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Vision Expo West 2018 Live Panels and Films

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Join NewGradOptometry & CovalentCareers at the NewGradUniversity Booth (#23087) at Vision Expo West! NewGradOptometry and CovalentCareers will have a dedicated booth and presence at Vision Expo West 2018 and we will be filming LIVE interviews with the top thought leaders in optometry. If you want to take your professional career to …

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Freeing Yourself From Optometry Student Loan Debt

Freeing Yourself From Optometry Student Loan Debt

High student loan debt is a problem. (Actually, skyrocketing tuition is the real problem. But that’s a whole other issue). Nowadays, optometry students are easily graduating with six figures of debt. Some of my colleagues in our 2009 graduating class had $200K+ in debt. I shudder to think where it …

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Building an Optometrist Resume

building an optometrist resume

No matter how fantastic your professional website or how organized your LinkedIn page is, you’ve still go to write a paper resume. At Vision Expo East 2018, Matt Geller, OD and CEO of CovalentCareers, Inc., sat down with Cameron Faylor, Director of Eyecare Talent Requisition for CovalentCareers, Inc., and Patricia …

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Student to New Optometrist – Crossing the Void

Ever wondered what real-world optometry is like, or questioned how you’d make the transition from optometry student to new optometrist? At VisionExpo West 2017, a group of young ODs sat down to discuss exactly that! Topic One: How does a new optometrist become eligible to practice? Good News!!! Going from …

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Countdown to My Optometry Interview

Countdown to My Optometry Interview

How do we feel before one of the biggest interviews of our lives? Do we get excited and a little bit nervous about the days leading up to an optometry interview? I’ve outlined 5 days before my interview from my perspective and what I did to better prepare myself. Day …

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