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McGraw-Hill's ASVAB (McGraw-Hill's ASVAB)


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Five-star guidance from an ASVAB insider

To reach your military career goals, it is necessary for you to score high on the ASVAB--the exam used to qualify and place recruits in all branches of the armed services. Written by a former key member of the ASVAB team at the Department of Defense, McGraw-Hill's ASVAB provides you with insider advice to achieve exam success.

This guide includes four complete sample ASVABs with explanations, as well as tips and strategies for succeeding on the Verbal and Math test sections you must pass to qualify for enlistment.

About the Author

Janet E. Wall, Ph.D., was the manager of the ASVAB Career Exploration Center at the Defense Manpower Data Center (Department of Defense). She has also served as president of the Association for Assessment in Counseling and Education (AACE). Currently she is a consultant on instructional, testing, and career issues for the U.S. Department of Defense, Department of Education, Department of Labor, and other federal government agencies. Among her many awards is the Commander's Award of the U.S. Military Entrance Processing Command, the agency that directs the activities of all recruiters for the U.S. military.

Table of Contents

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Part 1. All About the ASVAB

Chapter 1. Deciding on Military Service

Opportunities in the Army

Opportunities in the Navy

Opportunities in the Air Force

Opportunities in the Marine Corps

Military Pay and Benefits

Chapter 2. Introducing the ASVAB

What Is the ASVAB?

Who Takes the ASVAB?

Where Can You Take the ASVAB?

Who Administers the ASVAB?

Can You Retake the ASVAB?

Chapter 3. ASVAB Scores and Score Reports

If You Take the ASVAB at a School

If You Take the Paper/Pencil ASVAB at a Military Facility

If You Take the CAT-ASVAB at a MEPS

Chapter 4. The ASVAB and Military Entrance

AFQT Scores and Eligibility for Enlistment

Additional Educational Requirements

Beyond the ASVAB

Chapter 5. Taking the CAT-ASVAB

How the CAT-ASVAB Works

CAT-ASVAB Directions

Special Strategies for Taking the CAT-ASVAB

Chapter 6. Follow These Suggestions to Ace the ASVAB

Seven Steps to Acing the ASVAB

Taking Care of Your Body as Well as Your Brain

How to Study

the Day Before the Test

The Day of the Test

Test-Taking Pointers

Part 2. ASVAB Diagnostic Test Form

Answer Keys and Self-Scoring Charts

Answers and Explanations

Part 3. Review of All ASVAB Test Topics

Chapter 7. General Science

Chapter 8. Arithmetic Reasoning 1: The Basics

Chapter 9. Arithmetic Reasoning 2: Word Problems

Chapter 10. Word Knowledge

Chapter 11. Paragraph Comprehension

Chapter 12. Mathematics Knowledge 1: Algebra and Probability

Chapter 13. Mathematics Knowledge 2: Geometry

Chapter 14. Electronics Information

Chapter 15. Auto Information

Chapter 16. Shop Information

Chapter 17. Mechanical Comprehension

Chapter 18. Assembling Objects (CAT-ASVAB Only)

Part 4. Three ASVAB Practice Test Forms

ASVAB Practice Test Form 1

ASVAB Practice Test Form 2

ASVAB Practice Test Form 3

Part 5. Jobs in Today's Military

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Wall, Janet
Wall, Dr Janet E.
Wall, Janet E.
Armed Forces
Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery
United States Armed Forces.
ASVAB, Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, armed services, military, army, navy, coast guard, air force, marines
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