Test Prep Blog for the ASVAB

Minimum ASVAB (AFQT) Score for each Branch of the Military

To serve in the United States Armed Forces, applicants must take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, commonly known as the ASVAB. The ASVAB is NOT an intelligence test; rather, it aims to assess an applicant’s abilities and fit for certain military and civilian jobs. The test meas...
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Prepare for the Word Knowledge Section of the ASVAB

One of the more challenging parts of the ASVAB battery of tests is the Word Knowledge section. Unless you memorize every word in the English language (good luck with that!), then you need a plan of attack to determine the meaning of unfamiliar words. Several techniques can help you define unknown...
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Math on the ASVAB

Test-takers commonly ask the question, “How much math do I need to know to pass the ASVAB?” The ASVAB is the Armed Forces Vocational Aptitude Battery. It assesses a person’s abilities to enlist in the U.S. Armed Forces and perform certain military or civilian jobs. The mathematics portion is br...
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Common Military Acroymns

So you (or your loved one) joined the military. It all seems great, if you could just understand what the heck they are talking about! Who knew that in the military TACO isn’t a food and WILCO isn’t a band? Acronyms are common in the military, so it’s a great idea to memorize some of these comm...
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Marine Corps Rank

There are three levels of Marine Corps ranks: Junior Enlisted, Non-Commissioned Officers, and Staff Non-Commissioned Officers. These levels are further subdivided as follows: Junior Enlisted Private (E-1) After graduating basic training, new recruits are awarded the title of Private. Most hold ...
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Minimum ASVAB (AFQT) Score for each Branch of the Military

To serve in the United States Armed Forces, applicants must take

Prepare for the Word Knowledge Section of the ASVAB

One of the more challenging parts of the ASVAB battery of tests is the

Math on the ASVAB

Test-takers commonly ask the question, "How much math do I need to