As former Secretary of State for Defense Donald Rumsfeld once famously said, “There are known knowns. There are things we know that we know. There are known unknowns. That is to say; there are things that we now know we don't know. But there are also unknown unknowns. There are things we do not know we don't know.” If you want to ace the ASVAB, you need to identify your personal unknown unknowns — and this is precisely what Peterson’s guide is uniquely qualified to help you do. This book begins with the absolute best diagnostic test of any review book, which will help you hone in on exactly what you need to focus your studying efforts on. This book also is one of the wordiest, meaning every topic you’ll encounter on test day, and more is sure to show up inside. In addition to the great diagnostic test and four full-length practice tests, the guide includes a full overview of military positions you’ll be qualified for based on your score for extra incentive to do your best.
The vast majority of ASVAB test takers will ultimately not enlist in the military. The ASVAB Career Exploration Program claims that only two-and-a-half percent of those who participate in the ASVAB join the military. Forty-seven percent of those who take the exam indicate an interest in attending a four-year college, and 16 percent of those who take the exam originally indicate some kind of an interest in joining the military.
Siempre existe la posibilidad que se le asigne un despliegue militar. Cuando surgen problemas en un estado, el gobernador puede reclutar a la Air National Guard para que realice ciertas tareas, entre ellas, rescates aéreos, misiones de respuesta médica o asistencia a las autoridades locales durante un desastre natural. Del mismo modo, el presidente puede reclutar a la Air National Guard para respaldar una misión de defensa interna del país. Se hace todo lo posible por emplear a voluntarios en primera instancia y, en algunos casos, se asignan despliegues a otras personas cuando no hay suficientes voluntarios disponibles para cumplir con los requisitos de la misión.
In order to take the ASVAB at a MEPS for enlistment purposes, an individual will need to speak with a recruiter and schedule a time to take the test. ASVAB testing at a MEPS is self-paced and taken on a computer, and it may be retaken after a one-month waiting period. Entitled the CAT-ASVAB, the test is adaptive – meaning it adapts to your ability level.
El examen ASVAB (Examen de Aptitud Vocacional para las Fuerzas Armadas, por sus siglas en inglés) es una prueba de varias aptitudes que se toma en más de 14,000 escuelas y MEPS (Centro de Procesamiento de Entrada a las Fuerzas Armadas, por sus siglas en inglés) de todo el país, y es desarrollado y actualizado por el Departamento de Defensa. En la actualidad, para prepararse para el enlistamiento en la Air National Guard, los estudiantes pueden tomar pruebas de práctica del ASVAB, que se pueden encontrar en Internet con facilidad. Estas pruebas les darán una idea de la calificación que obtendrán e identificarán las áreas en las que puede ser necesario mejorar. Es probable que la biblioteca pública también tenga libros y materiales que puedan ser de ayuda para estudiar para el ASVAB. Una vez que el estudiante esté listo para realizar el ASVAB, debe comunicarse con el agente de reclutamiento de la Air National Guard más cercano. El agente de reclutamiento de la Air National Guard concertará una cita para el estudiante en el MEPS más cercano, a fin de determinar su elegibilidad para enlistarse en la Air National Guard.
This book is an absolute bargain. Barron’s walks you through the theories behind each core area of the ASVAB and, rather than having practice questions all come at the end, integrates them into each chapter so that you can check your progress along the way. Each section is very detail-oriented, ensuring that you won’t miss anything you might encounter on the exam. The book comes with four full-length exams, two additional exams on an included CD and an unusually thorough guide to the “assembling objects” component of the exam, one of the hardest to master. There’s also a section on analyzing your scores once you’ve taken the exam, and to see how your aptitudes will prepare you for (or hinder you from) various military career paths. Unfortunately, this book doesn’t come with flashcards or diagrams, so you might want to supplement your studies with another book on our list.
To be admitted to the ASVAB testing room you will need to show a valid id. It is also important to be on time (or early!) since you will be turned away if you show up after the scheduled start time. The ASVAB can be given via computer or pencil and paper. If you are testing at a MEPS site you will take it on a computer. The pencil and paper version is given at most MET sites. The computer version of the test is given as a "computer adaptive test" (CAT) which means that the test will adapt based on the level of the individual test taker (e.g., if you answer many questions correctly, you may be shown fewer questions).
Does it even have a true BUILT-IN study guide section? ASVAB PRO contains over 1,000 instructional and tip slides. Other ASVAB apps simply show you questions. What they call studying is nothing more than showing you their questions without grading you. This is the ONLY ASVAB Test Prep app with an actual built-in study guide section covering ALL subjects. With ASVAB PRO you can brush up on topics and learn valuable tips without ever leaving the app.
After adding so much information to the aptitude test, there was a bit of difficulty interpreting the test results. In addition to that, a vast majority of test takers were deemed as being under qualified based on their test results. This is why the percentile change was made. It ensured that a 50% actually correlated with a person doing better than 50% of the test takers. Those revisions have worked hand-in-hand with the preparation of the armed forces.