Posts tagged ‘first year’

ICO Blogger poses with her mother at the White Coat Ceremony at the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago

Earning the Color White

“There are only two days in the year that nothing can be done. One is called Yesterday and the other is called Tomorrow. Today is the…

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Which is Better, Year 1 or 2?

Optometry school is quite the rollercoaster. At ICO, first year is the biggest hurdle. After that, anything seems possible. Students always want to know the next…

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It’s the Little Things that Matter

While an optometry student at ICO, you learn to appreciate the little things that may otherwise be taken for granted. For example: Your bed! We are all familiar with all-nighters.…

ICO Family

As I continue on my journey to becoming an optometrist, my experience would not be complete without the people I’m surrounded by every day here at ICO.…