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I am a current grade 12 student. I was just wondering if anyone can help me figure out if going into optometry is right for me. I know the only English speaking optometry school is in Waterloo, which is why I'm sort of concerned if I will be able to make it into one of the 90 students that will get accepted. My marks are in the mid-high 90s right now, but nonetheless I'm still scared I won't be able to maintain it in uni.
Are there any optom students that can tell me about their experiences getting into the program and being in the program? The workload, competition, how you managed, the program itself etc. What did you do as your undergrad?
Lastly, this is a silly question, but how often do you have to look at eyes with diseases (like with visuals)? Not sure if I'll be able to get used to those lessons haha...