How To Shorten Your Time To A Degree

Posted Thursday, October 23, 2014

By DSST Credit by Exam Program

A college degree is more important to job seekers and career changers than ever before. If you’re like most students, you already know that – but you also know college tuition costs are expected to continue to rise.

Aside from taking advantage of the many distance learning activities available to students – including earning credits by exam – the surest way to shorten the time it takes to earn your degree is to make sure you’re

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Tags: Credit by Exam , Going Back to College

The Essential Undergraduate Application Checklist

Posted Tuesday, October 21, 2014

If you’re ready to apply, use this checklist to help you complete your Thomas Edison State College undergraduate application from start to finish. Download it here, bookmark it or print it out so you can be sure that you’re not missing anything important on your journey to graduation. 

Thomas Edison State College Undergraduate Application Checklist


Learn everything you need to know about applying for an undergraduate degree program here. 


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Tags: Going Back to College , Transfer Credits

What Leadership Skills Do You Need To Develop?

Posted Thursday, October 16, 2014

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” – John Quincy Adams

Whether you are a management-level executive or an ambitious entry-level professional, there’s no doubt that your leadership skills will affect your professional advancement – both the good and the bad. Unfortunately, there’s no simple test to determine if you’d be a great leader, and there is no reliable checklist of skills to tick off.&

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Tags: Career , Motivation

5 Things Running Can Teach You About Getting Through Graduate School

Posted Monday, October 13, 2014

“We all have dreams; in order to make dreams come into reality it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline and effort."
- Jesse Owens, Olympic Gold-Medalist runner

As the Trenton Half Marathon approaches on November 8th, seasoned and first-time runners have spent the last year stretching, strengthening and pushing themselves to prepare for the big event. They’ve dedicated long hours to training and exercising, both mentally and physically, for one goal -

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Tags: Motivation , Study Tips

3 Tough Decisions You Need to Make If You Want To Advance Your Career

Posted Thursday, October 09, 2014

By Michael Williams, PhD
Dean, School of Business and Management

What does it take to advance your career?

Frequently, I get asked this one question. I believe a solid, professional development strategy involves learning new things that increase your value to an employer and position you as a strong competitor in the workplace.

Today, career building requires an integrated approach regardless of the field you work in. Businesses operate in unpredictable global environments that require

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Tags: Business and Management , Career