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Join the American Optometric Student Association (AOSA)

The AOSAThe AOSA represents 6,500 students in the schools and colleges of optometry across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico. To learn more about the AOSA, find how you can get involved and stay informed regarding the issues that affect you and your education, visit the AOSA website.

Considering Optometry School? You can join the AOSA as a pre-optometry member.

Studying to be an optometrist? Join the AOSA to get scholarship information, member benefits and discounts, and connections and advice for navigating your future career.

Plus, when you’re an AOSA member, you’re automatically an AOA member until you graduate. For more information, contact your AOSA Trustee.

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