|By Marketwired .||
|May 29, 2014 03:00 PM EDT||
BALTIMORE, MD -- (Marketwired) -- 05/29/14 -- The nationally recognized DSST program, which offers military and civilian students a cost effective, time-saving way to earn college credits toward their degrees, has added an Android app to help test takers prepare for their exams. To download the new DSST Android app, visit: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=prometric.dsst.
The app is free and available to anyone wishing to download it to their wireless devices. The DSST app has two modes allowing users to prepare for all DSST exam titles and take a sample quiz, with results available immediately upon quiz completion. For preparation, the app provides users extensive information on each of the exam titles, including a description of the exam, the number of questions the exam contains and time in which they must be answered, exam content outlines, references and ACE-recommended passing scores.
More than 1,900 institutions in the U.S. and globally recognize DSST and award college credit for degree-seeking students who successfully pass exams. Prometric, the trusted provider of market-leading test development and delivery solutions, administers DSST exams at more than 1,200 test centers around the world.
Starting at $80, DSST exams offer substantial savings of time and money over the cost to complete courses at a college or university. DSST exams are evaluated by the American Council on Education (ACE) and approved for college credits.
DANTES, for over 30 years, has offered and supported voluntary educational programs on behalf of the U.S. Department of Defense. DANTES authorizes upfront funding of DSST exam fees for eligible military at all test centers where DSST exams are administered.
Prometric, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ETS, is a trusted and market-leading provider of technology-enabled testing and assessment. Committed to a set of values that get the right test to the right location at the right time and to the right test taker, Prometric supports candidates worldwide who take 10 million tests each year. Through innovation, workflow automation and standardization, Prometric advances test development and delivery solutions that are better, faster and at less expense.
Prometric delivers tests flexibly via the Web or by utilizing a robust network of more than 8,000 test centers in more than 160 countries and on behalf of nearly 400 clients in the academic, financial, government, healthcare, professional, corporate and information technology markets.
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Kevin Patrick Kane