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What Is ASVAB?

This lesson defines and describes the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery or the ASVAB. The ASVAB is a multiple-choice test and covers ten subject areas in order to determine military placement.

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What is the AFQT?

Those planning on a military career need to understand what the AFQT is, what information is used to develop this score and how your AFQT score can affect your ability to join the military. Read on to learn more about the AFQT.

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Difference Between the ASVAB & AFQT

The U.S. military uses ASVAB and AFQT scores to determine candidates' eligibility to enlist and their ability to hold certain jobs. Read on to understand the difference between the ASVAB and AFQT and how various military branches use each.

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How Long is the ASVAB?

Get details on how much time you'll need to take the ASVAB below. Read about the different versions of the ASVAB, along with the length and content of each subtest on the exam.

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What is the ASVAB Test?

The ASVAB test measures the qualifications of individuals attempting to enlist in the U.S. military. Learn about the content of the test, the impact of results on a recruit's military career and resources you can use to prepare for this exam.

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Planning on taking the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB), but don't know where to begin? Fear not! We have a comprehensive collection of informational resources about this U.S. military qualification exam that shows you how to successfully prepare for the test, pass with a high score and jumpstart your military career.

To get a basic overview of the purpose and scope of the exam, check out What Is ASVAB? and What is the ASVAB Test? These articles show you exactly what the assessment is used for, who's eligible to take it and how it's scored. You'll also learn about the exam's registration process, retake policy and basic military enlistment qualifications. We even cover information about the ASVAB's length and ASVAB passing scores to help you understand what you can expect on your test day. You also may be wondering about the Armed Forces Qualification Test (AFQT) and how it differs from the ASVAB. Check out the difference between the ASVAB and the AFQT to clear up any confusion!

While studying for the exam, use our supplemental articles for ASVAB test-taking tips. How to Study for the ASVAB Test suggests effective methods for taking the ASVAB. How to Pass the ASVAB and How to Ace the ASVAB explain strategic approaches for each section, as well as test day tactics and strategies for both the paper and computer versions of the exam.

Once you understand the main components of the ASVAB, you can start preparing for the exam with our comprehensive study tools. Each ASVAB study guide is made of engaging video lessons and quizzes that focus on all areas of the test. These ASVAB courses are closely aligned with the subjects on the test, so you'll know your study time is well-spent. While studying, you can also take our practice tests to get comfortable with the exam's difficulty level and multiple-choice question format. And if you have any questions, you can always reach out to our expert tutors for assistance. Whatever you need to prepare for the ASVAB, we've got you covered!

To take your first step toward a career in the U.S. military, take our free ASVAB practice test. This prac-tice test contains 15 questions on essential ASVAB topics. Taking this practice test will provide you with custom study recommendations for a clear path forward for your ASVAB exam prep. Go ahead and try your ASVAB practice test today at absolutely no cost!

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