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Introduction to the ASVAB

The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery measures a student’s strengths, determines weaknesses, by testing a multiple of aptitudes. Whether you choose to go to college or join the military, the ASVAB provides you career direction where you should find the most success. In addition to being an aptitude test, the ASVAB, also tests if an individual is qualified to join the military. The overall ASVAB score or the AFQT requires a minimum score for each branch of the military.


Why it is Important

The ASVAB can pave the way to your best future by focusing you on a career path that is right for you. If you are interested in the military the ASVAB is a necessary step for enlistment. Also, your military occupation eligibility is determined by the ASVAB. By getting a high score, the more occupation opportunities you will have.


Required AFQT Score by Branch:

Marines – 31
Army – 31
Navy – 35
Air Force – 36
Coast Guard – 45


Specifics of the test

There are three versions of the ASVAB:

  1. CAT-ASVAB (computer adaptive test)
  2. MET-site ASVAB
  3. Student ASVAB

Areas of the ASVAB

  • Arithmetic Reasoning (AFQT)
  • Mathematics Knowledge (AFQT)
  • Paragraph Comprehension (AFQT)
  • Word Knowledge (AFQT)

Line subtests:

  • General Science
  • Mechanical Comprehension
  • Auto & Shop
  • Electronics Information
  • Assembling Objects

how to make the grade

The ASVAB can be very important to your future. If you are serious about joining a branch of the military your career will depend on it. Prepare for the ASVAB the best way you can. With our study guide, Study materials and Practice Tests. The Ultimate ASVAB Study Guide was created so you reach your fullest potential on the ASVAB.

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