Jump-start your next research project with reliable background information!

  Have you ever felt overwhelmed at the thought of starting a research paper? Have you been tempted to use Wikipedia (even though your instructor told you not to) because it seems... [ read more ]

Staying Focused

Have you ever stopped writing a paper to check your email and end up an hour later staring at a blank Word document? Do you use Angry Birds to avoid making angry... [ read more ]

Group Projects

Do you groan at the thought of working on a group project? Does the idea of sharing your work with others make your skin crawl? Do you think it’s impossible for online... [ read more ]

Envision Your Future

I recently had a meeting with a student that was centered around envisioning her future (specifically with passing a big exam).  She told me with great enthusiasm that she takes a little... [ read more ]

Distrac- Oh, Look at that!

Exactly, as the title tried to state, we are going to talk about distractions.  It seems they come from everywhere these days.  Technology and social media allow us to be connected 24/7... [ read more ]

Careers in Cybersecurity Webinar

Careers in Cybersecurity Wednesday, March 8, 2017 | 7 – 8pm EST Register HERE! According to Michael Brown, CEO at Symantec, the demand for the cybersecurity workforce is expected to rise globally... [ read more ]

Tackling Tricky Technology

It’s the first week of the term. You’ve got your books stacked, your desk organized, and your laptop updated. All systems appear to be operating until you log in to your MyExcelsior... [ read more ]

Lessons Learned on Participation from Success Coach Kelli

There are always things in life we wish we had done differently, and I want to share a story of one of those times. The importance of reflecting back on these moments... [ read more ]

The Power of Music

When you need that motivation to get you through anything in life, what do you turn to? As Student Success Coaches, we talk to students who use music to motivate, inspire and... [ read more ]

There’s An App For That: Sleep Better

Hello! It’s Kelli and Hannah your Student Success Coaches again with another monthly app! Are you getting enough sleep?  With the Spring I term and your busy lives in full swing, we... [ read more ]