Have you ever participated in any of the following State-sponsored programs?
If you participate in any of the above programs at your school, please give:
Director or Coordinator's Name
NOTE: Being a member of CSTEP at another College does not preclude you from participating in SUNY Optometry's CSTEP Internship Program.
Have you ever had your eyes examined by an optometrist?
Have you ever spoken to an optometrist about his/her profession?
In 500 words or less, please write an essay answering the following question:
From what you already know about optometry and have read in our CSTEP brochure, please explain how the CSTEP Internship and/or Summer Academic Program will benefit you in your professional pursuits?
Additional Documents Needed:
1. Current College Transcript (unofficial transcript is acceptable)(including up to Summer 2015 Grade Reports)
2. Current class schedule or course registration.
3. Signed Letter of Recommendation (from a Professor, Supervisor, Counselor, or other non-family member who can speak to your character and potential success in our program).
4. Economically disadvantaged applicants only: if you have not participated in other CSTEP or New York State-sponsored programs, please submit documents verifying household income (i.e.: 2014 IRS 1040 forms).
Please email or fax additional documents to Carlos Restrepo: firstname.lastname@example.org or (fax) 212-938-5504. Letter of recommendations may be emailed or faxed directly to Carlos Restrepo as well.
Your application will be INCOMPLETE and NOT REVIEWED until ALL additional documents are received.
Admission is rolling. Application Deadline: December 1, 2015