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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9 Critical Factors You Need to Consider Before Choosing a Study Space

Posted Thursday, July 03, 2014

Your surroundings make a huge impact on how efficient and effective you are. They can affect your mood, energy and concentration, and your study space is no different. Consider the place you finish most of your schoolwork:

Are you in an office with constant commotion?

Is it in a coffee shop with dim lighting?

Do you sit on the back porch watching your kids laugh and play?

Whatever the atmosphere of your study space, though it be homey and comfortable, it may actually be hurting your

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Tags: Study Tips , Time Management , Work-Life Balance

What's Your Learning Style? [Quiz]

Posted Friday, June 27, 2014

Adult learners have different learning styles than most traditional college students. Understanding how you learn can help you study more effectively around your busy lifestyle and unique needs as a college student. So, do you know what your learning style is?


Adult learners have different learning styles than most traditional college students. Understanding how you learn can help you study more effectively around your busy lifestyle and unique needs as a college student. So, do you know what your

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7 Credit-by-Exam Myths BUSTED

Posted Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Even though credit-by-exams programs like TECEP®, CLEP and DSST have been around for years, students still have many misconceptions about them.  All I have to do is read the textbook and I’ll pass the exam, they say. I already know everything about the subject so I don’t have to study, they claim. 

But, for most students, these statements couldn’t be further from the truth. Just like any other test, credit-by-exam programs require preparation, including a study plan to

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