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Student Success

Student Success Initiatives are the UofSC School of Medicine Greenville’s established resources for academic success and personal wellness that students can access throughout their education.

Vision:  With the support of Student Success Initiatives, all School of Medicine Greenville students maximize their medical school experience through accessing robust resources, supporting one another, reducing stigma around mental illness, and engaging in valuable co- and extracurricular experiences that optimize wellness, learning and development. 

Mission:  The Student Success Initiatives advance individual students’ success in medical school through one-on-one and group coaching, tutoring, career counseling, and mentoring that are focused on actively ensuring that each student is supported, connected to resources, and engaged in their own wellness, personal growth and development.



Student Success Coaching

The Success Coaches are members of the College Advising Team in partnership with the physician Career Counselors and the Assistant/Associate Deans. Success Coaches are educational specialists who support the whole student with a focus one’s academic performance, study strategies and work/life balance.  The Success Coaches meet with students throughout the academic year, monitor all students’ grades, reach out to struggling students, and ensure interventions and referrals to maximize students’ growth and achievement. 


One-on-One, Small Group, Workshops and Large Group session tutoring activities are available to assist medical students to improve their understanding of instructional material and promote appropriate study habits.  This program encourages effective team interactions and provides support for retention of materials in preparation for NBME Step 1.

Additional Student Success Resources

In addition to providing support, Success Coaches can also point students to the necessary resources beyond their service.



Student Success Leadership

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.