McGraw-Hill's ASVAB: Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery

McGraw-Hill's ASVAB: Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery

by Dr. Janet Wall

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McGraw-Hill's ASVAB: Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery by Dr. Janet Wall

Five-star guidance from an ASVAB insider

To reach your military career goals, it is necessary for

you to score high on the ASVAB—the exam used to qualify and place recruits in all branches of the armed services. Written by a former key member of the ASVAB team at the Department of Defense, McGraw-Hill's ASVAB provides you with insider advice to achieve exam success.

This guide includes four complete sample ASVABs with explanations, as well as tips and strategies for succeeding on the Verbal and Math test sections you must pass to qualify for enlistment.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071626613
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 07/17/2009
Pages: 608
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Janet E. Wall, Ph.D., was the manager of the ASVAB Career Exploration Center at the Defense Manpower Data Center (Department of Defense). She has also served as president of the Association for Assessment in Counseling and Education (AACE). Currently she is a consultant on instructional, testing, and career issues for the U.S. Department of Defense, Department of Education, Department of Labor, and other federal government agencies. Among her many awards is the Commander's Award of the U.S. Military Entrance Processing Command, the agency that directs the activities of all recruiters for the U.S. military.

Table of Contents

McGraw-Hill's ASVAB 2/e Introduction Part 1. All About the ASVAB Chapter 1. Deciding on Military Service Opportunities in the Army Opportunities in the Navy Opportunities in the Air Force Opportunities in the Marine Corps Military Pay and Benefits Chapter 2. Introducing the ASVAB What Is the ASVAB? Who Takes the ASVAB? Where Can You Take the ASVAB? Who Administers the ASVAB? Can You Retake the ASVAB? Chapter 3. ASVAB Scores and Score Reports If You Take the ASVAB at a School If You Take the Paper/Pencil ASVAB at a Military Facility If You Take the CAT-ASVAB at a MEPS Chapter 4. The ASVAB and Military Entrance AFQT Scores and Eligibility for Enlistment Additional Educational Requirements Beyond the ASVAB Chapter 5. Taking the CAT-ASVAB How the CAT-ASVAB Works CAT-ASVAB Directions Special Strategies for Taking the CAT-ASVAB Chapter 6. Follow These Suggestions to Ace the ASVAB Seven Steps to Acing the ASVAB Taking Care of Your Body as Well as Your Brain How to Study the Day Before the Test The Day of the Test Test-Taking Pointers Part 2. ASVAB Diagnostic Test Form Answer Keys and Self-Scoring Charts Answers and Explanations Part 3. Review of All ASVAB Test Topics Chapter 7. General Science Chapter 8. Arithmetic Reasoning 1: The Basics Chapter 9. Arithmetic Reasoning 2: Word Problems Chapter 10. Word Knowledge Chapter 11. Paragraph Comprehension Chapter 12. Mathematics Knowledge 1: Algebra and Probability Chapter 13. Mathematics Knowledge 2: Geometry Chapter 14. Electronics Information Chapter 15. Auto Information Chapter 16. Shop Information Chapter 17. Mechanical Comprehension Chapter 18. Assembling Objects (CAT-ASVAB Only) Part 4. Three ASVAB Practice Test Forms ASVAB Practice Test Form 1 ASVAB Practice Test Form 2 ASVAB Practice Test Form 3 Part 5. Jobs in Today's Military

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McGraw-Hill's ASVAB, Second Edition 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
Jepoy005 More than 1 year ago
This book is definitely amazing. It helped me to increase my AFQT score to 43. I used to have a 31 and now I have a 43. This book also comes with a "CD". You just basically put it in your laptop and start doing the practice tests. There actually 4 of them. Go BUY IT!!!
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red_white More than 1 year ago
several mathematical errors. stay away from this one.