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Recruitment Events

Admission representatives are available at the following events and would be glad to meet with you and discuss your interest in optometry.

Advice for Applicants Webinar

Advice for Applicants flyer with six smiling studentsNECO Admissions is pleased to host “Advice for Applicants,” a webinar to help you learn about NECO and the application process whether you are thinking of applying or already in the process. 

An admissions representative will provide an overview of the College and cover topics such as the best time to apply, what a strong application looks like, components of the application, advice regarding prerequisites and recommendations, what we look for in an a potential NECO student, and more. We'll also leave time to address your questions and concerns.

Date: Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Time: 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Register for Webinar

Optometry Virtual Fair

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Planning to apply to Optometry School?

Attend the Virtual Fair to learn more about Doctor of Optometry programs!

Featuring New England College of Optometry and Other Optometry Schools & Colleges Nationwide
Meet Admissions Teams & Faculty in a Live Online Event – Attend the Fair from Anywhere

You are invited to attend this unique virtual event event on October 18, 2018, where you can conveniently and efficiently meet admissions representatives and interact with Doctor of Optometry Programs in a live event. This online event for prospective students is hosted by ASCO, the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry. 

The Optometry Virtual Fair brings together representatives from each of the 23 optometric schools and colleges and makes them easily accessible through the virtual environment. At the fair, students can talk with various representatives and ask questions about the field of optometry, specific optometric schools, and the application process. 

  • Candidates will have the opportunity to connect real-time with 24 schools and colleges without the hassle of leaving your home or office 
  • You will meet School Representatives online via chat rooms during the event on October 18th
  • Schools’ chat hours will be posted in advance (a camera is not required for the chat feature)

Date: October 18, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Virtual Fair Registration

Health Professions Week (HPW)

Health Professions Week logoHealth Professions Week (November 5-9, 2018) provides interactive events for high school and college students to provide information about career opportunities in about 20 different health professions. Participants hear from current students and practitioners, connect with peers interested in pursuing the same path, and gain an understanding of both health and wellness advocacy and policy.

A NECO representative will be at the virtual fair for college students:

Date: November 7, 2018
Time: 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM ET

Register for HPW

College and University Visits

Please check this page in early fall 2018 to see recruitment events for pre-optometry clubs at specific locations. Students who are members of their school's optometry club are welcome to attend the visit and can get event details from the club. Interested students from the area who have graduated or cannot make a particular meeting may be able to set up an individual appointment. All inquiries about event details, individual appointments, or how to invite NECO to your school can be made by contacting