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Thomas Edison State College – Flexibility for Adults

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Thomas Edison State College located in New Jersey, has been conferring degrees on adults for forty years by awarding credit for classwork and life experience.  Now many other colleges/universities are following suit. ““We don’t care how or where the student learned, whether it was from spending three years in a monastery,” said George A. Pruitt, the college’s president, “as long as that learning is documented by some reliable assessment technique.”  of the New York Times highlights several non-traditional students by sharing their stories of collegiate success.  [read more]

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