Items listed under "Success Skills"

Importance of Routine

When I find a successful student, someone who is adequately managing school with a full plate, I always have to ask “How do you do it, what is your recipe for success?” I am typically greeted with an answer of “Well, I...  [Read More]

Communicate to Succeed

As a Success Coach, I speak with many students each day.  A topic that often comes up in conversations is communication with instructors. The value of communicating with your instructor soon and often cannot be overstated. Whether you are looking for more...  [Read More]

8 Tips For 8-Week Courses

Accelerated courses can be ideal for working adults trying to fit higher education into their busy lives.  But completing the work for a three-credit course in about half the time of a traditional term can also be very challenging.  In this brief...  [Read More]

Interview Workout: Getting in Shape for Your Next Interview

Interview Workout: Getting in Shape for Your Next Interview Monday, April 25, 2016 | 7 – 8 pm EDT For many of us, interviewing can be a grueling exercise that leaves us questioning whether we measure up to the competition. Like any other competition,...  [Read More]

Kicking Bad Habits

Breaking a bad habit is never easy.  Even more difficult is being able to identify those habits which are weighing you down as you try to move forward.  There are the usual suspects like procrastination or not paying attention to deadlines.  Any...  [Read More]

Health, Wellness, and Success, Part I: Nutrition

Completing your degree is hard work! Before you can give your best, it is important that you feel your best. Having a healthy diet that includes all of the proper nutrients is one way to help get you there. So here are...  [Read More]

Finding Free Uninterrupted Study Time

As you gear up for the Spring II term, ask yourself “Do I have free uninterrupted study time built into my weekly schedule?”  As Success Coaches in the Student Success Center, a common trend we are finding with students is that they...  [Read More]

Three Quick Tips As You Start Your Excelsior Course

Get off to a great start in your online course and complete it successfully by following these three tips from David Sherman, Instructor in the School of Liberal Arts: 1.  Read everything before you do anything. I’m sure you’ve all heard this...  [Read More]

Check out the CME Webinar Series area in the Lt Col Bryant A. Murray Veterans Center

The Center for Military Education would like to continue acquainting students with the Lt Col Bryant A. Murray Veterans Center and the resources located there.  This month we are highlighting the “You’re Home, What’s Next?” webinar series, created especially for veterans and military members....  [Read More]

Featured Webinar: Library Overview

  Back to school and getting into the swing of things? A little rusty on your research skills? The Excelsior College Library has some tips and tricks to save you time!  Join us for a webinar to get you started on the...  [Read More]