Optometry Student Blogs

Check out what our student bloggers have to say about living in Columbus and studying optometry:

A Day in the Life of an Opt2

EMILY'S OPTOMETRY STUDENT BLOG

November 7, 2019 - Emily Ulry

I can’t believe that this semester has gone by so quickly! I have been surprised by how different second year feels than first year ...

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VA Clinic

AMY'S #OSUOPT STUDENT BLOGOctober 22, 2019 - Amy Myers

Hello! This week is the American Academy of Optometry meeting in Orlando, FL, so our clinic is essentially a ghost town. The residents and most of ...

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Midterms in review: a saga

BRANDON'S OPTOMETRY STUDENT BLOG

October 15, 2019 - Brandon Lim

We’ve all been there. Studying for an exam with a small group of friends. You’re going over a topic that isn’t your strongest (maybe coagulation cascade ...

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Strolling into Year #2

JOAN'S OPTOMETRY STUDENT BLOG

September 20, 2019 - Joan Cmar

First day of school for you!  So guys, it’s my first day at school. “Back to school, back to school!”  Yep. Thanks for being ...

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Fourth Year Life

AMY'S #OSUOPT STUDENT BLOGSeptember 18, 2019 - Amy Myers

I have so many things I want to share with you about the wonderful life of fourth year! Time is just flying by like always, and it is ...

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“It’s a beautiful day to save*vision”

SARAH'S #OSUOPT STUDENT BLOG

September 17, 2019 - Sarah Pace

Many of you may have heard of the quote, “It’s a beautiful day to save lives.” The quote comes to us from the extremely popular television ...

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First Day of Class Jitters

BRANDON'S OPTOMETRY STUDENT BLOG

September 15, 2019 - Brandon Lim

All summer I have been looking forward to this date, and now that it is finally here, the feelings I have are very back and forth. Similar to ...

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Summer Recap 2019

EMILY'S OPTOMETRY STUDENT BLOG

August 13, 2019 - Emily Ulry

After a flurry of activity at the end of spring semester with final exams, keystone, and our white coat ceremony, having this summer  ...

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White Coat Ceremony Speaker Provides Student Perspective

OPTOMETRY AMBASSADOR PROGRAM

May 22, 2019 - Ohio State Optometry Ambassadors

Kristen Zulliger, Class of 2022 President at The Ohio State University College of Optometry, delivered the following speech at the White Coat Ceremony in May ...

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The End of the Beginning

HANNAH'S #OSUOPT STUDENT BLOG

May 3, 2019 - Hannah Vollmer

Well, it would seem that this crazy journey is coming to a close. In a mere 48 hours, I will receive my diploma and don ...

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Time to look up!

AMY'S #OSUOPT STUDENT BLOGApril 27, 2019 - Amy Myers

Good morning, all! So you know how certain things just trigger your memory and put you back in a certain time of your life? This ...

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Inside Optometry Admissions Interview Day

OPTOMETRY AMBASSADOR PROGRAM

April 19, 2019 - Ohio State Optometry Ambassadors

More than a year after her admissions interview, Ohio State Optometry student Lauren Schneider (‘22) remembers feeling a sense of “excitement and ...

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Little Lessons

HANNAH'S #OSUOPT STUDENT BLOG

April 14, 2019 - Hannah Vollmer

April 14th, 2019. As of today, it is a mere 3 weeks to the day until I walk across the stage in the Shoe and ...

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Just Press Pause

AMY'S #OSUOPT STUDENT BLOGApril 13, 2019 - Amy Myers

Good morning! I finally can take a few minutes to write a blog! Derek and I both said, “No blogging until after boards!” because every ...

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Flying Through First Year

EMILY'S OPTOMETRY STUDENT BLOG

April 15, 2019 - Emily Ulry

Hi everyone! I apologize that it has been so long since I’ve posted—time certainly has flown by this semester. I can’t believe that my first ...

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It’s Still Early in the Mountains!

HANNAH'S #OSUOPT STUDENT BLOG

May 3, 2019 - Hannah Vollmer

Greetings from the Land of Enchantment! So, somehow, despite my best intentions, it has once again been many moons since my last opt school update ...

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Walk Down Memory Lane

JOAN'S OPTOMETRY STUDENT BLOG

January 22, 2019 - Joan Cmar

Let's take a walk down memory lane of Autumn 2018 of optometry school. These photos capture some significant moments and ...

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Returning from the Outside World

EMILY'S OPTOMETRY STUDENT BLOG

January 19, 2019 - Emily Ulry

Hello again! After a grueling end to the fall semester, winter break was much needed and well-appreciated. The sudden change of pace in my daily ...

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Last Semester of Classes

AMY'S #OSUOPT STUDENT BLOGJanuary 6, 2019 - Amy Myers

Hello! I have been wanting to blog forever, but I have to be pretty strict in how I use my time now that it is ...

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