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 ]

Are you taking breaks or are you breaking?

Did you know that the brain experiences fatigue after 60 minutes of uninterrupted study and taking a periodic 10-minute break from studying can improve your concentration and retention? But what happens if... [ read more ]

Got a question? Find Answers 24/7

Did you know you can find answers to your questions 24/7. It’s quick. It’s easy. You should try it!!! You’ll see the Find Answers 24/7 button on the Library’s homepage. It’ll bring you... [ read more ]

Learning Resources

Learning Resources at Excelsior College: Part 1 This is part I of a series of blog posts designed to familiarize students with some of the learning resources available at Excelsior College. The... [ read more ]

Late on an assignment? Talk to your instructor!

Dilanthi Graham, Student Success Coach, on communicating with your instructor:       Kevin’s story is a perfect example of the importance of communicating with your instructor. Kevin Gillie is a flight... [ read more ]

Overcome Challenges with Positive Self Talk

As I got into work I received a message from one of my coworkers.  It was about something that I didn’t even know I needed, but it made my day: positive self... [ read more ]

Planning Ahead- A smart gift for you!

During a past conversation with a student, he mentioned that his key to success was planning ahead. Those are two words that I, as a Success Coach, love hearing. Why those two... [ read more ]