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ASVAB and Army Jobs

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Jobs in the Army are called Military Occupational Specalties (MOS). To find the jobs you qualify for, the Army breaks down your ASVAB subtest scores into groups known as line scores. The ASVAB subtests are: General Science (GS); Arithmetic Reasoning (AR); Word Knowledge (WK); Paragraph Comprehension (PC); Numerical Operations (NO); Coding Speed (CS); Auto and Shop Information (AS); Mathematics Knowledge (MK); Mechanical Comprehension (MC); Ele... more

ASVAB Retest Policy

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ASVAB retest policy requires a one-month wait between administration of the initial ASVAB and a retest. To retake the ASVAB a second time, another one-month wait is required. For any additional retests, a six-month wait is required between retests. The retest policy is the same, regardless of whether the initial test is a student test or an enlistment test. Scenarios 1. Applicant has been administered first retest.  The applicant will be a... more

ASVAB and Air Force Jobs

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Jobs in the Air Force are called Air Force Specialty Code (AFSC). To find what jobs you qualify for, the Air Force breaks down your ASVAB subtest scores into groups known as qualification areas. The ASVAB subtests are: General Science (GS); Arithmetic Reasoning (AR); Word Knowledge (WK); Paragraph Comprehension (PC); Numerical Operations (NO); Coding Speed (CS); Auto and Shop Information (AS); Mathematics Knowledge (MK); Mechanical Comprehensi... more

ASVAB and Marine Corps Jobs

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Jobs in the Marine Corps are called "MOS" (short for Military Occupational Specialty). To find the MOSes you qualify for, the Marine Corps breaks down your ASVAB subtest scores into groups known as line scores. The ASVAB subtests are: General Science (GS); Arithmetic Reasoning (AR); Word Knowledge (WK); Paragraph Comprehension (PC); Numerical Operations (NO); Coding Speed (CS); Auto and Shop Information (AS); Mathematics Knowledge (MK); Mechan... more

Play 20 Questions With the Recruiter

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Military.com offers a lot of information to help you decide if you want to pursue a career in the military, but military recruiters have the most current information on job availability, new deals and changing requirements. Once you decide to talk to a recruiter, you should arm yourself with as much information as possible, develop some idea of what you want and know the questions that you want answered. In general, your questions should help ... more

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