Prometric® Receives Approval from ACE on 10 DSST® Prior-Learning Assessment Program Exams

American Council on Education (ACE) Recommends All Titles for College Credit BALTIMORE, MARYLAND (August 1, 2018) — Prometric®, creator of DSST® the prior-learning assessment program, announced that the American Council on Education’s College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT®) completed its review of 10 DSST exams. Eight revised DSST exams as well as two newly created exams … Read morePrometric® Receives Approval from ACE on 10 DSST® Prior-Learning Assessment Program Exams

Finding the Right DSST Exam for You

Congratulations! You’ve decided to pursue a college degree. There’s no denying that planning a curriculum can be overwhelming, especially considering the sheer number and variety of courses available to you. But, if you’re looking to complete a few general requirements or earn credit for subject matter you’re already familiar or experienced with, taking a DSST … Read moreFinding the Right DSST Exam for You

Is DSST for me?

When people hear about DSST credit-by-exam for the first time, a “Huh?” or “Really?!” often follows. Not only are they surprised that earning college credit can be so affordable and convenient, but they are delighted to learn that DSST credits are accepted by thousands of reputable colleges and universities. This is why our tests are … Read moreIs DSST for me?

The 3 Ways Veterans Can Make Their Résumé Civilian-Ready

Serving in the military can be one of the best résumé builders for a career in the private sector. But once you hang up your fatigues and start drafting your résumé, it’s crucial to know your audience. Civilians, especially those who have never served, will be looking for qualifications, skillsets, and keywords that might surprise … Read moreThe 3 Ways Veterans Can Make Their Résumé Civilian-Ready

Behind the Credits: Business

As rewarding as earning a degree is, deciding on which one to pursue can be extremely challenging. To help with that, we’re putting together a spotlight series designed to offer a quick glimpse at specific areas of study. We’re calling it “Behind the Credits,” and our first edition focuses on the world of business. “Business” … Read moreBehind the Credits: Business

Tips and Tricks for Preparing for a DSST Exam

Sometimes the toughest thing about taking an exam isn’t the exam itself, it’s mentally preparing yourself for it. Yet, most of us tend to spend the bulk of our time and effort prepping for the questions and much less time and effort prepping our minds, our bodies, and our spirits for what we’re about to … Read moreTips and Tricks for Preparing for a DSST Exam

DSST Spotlight: UMUC

At DSST, our nationally recognized testing program allows students to earn college credit for learning acquired outside the classroom. That’s why we pride ourselves on the relationships we hold with established colleges and universities across the country. It’s about the shared approach of empowering all types of students to reach their academic goals efficiently, effectively, … Read moreDSST Spotlight: UMUC

Focusing After Failing

So you failed a test. Congratulations! In failing, you’ve joined the ranks of nearly everyone else on Planet Earth, including some of the brightest minds out there. There are countless quotes, stories, and books and dedicated to lessons learned and progress made because of failure. How we try, fail, and try again defines each of … Read moreFocusing After Failing

The Only Checklist You Need for Changing Your Major

Whether you’re headed to college at 18 or seeking a degree at 38, landing on a major can be one of life’s toughest choices. Perhaps that’s why at some of the nation’s most well-known universities, more than half of students switch their major. In fact, many schools have replaced the term “undeclared” with “exploratory” to … Read moreThe Only Checklist You Need for Changing Your Major

4 Things Prospective Non-Traditional Students Need To Know

At first, the prospect of completing your education in a non-traditional way may seem overwhelming. But the truth is, you’ll be following in the footsteps of many others, there are lots of convenient ways to do it, and you won’t have to do it alone. Here are four crucial things to understand about becoming a … Read more4 Things Prospective Non-Traditional Students Need To Know

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