EXCEL Collaborative Learning Groups-Academic Development - Carnegie Mellon University

What is an EXCEL Group?

EXCEL groups are small formal study groups that are available for the courses listed below. They offer students the opportunity for extra practice and review with a trained leader in a collaborative learning environment.

How Does it Work?

Groups meet once weekly and are formed on an as-needed-basis, according to the students' availability, with multiple groups per course.

How Do I Sign-up?

Students may sign-up for a group by visiting the Academic Development office in Cyert Hall, Suite B5 and completing a request form to join an EXCEL group.

Spring 2015 EXCEL Supported Courses

Course #
Course Name
Group Leader
03-232 Biochemistry I Rule Jamie
06-261 Fluid Mechanics Jhon Sam & Harley
06-262 Mathematical Methods in Chemical Engineering Khair Michelle & Palak
09-105 Modern Chemistry I Vuocolo Susheel & Tianbo
09-218 Organic Chemistry II Ly Nancy & Leslie
18-100 Intro to ECE Sullivan & Luo Nikhil & Zach
18-290 Signals & Systems Sinopoli & Grover
Hui Jin
21-127 Concepts of Math Johnson & Szudzik
Belinda, Karthic & Luke
21-241 Matrices & Linear Transformations Handron & Trang
Jake & Fan
21-259 Calculus in 3D Mihai Brock
21-260 Differential Equations Gheorghiciuc Isabelle
33-107 Physics II for Engineering Students Majetich & Klein
33-111 Physics I for Science Students Ghosh & Walker Gordon
33-112 Physics II for Science Students Vogel & Evilevitch Isaac