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    SCO - suggestions for apartments on Mud Island/Harbor Town?

    Hey guys! Anyone have experience with apartments on Mud Island? I'll be driving across the country with all my stuff to move here and could use some tips on which complexes are nice to look out for
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    SCO waitlist/recent acceptance thread

    Hey guys! :) I was recently accepted on SCO's waitlist since the class is already full with deposits. Anyone else on the waitlist? Or planning on going somewhere else / dropping your spot? Also, does anyone know typically how many people on the waitlist they accept each year? Or heard of...
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    Traditional Laptop vs iPad for Note-Taking?

    I will be attending SCO starting this coming fall and I had a question for those of you who are already in optometry colleges or have graduated! For in-class note taking, what would you recommend; a laptop or an iPad? I currently have a MacBook Pro but would be open to getting an iPad. Also...
  4. BAG101

    iPad vs Traditional Laptop For Note-taking?

    I will be attending SCO starting this coming fall and I had a question for those of you who are already in optometry colleges or have graduated! For in-class note taking, what would you recommend; a laptop or an iPad? I currently have a MacBook Pro but would be open to getting an iPad. Also...
  5. BAG101

    Type of Bag Used in Optometry College?

    Hello everyone, I will be attending SCO starting this coming fall and I had a question for those of you who are already in optometry colleges or have graduated from them! The question is: what type of bag did you use/would recommend for optometry school, a traditional backpack or a messenger...
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    SCO Interview

    Hi! I just got invited to SCO for an interview. I have read about some schools such as PCO giving invites to anyone that applies to the school. Does SCO also give out interviews to everyone who applies? Thanks!
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    SCO supplemental application?

    I submitted Optomcas application to SCO today and only to find that SCO supplemental application is not available, saying "Online Applications Closed We're sorry, but online applications to Southern College of Optometry are currently closed. SCO accepts applications from July 1st through March...
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    My Brief Guide to Optometry Applications

    Hello everyone I wanted to write this to give those in pre-optometry or considering optometry an idea of what to expect and tips about going through the process. I wished someone had put something like this out there when I was going through the process, so I figured I would try to help you all...
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    Deciding which school to attend

    Hey, y'all, I'm new to SDN. I recently got accepted to both Southern College of Optometry and Midwestern (AZCOPT). They were the only two places I applied, for personal reasons. For those who are interested, my OAT scores were 330TS/340AA, and I have a 3.7gpa. I'm having a hard time deciding...
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    Pros and Cons on Schools

    I am currently applying to four optometry schools (ICO, PCO, SCO, and SCCO) and wanted to start thinking of where I would personally rank them so that I can make a decision if accepted to more than one school. I understand that the best way is to visit these schools and learn but it never hurts...
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    SCO vs NOVA vs UAB

    Hi, I have been accepted into SCO and NOVA and am interviewing at UAB very soon. I was just hoping to get opinions of students who go to any of these schools or who know about the schools in order help me make this decision. Are the first two years at one school much more difficult than at the...