Alumni & Students Take a Winding Path to Optometry
By Jacqui Cook
Amanda Junkin always knew she’d be a writer. She loved English and writing classes as a student, and parlayed that passion into a career as a deadline-driven, adrenaline-fueled newspaper reporter and editor. She figured that’s what she was always meant to do... until she fell in love with optometry.
To do a 180 and be involved in math and science classes every day was quite a culture shock. There was definitely an adjustment
College of Wooster in Ohio. "It isn’t that a liberal arts education is easy, but it’s a different type of thinking—essays, oral tests, papers. To do a 180 and be involved in math and science classes everyday was quite a culture shock. There was definitely an adjustment."