This personalized Student Success Plan will help you reflect on past positive accomplishments you have made as a student and obstacles you have faced and overcome in previous terms. Once you identify your current status, you will analyze what you want to accomplish and how you will get there. You will also see that you are not alone on your educational journey.
Your instructor is committed to helping you succeed in addition to the many resources provided by Everest. By completing the information below, you are taking accountability and responsibility for your own success! The Student Success Plan is an effective tool that you should complete for each of your courses at the start of every term. Click in each box and type your responses.
Course and Section Number
Program of Study
Reflection on your past experiences as a student:
Positive accomplishments in previous term(s)
Obstacles faced in previous term(s)
Ways you overcame the obstacles
Analyze your strengths and motivations:
Responses to the questions:
Your commitment and how you will apply it:
What strengths or personal characteristics do you possess that will help you succeed as a college student?
What is your biggest motivation for completing your college education?
What is your ultimate goal as a college student?
What is one goal you want to accomplish in this course?
Analyze your current obstacles and how you plan to overcome them: Possible obstacles:
Your answer and current status:
Your commitment to overcome obstacles:
Will college require you to alter your responsibilities and juggle other responsibilities in your life?
What challenges do you face as a college student?
What other obstacles do you think you may face this term?
Analyze your needs as a student:
How do you want to see your instructor accomplish this?
What type of assistance do you need from your instructor?
What is the best method and day/time for your instructor to call you?
Analyze, schedule, and plan your time:
How many hours you will spend on each activity this term?
How will you adjust your schedule this term to fit this in?
How many hours per week are you going to spend doing things other than school?
How many total hours per week are you going to be able to devote to your courses?
Using the examples below, fill in the chart to plan out your weekly schedule throughout the entire term. Include all activities that require your time.
This is a tool that you should complete and use on a weekly basis to effectively manage your time. Activity
Time Needed to Complete
Scheduled Day & Time to Complete
Example: Work day
Monday – 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Example: Review Learning Activities for SLS 1105
Monday – 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.