College of Optometry

Pre-Optometry Workshop

 

Take advantage of this opportunity to:

Listen to students discuss optometric student activities

**Due to federal healthcare patient privacy laws (HIPAA), campus tours do not include the University Center for Eye Care, however, we arrange for all tours to include the Pre-Clinical area.

When: 

• Friday, June 20, 2014
• Friday, September 12, 2014
• Friday, March 13, 2015

Please check-in with a Student Services Representative in the lobby of Marillac Hall (South Campus) before 10:45 a.m.

Each program will begin at 10:45 a.m. and end at approximately 4:00 p.m. A very light snack break will be provided.

Where: University of Missouri-St. Louis
One University Boulevard
St. Louis MO 63121
(South Campus located at 7800 Natural Bridge Road)

Maps of the Campus http://www.umsl.edu/misc/Maps/maps.html
Parking is available in lots V or W. Both are located in front of Marillac Hall. A parking decal is required. A Student Services Representative will be present in the lobby of Marillac Hall to give you a decal.

Registration:

There is no cost to attend this workshop, however, registration is required and limited to the first 45 registrants (potential students and their families who are attending).  


What:

Tour begins promptly at 11:00 a.m

12:30 - What school is really like- Student and Faculty Panels
1:30 - Becoming a candidate- Pre-reqs, Application, OAT
2:00 - Becoming the perfect candidate- How to make your best impression during all phases; What is most important? Getting Accepted: getting an interview? What is the interview like?
2:30 - Break and refreshments
2:45 - Funding your dream- Financial aid and budgeting for school
3:30 - Questions and answers

Please bring all your questions. Write them down so that you don't forget them. The purpose is to insure that you have all your questions answered.