If you're prepping for the ASVAB in order to begin or advance your military career, you know how important it is to succeed. Inside this bestselling study guide, you get in-depth reviews of all nine test subjects you'll encounter on the ASVAB, foolproof strategies for making sense of the verbal, math, and general components, and expert tips and tricks to help you discover the areas where you need the most help. Plus, you get a one-year subscription to the online prep companion, where you can study whenever you want, take full-length practice exams, and create customized practice sets in the subjects you need to study the most.
In complete honesty, one can say that the test identifies with an entire life's worth of knowledge. It essentially pulls from 3 different aspects. First, it draws from concrete facts that were acquired from all areas of a person's educational career. Secondly, it draws from a person’s ability to comprehend and use context clues to make assumptions. Lastly, it draws from a person’s physical/verbal skills to see if they can properly administer those more physical aspects. Overall this is why people have identified it as the “SAT on steroids.”
En realidad, nadie se preocupa por el AFQT excepto los militares - y que se preocupa ¡mucho! Si estás interesado en formar parte de los militares, que es más probable que tomar la versión computarizada del ASVAB. Eso es porque la mayoría de los que tomaron el ASVAB con el propósito de unirse a los militares llevarlo a una entrada Militar procesamiento de la estación (MEPS), y todos estos lugares utilizar el examen computarizado.
Very helpful and has good tests. The actual ASVAB is easier, which is a good thing. Prepare and practice with harder tests and a study guide like this, and you will do well. Just give yourself plenty of time to study. Ideally at least a week at minimum. If I recall I practiced with this for 2 weeks. I scored 93 on AFQT. I was quite a few years removed from high school too, so I had to relearn some of this stuff. Others, I learned for the first time.

If practice does make perfect, then this book is designed to make you perfectly prepared for the ASVAB. There are nearly 2,000 (!) practice problems inside this book, as well as six full-length practice tests and with detailed explanations of the answers, online videos to explain critical technical concepts, subtests that cover the tricky math concepts more in-depth and plenty of flashcards. The online resources you’ll have access to let you customize your practice problems based on your strengths and weaknesses, as well as the difficulty of the questions. The book also helps you develop useful strategies for tackling vocabulary and math questions that can sometimes prove tricky. If you like to study on the go, this book also comes with tear-out study pages and a mobile site. If you buy this book, you probably can ace the test without spending money on other guides.
A lot of people see the “CAT” term attached to the ASVAB test when they first start looking into the test and aren’t sure what that stands for. This term is an acronym and it stands for “Computerized Adaptive Test”. There are three different versions of the ASVAB test. The CAT is available at military processing stations for enlisting soldiers. The pencil and paper (also known as the P&P or S-ASVAB) version of the test is available for high school and college students who may not actually enlist. The third type of ASVAB test is the MET-ASVAB, or Mobile Examination Test, which is available only for enlisted soldiers at mobile testing centers (this test is also done with paper and pencil).
A los estudiantes se les da una calificación por cada uno de los exámenes y tres resultados de exploración de carreras compuestas por: habilidades verbales, habilidades matemáticas y habilidades científicas y técnicas. Para completar la batería se demora aproximadamente tres horas y los resultados de las pruebas se envían a las escuelas en unas semanas.
A diferencia de la versión de lápiz y papel, no se puede saltar preguntas o cambiar sus respuestas después de que los introduzca en la prueba CAT-ASVAB. Esta restricción puede hacer que tomar la prueba más difícil para algunas personas. En lugar de ser capaz de pasar por e inmediatamente responder a todas las preguntas que usted está seguro de y luego volver a las preguntas que le obliguen a hacer algo de rascarse la cabeza, tiene que responder a cada pregunta, ya que viene.
Civil Affairs Specialists identify critical requirements needed by local citizens in combat or crisis situations. Civil Affairs Specialists are primarily responsible for researching, coordinating, conducting and participating in the planning and production of civil affairs related documents, while enabling the civil-military operations of the supported commander.
It's important to understand the difference between the ASVAB Standard Scores, and the ASVAB AFQT score. Test takers will receive a separate score for each of the nine sections on the ASVAB. These scores are known as Standard Scores. A Standard Score is used to determine how the test taker compares to the "average" 18-23 year old American on that part of the ASVAB. Not long ago, a large number of people in this age group were given the tests, and these results are the benchmark for Standard Scores. Around half the people in this age group will score a 50 or higher, and about 16% will score a 60 or higher. In other words, the scoring is based on a standard bell curve distribution. Standard Scores are very important when it comes to determining which military job a person will be assigned to.
I’ve been in for 2 years now. If reading this book makes you feel better taking the test then by all means buy it. I bought it a while back before I joined and never read it and got 53 average score. You might be thinking “wow what an idiot” but I assure you if you are going in under any sort of open contract whether it be mechanical, electrical, or whatever you could get a 100% and still get a job you never wanted in the first place digging ditches like myself. I work with people who got much higher and much lower asvab scores. If you want to join you don’t need an amazing asvab score, and it doesn’t really mean anything unless you need a certain score for the job you want (which you might not get). You’ll understand soon enough.
The Arithmetic Reasoning section of the test measures your ability to solve arithmetic word problems. You may be asked questions such as “If the tire of a car rotates at a constant speed of 552 times in 1 minute, how many times will the tire rotate in half an hour?” Therefore, reviewing common math key words associated with each operation is recommended. For example, if you see the key words “in all,” the problem deals with addition. If the problem asks you to “find the difference,” you are being asked to subtract. If a question asks “how many times” per day or week, you know you are dealing with multiplication. If it asks “how many in each,” you should be thinking about division. The CAT-ASVAB has 16 questions in 39 minutes; the paper-and-pencil version has 30 questions in 36 minutes.
La Air National Guard ofrece cerca de 200 especialidades de carrera que pueden ayudar a proveer destrezas de alta tecnología para iniciar o acelerar la carrera civil de su hijo(a). A través de la amplia capacitación técnica de la Air National Guard, pueden obtener las habilidades esenciales de avanzada para competir en el mercado laboral actual. La Air National Guard ofrece carreras interesantes en campos tales como: ISR (inteligencia, vigilancia y reconocimiento, por sus siglas en inglés), operaciones de campo de batalla, comando y control, mantenimiento de aeronaves, ingeniería civil y muchas más.

