020 I know it’s on your mind: what will my day to day look like as an optometry student? Will I have the dreaded 8 a.m. class every day? […]

Passion, commitment, altruism mark careers of these health care heroes

By Pamela Martineau Most people have at one point encountered a quiet hero — that person who on a daily basis gives back to her community with no expectation of special recognition. The person for […]

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Harue Marsden, OD, MS, ’87: Tireless advocate and champion of the profession

By Kristi Garrett Whether it was on the floor of the House of Delegates of the American Optometric Association or in the close confines of an exam room, Harue Marsden, OD, MS, ’87 was impossible […]

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A broad vision for healing

By Mary Castillo Dry eye had been a 20-year problem for Betty Ferrell, RN, PhD. But three years ago, discomfort became agonizing pain. Long days of reading and writing ended with ice packs on her […]