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ECP University – An Online Tool For New ODs

This is a sponsored post by Essilor of America, a supporter of NewGradOptometry & new graduate optometrists! 😎  When I joined the private practice of Dr. Eric White, my schedule was not fully booked. I have been at the practice for 10 months and still, I am only about 33% booked …

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Life As A New Graduate OD – A Google Hangout

Guests and Hosts Dr. Matthew Geller Dr. Ryan Corte Dr. Dave Kading Dr. Mile Brujic Topics they will cover include Getting your dream “career” Real world vs. Optometry School Getting involved in the profession outside of seeing patients Plus ask any question you want, LIVE, during the talk! Dr. Matthew …

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How to Take Risks Like a Successful Optometrist

taking risks as an optometrist

“You’ll always miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” — Wayne Gretzky Generally, optometrists are not a group of people with a penchant for taking risks. Perhaps optometry is a great profession for those of us who are risk averse – there are plenty of opportunities to refract and …

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The Dos and Don’ts of the Job Search

optometry do's and dont's

t’s never too early to start searching for your first job after graduation. Here are my recommendations of how to approach the job search process. DO Get involved All new graduates exhibit “entry level” competency. Your intangible skills are what make YOU different from your peers (i.e. personality, special interests, …

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Getting Started as an Optometrist in New York

This article will talk about how to get started as an optometrist in New York State.  It’s a step-by-step guide showing you steps to get your optometry license upon graduation and passing NBEO Parts I, II, and III.  In addition, I will discuss getting malpractice insurance and show you a …

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Optometric Websites for New Optometry Graduates

There are many optometric websites that can be extremely helpful for new clinicians as they graduate from school and begin to practice. This list contains few of these many resources. This is simply a starting point, and by no means represents a complete list of resources. Staying up to date …

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