Student Leverages Real-Life Experience to Earn Degree

Phyllis Strader was recently honored with the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) Learner of the Year award after submitting an essay about how her experience taking care of her elderly parents helped her achieve her goals, according to a news report from Stevenson University.

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How to Find a Mentor as an Online Learner

A mentor can be a valuable resource for non-traditional students who sometimes need advice or guidance but don’t always have a campus full of counselors and professors nearby. But it’s not always easy to find a person who’s qualified and willing to provide the kind of support needed.

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Study Hacks to Get You Through an Online Exam

Getting your online degree means you have the luxury of taking exams on your schedule, but you’ll still need to have regular study habits. Preparing for an online exam may feel like a time-intensive process, but if you do it right, you’ll be in a good place to ace your test without having to pull an overwhelming all-nighter.

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Visit DSST at NCTA’s Annual Conference

Once again, DSST will be front and center at the National College Testing Association (NCTA) Annual Conference, taking place August 1 - 4 at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis. DSST will host a workshop on Wednesday, August 1 from 2-2:45pm and will be present at the Exhibitor's Fair on Friday, August 3.

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DSST at The DoD Worldwide Education Symposium

The DSST program is heading to Las Vegas for the DoD Worldwide Education Symposium 2012. Attendees to the show are invited to visit DSST during the exhibition part of the show (Monday, July 23 to Wednesday, July 25) at booth number 232. In addition to stopping by the booth, attendees are encouraged to be present at the DSST information session: “DANTES Exams Program Update” on July 25, from 9:45 – 10:45am.

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DSST Hits the Road!

Springtime marks the beginning of the DSST event schedule! With exhibit booths planned for five events through the end of the year, DSST is traveling the country to spend time face to face with college advisors and administrators, specially those who look at prior learning assessment, military-friendly programs and credit for experiential learning.

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Save $10 on Any DSST Internet Exam

DSST exams taken on the Internet are $10 off the usual low price, making them even more affordable. The promotion, which has been extended through May 31, 2012, will allow you to take any of the 38 Internet-based DSST exam titles offered for the low cost of $70.

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Student Leverages Real-Life Experience to Earn Degree

Phyllis Strader was recently honored with the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) Learner of the Year award after submitting an essay about how her experience taking care of her elderly parents helped her achieve her goals, according to a news report from Stevenson University.

Continue Reading →

How to Find a Mentor as an Online Learner

A mentor can be a valuable resource for non-traditional students who sometimes need advice or guidance but don’t always have a campus full of counselors and professors nearby. But it’s not always easy to find a person who’s qualified and willing to provide the kind of support needed.

Continue Reading →