The bestselling ASVAB test-prep guide now updated for 2016/2017 Inside, you'll get in-depth reviews of all nine test subjects you'll encounter on the ASVAB, strategy cheat sheets for verbal, math, and general components, and tips to help you pinpoint your weaknesses and hone your test-taking skills in the areas where you need the most help. Your book purchase also includes a one-year subscription to online study tools, where you'll access six ASVAB practice tests, one AFQT practice test, 500 flashcards to improve your vocabulary, and tools to track your progress. The ASVAB is the most widely used multiple aptitude test in the world. If you're one of the more than one million people preparing to take the ASVAB this year, this updated edition of ASVAB For Dummies gives you everything you need to get the score you need to get the military job you want! Test your skills with practice problems on each of the test's nine subtests Score high and qualify for the military job you want Boost your math, science, and English skills Get one-year access to additional online practice If you have your sights set on enlisting in the military and want to ensure you perform your very best on test day, ASVAB For Dummies makes it easier.
The adaptive test is exactly what it sounds like, a test that adapts to the test taker. Questions in each section range in difficulty, and based on the test taker’s answers, the question types and difficulties adjust with each answer. This type of test allows for a greater level of accuracy in evaluating a prospect’s abilities. For the most part, correct answers beget more difficult questions while wrong answers will reduce the difficulty of proceeding questions.
Por ejemplo, si recibe un puntaje percentil de 72, puede decir que obtuvo una calificación igual o mejor que 72 de cada 100 del grupo de normas que tomó el examen. (Y por cierto, esta estadística de 1997 no es un error tipográfico. El ASVAB fue "re-normado" por última vez en 2004, y el grupo de muestra utilizado para la norma fue la gente que tomó el examen en 1997).
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Por ejemplo, si recibe una puntuación percentil de 72, se puede decir que su puntaje es tan bien o mejor que 72 de 100 del grupo de la norma que tomaron el examen. (Y, por cierto, esta estadística a partir de 1997 no es un error. El ASVAB fue la última “re-normado” en 2004, y el grupo de muestra utilizada para la norma era esas personas que tomaron el examen en 1997.)

The book contains a diagnostic test, plus three full-length practice tests that replicate the actual format and timing of the ASVAB, so you can “practice for real” before test day. Two of the book’s practice tests are included on our TestWare® CD with automatic, instant scoring analysis and powerful diagnostic feedback. On-screen detailed explanations of answers help you pinpoint your strengths and weaknesses, allowing you to focus on areas in need of further study. Our complete ASVAB test prep package also includes an 8-week study schedule and test-taking strategies for succeeding on the exam. 
Don’t be fooled by the appearance of the low numbers, the algorithm that computes the AFQT is very sophisticated. Just because your ASVAB score is 40 doesn’t mean that you only got 40% of the questions correct, it could simply mean that you lack strength in one area, but succeed with high praise in another. Your ASVAB score is only a means by which you are categorized for available positions; it is by no means a measure of intelligence.