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Doing something exciting or cool? Have a great story about how your UAB School of Optometry experiences prepared you for your life's work? Have advice for incoming students? Answer these questions for a chance to be featured on UABSO social media, on the school’s website and/or in Focal Point, the monthly alumni newsletter.
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What Are You Doing Now (and Where)?
Choose the questions that resonate with you and your experiences. Suggestion: Pick any five. Feel free to add information of your choice.
  • Why did you choose UABSO?
  • Why did you choose a career in optometry?
  • What happened at UABSO to best prepare you for your career?
  • Who were the faculty members that helped guide you? How?
  • What has surprised you the most about your career so far?
  • What’s some advice you’d give current students?
  • If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go and why?
  • What would you say is your greatest accomplishment outside of the field of Optometry?
  • What is something that few people know about you?
  • What has been your greatest adventure since gradation?
  • If you were not an optometrist, what would you be?
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