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The ASVAB: How to Study

Enlisting in the military is a huge life choice for many individuals and it comes with many screening and entrance requirements that can cause much anxiety for new recruits. One of the steps on the path toward enlistment is taking the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, or ASVAB. Since ...
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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 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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ASVAB Word Knowledge Test: What You Need to Know to Do Well

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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ASVAB Math Tests: What Do You Really Need to Know?

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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