Optometry Admissions Prep Program (OPT APP)

Learn what it takes to get accepted to Optometry School

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The Optometry Admissions Prep Program (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


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.

General Admissions Q&A


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.

The Interview Overview


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. You will hear from current optometry students regarding how they prepared for their interviews as well as the different types of interviews they experienced.

Investing in Your Future


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 special focus on UIWRSO scholarships.

OAT 101: Find Success on the Test


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.


The Successful Transition to Optometry School


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 for success.

Registration will open soon.