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Lenna Walker, OD, shares her experiences pursuing the Ocular Disease/Cornea and Contact Lens Residency at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston.
Applying to optometry school will be one the most exciting times of your life. All of the experiences that have shaped you into the person you are today will be put into words, and you want to make sure that you show your best possible self.
I am often asked the question, “Why optometry?” by my friends and patients.
I’ve reached many academic milestones since I began my OD degree at NECO three and a half years ago. Every month I’ve spent at NECO has come with unique challenges and personal achievements. My most recent milestone was finally writing my Canadian Optometry Board Examination.
This fall, thirteen fourth year optometry students were selected to represent New England College of Optometry, NECO, while attending the Alcon Academy for Eye Care Excellence program in Fort Worth, Texas.