Tools and resources to help you succeed in your Optometry education journey
Created for students, by students to help build a diverse doctor workforce
SDN brings together thousands of current and future optometry students into one community where you can share information, offer guidance, and provide encouragement to peers and those coming up behind you. Whether considering a gap year, struggling with the intensity of your classes, or navigating the Match, you can find someone who understands what you’re facing.
HOW CAN I PREPARE FOR OPTOMETRY SCHOOL INTERVIEWS?
Discover details about interviews and student experiences from optometry schools reported by students after their interviews.Learn more
HOW DO I GET MY OPTOMETRY EDUCATION QUESTIONS ANSWERED?
Have your questions about undergrad planning, admissions, interview prep, research, and more answered by experts.Ask a question
WHERE CAN I FIND A COMMUNITY OF OTHERS PURSUING OPTOMETRY?
Through the forums, members are able to connect with thousands of like-minded students and professionals to ask questions, discuss educational and career goals, and offer advice.Visit the forums
Who we help in the Optometry community
Pre-optometry students who want to successfully apply to optometry school.
Current optometry students seeking guidance on school and future decisions.
Practicing optometrists who want to collaborate with colleagues.
What students are saying
I have received some pivotal feedback from senior SDN members that significantly changed the direction of my goals and I found participation here to be an invaluable resource. It is also why I like to pay if forward to offer my perspective when I can.
SDN provided support, knowledge, and a community of students for me through a tough process.
Pre-optometry, optometry school, and optometrists