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How To Keep Up Your Motivation and Make Studying Fun

Just like with any lofty endeavor, studying for DSST exams can become monotonous if you’re not intentional. Some people can plow through exam after exam with much vigor, but after a while, they will probably lose steam, possibly before meeting their end goal. How do you keep the exam process fun and keep up the motivation?

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Finding Time to Study When You’re a Military Spouse

For military spouses tending the home fires while their counterparts are deployed, it can be hard to find time to do nearly everything. Here are a few tips to help military spouses squeeze in a little extra time to dedicate to their studies.

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Top 10 Brain Foods to Help You Perform Your Best

These 10 foods are scientifically proven brain-boosters. Adding these to your diet in the days and weeks leading up to a test may just help you perform at your very best.

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College Scholarships You Never Knew Existed

There are many scholarships that most students don’t even know exist. Here are 10 unique college scholarships worth looking into.

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The Post-9/11 GI Bill and Changes to Transferability

The GI bill provides comprehensive educational benefits to military personnel, and has been helping those service members and their families for the past four years. Here’s what you should know about recent transferability changes.

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Create Your Own Schedule with Online Colleges

With the number of online colleges nearly double what it was 10 years ago, earning an online college degree is becoming the preferred choice for busy nontraditional students.

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Avoid Student Loan Debt with College Grants and Scholarships

Student loans aren’t the only way to pay for college. In addition to Federal Student Aid, there are scholarships and grants students can apply for.

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Four New Online Study Resources

Studying is time consuming, but it's necessary. Luckily, there are several new online study tools that could make the process easier.

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Supporting Student Vets

Air Force student veteran Kiersten Downs biked 3,800 miles to raise money in support of student veterans around the country.

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3 Things You Should Know About New Student Loans

How will student loan interest rates be affected by Congress’ newly passed legislation? Here are the top three things you need to know.

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4 Tips for Transitioning from Active Duty to Education

Thoughts from a former marine and seasoned education professional on the value of a college degree for veterans, what a service member should be looking for in a university, and more.

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5 Ways to Keep Learning All Summer Long

Keep your brain working and return to school in the fall feeling refreshed and ready to learn with these tips for learning all summer long.

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In-State Tuition for Military Personnel

Many states are passing legislation to grant military members and veterans the right to in-state tuition wherever they enroll. Learn which states, and what you need to know about in-state tuition for military personnel.

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5 Ways to Make Studying Fun

There are many ways to make studying fun. Try these ideas from DSST for a more exciting study experience.

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5 Effective Ways to Learn Outside of the Classroom

Learn the most effectives ways to get an education outside of the classroom, from internships to mobile learning and more.

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Top Resources for Military Students on Twitter

DSST shares the top accounts to follow for military and veteran students on Twitter.

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The Sequester & Your Tuition

Learn how the Sequester is impacting tuition assistance for active military, and how DSST exams remain funded by DANTES.

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3 Lessons to Take Away from SXSWedu

DSST shares the three most important things from SXSWedu that non-traditional students should know about.

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Tools for Different Learning Styles

Learn and study better with these tools designed to help students with different learning styles.

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Join DSST in San Francisco for AACRAO & AACC

Upcoming conferences! Join DSST in San Francisco for the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers’ (AACRAO) 99th Annual Meeting April 14-17, 2013 as well as for the American Association of Community Colleges’ (AACC) 93rd Annual Convention April 20-23, 2013.

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Active Military Stay the Course Through DSST

Recent sequester budget cuts for tuition assistance threaten to delay or derail active duty military from earning their undergraduate college degrees.  DSST exams remain funded.

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The FAFSA - What You Need to Know

Even if you think you have enough money to cover your educational expenses, there are still two main reasons for nontraditional students to fill out the FAFSA.

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Top Tips for Students to De-Stress

The life of a non-traditional student can be quite hectic. These top tips from DSST will help you de-stress, re-focus, and re-energize quickly!

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When It Pays To Be A Student

Learn about generous student discounts from major technology brands that make it easier to manage education costs as a non-traditional student.

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Top Twitter Accounts For Students to Follow

With new information indicating that Twitter can help students perform better in the classroom, DSST lists the top Twitter accounts that students should be following.

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How to Stick to Your 2013 Education Resolutions

Tips from DSST on setting education resolutions for 2013 that you can really stick to.

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DSST Exceeds 50,000 Milestone on Internet-Based Testing Platform in 2012

The DSST program has surpassed 57,000 exams this calendar year. This is the first time the program has reached the 50,000 test milestone since moving to Internet-based Testing (IBT), in 2006. Active duty military, veterans and non-military college students benefit from DSST exams on IBT.

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3 Steps to Stay Focused In The Age Of Distraction

Nontraditional students have to work especially hard to stay focused while doing homework or studying. DSST shares their top tips for avoiding the lure of distractions and getting work done efficiently.

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Top Holiday Gifts for Students

What do nontraditional students really want - and need - for the holidays? Read on for DSST’s top holiday gift ideas for the adult learners in your life.

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Top 4 Apps For Adult Learners

Today’s technology provides an arsenal of digital apps perfectly suited to help busy non-traditional students. DSST shares their top 4.

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