Category: Student Success

Do you have questions about how to get to the finish line? You’ve come to the right place! There is a team of dedicated professionals behind the scenes to help you achieve success in your education at Excelsior College.

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The Excelsior College Library is your one-stop shop to help you with all your research needs. Students, faculty, and staff have access to thousands of electronic books and other online resources, library tutorials, research and course guides, and course and exam guides. To help students with presenting their research, the Excelsior librarians recently facilitated a …

How do your conflicts typically play out? Do you sense there are patterns in your conflicts? Students in COMM 324 explore the causes, processes, and outcomes of conflict as well as the principles and techniques for improving the handling of conflict. Key topics include interpersonal violence, stress and anger management, forgiveness, negotiation, and mediation. Though …

As I got into work I received a message from one of my coworkers, and it was something that I didn’t even know I needed but it made my day, positive self-talk. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qR3rK0kZFkg   According to dictionary.com, the definition of positive self is the act or practice of talking to oneself, either aloud or silently …

                  Growth Mindset   I speak with many students each day here at Excelsior College. One thing I often hear over and over goes something like this: “I’ve always been bad at math! I’m just no good at it, and so my next course will most likely …

“The lesson is to think about where you see yourself in the future and how this degree impacts that path.  If you see there are many barriers to getting where you want, a bulletproof plan will mitigate and even remove some of these barriers.  So, remember that anything is possible, should it be your priority.” -Savannah White, MSM …

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Excelsior College partners with students to provide a personalized pathway to earning a college degree, giving them  greater control, value, and flexibility in completing degree requirements. One of the most flexible ways to earn credit is through our UExcel exams and Excelsior College Examinations. A total of 8,890 students completed 17,887 exams in the 2016–2017 …

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The advisors are the main point of encouragement and support for our students.  Many advisors develop a long relationship that helps the students with whom they work through the inevitable ups and the downs of life and study.  In this article, Excelsior met with Allison Konderwich, from the Office of Student Success Services, to find …