13 Study Tips, Tricks and Treats [Infographic]

Posted Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Don’t let an all-night study session turn you into a zombie. Use these study tips and techniques to transform any scary test-taking experience into a sweet one. 


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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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Your Essential Nursing School Checklist: 10 Things You’ll Need to Succeed

Posted Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Your decision to be a nurse may have been easy, but getting through nursing school can be a different story. Even if you’re committed, passionate and dedicated to the field, you may not feel that way when a 2-hour final exam follows an especially exhausting double shift. Whether you’ve been out of school five years or 20, here are 10 things you’ll need to balance work, personal life and school as a nursing student.

1. Calendar

Whether you love to flip or swipe, keep

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How to Prepare for a DSST Exam in 8 Easy Steps

Posted Thursday, August 28, 2014

By DSST Credit by Exam Program

Congratulations! You’ve made the decision to take a DSST exam, a test that will help you advance your college education without breaking the bank on tuition costs. Now that you’ve taken the leap you’re probably wondering…how do I get started? Do not fear! This quick step-by-step guide will help you prepare in no time!


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7 Essential Student Resources to Ease Your Schoolwork Pains

Posted Wednesday, August 06, 2014

By Kay Howard
Student Affairs Specialist, Learner Support Center


When you have multiple papers and projects due, research topics to brainstorm and exams to study for, time management, or actually finding any time at all, can be a real challenge. How can you keep up with all your assignments, avoid distractions and stay focused?

To increase your productivity and concentration, there is a collection of resources available to you as a Thomas Edison State College student. From 24/7

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