Student Success Program

Services Offered

The purpose of the Success Program is to assist every student in learning how to achieve success, which is identified (at a minimum) as remaining in nursing school and graduating on time. The services Retention Counselors offer include, but are not limited to, guidance to:

  • Assess learning needs
  • Identify obstacles to learning
  • Assist in learning new skills, such as:
    • Test-taking skills
    • Improved study skills
    • Time management skills
    • Coping strategies to address mild situational anxieties
  • Introduce new resources, such as ATI, NCLEX review books, quality nursing websites and other learning tools
  • Review of exams and NCLEX questions
  • Provide a sounding board for balancing the pressures of nursing school
  • Referrals for:
    • Peer tutors
    • Professional counseling services
    • Student Services for ADA testing/accommodations
    • Department Chair or Student Services for advice on scholarships and financial aid
  • Success sessions with a Retention Counselor may be done by scheduling appointments on an "as needed" basis or on a schedule that works for you.
  • Success sessions may be done individually or in groups (either large or small).
  • Students may self-refer to the Success Program or may be referred by one of their nursing professors.
  • More information and tips on being successful in a nursing program are available under the resources tab.