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The NewGradOptometry Audio Series Is Live!

NGO Audio Series podcast

Welcome to the NewGradOptometry Audio Series! We’re combing our archives to bring you our best content in a format that’s easy to listen to wherever you are. Check out our existing episodes on this page, or subscribe to our podcast: Spotify Google Play Apple Podcasts Stitcher RSS Feed Or, if …

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What’s The Average Starting Salary For Optometrists?

What's the Average Starting Salary for Optometrists

Newly graduated optometrists embarking on their first year of clinical practice can potentially make a wide starting salary range depending on their practice modality and professional goals. Some new grads already have job opportunities waiting for them, while others prefer additional training through residency in a particular discipline(s). In this …

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Finding Your Optometry Niche as a New Grad OD

samantha rao od

Samantha J. Rao, O.D., F.A.A.O. discusses finding your optometry niche as a new grad OD in this video interview. I knew as a student that I wanted to pursue residency and advanced training in specialty contact lenses, but not all students or new grads have a specialty in mind that …

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Optometry Employee or Independent Contractor

optometry employee or independent contractor

“Should I be filling out a W2 or 1099?” The dividing line between optometry employee or independent contractor can feel easily blurred, but in a conversation with Dr. Matt Geller, CPA Gary Topple and CFP Adam Cmejla go into detail about what employees and employers can do to make the …

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An Unconventional Journey Through Optometry

an unconventional journey through optometry

A Conversation with Dr. Millicent Knight The name Millicent originates in an old Germanic word for strength. So it comes as no surprise that Dr. Millicent Knight, OD, FAAO, FAARM, the new Senior VP of Essilor’s Customer Development Group, has always been the kind of person who does everything in …

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Corporate Optometry and Paying Off Optometry Student Loans

corporate optometry and paying off optometry student loans

This is a sponsored post by Luxottica, a supporter of NewGradOptometry & new graduate optometrists! 😎  As a new graduate, with little to no experience, a very common priority is to start working, generate income, and start paying off optometry student loans. Student loans are a scary thing. With new optometrists …

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