Optometry Admissions Prep Program (OPT APP)

Learn what it takes to get accepted to Optometry School

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The OPT APP virtual series offers unique opportunities to gain valuable insight into the admissions and enrollment process. The main goal of each session is to assist prospective students with navigating the admissions process and successfully transitioning into UIWRSO. As part of OPT APP we will be offering general Admissions Q&A sessions to help address any questions you may have about the process and/or application. All virtual sessions will be led by experienced admissions administrators.

Virtual Sessions

The Competitive Applicant

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at 6 p.m. central time

In our first episode of the OPT APP virtual series, we will offer an overview of the UIWRSO admissions process including valuable insight on how to prepare a competitive application.

Register today for The Competitive Applicant

Navigating the OptomCAS Application

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at 6 p.m. central time

Learn more about the OptomCAS portal, what you can expect if you are a reapplicant, and ways to most efficiently complete the OptomCAS application.

Register today for Navigating the OptomCAS Application

General Admissions Q&A

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at 6 p.m. central time

Have questions about the Optometry Admissions Process? Join our General Admissions Q&A session with admissions administrators who can offer valuable insight into the admissions process and/or your individual application preparation. We will offer a brief overview of the admissions process and then open the session up for questions. Come and go from the session as your schedule allows.

Register today for General Q&A - August 11

OAT 101: Find Success on the Test

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at 6 p.m. central time

Join UIWRSO for a deep dive into standardized admissions exams with special focus on the OAT including tips and hints for success on the test! Gain valuable insight from current students and experienced administrators on preparation, timing, and how these tests really impact the competitiveness of your application.

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The Well Rounded Applicant

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at 6 p.m. central time

Join UIWRSO administrators for a discussion on the non-academic qualities that make a well-rounded and competitive applicant. We will discuss the importance of experience and exposure to Optometry as well as discuss how leadership and service experiences can contribute to strengthening an application.

Register today for The Well Rounded Applicant

General Admissions Q&A

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at 6 p.m. central time

Have questions about the Optometry Admissions Process? Join our General Admissions Q&A session with admissions administrators who can offer valuable insight into the admissions process and/or your individual application preparation. We will offer a brief overview of the admissions process and then open the session up for questions. Come and go from the session as your schedule allows.

Register Today for General Admissions Q&A - September 22

The Interview Overview

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 6 p.m. central time

Join the UIWRSO for an overview of the professional interview process. Experienced admissions administrators will offer insight on the impact of the interview on the admissions process. We will also offer a mock interview in a traditional interview format. You will hear from current optometry students regarding how they prepared for their interviews as well as the different types of interviews they experienced.

Register Today for The Interview Overview

Investing in Your Future

Wednesday, October 20 at 6 p.m. central time

A Doctor of Optometry degree is an investment in your future quality of life. Join the UIW Rosenberg School of Optometry for a discussion on financial assistance to include the many ways available to help meet the cost of attendance. Learn more about the financial aid process for Optometry students. Plus, an experienced financial assistance administrator will review financial resources available to our students with a special focus on UIWRSO scholarships.

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General Admissions Q&A

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 6 p.m. central time

Have questions about the Optometry Admissions Process? Join our General Admissions Q&A session with admissions administrators who can offer valuable insight into the admissions process and/or your individual application preparation. We will offer a brief overview of the admissions process and then open the session up for questions. Come and go from the session as your schedule allows.

Register Today for General Admissions Q&A - November 3

The Successful Transition to Optometry School

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 6 p.m. central time

Gain valuable insight on how to prepare for your first professional year of Optometry School. We will discuss the academic and clinical demands of the professional program. You will hear from faculty and current students about what to expect as you transition into the program and how you can best set yourself up for success.

Register Today for The Successful Transition to Optometry School