Hi Jason M,
I totally agree with you, and we are already working on improving this section of the administration. For the time being, you can use the following workaround in order to quickly navigate to the desired page:
Let's say you are looking at http://domain.com/site/page1.aspx and you want to change something on it. Just type the following in the address bar:
That way if you are logged, you will directly be taken the Edit page screen for this page. If you are not logged it, you will be taken to the login screen.
the Telerik team