ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery)

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As any professional military commander will tell you, knowing your enemy is the first step in winning a battle. After all, how can you expect to pass the ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) if you don't know what's on the test? Here are some test-taking tips and key info about ASVAB test formats to help you ace the test, get into the service of your choice, and qualify for your dream job. To help you develop your tactical strategy a list of For Dummies resources is provided to give more than the "basic training" you need to ace the ASVAB.

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Breakdown of the ASVAB Subtests

Following an ASVAB Study Schedule

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