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SN-EOF Scholars during the 2019 Summer Institute

First-year scholars wishing to enroll in September are required to attend and successfully complete the Five-Week Summer Institute, a rigorous residential program designed to assist students with the successful academic and social transition to the Rutgers School of Nursing and the college experience. Some of the learning outcomes of the five-week summer institute are as follows:
  • Equip first-year EOF scholars with the foundational skills necessary for success in college: Scholars will have an opportunity to develop and strengthen their academic skills, including reading, writing, critical thinking, and study habits.
  • Foster an academically supportive residential environment that promotes academic success, personal well-being, and a sense of community among EOF scholars.
  • Develop an understanding of the nursing profession: EOF Scholars should gain a clear understanding of the nursing profession, its roles and responsibilities, and its importance in the healthcare system.
  • Foster a sense of belonging and community: EOF Scholars will develop a sense of belonging and connection to the program, their peers, and the institution, which can help promote academic success and personal well-being.
  • Develop study and time management skills: EOF Scholars will learn effective study and time management strategies that will help them succeed academically.
  • Enhance professional development: EOF Scholars will have opportunities to explore different career paths within nursing, learn about continuing education opportunities, and develop a professional network of support.