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Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine has been granted accreditation by the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation of the American Osteopathic Association.
Please note that the deadline for applications is now extended to April 1st. There is a limited number of seats. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Please refer to application checklist to ensure that it is complete prior to submitting.
NSU-COM is proud to announce their latest summer immersion camp experience specially reserved for former graduates of AIM-High which begins in June. This week is designed to give the students a deeper knowledge of what it means to provide compassionate care to others and how this, in concert with knowledge and expertise, reinforce the provision of quality patient care.
Here is an outline of the highlights waiting for accepted students:
We think this exciting and challenging week will provide a more in-depth experience and understanding of the health professions. AIM-Higher is an opportunity not to be missed!!
Registration deadlines are fast approaching. Please complete and send in your registration forms today for this unique and motivating AIM-Higher 2017 week. Please see the drop down box below for all the details on the Application Process.
Please contact me with any questions.
Dianna L. Silvagni, J.D., B.S.
AIM-Higher 2017 Coordinator
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medical Education
See the feature story from NBC News from last year's camp and feature video here:
All AIM-Higher participants are expected to stay on campus at the Commons Dorm. The Commons is NSU’s newest residence hall which offers 24-hour security, wireless internet, and lounges for socializing. Although all AIM-High students will stay in the Commons, male and female students will be separated into different areas of the residence hall. Each participating student will be in a suite with 3 other students; each student will have his or her own room, and each bathroom will be shared by two students.
Link to NSU Housing Website: Click Here
Tuition of $1200 Includes:
$600 initial deposit due May 1; balance due June 1. Please use the link to make your payments: NSU Marketplace
We are committed to providing financial assistance to students who exhibit exceptional academic performance, outstanding promise, and financial need.
Scholarships are need-based and applicants must submit a one-page essay describing why they are applying for a needs-based scholarship. Applicants should consider including information specific to familial circumstances that might make participation in AIM-Higher difficult without a scholarship. The essay must be typed, single-spaced and submitted along with the application.
Are you NSU faculty or staff? Please let us know when completing your registration to recieve a 35% discount in tuition fees.
Complete the application, essay, and required forms. To pay the $25 nonrefundable application fee, please go to the Marketplace link below in the Application Checklist section. When submitting the completed application via email, please scan all of the documents and submit as one complete application. Thank you!
The application fee is independent of camp fees. Applications will not be accepted unless they are complete. Please use the application checklist to ensure completion.
Essay: The essay should be typed, single-spaced, and should not exceed two pages.
*Please note that applications will not be reviewed unless they are complete.
How can I communicate with my teen while he or she is at camp?
Participants are permitted to have their cell phones with them during the camp. They will be able to communicate during recreation hours.
What makes the AIM-High Camp different from other programs?
AIM-High is unique in that it offers interactive educational opportunities geared toward the health professions. Counselors are all NSU medical students and NSU Faculty, allowing participants ample opportunity to learn about the medical school application phase, life in medical school, and areas of health specialization. AIM-High will provide students with hands-on medical experiences, including how technology is increasingly being utilized to diagnose and treat patients and manage disease.
Are medical professionals available to my child while he or she is at camp?
Yes, AIM-High Camp has a clinic onsite.
What are the dining options available?
Nova Dining caters to all diets. The Chef's Table features a selection of home-style favorites. Campers will have access to New York style pizza from Pizza Loft, a customized salad bar at Wild Greens, or a bowl of soup by Au Bon Pain. The Shark Grille features gourmet burgers and grill favorites. Participants can also eat fresh with Subway, or choose from a variety of items from the Outtakes grab-and-go selection. Kosher options are now available for grab-and-go sandwiches and salads.
What does my camper need to bring?
Participants should pack comfortable clothing with shoes appropriate for walking across campus. NSU is a large college campus and sessions will be help all over campus. AIM-High concludes with a semi- formal gala, so please bring dressy attire for this event. A complete packing list will be available under the Accepted Students link below.
Will there be supervision and security?
The safety of your child is of utmost importance. There will be 24 hour supervision and security in the dorms.
What is a camp scholarship? How do I sign up for a scholarship?
A partial scholarship is available to students on a needs-based level. To apply for a scholarship, the applicant is required to submit a one-page essay describing why they are applying for a needs-based scholarship. Applicants should consider including a section specific to their family’s financial circumstances that would otherwise make it difficult to attend the program without a scholarship. The essay must be submitted along with the application.
Contact for more information:
Kristi Messer, MPH, MSW
3434 South University Drive
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328
Congratulations on your acceptance into AIM-High! It will surely be an experience to remember!
Please check back here periodically for announcements as we gear up for another summer of AIM-High at Nova Southeastern University.