What made you want to go to optometry school?
Every applicant is asked this question at some point on their optometric journey: “What made you want to go to optometry school?” After a while, the response becomes beautifully rehearsed, without any stumbling or “umm”s. As the application process continues, every applicant hopes that their reason is good enough for the interviewers. Over a recent weekend, I was asked by some prospective students why I wanted to go to optometry school and be an optometrist. I gave them the r