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ASVAB Scores and Military Occupational Specialties

Your ASVAB scores determine what jobs you will qualify for in the military. But before you embarrass yourself in front of active duty service members, know that a job in the Army and the Marine Corps is called an MOS, which is an acronym for Military Occupational Specialty. In the Air Force, jobs are called AFSC – Air Force Specialty Code. In the Navy and Coast Guard, jobs are called ratings, or rate for short. Check the links below to see whi... more

ASVAB Study Tips

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Preparation As with any test, how well you do depends in large part upon how well you prepare. To study effectively for the ASVAB, you really need to begin studying at least two months before you plan to take the test, if not more! Here are some basic steps to take: Find a comfortable, quiet area to study Gather paper, pens & pencils, a calculator, and other tools Make a basic study schedule Making a Schedule Probably the... more

What to Expect When You Take the ASVAB

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The U.S. Armed Forces have high standards for enlistment. An important part of a recruiter's job is to screen applicants to ensure they measure up. Even before a recruiter will send you to take the ASVAB, he/she will ask about your marital status, health, education, drug use, and arrest record. It's very important that you answer these questions openly and honestly. Once the recruiter has determined that you are qualified for further processin... 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

March 2 Success ASVAB Prep Now More Interactive

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If you haven't been to March 2 Success in a while, recent changes have made it worth your while to take another look. "If you loved March 2 Success before, you really should check it out now," said Tony Castillo, chief of the Army Recruiting Command's G-7/9 Education Division at Fort Knox.  The self-paced online test preparation program sponsored by the Army -- with content developed by Peterson's -- provides materials, videos and competency... more

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