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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 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 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

Understanding the ASVAB

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Did you know that there are three different versions of the ASVAB?  Each one has different benefits. The following will give you some insight into choosing the ASVAB version that best fits your needs. Student ASVAB (SASVAB) A popular version is the student ASVAB, referred to by some as the SASVAB, which is used for career exploration for high school and college students. This pen and paper test version is given in an institutional setting s... more

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