ASVAB for Dummies

ASVAB for Dummies

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If you want to get into the military, you have to take the Armed Services Vocational Battery (ASVAB). Anyone eligible for military service can take the ASVAB, so you can also use the ASVAB for other purposes, such as finding out what you're good at, in case you want to attend vocational school or college. In addition, you can also use the test to help you better understand your skills, for when you enter the job market. And the best thing is, it absolutely free. And while the ASVAB may not be rocket science, it can be very tricky and you don't want to tackle it without some help. With this book as your guide, you'll quickly gain the knowledge and confidence you need to pass the ASVAB with flying colors.Written by a professional test prep coach and a retired military man, it arms you with: a comprehensive review of all test subjects; practice problems to sharpen your skills; three complete sample tests; guidance on which tests are important to your military career; study techniques that will give you a competitive edged; tips on how to compute yours scores; and, information on the scores required for specific military jobs."
ASVAB For Dummies" provides in depth coverage of all ten ASVAB subsets. You get clear easy to understand reviews of all the basic concepts, formulas, and skills you need to answer every type of question in every subset. And you get dozens of mini tests and practice problems that help you understand what areas you're strong in and which ones still need work. In no time, you'll: pump up your vocabulary and reading comprehension skills and ace the verbal subsets; bone up on arithmetic procedures and mathematics concepts and wrack up the points; get into gear with basic mechanical, auto shop, and electronics knowledge and cruise through the tests; and quickly review basic science principles and score like a rocket scientists!"ASVAB For Dummies" is your complete tactical guide to improving your scores on the double.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 208.28 x 274.32 x 30.48mm | 612.35g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 0764554972
  • 9780764554971

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Table of contents

Introduction. Part I: An Ariel View: Putting the ASVAB into Perspective. Chapter 1: Attention! Getting to Know Your Ally: The ASVAB. Chapter 2: ASVAB and Military Job Qualification. Chapter 3: Test Taking and Study Techniques. Part II: Words of Wisdom: Vocabulary and Reading. Chapter 4: Word Knowledge. Chapter 5: Paragraph Comprehension. Part III: Adding Things Up: Numbers Knowledge. Chapter 6: Arithmetic Reasoning. Chapter 7: Mathematics Knowledge. Chapter 8: Numerical Operations. Chapter 9: Coding Speed. Part IV: How Does This Thing Work? Science and Mechanics. Chapter 10: General Science. Chapter 11: Auto & Shop Information. Chapter 12: Mechanical Comprehension. Chapter 13: Electronics Information. Part V: Sample ASVAB Tests. Chapter 14: Sample Test One. Chapter 15: Answer Key to Sample Test One. Chapter 16: Sample Test Two. Chapter 17: Answer Key to Sample Test Two. Chapter 18: Sample Test Three. Chapter 19: Answer Key to Sample Test Three. Part VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 20: Ten Common Test Taking Mistakes. Chapter 21: Ten Easy Concepts to Memorize. Chapter 22: Ten Topics to Explore Online. Appendix A: Matching ASVAB Scores to Military Jobs. Appendix B: New Changes to the ASVAB. Index.
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About Rod Powers

Jennifer Lawler has developed the curriculum and taught test preparation classes for the ACT and SAT standardized college admissions examinations. Rod Powers is a recognized expert in all U.S. military matters.
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