Studying Optometry

The AOA+ Leadership Society is a program for students to participate in during Optometry’s Meeting to build their leadership skills, advance their careers through networking, personal and professional development, and specialized education outside the classroom.

2019 AOA+ Leadership Society Recipients (Click Here)

To apply for the 2020 Leadership Society, please use the button below to apply. Inductees will be notified by September 2020, following Optometry’s Meeting being held at National Harbor, Washington, D.C.

Managing Your Classes

MANAGING YOUR CLASSES


No matter the profession, handling class work and academic responsibilities can be a challenge, but guidance is available for optometry students. 

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Academic Timeline

ACADEMIC TIMELINE


Your calendar for becoming a doctor of optometry, from applying to school to the board exams.

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Managing Your Classes

BOARD EXAMS


Whether you're dreading or excited to test your skills, the AOA is here to help with the national board exams you must pass to become a certified doctor of optometry. 

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