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Language, Culture, & Communication
Training and Consulting Services

Located in Rochester, New York, Zuroski Consulting provides comprehensive communication training and consulting to businesses, educational institutions, and individuals throughout the world.

language_serviceThe dedicated educators at Zuroski Consulting deliver outstanding programs in strategic management communication, intercultural communication, and English and foreign language training–here in Rochester, or around the globe.

The Zuroski English Language and U.S. Culture (ZELUSC) Program offers customized, conveniently scheduled training in English as a Second Language and cultural orientations for business and academic professionals and their families.

Zuroski Consulting Specialists provide customized, results-driven services by leveraging our vast experience and our worldwide network of associates, program alumni, and client organizations. Zuroski Consulting is able to design a powerful educational program for you or your organization and help connect you to our local and global community!

Our team of experts has years of experience working with professionals and top graduate schools of business in the area of job search communication.  Zuroski Consulting can help you communicate your fit for the job you want.

Zuroski Consulting offers the International Middle and High School Support Program for international middle/high school students, their teachers, host families, and classmates. Click here for more information.

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Grade Change Negotiations: Stay Strategic!

Grade change requests

Deciding if and how to negotiate a higher grade: It’s complicated.

OK, so it happens:  You got a bad grade, or at least a grade that is lower than you anticipated.  It may be lower than you need to graduate, or lower than you need to get into medical school, or lower than you need to land the job with that consulting firm.  Or just lower than you wanted. What do you do now?

As a longtime graduate school faculty member, I am a seasoned veteran of the grading games; I earned my battle scars teaching a soft skills core course  in a highly competitive graduate business school which used a forced grading distribution to boot:  (X% of the class receives A’s, X% receives B- and below, and so on). For those of you students who are prospective grade change requestors, I am  happy to share some some useful tips for assessing the viability of your request as well as creating a strategic argument for a grade change.

First–some important  perspectives from your professor’s point of view:…


About Our Founder

Our founder, Ellen Zuroski, brings more than 30 years of experience in second language and communication training and consulting, including 20 years as a faculty member and administrator of management communication programs in graduate business school settings. She is the Founder and Director of the highly regarded and groundbreaking intensive language immersion program offered at the University of Rochester’s Graduate School of Business. Programs created by Ms. Zuroski have been recognized by such entities as the Wall Street Journal for their creative, effective, and comprehensive approaches.

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