Optometry Student Blogs

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

The Blessed Opt II

BRANDON'S OPTOMETRY STUDENT BLOG

September 22, 2020 - Brandon Lim

What did Nicki Minaj mean when she rapped this line in Moment 4 Life (feat. Drake)? I think I know exactly what she was trying to ...

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Summer Recap 20/20

EMILY'S OPTOMETRY STUDENT BLOG

July 24, 2020 - Emily Ulry

These past several months have certainly been a whirlwind of emotions—anxiety about the world’s health and safety amidst the pandemic, anger about social injustice in ...

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Living with Uncertainty

SARAH'S #OSUOPT STUDENT BLOG

May 18, 2020 - Sarah Pace

Here we are, in the midst of COVID-19. I would have never imagined in my wildest dreams such a scenario. Us students are currently ...

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OPT 1 YEAR = COMPLETE!

BRANDON'S OPTOMETRY STUDENT BLOG

May 8, 2020 - Brandon Lim

Well, I have finally decompressed enough to sit down and reflect on my tumultuous spring semester as an OPT 1. Let’s just say, I didn’t start off the semester how ...

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Looking Forward and Looking Back

AMY'S #OSUOPT STUDENT BLOGMay 5, 2020 - Amy Myers

I cannot believe it, but it is time to write my last blog. I remember reading the student blogs before starting optometry school anxiously wondering what it would be like ...

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Graduation Part 1

AMY'S #OSUOPT STUDENT BLOGMay 4, 2020 - Amy Myers

It is official, the Ohio State University College of Optometry Class of 20/20 has graduated! We are optometrists and alumni rather than students! May 3 we had our virtual graduation ceremony, which exceeded my expectations ...

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Counting Down with a Former Sidekick

DEREK'S #OSUOPT STUDENT BLOG

May 3, 2020 - Derek Heimlich

As a child, I was raised on a healthy diet of isolation and broadcast television. These two forces combined to shape my world view into the healthy grounded state that ...

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The Elephant in the Room

AMY'S #OSUOPT STUDENT BLOGMay 1, 2020 - Amy Myers

I have been debating about writing this blog post for a long time because I could never quite decide how to write it. I considered writing a post that made no mention of COVID-19 in ...

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Refreshed and Motivated!

BRANDON'S OPTOMETRY STUDENT BLOG

January 8, 2020 - Brandon Lim

The first semester of optometry school was probably one of the toughest semesters I’ve had in my entire life! After that first wave of exams, we cooled ...

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