ASVAB For Dummies [NOOK Book]

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Sharpen your ASVAB test-taking skills with this updated and expanded premier guide with online links to BONUS tests and study aids

ASVAB For Dummies, Premier Edition includes in-depth reviews of all nine test subjects with complete explanations for every question, proficiency exercises, and tips to help you pinpoint your weaknesses and hone your test-taking skills. This Premier Edition of our bestselling ASVAB test guide includes six full-length practice tests (two more than our...

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ASVAB For Dummies

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Overview

Sharpen your ASVAB test-taking skills with this updated and expanded premier guide with online links to BONUS tests and study aids

ASVAB For Dummies, Premier Edition includes in-depth reviews of all nine test subjects with complete explanations for every question, proficiency exercises, and tips to help you pinpoint your weaknesses and hone your test-taking skills. This Premier Edition of our bestselling ASVAB test guide includes six full-length practice tests (two more than our standard edition) PLUS interactive vocabulary builder flashcards online. Online links (exclusive to the Premier Edition):

  • Offers a database of military jobs and their required ASVAB score
  • Displays the jobs you would be eligible for based on your ASVAB practice test scores
  • Allows you to mark sample test questions for easy referral once the sample test is complete
  • "Real life" ASVAB CAT test-taking experience that simulates the actual test you'll take on test day

Like our standard guide, ASVAB For Dummies, Premier Edition

  • Includes a new sample Armed Forces Qualifying Test (AFQT)
  • Presents a thorough review of foundational concepts for every section including, building word knowledge, paragraph comprehension, math word problems, mechanical comprehension, object assembly, and more

ASVAB For Dummies, Premier Edition is the ultimate guide for scoring your best and finding your place in the military.

CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of the e-book file, but are available for download after purchase.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470922194
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 11/29/2010
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 408
  • Sales rank: 118,198
  • File size: 15 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Rod Powers is a recognized expert in all U.S. military matters and serves as a military guide for About.com, where his page receives approximately 1.5 million views per week. He is the author of ASVAB AFQT For Dummies and Veterans Benefits For Dummies.
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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Making Sense of the ASVAB.

Chapter 1: Putting the ASVAB under a Microscope.

Chapter 2: Knowing What It Takes to Get Your Dream Job.

Chapter 3: Getting Acquainted with Test-Taking and Study Techniques.

Part II: Words to Live By: Communication Skills.

Chapter 4: Word Knowledge.

Chapter 5: Paragraph Comprehension.

Chapter 6: All's Well That Tests Well: Communication Practice Questions.

Part III: Making the Most of Math: Arithmetic Skills.

Chapter 7: Mathematics Knowledge and Operations.

Chapter 8: Reasoning with Arithmetic: Math Word Problems.

Chapter 9: Brother, Can You Spare an Equation? Arithmetic Practice Questions.

Part IV: The Whole Ball of Facts: Technical Skills.

Chapter 10: General Science.

Chapter 11: Auto and Shop Information.

Chapter 12: Mechanical Comprehension.

Chapter 13: Electronics Information.

Chapter 14: Assembling Objects.

Chapter 15: Facing the Facts: Technical Skills Practice Questions.

Part V: Practice ASVAB Exams.

Chapter 16: Practice Exam 1.

Chapter 17: Practice Exam 1: Answers and Explanations.

Chapter 18: Practice Exam 2.

Chapter 19: Practice Exam 2: Answers and Explanations.

Chapter 20: Practice Exam 3.

Chapter 21: Practice Exam 3: Answers and Explanations.

Chapter 22: Practice AFQT Exam.

Chapter 23: Practice AFQT Exam: Answers and Explanations.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 24: Ten Surefire Ways to Fail the ASVAB.

Chapter 25: Ten Tips for Doing Well on the AFQT.

Chapter 26: Ten Ways to Boost Your Math and English Skills.

Appendix A: Matching ASVAB Scores to Military Jobs.

Appendix B: About the CD.

Index.

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    Helped a ton.

    This book was insrumental in my passing of the test. Definitely worth the money for just the practice exams alone.

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