Pupillary Pathways

Optometry Student Loan Tips for New Grads (Part 1)

Posted by Amanda Dexter on Jul 21, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Congratulations optometry student! You recently graduated after surviving 4 grueling years of optometry school, you had time to take a vacation this summer to reward yourself, you just signed a contract for a new job, and you will actually start making some money!

How exciting your new life as a doctor is! Until… your first student loan statement comes in the mail. This is going to be a wakeup call. It is going to seem overwhelming. And it will get you down. But… here at OptoPrep, we’ve come up with several tips to help optometry grads manage your student loan debt and keep on top of your payments. 

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Topics: Jobs, Loans

5 Tips for Staying Connected to Optometry This Summer

Posted by Amanda Dexter on Jun 9, 2016 9:06:20 AM

As you know, optometry school is a full time job. Many of you have been living and breathing all things optometry for the past several months and are ready for a much anticipated summer break.

While you do deserve some time away from classes, studying, and clinic, OptoPrep recommends that you still remain connected to the profession as your life slows down a bit during these summer days.

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Topics: Jobs, Summer Vacation