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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Tags: Credit by Exam , Study Tips

9 Things No One Tells You About Choosing Electives

Posted Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Does a course about Children’s Literature sound fascinating? Or perhaps the Dog Behavior and Biology course interests you while you struggle to house train your own Spot or Fido?

One of the many benefits of college is that you have the flexibility to choose what you want to learn. Electives allow you to be picky and select classes that fulfill a general education requirement, help boost your GPA or interest you “just because.” Or they may give you the opportunity to explore new

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Tags: Academic Evaluation , Taking Courses , Transfer Credits

Ask an Expert: Robert Rockmaker, President and CEO of the Flight School Association of North America

Posted Tuesday, August 19, 2014

In honor of National Aviation Day, celebrating famed aviator Orville Wright’s birthday on August 18th, we sat down with Robert Rockmaker, President and CEO of the Flight School Association of North America (FSANA) for a chat about the flight industry, where it’s going and how your aviation career can take off.

Orville Wright would be proud.

Q: What advice would you give students in the University’s air traffic control, aviation flight technology and aviation maintenance

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Tags: Career , Majors and Degree Programs , Science and Technology

Is History the Key to Our Future?

Posted Friday, August 15, 2014

By Dr. John R. Woznicki, Dean
Heavin School of Arts and Sciences

It was the philosopher George Santayana who most famously spoke to the ultimate benefit of knowing our history: “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”

You know this quote, or some version of it, and I am willing to wager that you also have an inherent sense that history, and our knowledge of it, is indeed important to us in some way. Historians are those who, ultimately, chronicle and, in many

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Tags: Arts and Sciences , Majors and Degree Programs

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 University student. From 24/7

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Tags: Online Tools and Resources , Study Tips , Time Management