Pre-Optometry Studies: Alumni Interviews

Pre-Optometry Studies at Truman State University

Alumni Interviews

The following is a list of Truman alumni who have matriculated at a variety of optometry schools and have agreed to be interviewed so they can pass along some of their wisdom in the form of a vignette.

Brigette Colley
Email Contact:  babyrd@mail.umsl.edu
Year graduated from Truman:  2009
Degree:  BA
Major:  Biology
Minor:  Spanish
Current Optometry Program:  UMSL Class of 2013

  • Why UMSL for Optometry:  Small class size; friendly environment; good clinical experience.
  • Class most helpful for Optometry School:  Histology
  • Class I should have taken before Optometry School:  Immunology/Pathology

Kate Gettinger
Email:  gettingerk@gmail.com
Year graduated from Truman:  2010
Degree:  BS
Major:  Biology
Minor:  English
Current Optometry Program:  UMSL Class of 2015

  • Why UMSL for Optometry:  Small classes; Friendly students/professors; lots of opportunities to get involved.
  • Class most helpful for Optometry School:  Histology
  • Class I should have taken before Optometry School:  Straight-up anatomy class

Jenna Osseck
Email: josseck@gmail.com
Year graduated from Truman: 2011
Degree: BS
Major:  Health Science
Concentration:  Pre-Med
Current Optometry Program: UMSL Class of 2015

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