Officer Candidate Tests For Dummies

Overview

The easy way to prepare for officer candidate tests

Want to ace the AFOQT, ASVAB or ASTB? Help is here! Officer Candidate Tests For Dummies gives you the instruction and practice you need to pass the service-specific candidate tests and further your military career as an officer in the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard.

Packed with practice questions and easy-to-follow information, Officer Candidate Tests For Dummies gives you...

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Overview

The easy way to prepare for officer candidate tests

Want to ace the AFOQT, ASVAB or ASTB? Help is here! Officer Candidate Tests For Dummies gives you the instruction and practice you need to pass the service-specific candidate tests and further your military career as an officer in the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard.

Packed with practice questions and easy-to-follow information, Officer Candidate Tests For Dummies gives you a comprehensive review of all subjects covered on the tests, an explanation of the test formats, and everything you need to understand and conquer the exams.

  • Includes practice exams for each test
  • More subject-matter instruction than any other book on the market
  • Covers all of the latest updates to the exams

Whether you're aspiring to become an officer in the military by attending a service academy, ROTC, or Officer Candidate School or are already in the military and working to advance your career, Officer Candidate Tests For Dummies has you covered!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470598764
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/10/2011
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 456
  • Sales rank: 242,932
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Jane R. Burstein, MA, has taught high school English for 36 years and has been a tutor and writing consultant for 25 years. She is the coauthor of several CliffsNotes test prep books, and she and Wheater are coauthors of CliffsNotes ASVAB AFQT Cram Plan.

Carolyn C. Wheater teaches middle school and upper school mathematics at the Nightingale-Bamford School in New York City. Educated at Marymount Manhattan College and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, she has taught math and computer technology for more than 30 years to students from preschool through college.

Richard Dahoney is a retired Army Lieutenant Colonel, having served in Korea, Japan, Viet Nam, and numerous locations in the United States. He is now the principal author of disbursing policy guidance for the U.S. Department of Defense, with over 47 years of experience in military financial management. He holds a BA in Business Administration from Rutgers University and an MBA in Comptrollership and Finance from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. He is also a graduate of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College and the Industrial College of the Armed Forces.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: An Officer and a Test.

Chapter 1: The Path to Becoming an Officer.

Chapter 2: The Tests at a Glance.

Chapter 3: Test-Taking Tips and Techniques.

Part II: Getting Schooled in English.

Chapter 4: Building Word Skills.

Chapter 5: Putting Your Word Skills to the Test.

Chapter 6: Building Your Reading Skills.

Chapter 7: Testing Your Reading Skills.

Part III: Back to School with Math and Science.

Chapter 8: Building Your Math Knowledge.

Chapter 9: Putting Your Math Skills to the Test.

Chapter 10: Solving Arithmetic Word Problems.

Chapter 11: Testing Your Arithmetic Reasoning Skills.

Chapter 12: Grasping the Specifics of General Science.

Chapter 13: Testing Your General Science Skills.

Chapter 14: Brushing Up on Mechanics.

Chapter 15: Testing Your Mechanical Comprehension.

Chapter 16: Making Sense of Electricity.

Chapter 17: Testing Your Electronics Knowledge.

Part IV: Practice Tests.

Chapter 18: AFOQT Academic Aptitude Practice Test.

Chapter 19: AFOQT Academic Aptitude Practice Test: Answers and Explanations.

Chapter 20: ASTB OAR Practice Test.

Chapter 21: ASTB OAR Practice Test: Answers and Explanations.

Chapter 22: ASVAB GT Practice Test.

Chapter 23: ASVAB GT Practice Test: Answers and Explanations.

Chapter 24: ASVAB Marine OCS Composite Practice Test.

Chapter 25: ASVAB Marine OCS Composite Practice Test: Answers and Explanations.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 26: Ten Strategies for Tackling Multiple-Choice Questions.

Chapter 27: Ten Ways to Optimize Your Study Time.

Index.

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